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2016 Legislative Session Brings Major Accomplishments

“We accomplished a great deal during the 2016 legislative session. One of our greatest accomplishments was providing more than $2 billion in additional funding to our school districts to ensure our children receive the best education possible. Other...

June 20, 2016
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New Yorkers Are Dying While Assembly Majority Looks On

“What families on Long Island and across New York State are facing with the heroin crisis is a nightmare that unfortunately is all too real. We are seeing families ripped apart by the abuse of heroin and other opioids. My Assembly Minority...

June 1, 2016
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Tax Freedom Day Comes Late For New York Once Again

Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo (R,C-New Suffolk) announced that today is Tax Freedom Day in New York State. Tax Freedom Day marks the date when state residents and businesses have officially earned enough money to meet the year’s annual federal and...

May 27, 2016
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A Stumble At The Finish Line: The Assembly Majority Botches Another Chance

“With the opportunity in front of them to address the issue of pension forfeiture for corrupt state officials yesterday, the Assembly Majority stumbled at the finish line, choosing to allow their pal Sheldon Silver to keep his taxpayer-funded...

May 25, 2016
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Senate Passes Bill Establishing New Crime For Opioid Drug Dealers

To date, this session, the Assembly has refused to take action. Today, as the state Senate announced the findings of its heroin task force, Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo (R,C-New Suffolk) renewed his call for legislation to fight the heroin epidemic...

May 17, 2016
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