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Assemblymember Steck’s Bill to Provide County Juvenile Detention Programs Signed into Law

Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) announced that legislation he authored to ensure counties provide appropriate juvenile detention programs has been signed into law (Ch. 173 of 2018). The bill allows not-for-profit corporations, such as the one that...

Assemblymember Steck Secures $12,500 for YWCA of Schenectady

Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) announced today that he secured $12,500 in state aid for the YWCA of Schenectady. The organization offers the only licensed domestic violence shelter in Schenectady County that gives victims and their families a safe...

Assemblymember Steck: Supreme Court Decision Hurts Workers

“The Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus v. AFSCME is another assault on the rights of workers, on organized labor, and on the middle class. Unions play a key role in fighting for both members and nonmembers by advocating for better pay and benefits, safer...

Assemblymember Steck’s Bill to Provide County Juvenile Detention Programs Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) announced that legislation he introduced to provide adequate county juvenile detention programs in New York State passed the Assembly (A 10756-A). The bill would enable not-for-profit corporations to access the services...

Assemblymember Steck on the Separation of Undocumented Children from Their Parents

"There is a long history of societies who allowed their leaders to commit heinous acts all because it was presented as an act of patriotism, nationalism or religion. Sadly, we find ourselves in exactly that moment. How is it a patriotic act to separate...

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