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Assemblyman Curran And Nassau Assembly Minority Conference Fight To Protect Consumers And Small Businesses

Recently, Assemblyman Brian Curran (Lynbrook-21st A.D.) along with Assembly members Michael Montessano, Melissa Miller, Andrew Garbarino, Dave McDonough and Ed Ra hosted a forum on the Department of Financial Services’ proposed regulations for title...

Montesano Expresses Concerns Regarding Public Protection Budget

“After attending today’s Public Protection Joint Budget Hearing, I have a few concerns regarding funding for the judicial branch of government in the 2016-17 state budget. This year, the NYS Office of Court Administration is requesting a 2.4 percent...

Montesano: Calls For Meaningful Changes Go Unanswered Again

Today, Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference held a press conference highlighting common-sense rules reforms and measures necessary to do away with the corruption that has infiltrated the Capitol....

Montesano: We Need To Support Our Local Roads

Today, Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) attended a bipartisan event calling for increased state funding for local roads, bridges and highways. The event generated an overwhelming amount of support from the 114 state legislators, county...

Montesano, Assembly Minority Urge Gov. Cuomo To Release School Aid Numbers

Today, Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) joined his colleagues and members of the New York State School Boards Association to call on the governor to disclose important school aid information. During the 2015 budget proposal, New York State...

Montesano Hosts Senior Support Event

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) today hosted a press conference to enroll senior citizens in the Yellow Dot and Vial of Life programs, as well as provide residents with Emergency Senior ID Cards, at the Westbury Senior Center. The Yellow...

Montesano Stands Up For The Developmentally Disabled Community

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) joined several of his colleagues at a press conference today introducing new legislation providing a full restoration of funding to the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). Montesano...

Montesano, Colleagues Unite Against Unfair Energy Tax

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) joined several of his Assembly colleagues and statewide business leaders at a press conference today to call for the elimination of the state’s 18-A energy tax from the 2013-14 budget. “The 18-A...

Montesano Speaks At Hearing On The Future Of LIPA

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) took part in a hearing today regarding the future of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA). The hearing was held to determine the best course of action to ensure Long Island residents receive electrical...

Montesano Attends Grand Opening Of Kiddie Academy

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) helped celebrate the grand opening of the Kiddie Academy in Bethpage on August 25. Kiddie Academy is renowned for its well-rounded and educationally focused care, and Assemblyman Montesano was pleased to...

Montesano Speaks At Grand Opening Of Fairway Market

The brand new Fairway Market had its grand opening on August 22, and Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) was on hand to show his support and address the audience in attendance. The 6,800-square-foot store is one of 14 Fairways on Long Island...

Montesano Thanks Residents For Making Blood Drive A Success

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) would like to thank residents, Long Island Blood Services and the Gold Coast Public Library for making his July 23 community blood drive a success. Overall, 37 units of blood were collected, and as a reward...

Montesano Thanks Residents For Participating In ‘Shed The Meds’ Event

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) would like to thank residents for helping make his July 12 “Shed the Meds” public awareness event a success. Sponsored by the Nassau County Police Department, Shed the Meds provided a safe and secure...

Montesano, Hicksville High Students Hold Press Conference

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) hosted a simulated press conference on May 29 for students from the Hicksville and Bethpage high schools. Civic-minded student leaders and future journalists were able to experience how the media reacts...

Montesano, Bethpage High Students Meet For Simulated Press Conference

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) hosted a simulated press conference on May 29 for students from the Bethpage and Hicksville high schools. Civic-minded student leaders and future journalists were able to experience how the media reacts...

Montesano Fights Against Breast Cancer, Co-Hosts ‘6 For A Cure’

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) joined five of his fellow Nassau County Assembly colleagues in hosting 6 For a Cure. The charity event benefited local breast-cancer-awareness organizations 1 in 9 and Hewlett House, members of the Long...

Montesano Pleased By Actions, Inclusions In Budget

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) today was pleased by the open and proactive approach taken by the Legislature in addressing significant issues facing New York State as well as Long Island in this year’s on-time state budget. “While...

Montesano Participates In Press Conference To Push For Police Identification Cards

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) joined Assemblyman Felix Ortiz at a press conference on March 14 to endorse legislation that would create identification cards for all police and peace officers. Currently, police departments across the...

Montesano Joins In 40th Anniversary Reunion Celebration At Ben’s Delicatessen

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R, I, C – Glen Head) joined Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant and Caterers owners Ronnie and Cindy Dragoon, along with fellow patrons, at its Greenvale location on February 28. The occasion was a reunion celebration...

Montesano Attends LIU Post Brand Launch Party

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R, I, C – Glen Head) today joined state Senator Lee Zeldin, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto and other state and local dignitaries at Long Island University President Dr. David Steinberg’s rebranding of LIU Post....

Montesano Attends Opening Of Gold Laser Academy

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) attended the opening of the Gold Laser Academy on December 12. The academy, located in Syosset, is a full-service, laser-hair-removal school offering customer appointments as well. Gold Laser Academy...

Montesano Honors Eagle Scout Recipient

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) recently attended the Westbury Troop 233 Eagle Scout Award Ceremony for Joey Marcus. Joey has spent over 2,000 hours with his Boy Scouts troop collecting food, working with the homeless, and placing flags...

Holiday Season Fast Approaching Brings Toys For Tots Kick-Off

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C- Glen Head) joined with Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Supervisor of the Town of Oyster Bay John Venditto to kick-off the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program. Toys for Tots collects new, unwrapped...

Montesano Holds Mobile Office Hours At The Westbury Library

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) recently held mobile office hours at the Westbury Library. Montesano was joined by Assemblyman Tom McKevitt to talk with members of the community about issues of concern. Mobile office hours take place...

