Recent NewsRead All

Transparency Needed In Albany: Assembly Majority Blocks Bill To Freeze Property Taxes For Seniors And Disabled Residents

In an all too familiar move, the New York State Assembly Majority halted the progress of Assemblyman Steve Katzís (R,C-Yorktown) legislation to freeze property taxes for seniors and disabled residents (A.2733) by blocking the...

April 12, 2016
Read More

Budget Secrecy And Lack Of Ethics Reform To Prove Costly For Our Economy

The New York State Assembly passed the 2016-17 State Budget one day late after secret negotiations between Gov. Cuomo and both the Assembly and Senate majority leaders broke down several times. Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,C-Yorktown) issued the...

April 6, 2016
Read More

No Significant Ethics Reform Proposed In State Budget

With the New York State Budget deadline looming and negotiations between Gov. Cuomo and both the Assembly and Senate majority leaders being held in secret, no mention of ethics reform has been made. Today, Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,C-Yorktown)...

March 29, 2016
Read More

Assembly Finally Authorizes MMA To Enter The Cage In NYS

Today, the New York State Assembly finally passed legislation (A.2604-C) to allow Mixed Martial Arts contests to be held in New York State. The bill, which had 73 sponsors, had been held up in committee by the Assembly...

March 23, 2016
Read More

Katz: Assembly Majority Rules Reform Like Trying To Soak Up Ocean With A Sponge

Today, the New York State Assembly passed a rules reform resolution proposed by the Assembly Majority that is short on substance and includes very few of the common-sense measures proposed by the Assembly Minority Conference this year. Assemblyman...

March 21, 2016
Read More