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The Benefits Of College Coming At A Steeper Price

Thousands of parents across the state have spent the past few weeks preparing to send their children off to college. For some students, the end of August signals a transition from high school and the beginning of a new chapter in life. For others,...

August 28, 2015
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Kolb: Assembly Majority Protecting Joyce Mitchell’s Pension

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) issued the following statement on the plea agreement of Joyce Mitchell, the Clinton Correctional Facility employee who helped convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from the...

July 29, 2015
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) On The Final Recommendation From The Fast Food Wage Board

“This afternoon’s recommendation from the Fast Food Wage Board to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour is the end result of an ill-conceived approach by Gov. Cuomo that purposefully circumvented the Legislature – a body elected by the people to...

July 22, 2015
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) On The End Of The 2015 Legislative Session

“The 2015 legislative session ends with too many lawmakers leaving Albany with a feeling of relief, rather than a sense of accomplishment. Despite opportunities to foster meaningful reforms and implement sound public policy, the Legislature failed...

June 26, 2015
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Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) On The Pension Forfeiture Legislation

“The Assembly Majority stalled, weakened and watered-down a pension forfeiture bill they agreed to pass three months ago and that already has passed in the Senate. The revised legislation we saw tonight virtually guarantees there will be no movement...

June 16, 2015
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