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Ken Blankenbush
Assembly District 117

Blankenbush: Budget Strong on Ag, Weak on What Matters To Middle-Class Families
March 31, 2015
Blankenbush: Budget Provided Little Relief For New York Families
March 30, 2015
Blankenbush Supports Formation Of Panel On Teacher Evaluations
March 26, 2015
Blankenbush: New York Should Withhold Funds From Cornell Until Action Taken
March 25, 2015
Blankenbush: Additional Windfall Funds Should Be Used Upstate
March 23, 2015
Agriculture Programs Cultivate Innovation And Job Growth In Rural Upstate New York
March 20, 2015
Blankenbush’s Human Trafficking Bill Passes
March 16, 2015
Politicians Must Understand The Human Condition Of Upstate New Yorkers
March 13, 2015
Blankenbush: Majority’s Budget Priorities Focus Too Much On Downstate
March 12, 2015
Blankenbush Budget Priorities Remain The Same: Safe Roads, Successful Schools, Strong Upstate Economy, And Thriving Middle-Class Families
March 11, 2015
Blankenbush Pushes For Public Hearings To Create More Openness In Assembly
March 9, 2015
Weather Isn’t The Only Thing Keeping Maple In The Cold
March 6, 2015
Blankenbush Calls On State To Repair Closed Upstate Bridges
March 5, 2015
Blankenbush Calls For Transparency Reforms In Assembly
March 4, 2015
Blankenbush Calls On Gov. To Release School Aid Runs
February 27, 2015
Blankenbush: Governor, Don’t Hold TAP Hostage
February 25, 2015
Disaster Recovery Another Priority For The Budget
February 20, 2015
Blankenbush Pushes For Reform Of Professional Licensing For Military Spouses
February 18, 2015
Governor’s Gimmicky Circuit Breaker Plan At Odds With Local Realities
February 13, 2015
When Has An Ultimatum Ever Really Worked?
February 6, 2015
Blankenbush: New Speaker Presents Opportunity For Reform
February 3, 2015
Blankenbush: Governor, Schools Can’t Plan Without School Aid Runs
February 3, 2015
Blankenbush: New Speaker Must Commit To Reforms
February 2, 2015
Agriculture Is Worth The Investment
January 30, 2015
The Closed Bridges Of The North Country
January 23, 2015
Blankenbush: The Assembly Must Move Forward With New Speaker
January 22, 2015
Blankenbush: More Solutions Needed For Upstate In Governor’s Agenda
January 21, 2015
Governor’s Property Tax Credit Misses The Point, Denies Real Relief For Homeowners
January 16, 2015
Blankenbush Supportive Of Broadband Push
January 16, 2015
Blankenbush Calls For Women’s Equality Bills To Come To A Vote
January 13, 2015
Blankenbush: New Legislative Year Offers Fresh Start For New York
January 12, 2015
Blankenbush Named As Agriculture Committee Ranker
January 12, 2015
A Fresh Start For Our Education Department
December 12, 2014
Blankenbush: $123 Million In Economic Investment Coming To The North Country, Mohawk Valley
December 11, 2014
Blankenbush Named Friend Of The Farmer Fourth Year In A Row
December 10, 2014
Rural Roads, Bridges Need Attention From State
December 5, 2014
New York’s Agricultural Abundance
September 5, 2014
School Is Back In Session, Why Aren’t Albany Legislators?
August 29, 2014
Making The Grade For Upstate
August 22, 2014
Important Changes To Hunting And Fishing Licenses
August 14, 2014
What To Do With A $4.2 Billion Surplus
August 8, 2014
Standing Strong With Fort Drum
August 1, 2014
Thruway Authority Raiding Upstate To Pay For Downstate Mistakes
July 25, 2014
Blankenbush: Lack Of Financial Plan For NYC Bridge Hurting Upstate
July 24, 2014
Always Be Vigilant, Always Be Prepared
July 17, 2014
Celebrate Agriculture, Arts And Crafts, And Adventure At The County Fair
July 15, 2014
New Yorkers Face Difficult Economic Challenges
July 3, 2014
The Hopes Of One Generation For The Next
June 27, 2014
Blankenbush: Education Reform Will Be An Ongoing Process
June 19, 2014
Blankenbush: Low-Volume Roads Bill Needs To Come To A Vote
June 19, 2014
Blankenbush: Women Before Politics
June 18, 2014
Collaboration Needed For End Of Session
June 13, 2014
Celebrating Dairy Month
June 6, 2014
There’s Always More Work To Be Done
May 30, 2014
Route 26 Tour: Upstate New York Is Ready
May 23, 2014
“Get Your Kicks On Route 26”
May 9, 2014
Local Roads Should Be A Local Matter
May 2, 2014
Consider How You Can Help Save A Life
April 25, 2014
A Question Of Freedom: How Unfunded Mandates Are Hurting Upstate New York
April 17, 2014
What Can Be Done About High Energy Bills?
