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Fitzpatrick: Unfunded Mandate Relief Would Make Homeownership In New York More Affordable

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Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (R,C,I-Smithtown) recently attended a joint budget hearing on housing. Fitzpatrick emphasized that affordability is the biggest issue facing taxpayers and small-business owners. “One of the biggest barriers to...

February 2, 2016
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“Mr. Motivation” Visits The Capitol

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Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (R,C,I-Smithtown) was pleased to help pass and sponsor a resolution commemorating the 15th anniversary of National Motivation and Inspiration Day, which motivational speaker and coach Kevin McCrudden of Smithtown...

February 1, 2016
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Fitzpatrick Unveils Report On Heroin Addiction In New York State

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Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (R,C,I-Smithtown) and his colleagues unveiled the final report and recommendations from the Assembly Minority Task Force on Heroin Addiction & Community Response. Fitzpatrick co-hosted one of the statewide task...

January 26, 2016
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Fitzpatrick Calls For Full Return Of Education Funds And Timely School Aid Runs

Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (R,C,I-Smithtown) today called on the governor to fully return the funds taken from schools in a 2009-10 budget maneuver known as the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA). Additionally, Fitzpatrick is calling for a timely...

January 12, 2016
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Fitzpatrick Approves Governor’s Support For Business Tax Relief, Cautions Aggressive Minimum Wage Increase And Lack Of Unfunded Mandate Relief Will Hurt Jobs

Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (R,C,I-Smithtown) is encouraged to see Gov. Cuomo include tax relief for small-business owners in his 2016 agenda. The governor is proposing a 15 percent Personal Income Tax (PIT) exemption and a reduction in the net...

January 12, 2016
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