Assemblyman Tony Jordan (R,C,I-Jackson) today announced that he has been named “Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore,” an important leadership position within the New York State Assembly Minority Conference. Jordan was appointed to the leadership post by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua).
Serving in his new capacity as Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore, Jordan will help research issues, prepare debates and manage legislative activity on the Assembly floor. Jordan said he was honored by Leader Kolb’s appointment and looked forward to beginning his new leadership duties on behalf of the Conference and the more than six million New Yorkers it collectively represents.
“Serving as Assemblyman for the 112th District, Tony Jordan has already distinguished himself by his hard work, detailed knowledge of public policy and the legislative process and commitment to advancing our Conference’s goal of creating a safer, stronger, smarter, better New York State. I know Assemblyman Jordan will continue our Conference’s tradition of professional discourse and passionate debate of the people’s business, fighting the good fight for fiscally responsible public policies and standing up for New York’s taxpayers and job creators,” Leader Kolb said.
“I would like to thank Leader Kolb for this appointment and I look forward to the challenge this new leadership opportunity presents,” said Jordan. “I will continue to work hard advocating for the people of New York on the important issues facing our state.”
As Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore, Assemblyman Jordan now has increased responsibility for leading floor debates on legislation. “Debating important pieces of legislation is at the very heart of the legislative process. The tough questions asked on the Assembly floor make sure that all consequences of a proposed bill are fully considered. My new role within our Minority Conference brings with it a significant responsibility to ask tough questions and demand satisfactory answers,” said Jordan.
“I look forward to serving in this new leadership capacity and genuinely appreciate Leader Kolb’s trust in me,” said Jordan.
As always, anyone with further questions or concerns may contact Assembly Jordan at his Fort Edward office, 518-747-7098, or call 518-455-5404 to reach his office in Albany.