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START-UP Stalls On Reporting Results

On April 1, the state faced a deadline to release a report enumerating the results of the START-UP NY program. But no such report has been released, which is not surprising considering the abysmal track record this governor has demonstrated with...

April 29, 2016
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Kolb: Assembly Should Be Involved In State Police Search Committee

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) today issued the following statement on the search committee that has been formed to name a replacement for outgoing State Police Superintendent Joseph D’Amico. “In today’s world, protecting...

April 28, 2016
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Albany’s Ethical Challenge Has Gone Unmet

We are nearly four full months into the legislative session, and nothing has been done to address corruption in Albany. In a few short weeks, former legislative leaders Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos will be sentenced on felony corruption crimes....

April 25, 2016
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) On The Assembly’s Crime Victims’ Awareness Legislation

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) today commented on passage of a legislative package to recognize National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The Assembly passed 10 bills, but did not include the Domestic Violence Prevention Act,...

April 12, 2016
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Kolb: Higher Education Committee Blocks College Affordability Bills

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) today criticized the Assembly Committee on Higher Education for blocking legislation designed to make college tuition more affordable and reduce the burden of student debt on New Yorkers. This...

April 11, 2016
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