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Assemblyman Billy Jones Calls for HELP Program to Include Local Governments

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) recently sent a letter to the Commissioner of Civil Service, Timothy Hogues, regarding expanding the Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement (HELP) Program to include local governments. This program temporarily...

New Yorkers Have the Right to Age with Dignity

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Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) joined his colleagues today at the Million Dollar Staircase at the Capitol to call on New York State to do more to support older adults. Nursing homes and home care agencies continue to struggle due to lack...

Assemblyman Billy Jones’ Volunteer Fire Department Capital Fund Now Accepting Applications

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Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) recently announced that the Volunteer Fire Department Capital Fund that originated from one of his bills is now accepting applications. This $25 million capital fund was included in the budget last year thanks...

Assemblyman Billy Jones: SBA Loans will Help Clinton County Residents and Businesses Impacted by July Storms

“The severe weather this past July was devastating for many in our communities, and I am pleased that the SBA now has loans available for businesses and residents impacted by these storms. I saw firsthand how damaging these storms were and have worked...

Assemblyman Billy Jones: Beta Technologies Announces $41 Million Expansion at Plattsburgh International Airport

Empire State Development announced today that Beta Technologies received a $20 million state grant to help with their $41 million expansion of their technology campus at Plattsburgh International Airport. Beta Technologies is a leader in the aerospace...

Assemblyman Billy Jones: Hudson Headwaters Family Health at Malone will be a Great Asset to the Community

“I want to welcome Hudson Headwaters Family Health to the Malone region!” said Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake). “It is always good to see more healthcare providers in the North Country to help ensure that local residents have the resources...

Assemblyman Billy Jones: Franklin County Land Claim Agreement Signed by Governor

After decades of negotiations, Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) was proud to announce that the Governor signed his bill that was a major step forward for the Franklin County Land Claim issue between the county and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe....

Assemblyman Billy Jones travels to Ottawa and Montréal for New York-Canada Relations Task Force Meetings

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This week, Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) traveled to Ottawa and Montréal for the New York-Canada Relations Task Force for a tour organized by the Office of the Consul-General of Canada. Jones is the chairperson of the Task Force which was...

Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblyman Billy Jones Announce $3 Million for Franklin County Recreational Center

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Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) and Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) joined the community today to announce $3 million for the Franklin County Recreational Center, a new indoor sports facility in Malone. This new center will be a public-private...

Assemblyman Billy Jones: Statement on Amtrak Resuming Service

“I am pleased to hear that Amtrak will be continuing services to Montreal so that local residents and visitors can enjoy this important service again. We are still waiting on the details for when they will re-open, with a tentative date set for September...
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