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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.

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Constituent Survey

Hello! Thank you for completeing my online survey. Your input and thoughts on issues facing our state and capital region are important to...

February 21, 2014
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Letter to the Editor

As a member of the New York State Assembly representing a portion of the City of Albany, and as a newly appointed member of the Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA), I feel compelled to comment on recent news accounts regarding the development...

August 14, 2013
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Park South – A Promise Kept

Albany – The Capital Region received a major announcement in regard to the area in Albany known as Park South. Albany Medical Center announced the $110 million Park South Plan for the Future which is a public-private partnership supported by major...

July 24, 2013
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Assemblymember John McDonald Announces Construction Grant Awards to Cohoes, Troy and Waterford Public Libraries

Albany, NY – Member of Assembly John T. McDonald III announced that Cohoes, Troy and Waterford Public Libraries have been awarded more than $95,000 combined in public library construction funds. The funds will be used for handicap accessibility...

June 19, 2013
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Assemblymember McDonald: Assembly Passes Moratorium on Hydrofracking in New York State

In order to allow for additional time to examine further the potential public health risks and environmental safety concerns associated with the new natural gas drilling techniques proposed for the state, including high-volume hydraulic fracturing,...

March 7, 2013
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