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Butler Approves NY ABLE Act

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C-Newport) helped pass the New York Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (A.7767-B). The legislation allows New York to establish tax-free savings accounts to help those with...

June 22, 2015
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Any Deals Made At Session’s End Must Include SAFE Act Repeals

As session is going into overtime and negotiations have stalled on some of the big-ticket items the Assembly Majority would like to see accomplished, the Senate Majority and Assembly must push for SAFE Act repeals as a bargaining chip. This law,...

June 19, 2015
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Butler Pushes For Stronger Pension Forfeiture Bill

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C-Newport) voted in favor of a version of the pension forfeiture bill that would strip publicly-funded pensions from elected officials convicted of felonies related to their duties. Although this was not the legislation...

June 17, 2015
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Butler Votes Against Ill-Advised Gun Storage Bill

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C-Newport) voted no on a bill (A.53) that would create excessive and intrusive gun storage laws. The bill not only violates Second Amendment rights, but would significantly impair a person’s...

June 17, 2015
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Butler To Speaker Heastie: Focus On Priorities Of All New Yorkers, Not Just The City

“When the new Assembly Speaker accepted his leadership position, he spoke about an Assembly that would be stronger than ever because it would focus on helping all New Yorkers prosper. Once again, however, there is a heavy emphasis on New York City’s...

June 16, 2015
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