April 11, 2014
Blankenbush Blasts Majority For Blocking SAFE Act Repealer Bills
April 9, 2014
Ag Wins Big In State Budget
April 3, 2014
Blankenbush Votes To Support Education, Boost Agricultural Funding
March 31, 2014
Blankenbush Approves $532 Million In Tax Relief In State Budget
March 31, 2014
Celebrating Maple Production And Supporting A Growing Industry
March 28, 2014
Blankenbush To Albany: Put Children Before Politics
March 25, 2014
Updating ATV Rules Would Boost Upstate Economy
March 21, 2014
Statement from Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) on Library Funding
March 18, 2014
Blankenbush Speaks At ReCharge NY Event
March 18, 2014
Blankenbush Meets With Gen. Howard On Ft. Drum Day In Albany
March 18, 2014
Compared To APPLE Plan, Majority Bill Is Little More Than Empty Calories
March 14, 2014
Blankenbush Calls For Transparency In Regents Selection
March 11, 2014
We Must Take The Side Of New York’s Students
March 7, 2014
Blankenbush: Push For Educational Reforms Will Continue
March 6, 2014
Blankenbush, Highway Superintendents Push For More Funding To Repair Local Roads
March 5, 2014
Blankenbush Urges Passage Of “21st Century Education Initiative”
March 5, 2014
Blankenbush District Office On The Move
March 3, 2014
Cuomo: Put Our Kids Before Cons
February 28, 2014
Mandate Relief Nowhere In Sight
February 21, 2014
Blankenbush Says No To Taxpayer-Funded College For Criminals
February 19, 2014
Special Session Must Be Called To Pass Public Assistance Integrity Act Before Federal Deadline
February 14, 2014
Upstate Agricultural Programs Take A Hit In Governor’s Budget
February 7, 2014
We Can Support Teachers, Students While Fixing Common Core
January 31, 2014
Statement from Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) on the Carthage Area Hospital Job Cuts
January 30, 2014
Budget Must Make Good On Promises And Basic Obligations
January 24, 2014
Blankenbush Unveils Plan To Reform Common Core
January 23, 2014
Statement from Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) on the Governor’s Executive Budget Proposal
January 21, 2014
Lasting Property Tax Relief Needed
January 17, 2014
Blankenbush Calls For Full Repeal Of Gun Control Law On Anniversary Of Its Passage
January 15, 2014
Upstate New York Communities Deserve Holistic Solutions
January 10, 2014
Blankenbush District Office Closed Due To Snow Emergency
January 8, 2014
Blankenbush’s Priority - Unleashing Upstate New York’s Potential
January 8, 2014
Blankenbush Reappointed As Ranking Minority Member On The Assembly Agriculture Committee
January 6, 2014
Blankenbush Joins Gov. Cuomo In Announcing $4.5 Million Winter Tourism Marketing Plan
December 30, 2013
Welcomed Opportunity For Mental Health Care Expansion In Rural Upstate New York
December 20, 2013
Regional Economic Development Councils Should Consider The Big Impact That Smaller Improvement Projects Could Make
December 13, 2013
Blankenbush Announces Regional Economic Development Awards For Upstate New York
December 11, 2013
Blankenbush Calling For Passage Of Welfare Reform To Save State From Losing Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars
December 10, 2013
The Holiday Countdown Has Begun! Re-Register For Your STAR Property Tax Savings
December 6, 2013
Blankenbush To Hold Holiday Food Drive
December 6, 2013
Opening Doors To Understanding
November 22, 2013
Don’t Get Left Out In The Cold: Sign Up For HEAP
November 15, 2013
Hunting Season Safety Tips For All Of Us
October 4, 2013
Statement from Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) on the restoration of $90 million to support Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) programs
September 30, 2013
Let’s Help Our Stressed Upstate Communities
September 27, 2013
Jobs, Skills And Education Must Match Today’s Economy
September 20, 2013
Blankenbush, Brindisi Partnering On ‘21st Century Education Initiative’
September 18, 2013
Consider Volunteering As A First Responder
September 13, 2013
Something Worth Celebrating
September 6, 2013
You Don’t Leave Until The Job’s Done
September 4, 2013
In Times Of Struggle, All Of Us Are Here To Help
July 19, 2013
Blankenbush Applauds Bipartisan Effort To Help With Flood Recovery In The Mohawk Valley
July 17, 2013
Cautious Optimism About Greek Yogurt
July 12, 2013
Statement From Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) On The Flooding In Oneida County
June 28, 2013
Assembly Majority Deliver Disappointment And Hypocrisy
June 28, 2013
Blankenbush To Assembly Majority: Let’s Do The Right Thing, Let’s Make Sure We Deliver Equality To New York’s Women
June 21, 2013
Blankenbush Comments on End Of Session Win For Upstate Agricultural Economy
June 21, 2013
Blankenbush Comments On Successful Restoration Of OPWDD Funding
June 21, 2013
Blankenbush: Speaker, Women’s Equality Isn’t a Political Game
June 20, 2013
Blankenbush’s 2% Ag Assessment Cap Passes In Albany
June 18, 2013
Blankenbush Votes To Restore Funding To Programs For Developmentally Disabled
June 17, 2013
The Best Thing Albany Can Do For New York’s Economy Is Step Aside
June 14, 2013
Cap Ag Assessment Growth, Boost Upstate Economic Growth
June 7, 2013
Blankenbush: Our Family Farmers Need A Break, Pass The Two-Percent Ag Assessment Cap Now
June 4, 2013
Blankenbush, County Officials Overwhelmingly Disapprove Of Cuomo’s Gun Control Law
May 31, 2013
Singing To The Cows?
