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Assemblyman Thiele: Lives Depend on Taking Warning Signs of Gun Violence Seriously

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF, WE - Sag Harbor) today announced that he once again passed legislation to establish an “extreme risk protection order” to help keep guns out of the hands of people demonstrating a serious threat to themselves...

Assemblyman Thiele: William Floyd School District Receives Smart Schools Funding

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) announced today that the William Floyd Union Free School District is the recipient of Smart Schools funding. The district is slated to receive $1,913,410 from New York State to improve school connectivity. There...

Assemblyman Thiele: Nearly $38 Million in Grants Available to Protect New York Farmland

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF, WE - Sag Harbor) today announced that nearly $38 million is now available through the Farmland Protection Implementation Grant program to help New York farmers protect valuable and at-risk farmland. This grant...

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele: Discrimination Has Absolutely No Place in New York

“Discrimination rears its ugly head in many forms and knows no bounds. It’s born out of hatred and ignorance and leaves inequality and pain in its wake. That’s unacceptable and shameful, especially when it occurs in the workplace. “This past year...

Assemblyman Thiele: Limiting Painkiller Prescriptions Will Aid in Fighting Opioid Epidemic

“The opioid crisis continues to wreak havoc in communities across our state, claiming countless lives each and every year. From 2015 to 2016, the number of drug deaths in New York State – fueled primarily by opioids like fentanyl and heroin – increased...

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