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Direct Support Professionals Make Communities Stronger

The incredible professionals who care for the disability community provide some of the most important services in the state and across the nation— caring for our most vulnerable population. Too often, their efforts are overlooked and the selfless...

September 15, 2017
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Comptroller Report Evidence Upstate Still Heading In The Wrong Direction

A recent report from Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli shows Upstate New York’s workforce is shrinking, even as gains are made in New York City and Long Island. Upstate’s lagging economy is hardly news, considering Albany’s failure to enact any...

September 8, 2017
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

"Tonight we mourn the loss of a dedicated Assembly member and a true gentleman with the passing of Michael Simanowitz. As a person and professional, he had the respect of every member of our house, on both sides of the political aisle. His...

September 3, 2017
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Skilled Workers Create More Jobs

The ingenuity and perseverance of the American workforce has been changing the world since the Industrial Revolution, and on the first Monday of every September, we take time to celebrate Labor Day. For more than 100 years, Labor Day has honored the...

September 1, 2017
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua)

"I want to extend my heartfelt sympathies to Joe and Mary Beth Morelle as they mourn the passing of their daughter, Lauren. Lauren's courage and candor during her battle with cancer was an inspiration to each & every one of us. She met her...

August 30, 2017
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