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The Fight Against Heroin Cannot Wait, Lives Are At Stake

“Today, Sens. Amedore and Seward, along with the rest of the state Senate, will pass ‘Laree’s Law,’ which I sponsor in the Assembly (A.6039), and several other measures to combat the heroin epidemic that plagues our state....

May 17, 2016
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Jail Time Is Not Enough

“Yesterday’s sentencing of former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos for abuse of his elected office clearly reinforces the magnitude and severity of corruption in the Capitol. This is a serious problem that will not go away on its own; it must be...

May 13, 2016
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Lopez Announces Education Forums In Saugerties And Cobleskill

Today, Assemblyman Pete Lopez (R,C,I-Schoharie) announced his plans to host education forums in Cobleskill and Saugerties. The forums will focus on Common Core issues and developing best practices for education reform. Co-hosting the event will be...

May 10, 2016
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Lopez Advances Plan For Ethics Reform

Just days after former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced to 12 years in prison for federal corruption charges, Assemblyman Pete Lopez (R,C,I-Schoharie) has begun to lay the ground work for new ethics reform legislation. “Several...

May 5, 2016
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Corruption In Albany Can No Longer Be Tolerated

“Today’s sentencing of Sheldon Silver for federal corruption charges should serve as a reminder to all state legislators that we cannot idly stand by and allow corrupt individuals to betray the trust of New Yorkers, nor can we simply react when and...

May 3, 2016
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