Press Releases

Smullen Shows Support at Local Farm to Table Tour

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Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R, C, I, SAM-Meco) showed his appreciation for local farmers in the Fulton and Montgomery counties this past weekend during the Farm to Table Tour. This tour was the first in the history of the counties. Thirty-two family farms...

Smullen to Co-Host 3rd Annual Salute to Service Veterans Appreciation Dinner

As a member of the Salute to Service Veterans’ Coalition, Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM – Meco) is inviting veterans, active duty service members and their families to join him at the annual Salute to Service Appreciation Dinner August...

Smullen to Co-host Public Meeting to Discuss New Concealed-Carry Laws

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM – Meco) is co-hosting a public meeting to vet the recently-passed restrictions on concealed-carry permits. The new restrictions passed during an Extraordinary Session of the Legislature, between June 30 and...

Assemblyman Smullen Tours New Gloversville Family Counseling Center

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Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM – Meco) recently toured the new Family Counseling Center in Gloversville, NY. The center focuses on providing quality services to families in need of assistance with social services and behavioral health. Since...

Assemblyman Smullen Secures $25,000 Grant for Herkimer BOCES, Congratulates New Board Members at Annual Meeting

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Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM – Meco) announced today that he has proudly secured $25,000 in grants for the Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES program for which he was honored at their annual reorganizational meeting July 7. This grant...

“Egregiously Unconstitutional Defiance of the Supreme Court”

"This is the SAFE Act version 3.0 – an abomination I have fought to have apply only to New York City."The Supreme Court ruling was very clear. State laws do not supersede Supreme Court rulings. I am fully confident that this will be litigated immediately...

Assemblyman Smullen Honors Fallen Soldier and American Legion at Historical Landmark Unveiling

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Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I, SAM-Meco) showed his support for the American Legion and Private Harold Wilmot, as Post 137 celebrated the unveiling of its historical marker Friday in Gloversville. The William C. Pomeroy Foundation assisted in granting...

Assemblyman Smullen Issues Statement on SCOTUS Concealed Carry Decision

“This is a major victory for law-abiding firearm owners and supporters of the U.S. Constitution throughout New York state and the country.“It reaffirms what we have said for many years, that radical progressives in New York are moving dangerously...

Assemblyman Smullen Honors Johnstown High School Stop DWI Scholarship Recipient

Assemblyman Robert Smullen [right] presents Johnstown High School Senior Kalena Eaton with a Certificate of Merit for receiving two college scholarships with intent to combat drunk and drugged driving on Monday, June 20.
Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM-Meco) congratulated Johnstown High School Senior Kalena Eaton at Monday’s Fulton County STOP DWI event for receiving the Ron Hill Memorial Scholarship and Antone Ralbovsky Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded...

Assemblyman Smullen Honors 100th Anniversary of Mohawk Valley United Way

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Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM-Meco) proudly recognized and congratulated the Mohawk Valley United Way last week on their 100th Anniversary at a ceremony at the Saranac Brewing Company in Utica.“The United Way is a vital organization in our...

Assemblyman Smullen Joins Gloversville Little Huskies Charity Golf Event

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Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM-Meco) was proud to support the Gloversville Little Huskies Charity Golf Event at Fox Run Golf Course in Johnstown over the weekend to show his support for their football program and community efforts. Little Huskies...

Assemblyman Smullen Calls for Return of Whole and 2% Milk Options In Schools

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Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM – Meco) joined a group of state lawmakers, including Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, farmers, and supporters in Albany for a press conference held by Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I – Schoharie) to call for...

Assemblyman Smullen: National Police Week a Reminder to Back the Blue Year Round

Ever wonder what it would be like to come into work each day not knowing what’s ahead — to have uncertainty, danger and whiplash around every turn? Thus was the situation in Buffalo earlier this week and thus is the task of our law enforcement...

Assemblyman Smullen Calls For Tax Relief, Economic Opening Following New York’s Nation-Worst Economic Outlook

Following New York’s economic outlook being dubbed the worst in the nation as part of The Rich States, Poor States: American Legislative Exchange Council-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index , Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I, SAM –Meco)...

Support For People With Differing Abilities

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM-Meco) rallied with colleagues on both sides of the aisle today at a press conference reaffirming commitment to protecting employees with differing abilities. Smullen is a protector for those with developmental disabilities,...

Smullen Supports Election Integrity

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM-Meco) was joined by fellow Minority colleagues today at a press conference calling for further election security measures in preparation for this year’s election cycle. Following a stint of concerning new voting...

Smullen Joins Colleagues, NYS Farm Bureau to Help Local Farmers

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM-Meco) joined his fellow Assembly Minority colleagues, the New York State Farm Bureau, and farm owners today to call for the maintenance of the farm employee overtime threshold. The threshold, recently lowered from...

Smullen Statement on Mask Mandate Extension

“For the governor to continue forcing school children to comply with an unconstitutional mask mandate is irresponsible. These misguided mask policies were designed during a pandemic and applied to the state in a one-size-fits-all fashion.This type...

Smullen and Assembly Minority Colleagues Draft Bill To Mitigate Inflation Impact

“The rate of inflation is the highest it’s been in 35 years, and with very little hope of an end in sight, my Minority colleagues and I had to step in with legislation. Bill A.8481 will put a temporary end to state sales taxes on everyday...

Smullen and Fulton County Sheriff Partner For Venison Donations

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM-Meco) is partnering with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department to provide fresh venisonto seniors and veterans in need or unable to hunt themselves. This is a tradition famous in parts of the Adirondack region...