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Assemblyman Skartados: Defense Bill Funding the PFOS Cleanup is a Major Step Forward for Newburgh Families and Businesses

“For the past year and a half, Newburgh families and businesses have wondered if the federal government would take responsibility for its actions on Stewart Air National Guard Base (ANGB). With the funding amendment secured in the defense bill by...

November 16, 2017
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Assemblyman Skartados: Congress Has Denied Families the Ability to Challenge Dishonest Banks and Credit Card Companies in Court

“When Hudson Valley families are wronged by their credit card companies and banks, they should have the right to go to court and seek a fair settlement. Mandatory arbitration keeps people who were ripped off by misleading sales tactics from seeking...

October 25, 2017
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Assemblyman Skartados’ Legislation to Extend Primary Voting Hours in Dutchess County Becomes Law

Assemblyman Frank Skartados (D-Milton) announced that legislation he authored to extend polling hours for primary elections in Dutchess County has been signed into law (Ch. 367 of 2017). Polls will open earlier for voters starting with the June 2018...

October 24, 2017
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Assemblyman Skartados Speaks Out Against Central Hudson Gas and Electric’s Proposed Rate Hikes

Assemblyman Frank Skartados (D-Milton) testified against Central Hudson Gas and Electric’s proposed rate hikes a at a recent Public Service Commission (PSC) hearing at Poughkeepsie Town Hall. “With severe weather becoming increasingly frequent,...

October 10, 2017
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Assemblyman Skartados: Access to Birth Control Essential for Women’s Health

“Millions of New Yorkers rely on contraception every day as part of their right to make decisions about their health and whether they want to start or grow their family. The federal administration’s misguided decision to lift the requirement that...

October 10, 2017
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