Recent NewsRead All

Katz: Opt-Out Numbers Show Grassroots Support For Ending Common Core

“The numbers released yesterday by the State Education Department show that the people of New York have had enough of their children being forced into high-stakes testing on a curriculum they don’t believe is working. Education is more than the few...

August 13, 2015
Read More

Katz And Colleagues Reach Out To New Education Commissioner On Common Core

Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,C-Yorktown) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference have sent a letter to the new Education Commissioner, MaryEllen Elia, regarding Common Core and the high-stakes testing. The letter specifically brings attention...

July 31, 2015
Read More

Katz: We Need To See The Plan For La Guardia Overhaul

Before we begin the overhaul of La Guardia Airport, Gov. Cuomo must show the Legislature and the people of New York a comprehensive financial plan and timeline for the project. Anyone who has traveled in or out of La Guardia can understand the need...

July 28, 2015
Read More

Katz: Assembly Pension Bill Too Little, Too Late

“In a session marred by ethics scandals and arrests, the desire to pass a real, meaningful pension forfeiture amendment should have been at an all-time high. In fact, there was actual momentum on budget night as the Assembly Majority, Senate...

June 17, 2015
Read More

Katz Calls On Gov. To Sign Expedited Medical Marijuana Bill

Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,C-Yorktown) is a sponsor of Assembly Bill 7060, which, as of last night, has passed both legislative chambers and is headed to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo for further action. The governor’s office,...

June 16, 2015
Read More