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Butler, Miller Introduce Legislation To Extend Pistol Recertification Deadline Into 2019

Assemblyman Marc W. Butler (R,C,I,Ref-Newport) introduced legislation to extend the firearms recertification deadline for pistol permit holders along with Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford), who supports the proposed legislation. Pistol permit...

Miller On Governor’s State Of The State Address

“There are certainly some positive thoughts to take away from the governor’s State of the State – ideas that can protect and benefit New Yorkers – but of course, all they are is thought. Year after year, we see grand promises come...

Miller Named to NY Farm Bureau Circle of Friends

Yesterday, Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford) was recognized for his efforts in support of farming and agriculture in New York state by being named to the prestigious Circle of Friends by the New York Farm Bureau. “This is such an honor...

Miller On Governor’s Redc Awards

“Of course we are pleased to see some of our tax dollars come back to our region with the hope of stimulating economic development in the area. That said, I believe we need to have a discussion between the Legislature and the governor to discuss...

Miller: NYS Must Echo Fed’s ‘Entitlement Reform’ Plan

“There are a lot of people suffering in this state – too many. New York is taxing residents right out of state. One of the largest drivers of state spending is social programs like Medicaid, welfare and unemployment. These programs are extremely...

Miller Rejects FEMA’s Assertion That July Flooding ‘Not Severe Enough’ For Assistance

“Our residents have been through enough since the disastrous flooding in July that ensued after the Sauquoit Creek overflowed its banks, yet again. Many have lost their homes, their businesses, their livelihoods. My fellow legislators and I have...

Miller Announces Toys For Tots Drive

Local residents in New Hartford and surrounding areas will be able to let their holiday spirit shine by donating to Assemblyman Brian Miller’s (R,I-New Hartford) inaugural holiday toy drive. Today, Miller announced that his district office will serve...

Assemblyman Miller On Remington Arms Furlough

Seven months after 122 local residents were laid off and one month after an additional 60 lost their jobs, Remington Arms in Ilion has confirmed that it will move forward with furloughs for workers in an effort to cut costs through the end of 2017. Assemblyman...

Government Finally Worked The Way It Should And Our Students Are The Beneficiary

For years, the complaints of parents, students and teachers throughout New York state seemed to go unheard. Or perhaps the complaints regarding the substantially flawed Common Core standards were simply ignored by the State Education Department and the...

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Miller Calls For Healthcare Rate Hike Investigation

“A recent report has announced that Crystal Run Health Plan – the company that was permitted to increase its 2017 rates by 80.5 percent and 58.5 percent for individual plans and small group plans, respectively – has donated $400,000 to...

Miller Attends Herkimer County Fair Opening Ceremonies

(Right) Assemblyman Miller with several county fair volunteers. Recently, Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford) attended the opening ceremonies for the 2017 Herkimer County Fair. This year’s event runs from August 15 – 20. While at...

Miller and Sen. Gillibrand Talk Safety For First Responders

Recently, Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford) was on hand with U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) for the announcement of federal funding to help with costs related to training, essential equipment and increased staffing for first responders....

Miller and U.S. Sen. Gillibrand Tour Brewery Ommegang

Recently, Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I-New Hartford) toured Brewery Ommegang alongside U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and met with Brewmaster Phil Leinhart. While touring, they discussed the exponential growth of breweries in New York State,...

Miller Critical of Cuomo’s Millions For Prison Degrees

“I am very concerned with the governor’s spending of $7 million to finance the college education of up to 2,500 criminals who are currently incarcerated. While the plan is to spend money from bank settlements, I can think of many other ways...

Miller Critical Of Cuomo’s Millions For Prison Degrees

“I am very concerned with the governor’s spending of $7 million to finance the college education of up to 2,500 criminals who are currently incarcerated. While the plan is to spend money from bank settlements, I can think of many other ways...

Miller Working To Help Community Recover, Protect From Future Flooding Catastrophes

For the last month, Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I – New Hartford) has worked tirelessly with state and local elected officials as well as with members of the state Department of Environmental Conservation, to bring attention to and obtain emergency...

Mohawk Valley Nine Secures Relief Package To Save Vernon Downs And 300 Jobs

ALBANY – The Mohawk Valley Nine, a bipartisan coalition of state legislators representing Herkimer, Madison and Oneida counties, today announced they have secured a tax relief package to keep Vernon Downs open. The package was included as part of...