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College Affordability Is Key

Sir Francis Bacon coined the phrase “Knowledge is power” in his 1597 publishing of ‘Meditationes Sacrae and Human Philosophy.’ Knowledge is something that sees no color, creed, religion or gender. It is a power we all can obtain if given the proper...

February 17, 2017
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We Need Legislation to Benefit New Yorkers

In recent days, there has been a shift in the issues discussed in Albany. This week Assembly Majority passed a series of bills (Liberty Act) to give preferential treatment to illegal immigrants at taxpayer expense. While I support immigration, it...

February 13, 2017
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Blankenbush and Colleagues Launch C.A.R.E.S. Plan Initiative

Today, Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) and his Assembly Minority colleagues launched the conference’s C.A.R.E.S. Plan initiative. C.A.R.E.S. stands for the “Championing Aid, Rights, Equality and Services,” and is the product of a...

February 7, 2017
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Blankenbush Displeased with State’s Focus on Protecting Illegals

Today, Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) reiterated his displeasure with the Assembly Majority and their focus on protecting illegal aliens from federal law. His displeasure is in response to legislation passed by the Assembly Majority...

February 6, 2017
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The Chance for Change Is Up To You

It seems that all too often; talk of corruption and ethics violations emerge from Albany. It also does not do the honest and hard-working residents of this state any favors when New York is known as the “most corrupt state in the country.” Earlier...

February 3, 2017
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