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NY’s Late Tax Freedom Day Tells Albany’s High-Tax Story

Assemblyman David DiPietro (R,C-East Aurora) is citing the Tax Foundation’s Tax Freedom Day study as further proof the state must reverse its anti-business climate. New Yorkers waited longer than residents of 47 other states to begin working for...

May 18, 2016
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DiPietro: Legislature Must Move On Pension Forfeiture

“The sentencing of Dean Skelos is another example of why lawmakers convicted of a felony must be stripped of their taxpayer-financed pensions. Skelos violated the public trust and contributed to the cloud of corruption continually above Albany and...

May 18, 2016
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The Assembly Majority Last Roadblock To Tackling Heroin Crisis

“While the rest of state government convenes panels and task forces to study the heroin epidemic and move legislation to effectively combat opioid addiction, the Assembly Majority stand pat. Our conference has prepared a legislative package based...

May 17, 2016
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Ethics Should Dominate Remainder Of Session

Despite the legislative leaders’ refusal to put ethics reform items in the state budget this year, I will continue to fight for the legislation throughout the remainder of session. As we watch United States Attorney for the Southern District, Preet...

May 10, 2016
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DiPietro: An Agenda To Clean Up Albany

Assemblyman David DiPietro (R,C-East Aurora) is renewing his calls for increased ethics reform in a month when three legislative leaders will be sentenced for abusing their offices. “This week we witnessed the sentencing of Sheldon Silver and...

May 5, 2016
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