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Montesano Urges Affordable Education for Everyone

Today, the Assembly Minority Conference and Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) announced a plan that will expand the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), restore graduate students’ eligibility for TAP, and assist those who are paying off...

February 13, 2017
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Administration Confirms That Freezing Star is a Tax Increase

“Executive Deputy Commissioner Nonie Manion of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance answered tough questions from Assembly Republicans about STAR tax credits. Manion, in response to questions, admitted that freezing STAR tax credits...

February 7, 2017
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Montesano Calls On Governor Cuomo to #Bfair2directcare

“Direct care work is substantial and at its best is challenging both physically and emotionally on most days. This is a difficult job that requires extensive training and responsibility; yet it pays less than a fast-food worker. “These workers...

February 7, 2017
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Montesano Votes for Constitutional Amendment on Pension Forfeiture

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I,Ref-Glen Head) today voted with his colleagues to pass pension forfeiture in the state Legislature. This measure also passed overwhelmingly in the Senate. “The hard-working taxpayers have sent a message...

January 30, 2017
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Montesano Calls On Governor to Tighten Up On Spending

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) was briefed yesterday on the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Executive Budget released late Tuesday night by the governor. Montesano was taken aback by some of the measures that were introduced. He issued the...

January 19, 2017
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