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DOT & Thruway Authority Signs Point to Dysfunction

If you’ve driven on any portion of the New York State Thruway or major roadways across the state, you’ve seen them. Promotional “I Love NY” road signs have popped up like a case of blue measles along the state’s most-traveled highways and byways....

February 17, 2017
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Assembly Minority Conference Unveils Affordable College for All Initiative

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) and his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference today unveiled the Affordable College For All Initiative — a comprehensive bill package that will provide broad-based relief for...

February 16, 2017
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Misleading ‘Sanctuary State’ Risks Federal Funding

Defying federal policy by attempting to shield illegal immigrants from the law does not protect the interests of New Yorkers. Earlier this week, the Assembly Majority proposed a number of bills that would essentially turn New York into a “sanctuary...

February 10, 2017
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The Case for a Constitutional Convention

One of the many lessons I’ve learned in Albany is this: when those who have harvested most of the power oppose an idea, it’s probably something worth considering. We see a prime example of this on the issue of a Constitutional Convention. A...

February 3, 2017
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Kolb: Assembly Majority Clings To Status-Quo, Rejects Common-Sense Reforms

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) today criticized the Majority Conference for blocking 12 common-sense reform proposals aimed at creating more transparent, fair and effective Assembly procedures. “The Assembly...

February 1, 2017
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