Press Releases

Brabenec: DEC Commissioner Wrong To Designate Village Of Kiryas Joel As Lead Agency In Proposed Annexation

Assemblyman Karl Brabenec (R,C,I-Deerpark) expressed concern regarding today’s decision by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens to designate the Village of Kiryas Joel as Lead Agency for the proposed...

Brabenec: With Silver’s End, Hope Is On The Horizon

“After more than 21 years of dysfunction, greed and corruption, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s reign will come to an end on Monday. The Assembly Majority has been a rubber stamp for whatever Silver desired; now, we have a chance to come together...

Brabenec: Silver Must Resign Now

“The people of New York State deserve better than to have a federally indicted Speaker of the Assembly. My hope is that today's news will motivate my fellow members to bring Sheldon Silver's over-20-year career of corruption to an end by electing a...

Brabenec: Proposed Budget Will Not Save This State

The governor delivered one of his more eloquent speeches today and offered some very inspiring words on how to move our state into the New Year. However, Gov. Cuomo seems to be afraid to address the real problem that plagues our state: the out-of- control...

Brabenec Voices Opposition To Utility Rate Hikes

Assemblyman Karl Brabenec (R,C,I-Deerpark) today expressed disappointment and concern over Orange & Rockland Utilities’ (O&R) proposed rate hikes for 2015. O&R is proposing a six percent electric rate increase and a 19 percent natural gas rate hike,...