May 24, 2013
Blankenbush: Terrible Laws Can’t Be Fixed Piecemeal, Repeal Gov. Cuomo’s Gun Control Law Outright
May 23, 2013
What Is Upstate Strong?
May 17, 2013
Blankenbush Votes No On Farm Unionization Bill, Says It Would Set Back Upstate New York’s Economic Progress
May 13, 2013
New Yorkers’ Tax Freedom Day Keeps Getting Later And Later
May 3, 2013
Costly Extended Voting An Excessive Unfunded Mandate On Counties
April 26, 2013
Blankenbush, Firemen’s Association Urge Residents To Participate In RecruitNY Weekend
April 11, 2013
Gov. Cuomo – If Your Budget Was Good In The First Place, You Wouldn’t Need To Sell It So Hard Upstate
April 10, 2013
Blankenbush Votes For Budget That Boosts Upstate School Aid And Ag Funding, But Pushes To Restore Funding For Developmental Disability Programs
March 28, 2013
Blankenbush: Now Cuomo Wants Upstaters To Squeal On Each Other
March 21, 2013
Blankenbush Takes Lead On Video Campaign Promoting Family Farms
March 20, 2013
Blankenbush Tapped To Work On Human Services Portion Of Budget Negotiations
March 11, 2013
Blankenbush, Local Highway Superintendents, Other Pols Form Coalition Calling For Increased Funding To Repair Crumbling Roads, Bridges
March 6, 2013
Blankenbush Votes Down Poorly-Designed Minimum Wage Bill
March 5, 2013
Blankenbush: Budget Needs To Focus On Helping Working Families
January 22, 2013
Rushed Gun Measure Does Little To Protect Families From Real Threats
January 15, 2013
Blankenbush: New York On Right Track, But More Is Needed To Keep It Strong
January 9, 2013
Blankenbush Speaks Out Against 45 Percent Thruway Toll Hike
August 20, 2012
Blankenbush: Recharge NY Keeps Paying It Forward With Job Growth
June 28, 2012
Blankenbush: Albany Heading Down Brighter Path
June 21, 2012
Blankenbush Stands Up Against Cyber-bullies
June 18, 2012
Blankenbush: Budget Is Done, Still More Work Ahead
April 3, 2012
Blankenbush Secures Critical Ag, Economic Development Funding In State Budget
March 30, 2012
Blankenbush Says $164 Million In Extra Revenue Should Go To Rural School Aid, Not Political Pork
March 22, 2012
Blankenbush Sticks Up For St. Lawrence County Residents In Opposition To Divisive Redistricting Plan
March 16, 2012
Blankenbush Votes ‘No’ On Majority’s Budget, Says It’s Missing Taxpayer Protections
March 12, 2012
Blankenbush: Brian Peck Joining My Team
February 2, 2012
Blankenbush on the Executive Budget Proposal
January 17, 2012
It’s Time To End Albany’s Clichés
January 10, 2012
Assemblyman Blankenbush, Superintendents Meet With Education Commissioner On School Aid Formula
January 4, 2012
Blankenbush Fighting For Fair Treatment Of North Country Interests
December 22, 2011
Blankenbush Praises Winning “Transformational Vision” Of North Country Economic Development Plan
December 8, 2011
Blankenbush Vote Gives North Country Families Tax Breaks
December 8, 2011
Blankenbush Commends Small Business Assistance Programs, But Cautions Larger Economic Stumbling Blocks Remain
December 1, 2011
Blankenbush Expresses Concerns With Recent Board of Regents Mandates
November 29, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Collecting Winter Coats
November 15, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Presents Proclamation to Sandy Creek Central School
November 15, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Testifies at North Country LATFOR Hearing
November 2, 2011
Changes to the 2011-2012 HEAP Program
October 20, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush To Host Town Hall Meeting With Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb
October 3, 2011
LATFOR To Hold Redistricting Hearing In North Country
September 21, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Offers Disaster Preparedness Safety Tips
September 16, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Lobbies for Redistricting Hearing in the North Country
September 6, 2011
Blankenbush Wants Questions Answered Regarding Wasteful Spending By The Hudson River-Black River Regulating District Board And Administration
August 9, 2011
Blankenbush Testifies at LATFOR Hearing
July 20, 2011
Assembly Passes Resolution Marking June as Dairy Month
July 2, 2011
Blankenbush Keeps Taxpayers Priority Amid Session Shuffle
