Welcome Letter

Welcome to my New York State Assembly Web page.

You can use this page to easily access information about the work I do here in the New York State Assembly’s 109th District for the City of Albany and Towns of Bethlehem, Guilderland, and New Scotland to pass laws designed to build a more vibrant New York and Capital Region.

You can contact me with issues of concern, legislation you support or oppose, or ideas to help make our communities stronger, healthier and safer.

In addition, you can use the entire Assembly Web site as a great way to stay apprised of new legislation that impacts our state as well as the Assembly District.

I encourage you to visit this site regularly or follow me on social media to keep yourself up to date on various issues, news and legislative hearings. Thank you for visiting.


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A Time to give Thanks

Friend – Thanksgiving is a time to reflect the good in our lives, which, after a tumultuous year for many, seems to resonate especially well in 2017. I’m thankful to be able to continue to represent the Capital Region in Albany, and for the support...

November 22, 2017
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New Regs Target On-Call Scheduling, McKownville Water Grant, New Laws Help Vets

The NYS Department of Labor announced new potential regulations of on-call scheduling in New York. On-call scheduling is the practice...

November 20, 2017
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State & Local Tax Deductions at Risk, Water/Flood Remediation Grant, E-Cigs

On Monday, I joined Governor Cuomo and Senator Schumer in Selkirk as they launched a statewide push to urge New York's...

October 26, 2017
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Protecting New Yorkers Online, Concerns about Charters, Clean Power

Cyber security disasters like the recent Equifax breach are becoming all too common. The Equifax breach affected some 143 million American- more than half of all U.S. adults. These types of disasters are only anticipated to grow in scope; in less...

October 13, 2017
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Preventing Gun Violence and Banning the Bump-Stock

This week saw yet another senseless mass shooting, this time in Las Vegas. My thoughts have been with the victim’s families this week. We should all be concerned with how we can stop this from happening again. Gun Violence.

October 6, 2017
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