Recent NewsRead All

Blankenbush Adamant On Issue Of Ethics Reforms

“With the sentencing of former Speaker Sheldon Silver today, New York State’s Legislature is in the spotlight again for all the wrong reasons. My Assembly Minority colleagues and I have offered rules and ethics...

May 3, 2016
Read More

Giving Small Businesses The Break They Need

Another week goes by and another pair of doors closes for good. This is the life of a small business in New York State. Consistently ranked one of the worst states to work and live in, New York leaders continue to ignore facts and basic economics in...

April 29, 2016
Read More

Downstate Policies Destined to Hurt Farmers

With the welcoming of spring and its warm weather, the men and women of our agriculture community will once again be busy at work. Fields must be prepped, soil must be tilled, and seeds must be sowed. However, with the start of this farming season,...

April 21, 2016
Read More

Legislative Recap At The Half-Way Mark

The conclusion of this week marks the end of the first half of the legislative year, and I wanted to take the time to review what has happened over the last three months. I have met with some wonderful people and groups; we have seen the passage of...

April 15, 2016
Read More