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Ra Calls For Greater Say In Selection Of Regents Chancellor

Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) has called for a change in regents by-laws, urging that new regents board members have a say in the naming of the next chancellor. Current Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch and Vice-Chancellor Tony Bottar have...

February 5, 2016
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Ra: Taking Action Against A Dangerous Epidemic

Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) joined members of the Assembly Minority Conference to introduce a report outlining the steps necessary to combat the heroin epidemic in New York State. With the help and input of the community, the final...

January 26, 2016
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Ra: Reforms Needed To Increase Efficiency In Assembly Chamber

Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) expressed frustration with the lack of action on common-sense measures by the Assembly Majority. The package of rules reforms proposed yesterday by the Assembly Minority Conference would ensure greater public...

January 13, 2016
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State Of The State Leaves Much To Be Desired For New York’s Education System

“I walked away from today’s address with very few positives and several missed opportunities. While some meaningful proposals received detailed funding costs and explanations, the governor simply glossed over Common Core and the state’s education...

January 13, 2016
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Ra, Assembly Minority Leader Kolb Introduce “The Next Step” 2016 Education Agenda

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Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) and Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) led a press conference today announcing an agenda to revitalize New York’s education system. The plan encompasses six major points that would bring...

January 11, 2016
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