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Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Applauds Passage Of Craft Brewery Tax Exemption

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) today applauded the passage of legislation (A.6945-A) to exempt tastings at licensed beer, cider and liquor producers from sales tax. Under current law, only...

June 21, 2017
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On Completion Of The 2017 Legislative Session

The 2017 Legislative Session provided clear reminders of how dysfunctional state government is, and how much work will be required to fix it. The most inept budget process in years was followed by weeks of inactivity, absent significant legislation...

June 21, 2017
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) On The Volunteer Firefighter Disability Benefit Program

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) issued the following statement regarding the unanimous passage of the Volunteer Firefighter Cancer Disability Benefit Program: “Volunteer firefighters now have access to critical...

June 20, 2017
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There’s A Better Way To Create Jobs In New York State

The state’s efforts to create jobs are not working as well as they should. In order to improve New York’s economy, especially Upstate, we must commit to a focused, robust job-creation agenda. Upstate New York’s job growth lags well behind the rest...

June 9, 2017
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Working To Protect New York's Taxpayers

We need to protect New York’s hard-working taxpayers. People don’t spend their money without knowing what they’re buying. But Albany constantly spends your money without telling you what you’re getting in return. That’s unacceptable. I’m proud...

June 8, 2017
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