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As Martin Luther King day approaches, I wanted to share some thoughts with you.....

As reported in the Times Union by Brian Nearing, history was made this past Thursday when Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced the signing of the consen

Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off the 2014 Legislative Session with the annual State of the State address held at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.

Over the past few days I have given some thought to the Governor's recent announcement that he is looking to introduce the legal use of medicinal marijuana (med-mar) in a very limited and tightly r

It only seems like yesterday when I left the Mayor's Office at the city of Cohoes and began my new role as a Member of the New York State Assembly.

Today's Toy Distribution at the Police Athletic League (PAL) was a smashing success.

This past week we held a hearing at the Legislative Office Building to update the NYS Assembly on the status of the STAR Enrollment project which was an outcome of this past year's legislative sess

Today's report from the Tax Relief Commission provides some new and not so new proposals for providing tax relief to local property owners and business owners.

I wanted to send a note of appreciation of the overwhelming support of this past Thursday’s fundraiser for the McDonald for Assembly campaign.

Recently, Moody’s Investors Services revised the financial outlook for New York State from stable to positive which is cautiously good news to the residents of New York State.