Minority Press Releases

June 2018

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb on the End of the 2018 Legislative Session

Blocking Domestic Violence Bills Defies Common Sense

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Meets with The Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York

Kolb, Assembly Minority Call for Action on Transparency & Oversight Reforms

Leader Kolb & Assembly Minority Conference Welcome Four New Members

We Need a Collaborative Approach on School Safety

Kolb, Giglio Blast Assembly Majority Members For Blocking “Melinda’s Law”

Economic Development Reform Will Protect Taxpayers

May 2018

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) on Judiciary Committee Blocking Conduct Reform Bill

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Speaks At Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

Remembering Those Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb to Partner with The American Red Cross For June 5th Blood Drive In Geneva

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) on Barbara Underwood’s Attorney General Appointment

Tick-Borne Illnesses Can Be Mitigated With Awareness

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Attends Police Appreciation Dinner

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Joins Colleagues and Finger Lakes Residents to Urge Officials to Block Unwanted Incinerator Project

Assembly Minority Conference Welcomes New Members after Special-Election Victories

Statement from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) on Former Speaker Sheldon Silver's Conviction

Tax Freedom Day: New York Goes From Bad to Worse

New Plan to Alter Teacher Evaluations Isn’t New

April 2018

NY Business Climate Will Go From Bad to Worse with Tipped Wage & Scheduling Proposals

Gov. Cuomo’s Pedestal for Criminals is Offensive

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Attends United Way of Ontario County Day of Caring

Statement from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) on Gov. Cuomo’s Executive Order on Parolee Voting

On Same Day Silver Corruption Trial Begins Anew, Assembly Majority Blocks Ethics Reform

April Is National Donate Life Month

Moving Beyond The Budget, And Toward What NY Needs

March 2018

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On Passage Of The 2018-19 State Budget

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Joins Reclaim New York To Call For A Budget That Makes New York Affordable

Crippling Debt Stifles Economic Growth

New York’s Budget Mess Is Up To Us To Fix

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) Delivers Remarks At General Budget Conference Committee

Finger Lakes Lawmakers Call On State To Block Unwanted Incinerator Project

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

Assembly Minority Conference Unveils Plan To Restructure State’s Medicaid Program

Celebrating Incredible Women This March

Protecting Children At School Is Paramount

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Attends Library Advocacy Day

February 2018

Government Cannot Function Without The Public’s Trust

Tax Reform Truth is Hard to Come By in Albany

Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Names Assemblyman Andy Goodell as Conference Minority Leader Pro Tempore

Illegal Signs Defy Logic, Defy Laws, Defy Taxpayers

Tablet Technology is Coming to State Prisons

January 2018

Domestic Violence Crisis Requires Diverse Solutions

Safe Act Deadline Causing Concerns Across NY

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Statement on the 2018 Executive Budget Proposal

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Tours Seneca Falls Central Schools

Promotional Spending Adding Up for Taxpayers

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Opens the 2018 Legislative Session

Serious Money Matters for New York in 2018

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) on The Governor’s State of the State Address

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

December 2017

Embrace a Fresh Perspective, Pursue New Achievements in 2018

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

Holiday Wish List: Looking Toward The 2018 Session

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Names Assemblyman Ed Ra Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore

Mounting Debt Puts Financial Future In Doubt

Rose-Colored Rhetoric Sure To Highlight REDC Awards

Much Work Remains To Contain College Costs

November 2017

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) Applauds The Passage Of New Tax Exemption For Breweries, Cideries

Small Business Saturday Is A Way To Support Our Communities

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On Thanksgiving

Giving A Little Of Yourself This Season

Honoring The Courage & Sacrifice Of Our Veterans

Pay Attention To The Back Of The Ballot

October 2017

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) Offers Halloween Safety Tips For Families

Assembly Minority Calls For Action This Domestic Violence Awareness Month

New York’s Economic Fact Vs. Fiction Saga Continues Column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

Deteriorating Roads And Bridges Will Cripple New York

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 2017

Opening The 2017 Hunting Season

Kicking Off Fall In The Finger Lakes

Direct Support Professionals Make Communities Stronger

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Speaks At 9/11 Ceremony In Geneva

