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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Must-See Production of “Ragtime” in Washington Park, Albany School Board Elections Moved to May

This Wednesday, I saw “Ragtime” at the Park Playhouse in Washington Park – and I cannot convey enough that this show is a must-see! It's free and runs through July 29th at 8 PM (Tuesdays through Saturdays). Ragtime is a soaring and...

July 17, 2017
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Highway Named for Local Vet, Healthcare Bill Looms

Albany became a bit quieter this week – especially with an “extraordinary” end to session last week, and the long holiday weekend. Major General Harold Greene Street Naming. I am pleased to report that Governor Cuomo signed my

July 10, 2017
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Session Completed & Water Music on Erie Canal

Friend – At the close of regular session over a week ago, I expressed serious concerns about business left unfinished by the legislature and my anxiousness to return to finish our work on the extension of county sales tax, which are critical to...

June 30, 2017
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Wondering what just happened at the end of New York's 2017 legislative session?

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Friend – You're invited to join myself and Capitol Confidential tomorrow, along with Senators Neil Breslin and Jim Tedisco, and Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin at the new

June 26, 2017
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End of Session Highlights

This Wednesday was the last official day of legislative session for 2017, however, it remains to be seen whether or not the Legislature will reconvene to address outstanding issues such as the extension of county sales tax provisions and mayoral...

June 21, 2017
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