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A Convention Could Solve Albany’s Corruption

The governor and Legislature have buried their heads in the sand during a time of crisis in New York State. Corruption has run rampant, destroying public trust and threatening the very foundation of democracy – a government that works for the...

May 20, 2016
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New York’s Spending Practices Are A Disaster

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued a call this week for the state to change its fiscal practices and implement comprehensive budget reforms. The comptroller’s concerns come as no surprise and echo many of the changes the Assembly Minority Conference...

May 13, 2016
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) On The Sentencing Of Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos

“The sentencing of Dean Skelos would normally allow New Yorkers to turn the page on a story of public corruption. But today in Albany, turning the page only brings us to more corruption headlines. Public opinion polls indicate that 97 percent of...

May 12, 2016
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New York’s Tax Rankings Are A National Embarrassment

New Yorkers deserve a state in which they can afford to live, work and raise a family. In order to do that, we must transform the state’s tax climate. Across the state small businesses are struggling. Residents are fleeing in droves. State mandates...

May 6, 2016
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) On The Sentencing Of Former Speaker Sheldon Silver

“The corruption prosecution of Sheldon Silver has ended. But the corruption problem in Albany still remains. Investigations, scandals and convictions continue to mount at the Capitol, but Albany has sat on its hands and watched the public’s...

May 3, 2016
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