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Butler Votes Yes For Women’s Equal Pay

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C-Newport) today voted in favor of the Women’s Equality Pay Act, A.6075, a bill that would strengthen New York’s equal pay laws. This bill is part of the larger Women’s Equality Agenda (WEA), and...

April 27, 2015
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Why Good Legislation Doesn’t Always See The Light Of Day

If there is one thing that rings true about Albany, it is that it needs some sunshine. The mentality that “things have always been done that way” is hindering state government from being more responsive and accountable to the people. I have...

April 24, 2015
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Butler To Parents: Our Fight For Education Reform Has Just Begun

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C-Newport) today applauded Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and Education Committee Chair Cathy Nolan for shifting their position on education reform after Board of Regents Chancellor Meryl Tisch announced that teacher...

April 23, 2015
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Butler Urging Assembly Majority To Allow A Vote On SAFE Act Repealers

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C-Newport) is urging the Assembly Majority to take up legislation repealing the governor’s SAFE Act of 2013. Three bills, which Butler sponsors, are expected to be held in committee at a Codes Committee meeting...

April 22, 2015
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Butler: Education Reform Took A Backseat To Assembly Majority’s Political Agenda

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C-Newport) is disappointed by the Assembly Majority for blocking the Achieving Pupil Preparedness and Launching Excellence (APPLE) Plan. The APPLE Plan focuses on reforming education. A key component of the plan was...

April 21, 2015
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