Welcome Letter

Welcome to my New York State Assembly web page.

You can use this page to easily access information about the work I do both in Albany and at home to pass laws designed to build a stronger, healthier and more vibrant New York.

You can contact me with issues of concern, legislation you support or oppose, or ideas to help make our community stronger, healthier and safer.

In addition, you can use the entire Assembly web site as a great way to stay apprised of new legislation that impacts our state as well as the Assembly District. I encourage you to visit this site often to keep yourself up to date on various issues, news and legislative hearings. Thank you for visiting.


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Budget Process Rife With Secrecy, Misguided Policy Despite Assembly Minority Calls For Transparency

Despite what you may think, the Assembly Minority are the only ones who actually debate the budget. When we debate the budget, the people of the state get a complete picture of what is in the document. This year, the governor did all he could to...

April 12, 2016
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The Assembly Majority Blocks Plan For College Affordability

Today in Albany, the Assembly Majority blocked an initiative to make college degrees more affordable for middle-class families in New York State. Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R,C,I-Merrick), a leading proponent of education on Long Island and member...

April 5, 2016
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Middle Class, Schools Get The Break They Deserve

“I am proud to announce that we have passed a state budget that finally fully restores the 2011 education cuts known as the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), delivers a record amount of school aid for our educators and students, and secures a $1...

April 1, 2016
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Our Triumvirate Of Mystery

“It is deplorable that after two of the three most powerful men in Albany were convicted of corruption, we are still left victim to the ‘three men in a room’ process of negotiating the state budget. This is a perfect example of how Albany is not...

March 30, 2016
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Mixed Martial Arts A Potential Goldmine For New York

“At a time when Long Island’s property taxes are through the roof and our income taxes are some of the highest in the nation, we should be doing everything we can to attract new businesses and increase revenue for our state. There’s no reason Las...

March 22, 2016
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