Press Releases

Hawley Joins Fight Against Bullying

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R, I, C – Batavia) is co-sponsoring legislation to create the Anti-bullying Bill of Rights. The bill seeks to end harassment and bullying not only on school grounds, but offers protection to children and faculty at home...

Hawley Encourages Community To Submit Vietnam Veteran Photos

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R, I, C – Batavia) is encouraging family and friends of Vietnam Veterans to submit photos of their loved ones to The Education Center, which is being constructed in Washington, D.C. The facility will feature photos of veterans...

Hawley Blasts State For Hurting Low-Income Schools

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R, I, C – Batavia) is voicing his opposition to cuts in state funding to the least-wealthy school districts, the bulk of which are located in Western New York. Recent analysis from The Alliance for Quality Education (AQE)...

Hawley To Host Monroe County Town Hall Meetings

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R, I, C – Batavia) is hosting a series of Town Hall meetings in Monroe County on Saturday, November 19. Three meetings will take place in different locations in an effort to involve as many members of the community as possible. “Town...

Governor’s Office Launches New Jobs Web Site

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) today is promoting Jobs Express, a new Web site launched by Governor Cuomo to link New Yorkers with employment opportunities. The program also teaches marketable skills like resume writing and interview...

Facebook Offers New Opportunity For Job Seekers

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) is encouraging Western New Yorkers searching for work to take advantage of a new program being offered by Facebook and the Department of Labor. The Social Jobs Partnership is a new Facebook page that offers...

Hawley to Host Constituent Outreach Meeting

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R, I, C – Batavia) is hosting his regular monthly outreach meeting for Genesee County residents at the Old Courthouse in Batavia this coming Wednesday. “The meeting will provide the taxpayers of Western New York...

Red Ribbon Week Highlights Drug Prevention, Education

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) is encouraging parents and families to discuss the dangers of drug use with their children during Red Ribbon Week, taking place from October 22-30. The campaign to keep kids off drugs is especially important...

Hawley Continues Push For Mandate Relief

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) is continuing his push for mandate relief by sponsoring legislation that will shift Medicaid payments off of localities and onto state government. This transition will prevent local governments from raising...

Hawley Named To Farm Bureau Circle Of Friends

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) has been named to the 2011 Farm Bureau Circle of Friends based upon his voting record on issues of importance to New York agriculture. Hawley thanked the organization for their contributions to farming and...

Farm Bureau Supports Hawley’s Call for Tighter Restrictions on Welfare Benefits

The Genesee County Farm Bureau recently voiced their support for a set of legislation being sponsored by Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia). Resolutions in support of the bills, which seek to ensure that state benefits are offered to the...

Hawley Urges Action On Mandate Relief

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) wrote to Governor Andrew Cuomo, urging action on mandate relief. The assemblyman said that the state Senate and Assembly must be convened as soon as possible to address this issue that is crushing local...

Summer Reading Challenge Garners Tremendous Response

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) recently announced the overwhelming response to this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Students from all over the region participated, spending their vacation honing both their reading skills and their...

Hawley Kicks Off Patriot Trip IV

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) kicked off his fourth annual Patriot Trip this morning, leaving Batavia on a bus with over one hundred veterans. Hawley expressed his gratitude to the participants and his excitement to hit the road. “The...

Hawley Announces Town Hall Meetings

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) is inviting all residents of the 139th Assembly District to attend a special Town Hall Day on Saturday, September 17. The town hall tour will include meetings in the Village of Corfu/Town of Pembroke, Town...

Hawley Meets With Speaker Of The House John Boehner, Other Members Of Congress On D.C. Trip

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor (Virginia), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (Michigan)...

Local Veterans Group Contributes To Hawley’s Patriot Trip

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) recently announced that the American Legion Auxiliary #332 Batavia contributed $1,000 to his annual Patriot Trip, a program that brings area veterans to Washington, D.C., for a tour of military monuments...

Hawley To Gov: End New Fees On Job Creators

Western New York’s Economy Takes Center Stage

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) recently attended a press conference at Monroe Community College announcing the creation of the area’s first Regional Economic Development Council. Joining Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor...

Hawley Supports Caylee’s Law

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C – Batavia) is sponsoring legislation that would require parents and legal guardians to report the death or disappearance of their child to law enforcement in a timely manner. “Caylee’s Law” comes on...