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Assemblymember Bronson: Workforce Development Catalogue Connects Workers with Training Opportunities

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced his legislation to require the state Department of Labor (DOL) to create and maintain a catalogue of funding programs for workforce development and preparation, adult education...

December 21, 2017
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Assemblymember Bronson: Funding Will Improve Water Quality in Rochester

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced that the city of Rochester will receive $538,096 in order to replace lead service lines for residential drinking water. The funding is part of a $2.5 billion investment to...

December 21, 2017
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Assemblymember Bronson: New York Buy American Act Strengthens Manufacturing

“As New York expands and repairs the vast network of roads and bridges that connect our communities, the need for iron and steel manufacturing is all the more necessary. That’s why the New York Buy American Act becoming law is so monumental (Ch. 451...

December 21, 2017
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Assemblymember Bronson’s Bill Holding Dishonest Contractors Accountable is Signed into Law

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced that legislation he authored to prohibit contractors who violate wage and labor laws from securing public works contracts was signed into law (Ch. 461 of 2017)....

December 20, 2017
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March 12, 2018
"I personally don't usually favor design-build, but when there is a project labor agreement (PLA) we take care of that problem with correction. In fact, Labor Law 222 says, when the public entity that is subject to the contract determines that its interest in obtaining the best work at the possible lowest price, preventing favoritism, fraud and corruption and other consideration, such as the impact of delay, the possibility of cost savings advantages and any local history of labor unrest are best met by requiring a project labor agreement," said Assemblymember Harry Bronson, who voted in favor of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Modernization Act and for providing a report on lead-based paint poisoning prevention. (A.10053)

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Assemblymember Bronson discusses how Building a Better Rochester's investment in infrastructure will result in job creation.


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