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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) On The End Of The 2016 Legislative Session

“As we end the 2016 legislative session, we leave Albany in the same condition as when we began – functionally broken. Despite early promises for reform, lawmakers turned a blind eye to public demand and urgent need for meaningful change. It...

June 20, 2016
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Distractions Don’t Diminish Need For Real Ethics Reform

“Historic” is a bold word to describe muted ethics proposals that barely scratch the surface of a woefully broken system. But as the 2016 Legislative Session approaches its final week, Gov. Cuomo continues to oversell his reform efforts as...

June 14, 2016
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Assembly Minority Conference Calls For Greater Oversight & Accountability In State’s Economic Development Programs

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) was joined by his colleagues in the Minority Conference today to call for dramatic changes that would increase transparency, accountability and oversight of the state’s economic development...

June 6, 2016
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Limping To The Finish Line Is Unacceptable

The 2016 session calendar has precious few days left, and while the Assembly Majority appears content to meander through June passing one-house bills with no chance of becoming law, our Conference is demanding action on a number of items that have...

June 3, 2016
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Honoring Those Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

While we take time to celebrate Memorial Day weekend, it is important that we reflect on what the holiday is truly about. Since the birth of our nation, hundreds of thousands of Americans have made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. As...

May 27, 2016
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