June 24, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush to Hold Mobile Office Hours in Gouverneur
June 20, 2011
Blankenbush Fighting For Mandate, Property Taxpayer Relief
June 20, 2011
Assembly Passes Legislation to Consolidate Three Town Courts in Lewis County
June 16, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Announces Free Fishing Weekend in New York State
June 15, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Sponsors Summer Reading Challenge
June 13, 2011
Blankenbush Passes Ethics Bill
June 13, 2011
Unemployment/ Domestic Migration Remains High: New York Needs Jobs, Albany Needs to Be More Business Friendly
June 10, 2011
Assembly Majority Continues Assault On Second Amendment Right
May 26, 2011
Blankenbush: Property Tax Cap Close To Becoming Reality, Mandate Relief Still Needed
May 24, 2011
Remembering Those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice in Defense of Our Freedom
May 19, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Joins Senator Ritchie In Expressing Concern Over DOH Regs On Municipal Rec Programs
May 16, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Announces Construction Funding for Local Libraries
May 10, 2011
Blankenbush: McGrath’s Playing Politics
May 9, 2011
May is Military Appreciation Month
May 5, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush to Hold Mobile Office Hours in Oswego County
May 4, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Sponsoring Legislation to Ease Pain at the Pump
May 3, 2011
Blankenbush To Troops: Thank You!
May 2, 2011
Blankenbush Asks DEC Commissioner to Utilize Conservation Fund
May 2, 2011
DEC Should Invest Conservation Fund Surplus
April 27, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Invites Community Organizations and Schools to Use His Display Window
April 27, 2011
Blankenbush: DEC’s Extension Of Wood Boiler Deadline Helpful, But New Regs Need Revisiting
April 18, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Participates in Snirt Run
April 13, 2011
Blankenbush: Koch’s New York Uprising Shortsighted On Redistricting Reform
April 12, 2011
Blankenbush Pushes For Immediate Action On Property Tax Cap
April 11, 2011
“Beef: It’s What’s For Dinner”
April 8, 2011
Blankenbush Votes For Budget – Closing Deficit, Boosting Economy With Private-Sector Job Growth Programs, Ag Restorations
March 31, 2011
Blankenbush Fought For Tug Hill, Albany Restores Funding
March 24, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Helps Kick-Off Maple Weekend
March 21, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Announces District Office Open House and Mobile Offices
March 18, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Likes Senate Budget; Votes No On Assembly Budget; Cites Assembly’s Tax Increases
March 15, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Opposes Millionaire’s Tax; Calls It A Tax On Business
March 10, 2011
Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush Welcomes Home 1st Brigade
March 9, 2011
Blankenbush Calls Regents Board Process A Sham
March 8, 2011
Blankenbush Supporting Fairer, Less Partisan Redistricting
March 2, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Moving District Office To West Carthage
February 28, 2011
School Aid Cuts Must Be Fair
February 17, 2011
Blankenbush Sends Letter to Cuomo Urging Restoration of Ag Funding
February 14, 2011
Blankenbush Announces Agriculture Listening Forums
February 8, 2011
Blankenbush: Budget Will Need Careful Examination
February 1, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush: New York Must Provide Tax & Mandate Relief
January 31, 2011
My Priorities For Getting New York State Back On The Road To Economic Recovery
January 20, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Invites You to 2nd Annual Sportsmen & Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day
January 17, 2011
Assemblyman Blankenbush Congratulates Senator Ritchie on Ag Chairmanship
January 11, 2011
Blankenbush Receives Committee Assignments
January 6, 2011
Blankenbush: Cuomo On Point So Far
January 5, 2011
Blankenbush Takes Oath Of Office; New Assemblyman Says Job Creation Is Top Priority
January 4, 2011

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