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Montesano Calls Cuomo Out on Losing Focus on COVID-19

“What Gov. Cuomo should be focusing on is figuring out a vaccine program which actually works in order for New Yorkers to get the COVID-19 vaccine sooner, rather than later. Instead, he is very much all talk and no action. Most of his talk is about...

Montesano Condemns Trump Supporters Actions at U.S. Capitol

“I am completely appalled and condemn the actions of the Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier this afternoon, some armed with firearms. While people have every right to protest and show their displeasure, violence and terrorizing others...

Montesano: Cuomo Taxing New Yorkers Out Of The State

The holiday season is upon us and the coming New Year also means a new legislative session is just around the corner. This year we will have the enormous task of eliminating the immense budget gap only made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. While New York...

Montesano Announces Local Library Aid

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) is pleased to announce the New York State Department of  Education  has awarded 232 construction grants across the state to local libraries, totaling $34 million. Two of the grants are being awarded to...

Montesano: Gov. Cuomo Goes Off the Deep End

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) is condemning this morning's rhetoric coming from Gov. Cuomo, after the governor called for an emergency press briefing shortly after President Trump announced he is looking to pull federal funds from...

Montesano: Planting Fields Foundation Receives $70,000 Grant

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) is pleased to announce the Planting Fields Foundation has received a $70,000 grant from the Parks and Trails organization. The foundation will use this grant to hire an architect to reuse and preserve a...

Montesano Supports Mental Health Services

Now more than ever, do we have a mental health crisis on our hands here in New York and across the nation. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a number of hardships to be placed on the shoulders of residents, not just that of physical health but also mental...

Schmidlapp-Humes Estate to be on Register of Historic Places

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) is pleased to announce the State Review Board has recommended that the Schmidlapp-Humes Estate, also known as the Humes Preserve, in Mill Neck be listed on the New York State Register of Historic Places....

Montesano Pushes for Nursing Home Visits

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) is outraged at Gov. Cuomo's lack of sympathy to residents of New York's nursing homes by still not allowing visitors to see their loved ones. As of right now, while assisted living residents may...

Montesano Calls for Nursing Homes to be allowed to Deny COVID-19 Patients to Protect Residents

Recently, I have shown my support of a bill which would help provide the proper care and communication for those in nursing homes during disease outbreaks. During this time when our senior population is most vulnerable, it is our duty to protect them...
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