Press Releases

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Statement On Threats To Disrupt Catholic Masses On Mother’s Day

WASHINGTONVILLE, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) released the following statement regarding threats made against Catholic masses on Mother’s Day. Law enforcement is warning that extremists may try and disrupt...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Announces Approval Of His 2022 Stop The Bleed Month Resolution

ALBANY, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor), is proud to announce that his resolution to make May 2022, Stop the Bleed Month in the State of New York, in conjunction with the observance of National Stop the Bleed Month,...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Statement On Fallen Former Orange County Marine Killed In Ukraine

ALBANY, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor), today, released the following statement after former U.S. Marine William ‘Willy’ Joseph Cancel, 22, was killed Monday bravely fighting alongside Ukrainian forces...

Schmitt Announces Over $18 Million in Clean Water Funding for 99th Assembly District

ALBANY, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) is proud to announce more than $18 million in state funding will be disbursed in the 99th Assembly District for water infrastructure projects in order to protect public health...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Delivers Historic Tax Relief

ALBANY, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) is proud to announce the passage of historic tax cuts and relief for middle-class families and small businesses across the Hudson Valley. Schmitt delivered on his promise to...

Assemblyman Schmitt Honored With Guardian Of Seniors’ Rights Award

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NEW WINDSOR, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) has been honored with the 60 Plus Association’s Guardian of Seniors’ Rights Award:"I am honored to receive the Guardian of Seniors’ Rights award by the...

Assemblyman Schmitt Pays Tribute To Cadets During West Point Day In Albany

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ALBANY, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) paid tribute to a group of cadets from the United States Military Academy during the annual West Point Day on Thursday, March 24, 2022, held in the New York State Capitol in...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Fighting for Historic Funding to Fix Local Roads, Bridges, and Potholes

ALBANY, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor), the Ranking Member of the Assembly Local Governments Committee has joined with colleagues to advocate in the state budget process for an increase in critical funding for local...

Colin Schmitt and Local Officials Call for Immediate Action to Provide Gas Price Relief

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NEW WINDSOR, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C-New Windsor), today held a press conference to discuss immediate actions required to provide relief for skyrocketing gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular gas hit $4 on...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Supports Additions to State Parks in the Hudson Highlands

WASHINGTONVILLE, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) released the following statement in support of adding additional acres to state parks in the Hudson Valley, expanding the protection of New York’s open spaces,...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Honors District-Wide Veterans Hall of Fame Inductees NAM Knights

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Chester — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) is proud to announce that the NAM Knights have been inducted into the 99th Assembly District Hall of Fame as the District-Wide Honorees. On Sunday, February 27, 2022, Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Hosts 2nd Annual 99th Assembly District Veterans Hall Of Fame Ceremony

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Chester, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) this evening hosted the 2nd Annual Veterans Hall of Fame Ceremony for the 99th Assembly District. The ceremony honored local residents from towns and villages across the 99th...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Statement On Lifting Of School Mask Mandate

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) issued the following statement regarding Governor Hochul rescinding her school mask mandate effective March 2:Assemblyman Colin Schmitt stated, “Over the course...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Recognizes The Horse And Sulky Pub And Grill As February Small Business Of The Month

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Hamptonburgh, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) has a small business of the month appreciation program to show recognition for a local business in the 99th Assembly District each month. For the month of February, Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Announces 2022 Veterans Hall of Fame Nominees

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Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) is proud to announce the list of honorees for the 2nd Annual 99th Assembly District Veterans Hall of Fame ceremony. These honorees will be formally recognized and honored...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Questions DOH Commissioner

Albany, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) released the following statement after questioning the New York State Department of Health Commissioner, Mary Bassett, during the New York Assembly Budget Hearing on Health. Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Announces 2022 Veterans Hall Of Fame

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Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) is proud to announce the date of his upcoming 2nd Annual 99th Assembly District Veterans Hall of Fame ceremony. Honorees will be formally recognized and honored by Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Recognizes Stony Point Pharmacy As January Small Business Of The Month

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Stony Point, NY — (01/26/2022) Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) has a small business of the month appreciation program to show recognition for a local business in the 99th Assembly District each month. For the month of...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt And Assembly Minority Conference Call For ‘Inflation Relief & Consumer Assistance Plan’

Albany, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) and the New York State Assembly Minority Conference today highlighted legislation to assist families struggling with skyrocketing prices caused by rising inflation. The “Inflation...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Announces New Pop Up Covid-19 Testing Site In Washingtonville

Washingtonville, NY — (01/16/2021) Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) in conjunction with Horizon Family Medical Group, Quest Diagnostics, and Village of Washingtonville Mayor Joe Bucco have announced the launch of a new...