Montesano Honors Hicksville Boys And Girls Club

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) recently attended the Hicksville Boys and Girls Club 40th Anniversary Dance at the Hicksville VFW. Montesano presented an official state Assembly Certificate of Merit to Club President Harry Single, Jr.,...

Montesano: Brunch To Honor Vets Deemed A Success

On Saturday, September 10, Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (15th District) was joined by Assemblyman David McDonough (19th District) and Assemblyman Tom McKevitt (17th District) to host the fourth annual Veterans Brunch. Held at the Hicksville VFW, veterans...

Montesano Meets With Local Seniors

Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) recently spoke with senior citizens from the Golden Ring Center in Glen Head regarding New York State’s new property tax cap. A group of senior citizens participated in a question-and-answer session with Montesano...

Montesano Sponsored Blood Drive – A Community Success

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head), in conjunction with the Gold Coast Public Library and Long Island Blood Services, hosted a community blood drive at the Gold Coast Library at the Library Annex Room on July 11 from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m....

Montesano: Time To End The Job-Killing MTA Payroll Tax

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) today spoke at a press conference calling for immediate action to repeal the MTA payroll tax before the end of the current legislative session. Joined by several of his Assembly colleagues, Assemblyman...

Montesano Thanks Blood Donor For 100th Donation

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,C,I- Glen Head) recently met with Arjun Mainali, a Hicksville resident, at the Everett Road Red Cross in Albany to congratulate the blood donor on his 100th gift to patients and families in need. Mr. Mainali was joined...

Montesano Attends Stony Brook University 2020 Plan Presentation

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) attended yesterday’s NYSUNY 2020 plan presentation given by Stony Brook University. Many were in attendance to hear the proposals, including assembly members, state senators and Governor Cuomo. Numerous...

Montesano Holds Car Seat Safety Check

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) held a car seat safety check on Friday, May 6. The event was held in conjunction with the Nassau County Traffic Safety Board. “I am always excited to be out in the community for events like this,”...

Montesano Meets With Girl Scout Group

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) recently met with a group heavily involved with local girl scouts. Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts Nassau County Donna Ceravolo and volunteer Shelia Bohan have committed themselves to helping sculpt...

Montesano Holds Holiday Party For Community Members

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) held a holiday party last week at his district office in Hicksville. Guests included members of the community, elected officials, veterans and library directors. "I was thrilled to get to spend time...

Montesano Applauds Community For Generous Toys For Tots Donations

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve for their annual Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive. Volunteers collected the donations on Monday, December 13. The donations will be given as gifts to needy...

Montesano Applauds Island Harvest’s Bumper Crop Of Volunteers

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) was a guest at Long Island’s largest hunger relief organization’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic on July 27 in Bethpage State Park. Island Harvest hosted the event in order to recognize its...

Montesano Speaks At Westbury Senior Center

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) spoke with members and staff of the Senior Citizens of Westbury Center on June 12. The discussion touched on a number of topics concerning those 60 years of age and older. The center is located at 360...

Hicksville Street Fair Welcomes Montesano

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) attended the 8th Annual Hicksville Summer Street Fair on Sunday, July 18 along with friends, neighbors and members of the Nassau County community. The event was hosted by the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce...

Montesano Stands Up To Bullying Problem At Public Event

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) joined other members of the Assembly Minority Task Force on Crime in Our Communities on June 11 at a forum designed to increase awareness and share techniques to address bullying abuse in Nassau County...

Montesano Sings Praises Of Westbury School’s New Trail

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) was in attendance June 4 when the Drexel Avenue School hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new student exercise trail. The hour-long event included school officials, local dignitaries, and families...

Montesano In Hicksville For Memorial Day Parade

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) recently participated in the Hicksville Memorial Day parade ceremony, joining local dignitaries, friends, and neighbors at the May 31 event. Montesano, whose district office is located in Hicksville,...

Montesano’s Car Seat Safety Day Puts The Brakes On Accidents

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) recently headlined an event to promote safety for our children during car rides. Sponsored by the Nassau County Traffic Safety Board, the May 21 Car Seat Safety Check was an opportunity to learn from...

Montesano Welcomes Boys & Girls Club Leaders To Capital

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) today joined members of the Boys and Girls Club New York State Alliance as its Youth of the Year candidates visited Albany. The four candidates joining Montesano, ranging in age from 16 to 18 years old,...

Montesano Honors NCAA Great Carnesecca

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) joined local dignitaries at Westbury Manor on April 29 for the Columbian Lawyers’ Association of Nassau County’s monthly dinner. Featured speaker Lou Carnesecca, Basketball Hall of Fame head coach...

Montesano Co-Hosts People’s Town Hall Meeting

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb on April 29 for a People’s Convention to Reform New York town hall meeting in Hicksville. The two-hour discussion was held at the Knights of Columbus hall...

Assemblyman Montesano Statement On Budget Resolution

“Wednesday evening I stood up for Nassau County’s taxpayers against the impending tax tsunami,” said Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head). “The Assembly Majority’s budget resolution, a preliminary document in the budget-approval...

Montesano Wants MTA Finances Back On Track

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) and several elected officials gathered at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station on March 12 to publicly sign a letter calling on State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to conduct a complete forensic...

Montesano Sworn In As New Assemblyman In Nassau

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) was sworn in as the newest representative of the 15th Assembly District on February 27 in Hicksville. The ceremony took place at VFW Post 3211 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Montesano was joined by the Assembly...

Assemblyman Montesano Takes Oath Of Office In State Capitol

Assemblyman Michael A. Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) was officially sworn into office today at the state Capitol as the new representative of the 15th Assembly District. The lawmaker was joined by Nassau County friends in the Assembly Red Room. Assemblyman...