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Butler Votes For Victim Rights, Rejects Raise The Age Legislation

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C,I,Ref-Newport) today voted against legislation proposed by the Assembly Majority known as the ‘Raise the Age’ bill. The legislation would raise the age of which individuals may be treated as criminally responsible...

February 14, 2017
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New York Must Answer To The Taxpayer, Not The Reverse

The foundation of any democratic government must be centered on the idea that it is the people, the taxpayers, who are to be served and they are ultimately in charge. New York government, however, seems to lose that focus and fundamental...

February 13, 2017
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Butler And Colleagues Offer Plan To Make Higher Education More Accessible And Affordable

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Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C,I,Ref-Newport) joined his Minority colleagues in unveiling the Affordable College for All Initiative (ACAI) to make higher education more accessible to low-income and middle-income students and their families. Butler,...

February 13, 2017
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Butler: Dept. Tax Commissioner Admits Freeze On Star Rebates Is A Tax Increase

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C,I,Ref-Newport) is calling for the removal of the STAR Exemption freeze on growth to be removed from the state budget proposal. Governor Cuomo had placed in his budget a freeze on the growth of STAR Exemptions which...

February 8, 2017
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Work With, Rather Than Against, Local Governments

The state has often taken the wrong approach to working with our local governments and communities. One of the things I enjoy most about being an Assemblyman is finding the many ways I can work with the towns, villages and counties within my...

February 1, 2017
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