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The Municipal Health Insurance Savings Act Will Provide Local Tax Relief

For years, local governments have been stretched thin maintaining services while dealing with rising health insurance costs. Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) has reintroduced legislation (A.739) that allows cities,...

May 19, 2015
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Assembly Passes Steck Legislation to Save Schenectady County Resources

Yesterday, the New York State Assembly passed Assemblymember Steck’s legislation to save Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department resources as well as money for Schenectady County taxpayers (A.6527). The legislation allows...

April 30, 2015
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Steck Bill Limiting SLA Overreach Gains Momentum

Legislation to clarify the State Liquor Authority’s (SLA) jurisdiction, which was introduced by Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie), has moved out of the Assembly Economic Development Committee (A.5920). The legislation was...

April 29, 2015
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Capital Region Must be Added to List of Federal Oil Trains “High Threat” Areas

“The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a ‘new safety rule’ for oil trains this morning that will not only fail to prevent an explosive disaster, but also does not apply to Capital Region cities as they do not meet the federally-set...

April 27, 2015
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Assemblymember Steck Fights to Protect the Pine Bush Preserve

In honor of Earth Day, Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) helped the Assembly pass a series of measures to preserve our environment and protect public health, as well as announced vital funding for local conservation efforts. “Protecting our...

April 23, 2015
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