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Assemblymember Steck: Assembly’s MMA Legislation Included in Governor’s Budget Proposal

“Last year, I came out in support of the Mixed Martial Arts legislation that was before the Assembly that would require amateur bouts to operate – like amateur boxing – under the auspices of a sanctioning body approved by the New York State Athletic...

January 27, 2016
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Assemblymember Steck Legislation to Save Schenectady County Taxpayer Resources Becomes Law

Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) and state Senator George Amedore (R-Rotterdam) announced that legislation to preserve Schenectady County Sheriff’s Office resources and save money for Schenectady County taxpayers has been signed into law by the...

December 2, 2015
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Assemblymember Steck: Legislation Protecting Worker Wages Becomes Law

Assemblymember Phil Steck (D-Colonie) announced that a bill he authored to protect workers in New York State when companies go out of business was signed into law (Ch. 421 of 2015). “It is simply unacceptable for corporations to exploit their...

November 23, 2015
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Assemblymember Steck: Assembly Bill Could Make New York a Leader in Safely Regulating MMA

“Amateur mixed-martial arts (MMA), such as the bouts in Schenectady this weekend, are occurring throughout the state with very little oversight. Recognizing this, New York can and should become a leader in regulating the industry and providing for...

September 22, 2015
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