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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MLK Day, Gov’s Budget, Bump Stock Ban & Net Neutrality

This weekend celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and holds a particular resonance as we mark the 50th anniversary of his death. Dr. King’s life and legacy serve as an enduring reminder of the...

January 11, 2018
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Takeaways from the Governor’s State of the State, Western Ave Crosswalk, Domestic Violence Protections

Wrapping up the first week of 2018’s legislative session, we’re heading into a fiscally challenging year though remind me that challenges - particularly the continued cuts from Washington - also bring opportunities for creativity. Stay warm this...

January 5, 2018
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Happy Holidays, Net Neutrality, State of the State

Happy Holidays! This has been a whirlwind year – and a rather tumultuous one politically, so I look forward to a more civil and peaceful New Year. My Bill to Keep Net Neutrality Principles in NYS. On Tuesday,

December 21, 2017
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Capital Region Awarded $85 Million for Project Development, New Investments in Water, Opposing Federal Roll Back on Net Neutrality

Legislative work is intensifying as we get closer to the start of the legislative session in the New Year A number of Assembly budget and oversight hearings were underway this past week. Also, news at the federal level continues to get worse – on...

December 15, 2017
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Washington Tax Plan Causes Major Problems for New York

Friend – This week brought more troubling financial news for the Capital Region from Washington, as the U.S. Senate moves closer to passing the GOP Tax Bill. The economy and location of our region mean that there are few places in the nation that...

December 2, 2017
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