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Assemblymember Steck on Cuomo’s Budget Address

“The governor’s budget address highlighted some of the challenges facing our community and our state. As we are faced with the uncertainty of the federal administration’s devastating tax plan, I was encouraged to see that an effort is being made to...

January 16, 2018
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Assemblymember Steck: Human Trafficking Awareness Month Puts Spotlight on Important Issue

Human trafficking is equivalent to the crime of slavery, with all its associated brutality. It takes countless individuals and strips them of their dignity and freedom. Unfortunately, this crime is far more common than many think. That’s why I’m...

January 6, 2018
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Assemblymember Steck: State of the State Address Highlights Important Issues Facing New York Taxpayers

“In the face of a federal tax plan that will give handouts to the richest in this country while hurting middle class New Yorkers the most, we must do what we can at the state level to create a fairer, more equitable tax and economic system. For...

January 5, 2018
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Assemblymember Steck: FCC Vote to End Net Neutrality Will Hurt Consumers

“To put it plainly, Net Neutrality embodies the freedom of the internet. No internet service provider should be able to dictate what web sites or apps you can or can’t access, the same way your electric company shouldn’t decide what electronics you...

December 14, 2017
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Assemblymember Steck: New Medical Marijuana Law Will Help Victims of PTSD

Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) announced that legislation he co-sponsored in the assembly to add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the list of conditions allowed for medical marijuana prescriptions has been signed into law (Ch. 403 of...

November 13, 2017
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