Welcome Letter

Welcome to my New York State Assembly Web page.

You can use this page to easily access information about the work I do here in the New York State Assembly’s 109th District for the City of Albany and Towns of Bethlehem, Guilderland, and New Scotland to pass laws designed to build a more vibrant New York and Capital Region.

You can contact me with issues of concern, legislation you support or oppose, or ideas to help make our communities stronger, healthier and safer.

In addition, you can use the entire Assembly Web site as a great way to stay apprised of new legislation that impacts our state as well as the Assembly District.

I encourage you to visit this site regularly or follow me on social media to keep yourself up to date on various issues, news and legislative hearings. Thank you for visiting.

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Updates on Childcare and Paid Family Leave

Thanks to all voters for participating in last week's elections. Our democracy requires an engaged electorate and I thank those who do their part to keep engaged and keep our community strong. NYS Assembly Women's Caucus to Host...

September 14, 2017
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Updates on DACA, State Grants & Electric Superchargers

This week it was announced that President Trump would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA has offered hope and opportunity for those that have come to our country as children and often know of no other home....

September 6, 2017
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Paper, Plastic, or Planet?; Harvey Relief Efforts

It seems that fall is suddenly upon us this week, with temperatures dipping below the 60s at night—not to mention budget season appears to be starting with lobbyists trickling back into the Capitol. Good luck to families sending kids back to school...

August 31, 2017
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Local Lawmakers Get High Marks from Conservation Voters, CDTA Best in Nation

The signs of the end summer are all around us this week; the NYS Fair opened this Monday, and school is starting back up. I spent the latter part of this week dropping off my daughter, Eileen, for her first year of college and my son, Brendan, for...

August 25, 2017
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Condemning Charlottesville Violence, Assembly's Always in Session, Sen Gillibrand Visit

This weekend the nation witnessed a horrific episode leaving three dead and many injured at an Alt-Right rally in Charlottesville, VA. This flagrant, outrageous display of racism, bigotry and hatred is deeply troubling and unacceptable at any time...

August 15, 2017
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