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Tague and Borrello Respond to Upstate Lawmakers Press Conference Regarding the Overtime Threshold for Farm Laborers

ALBANY – In response to a press conference by several Assembly Majority lawmakers decrying the decision of the Labor Commissioner and Farm Laborers Wage Board to approve lowering the overtime threshold for farm workers, Assemblyman Chris Tague and Sen....

Tague and Borrello Respond to Upstate Lawmakers Press Conference Regarding the Overtime Threshold for Farm Laborers

ALBANY – In response to a press conference by several Assembly Majority lawmakers decrying the decision of the Labor Commissioner and Farm Laborers Wage Board to approve lowering the overtime threshold for farm workers, Assemblyman Chris Tague and Sen....

Tague Welcomes the SEEC to New Office Building in Schoharie

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R, C - Schoharie) on Wednesday welcomed the Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corporation (SEEC) to their new office building with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The building was donated by Bank of America, and it will be Schoharie’s...

Tague Slams Labor Commissioner Reardon for Resolution Lowering Overtime Threshold for Farm Laborers

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today slammed Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon for her decision to lower the farm laborer overtime threshold from 60 hours to 40. With this decision, you will see more and more staple products imported from...

Tague Concludes Fourth-Annual Bipartisan Tour of Farms and Agribusinesses

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today concluded his fourth-annual tour of New York state farms, agribusinesses and agricultural facilities attended by a large, bipartisan group of Senate and Assembly members from across the state, which was...

Tague Cheers Introduction of Bill in Congress by Stefanik to Federally Block Farm Labor OT Threshold Reduction

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is applauding an announcement by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) that she is introducing the Protect Local Farms Act (H.R. 8756) in Congress, which would prevent the New York State Farm Laborers Wage Board's...

Tague Joins Lawmakers, Educators, Law Enforcement and Advocates for Press Conference on Underage Drug Use

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) on Tuesday joined Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, Sen. Sue Serino (SD-41), Program Director of Tobacco-Free Action of Columbia & Greene Counties Karen dePeyster, Greene County Sheriff Pete Kusminsky,...

Tague Slams Farm Laborers Wage Board for Advancing Recommendation to Lower Overtime Threshold

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) slammed the Farm Laborers Wage Board in the wake of their decision to advance a recommendation to Commissioner of Labor Roberta Reardon to lower the farm laborer overtime threshold from 60 hours to 40. For months...

Comptroller’s Report on AG During Pandemic Overlooks Plight of Small, Family Farms

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently released a report hailing the success and resilience of farms during the COVID-19 pandemic, which argued that farms and agri-businesses were more successful than businesses in other industries during that period. To...

Tague Joins Fellow Lawmakers, NYSCOPBA Members to Call for Repeal of Halt Act

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) on Tuesday joined Sen. Sue Serino (SD-41) and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for a press conference in Coxsackie, as they stood with New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association...
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