Press Releases

Miller Calls for Greater Public Safety Measures

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,C-New Hartford) today joined his Assembly and Senate Minoritycolleagues, family members of crime victims, and victims’ rights advocates to call for changes to bail reform. Miller is namely calling for judicial discretion...

Miller: Livestreamed Committees Finally Here to Bring More Sunshine to Government

“I am pleased to see that after all these years of advocating for video livestreamed committee meetings that it’s finally here. It was a policy passed in the Legislature before my tenure, but it hasn’t been implemented over multiple years. During...

Miller Appointed as Vice Chair of Minority Steering Committee, Vows to Promote Enhanced Public Safety, Affordability

Assemblyman Miller (R,C-New Hartford) announced today that he was reappointed by Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C-Pulaski) as to serve as vice chair of the Steering Committee for the Assembly Minority Committee. In this position, Miller will...

Miller To Governor: Outmigration Will Take A Multifaceted Approach

“While I appreciate governor Hochul’s focus on making New York a safer and more affordable place to live, I encourage her to take actionable steps to realize positive change for residents in our state.However, is she willing to really go after the...

Miller Announces More Than $131,000 For Three Libraries In 101st Assembly District

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,C-New Hartford) is pleased to announce three libraries in the 101st Assembly District will be awarded a total of $131,758 in construction awards. This program is part of the 2021-22 State Budget Capital Fund. “Public libraries...

Miller Urges Labor Commissioner Reardon to Reject Crushing Farm Laborers Wage Board Decision

“Family farmers and the whole agricultural industry have been sharing their deep concerns about how the change in the overtime threshold would negatively impact farms and, in turn, upstate New York. The Farm Laborers Wage Board’s decision disregards...

Miller Secured Grant Funding For Bisby Hall Restoration In West Winfield

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,C-New Hartford) secured a State and Municipal (SAM) Facilities Grant for the Village of West Winfield’s recent restoration of Bisby Hall, a 1909 building that serves as village hall and community center. “Bisby Hall means...

Miller: Action Must Be Taken To Protect Farms

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,C-New Hartford) is calling on the Legislature to take action in disbanding the Farm Laborers Wage Board, which is slated to vote to lower the threshold of overtime for farm workers in September. The assemblyman has been advocating...

Miller Awards $25,000 in Library Bullet Aid to The New Hartford and Clayville Libraries

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,C-New Hartford) awarded $25,000 in Library Bullet Aid to the New Hartford Public Library and Clayville Library Association, both of which are part of the Mid-York Library System. New Hartford will receive $15,000 and Clayville...

Scandals and Special Interests Distract Legislature from Delving Into Good Work for New Yorkers

The last several years have been marked by upheaval in New York. Just as everyone is still gaining their footing after the height of the pandemic, scandal rocked the state’s highest office when it was discovered Gov. Cuomo was working to make a profit...

Miller: Whole And 2% Milk Is Good Childhood Nutrition

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) is calling for the passage of his bill, A.9990, which would allow schools to purchase whole and 2% milk from local dairy producers. The federal government banned the sale of these kinds of milk, saying they...

Miller Calls To Restore Disciplinary Beds In Prisons

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) joined Sen. Dan Stec (R,C-Queensbury), their colleagues and officials from the New York State Corrections Officers Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) in calling to restore the use of special housing unit
Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) joined Sen. Dan Stec (R,C-Queensbury), their Minority colleagues and officials from the New York State Corrections Officers Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) at a press conference to announce a bill...

Sen. Griffo and Assemblyman Miller Recognize Sauquoit and New Hartford Athletes

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New York State Sen. Joseph Griffo (R,I,C-Rome) and Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) today recognized several local high school and middle school athletes who won state championships. Those recognized included: Sen. Griffo and Assemblyman...

Miller Presented Delhi Telephone Company With Historic Preservation Registry Distinction

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) presented Delhi Telephone Company with its recent New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry distinction. The company was founded in 1897 by local resident Stephen F. Adee with the vision that...

Miller Presented Lincoln-Davies Co. With Historic Preservation Registry Distinction

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) presented Lincoln-Davies Co. with its recent New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry distinction. Lincoln-Davies, a 150-year-old business, began as a general store serving the local community...

Miller: Arrested Lt. Gov. Benjamin Should Resign Now

“New York’s Executive Branch is rocked by yet another scandal with news of Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin’s arrest for federal bribery tied to fraudulent campaign finance donations. Benjamin should resign immediately and if he won’t, Gov. Hochul should...

Miller Says Fair Pay Due For Home Care Workers

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) joined home care workers and advocates in fighting for competitive pay in the 2022-23 State Budget. The Assemblyman sponsors legislation to set the base minimum wage and reimbursements for home care workers...

Assembly Minority Calls on Gov. Hochul to Reject Lowering Farm Workers Overtime Threshold

Members of the Assembly Minority Conference, along with advocates supporting New York’s farmers, gathered to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul to reject the recent recommendation by the Farm Laborers Wage Board to further lower the overtime threshold for farm...

Miller Pushes to Halt State Sales Tax for Two Years

“Today I joined my Assembly Minority colleagues in calling for the passage of the Inflation Relief & Consumer Assistance Plan (A.8481), which calls for a two-year suspension of the 4 percent state sales tax on many everyday purchases New Yorkers rely...

Miller Concerned with Highest New York State Budget in History

“While I am pleased to see that the governor’s budget included funding for infrastructure, education and health care, I am concerned with the ambiguity of this proposal in how it will impact the quality of life for New Yorkers, particularly those...