Comptroller Report Evidence Upstate Still Heading In The Wrong Direction

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

Skilled Workers Create More Jobs

August 2017

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

Getting Ready For A New School Year

Kolb, Palmesano Announce Law To Allow Rifle Hunting Permanently In Seneca County

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Speaks With Advocates At The Center For Disability Rights Photo Caption From New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

Celebrating The End Of Summer At The New York State Fair

Funding College For Inmates Wrong Priority

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

New Bridge Will Take A Toll On All New Yorkers

July 2017

Tick-Borne Illnesses Can Be Mitigated With Awareness

Transit Priorities Need To Be Put In A New Light

New York’s Small Businesses Are Economic Engines

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On The Federal Appeals Court Decision To Overturn Former Speaker Sheldon Silver’s Conviction

Investing Time In The Finger Lakes Area Is A Win-Win

June 2017

2017 Legislative Session: New Yorkers Deserve Better Than They’re Getting

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb On Today’s Extraordinary Session

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On Completion Of The 2017 Legislative Session

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Applauds Passage Of Craft Brewery Tax Exemption

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On The Volunteer Firefighter Disability Benefit Program

Leader Kolb: Blocking Brittany’s Law From A Vote Is Dangerous, Irresponsible

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Welcomes Constituents To Albany

Working To Protect New York's Taxpayers

Assembly Minority Conference Calls For Passage Of Ethics Reforms, Taxpayer Protections

Remaining Days Of Session Are Precious Commodities

May 2017

Kolb Receives Community Partnership Award For Efforts On Behalf Of Disability Community

Remembering Those Who Died For Our Country

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Welcomes Local High School Student

For Greater Prosperity & Public Safety, New Yorkers Deserve Ride-Sharing Now

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On The Comptroller’s Audit Of ESD Public Reporting

Small Businesses Need Our Support To Grow

Kolb Criticizes Assembly Majority For Blocking Brittany’s Law

New York’s Tax Freedom Day Lags Behind The Nation, Again

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Speaks With Major General Walter E. Piatt

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Addresses NYSCOPBA Outside The Capitol

April 2017

Kolb To Heastie: Bring Brittany’s Law To The Floor; Stand Up For The Victims Of Domestic Violence

Volunteer Fire Departments Need Our Support

Kolb, Molinaro Team Up To Promote Autism Awarness In Finger Lakes Region

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Speaks At Credit Union Convention

We’re A Long Way From Restoring The Public’s Trust

Moving Forward On Priority Policies

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On Final Passage Of The 2017-18 State Budget

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On The Recently-Passed Budget Extender

March 2017

Leader Kolb Presented With ‘There For Direct Care’ Award From Statewide Coalition

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Attends Local Chamber Of Commerce Luncheon

An Opportunity To Address Outmigration

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) Delivers Remarks At General Budget Conference Committee

Budget Must Stop The Bleeding From “1,000 Cuts”

Getting Budget Priorities Back In Focus

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Tours Community Health Center

A College Tuition Plan New York Students Need

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Speaks At Healthcare Advocacy Day

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Speaks At No Upstate SAFE Act Press Conference

February 2017

Downward Pressure From Albany Crushing Local Governments, Driving Up Taxes

DOT & Thruway Authority Signs Point To Dysfunction

Assembly Minority Conference Unveils Affordable College For All Initiative

Misleading ‘Sanctuary State’ Risks Federal Funding

The Case For A Constitutional Convention

January 2017

START-UP NY Weakens & Business Anxiety Remains Strong

After A False Start, Budget Process Gets Underway

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On Executive Budget Proposal

With The Road Show Over, It’s Time To Get To Work

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On The Start Of The 2017 Session

New Opportunities For A New Legislative Session

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Names Andy Goodell As Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Names Tom McKevitt As Conference Minority Leader Pro Tempore

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) Opens The 2017 Legislative Session

Leader Brian Kolb & Assembly Minority Conference Welcome Seven New Members

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On The New Year