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Rack ‘Em Up Preet, Another Corrupt Politician Headed To The Clink

Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was sentenced to time in prison today for using his influence as an elected official to get his troubled son Adam a no-show job. Assemblyman Katz issued the following statement: “I am thrilled that Preet...

May 12, 2016
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Albany Is Festering With Corruption, Silver’s Sentencing Meaningless If Lawmakers Refuse To Act

After two decades worth of corrupt dealings and cover-ups, former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced today for federal corruption charges. Assemblyman Katz issued the following statement: “While it is a small win for New Yorkers to...

May 3, 2016
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Transparency Needed In Albany: Assembly Majority Blocks Bill To Freeze Property Taxes For Seniors And Disabled Residents

In an all too familiar move, the New York State Assembly Majority halted the progress of Assemblyman Steve Katz’s (R,C-Yorktown) legislation to freeze property taxes for seniors and disabled residents (A.2733) by blocking the...

April 12, 2016
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Budget Secrecy And Lack Of Ethics Reform To Prove Costly For Our Economy

The New York State Assembly passed the 2016-17 State Budget one day late after secret negotiations between Gov. Cuomo and both the Assembly and Senate majority leaders broke down several times. Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,C-Yorktown) issued the...

April 6, 2016
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No Significant Ethics Reform Proposed In State Budget

With the New York State Budget deadline looming and negotiations between Gov. Cuomo and both the Assembly and Senate majority leaders being held in secret, no mention of ethics reform has been made. Today, Assemblyman Steve Katz (R,C-Yorktown)...

March 29, 2016
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