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Assemblyman James Skoufis reacts to governor’s State of the State address

As Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his budget plan, Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced he was pleased to see proposals that take steps toward making life more affordable in the Hudson Valley and improving job opportunities for...

January 21, 2015
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Assemblyman Skoufis: Authorities Merger Should Not Come With Higher Bridge Tolls

“While I am not opposed to a merger that would save taxpayer dollars, it should not come at the expense of families and businesses in my district that rely on these bridges’ reasonable tolls.” “I fear that talk of a possible merger is being...

January 18, 2015
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Property Tax Relief Proposal Encouraging Step for Hudson Valley Families

After Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the Real Property Tax Credit plan, which would provide a tax credit for homeowners whose property tax burden exceeds six percent of their income, Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) expressed optimism for...

January 15, 2015
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Assemblyman Skoufis Applauds President Obama's Plan to Offer Free Community College to Many

“With student debt and tuition rates soaring faster than our families and students can keep up with, President Obama’s announcement today is a step in the right direction toward making college truly affordable for millions of Americans. No student...

January 9, 2015
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Assemblyman James Skoufis: Stop Balancing Budgets on the Backs of Our Children

As part of the “Fair Funding for Our Schools” forum held on September 30th, Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) joined education advocates and stakeholders from across the Hudson Valley to call for a full repeal of the Gap Elimination Adjustment...

October 1, 2014
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