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Butler: Assembly Majority Blocks Good Government Reforms On Start Of Silver Re-Trial

“Assembly Majority have made it clear over and over that they do not support reforms that would hold corrupt public officials accountable for breaking the law. There’s nothing more symbolic of their refusal to support ethics reforms than the...

April 16, 2018
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Butler: State Closed-Door Negotiated Budget Passed Under The Cloak Of Night Defies Open And Good Government

“Negotiated behind closed doors, passed overnight and using a constitution-defying gimmick to get it to the floor for voting, the enactment of New York’s state budget is one of the least transparent processes in Albany. Considering taxpayers are...

March 31, 2018
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Butler Presses For Better Funding For Community Colleges

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Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C,I,Ref-Newport) was appointed to the Joint Legislative Budget Subcommittee on Higher Education to partake in budget negotiations. The assemblyman again raised his concerns regarding funding for community colleges...

March 19, 2018
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Butler Votes No on Assembly Majority’s’ State Budget Proposal

“I gladly voted no on the Assembly Majority’s’ budget proposal which would increase state taxes by nearly $2 billion, would cache $535 million as undesignated funds merely because they don’t know how they want to spend the money and would cut...

March 14, 2018
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Percoco’s Guilty Verdict Points to Serious Corruption in Cuomo Administration

“Gov. Cuomo’s close aide Joseph Percoco was found guilty by a jury of his peers for accepting $300,000 in bribes from companies who had business before the state. This guilty verdict points to the serious problem of corruption within the governor’s...

March 13, 2018
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