Assemblyman Brindisi Appointed to Assembly Education Committee

Brindisi: “I will continue to emphasize the need for fair and equitable state support of our public schools”
January 11, 2016

Albany – Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica has been appointed to the State Assembly Education Committee by Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie.

“I am confident that Assemblyman Brindisi’s extensive experience and strong support for public education will make him a terrific asset to the Assembly Education Committee. Assemblyman Brindisi has shown a keen interest in working to improve the state education formula for school districts, and is a passionate advocate for the Career and Technical Education Pathway Program recently approved by the State Board of Regents. With Mr. Brindisi’s skills and expertise, I believe he will play an important role in helping the committee’s efforts to establish education policies that lead to student success in the classroom and beyond,” Heastie said.

“I consider this new assignment a great privilege and an honor. During my tenure in the Assembly, I have considered education to be a top priority. As a member of the Assembly’s Education committee, I will continue to emphasize the need for fair and equitable state support of our public schools. As always, I welcome the comments and suggestions of educators, parents, and students to strengthen our educational system. I pledge to continue sharing these concerns with my colleagues on the Education Committee,” Brindisi said.

In addition to serving on the Education Committee, Brindisi will continue serving on the Assembly Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry; Higher Education; Aging; Veterans’ Affairs; and Transportation Committees, and as Chair of the Subcommittee on Volunteer Emergency Services.