News & Events

As summer approaches, many of us in the Capital Region will be celebrating Memorial Day by enjoying barbecues, parties and a day off from work and school.

In honor of this year’s Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day, the Assembly passed several measures to help improve the quality of life for New Yorkers with disabilities.

This past week the New York State Comptrollers office reported out the return of the NYS Pension fund as of March 31st of this past year.

This past Monday Sen Breslin, Member Fahy and myself welcomed the Green Tech Charter School Boys Basketball team to the State Capital.

The 2014-15 budget includes $438.1 million for the Consolidated Highway Improvement Program (CHIPs) and dedicates an additional $40 million in funding to help local governments repair local roads a

One of the more pleasant and unexpected components of the recently passed NYS 2014-15 budget is a $4.1 million increase to the NYS EPIC plan which helps those over 65 with affording medications.

The recently passed 2014-15 state budget helps grow our higher education system by providing $10.4 billion for SUNY.

The approval of the 2014-15 state budget provides much-needed tax relief while working to create jobs and ensure a better economic outlook for New York state.

One of the more debated items during this years budget is the Tax Freeze as proposed by Governor Cuomo.

I was pleased to see the announcement this week of a bipartisan agreement has been reached by the Assembly, Senate and governor to implement the “Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Act.” The