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Abinanti Pushes Bill to Ban Fracking Waste on Highways

Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Greenburgh/Mt. Pleasant) has introduced legislation (A.211) to ban the use of hydrofracking wastewater on highways. Due to its salty nature, fracking wastewater is being promoted by some to de-ice...

March 13, 2015
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Abinanti Calls for DOT Pothole Website & Stepped-Up Repair

Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Greenburgh/Mt. Pleasant) repeated his call for the State Department of Transportation to set up an emergency repair program and enlist “all additional resources necessary to make our roads safe.” Abinanti also called...

March 11, 2015
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Abinanti Seeks Independent Review of Parkway Entrances/Exits

Albany, NY - Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (92nd AD) has requested that the New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner form an independent task force, including a mix of experts and motorist organizations, to evaluate the...

March 3, 2015
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Abinanti Urges a More User-Friendly DOT Website

“Those damaged by DOT’s failure to maintain State roads should not be further frustrated by a user-unfriendly DOT website,” said Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Greenburgh/Mt. Pleasant) today. In a letter to State Department of Transportation...

March 2, 2015
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Abinanti Blasts Cuomo Budget for Failing People with Special Needs

“The Governor’s budget is a disaster for people with special needs,” said Assemblyman Tom Abinanti today following a Joint Budget Hearing on Mental Hygiene. “The proposed $31 million cut in the OPWDD budget comes at a time when today’s needs are not...

February 27, 2015
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