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Final Days Should Focus On Farm Families

With precious few days left in this year’s legislative session, we know the big issues I’ll be working on. Ethics reform, ending Common Core, lowering taxes and relaxing New York’s regulatory burden will be my top priorities, but in addition to...

June 9, 2016
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DiPietro And Colleagues Urge Action On Heroin Legislation

Assemblyman David DiPietro (R,C-East Aurora) joined several of his colleagues to urge the Assembly Majority to take immediate action on their legislative agenda to combat the growing heroin epidemic in our communities. Last year, the Assembly...

June 1, 2016
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NY’s Late Tax Freedom Day Tells Albany’s High-Tax Story

Assemblyman David DiPietro (R,C-East Aurora) is citing the Tax Foundation’s Tax Freedom Day study as further proof the state must reverse its anti-business climate. New Yorkers waited longer than residents of 47 other states to begin working for...

May 18, 2016
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DiPietro: Legislature Must Move On Pension Forfeiture

“The sentencing of Dean Skelos is another example of why lawmakers convicted of a felony must be stripped of their taxpayer-financed pensions. Skelos violated the public trust and contributed to the cloud of corruption continually above Albany and...

May 18, 2016
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The Assembly Majority Last Roadblock To Tackling Heroin Crisis

“While the rest of state government convenes panels and task forces to study the heroin epidemic and move legislation to effectively combat opioid addiction, the Assembly Majority stand pat. Our conference has prepared a legislative package based...

May 17, 2016
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