Press Releases

Tague Slams Cuomo for Flip Flop on Phase IV Reopening of Gyms

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) and his colleagues are standing up for fitness center operators and customers in a letter they penned to the governor. Tague is outraged that the reopening of gyms has been pushed past Phase IV of the state’s...

Tague Demands Cuomo Amend Executive Order to Allow Service Members to Return Home

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is calling on the governor to create an exemption for military personnel in his recent Executive Order requiring individuals entering New York from states with high COVID-19 infection rates to quarantine....

Tague Rallies against Cuomo's Persisting Emergency Powers

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is leading the charge among his Minority colleagues to end Gov. Cuomo’s emergency powers in a letter written by the Minority state legislators. While the governor’s emergency powers are not set to...

Tague Kicks Off Youth Summer Reading Challenge

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) has prepared a Summer Reading Challenge for this year which recognizes children who read 15 minutes a day for 40 days during the months of July and August. Tague believes reading during the summer, especially...

Tague Joins Congressional Delegation Demanding Documents on Cuomo's Covid-19 Nursing Home Scandal

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) stands in firm support of congressional efforts to demand documents and a briefing from the Cuomo administration regarding the Department of Health’s decision to place COVID-19 positive patients in nursing...

Tague Demands Cuomo Preserve Infrastructure Funding

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is standing up for localities in a letter he and his Assembly Minority colleagues wrote to the governor calling on him to give assurance of funding availability for local transportation and infrastructure...

Tague Demands Cuomo Allow Graduation Ceremonies to Move Forward

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is leading the charge among his Minority colleagues in the Assembly to demand the governor allow graduation ceremonies to proceed in the state. Tague insists this can be done safely with proper precautions,...

Tague Calls on Cuomo to Allow School Election Ballots Postmarked by June 9 to Be Counted

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is calling on the governor to allow ballots postmarked by June 9 to be accepted for local school elections, rather than requiring that they arrive at schools by that day. Multiple school districts have been...

Tague Speaks against Cuomo's Delay of Phase II Reopening

“I am shocked by the governor’s decision to move the goalposts in the middle of the game by delaying the much-needed second phase of regional reopening by subjecting the process to the approval of a panel of experts who don’t even live...

Tague Frustrated by Senate Majority's Rejection of Amendments to End Cuomo's Emergency Powers

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is appalled by the Senate Majority’s rejection of amendments that would end the governor’s emergency powers. Tague is calling for New York to return to its constitutional government operated by three...

Tague Fighting to Limit Cuomo's Executive Power

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is leading the charge alongside his Minority colleagues to pass legislation that would limit the governor’s expanded powers during emergencies while increasing local capabilities to handle them with a...

Tague Slams Governor for Dismissing Thousands of Nursing Home Deaths

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is demanding an investigation into the Department of Health’s handling of nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic following thousands of COVID-19 related deaths in nursing homes. The Health Department...

Tague Demands Legislature Return to Session to Address Needs of New Yorkers during Covid-19 Pandemic

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is demanding the Legislature return to session to resume its constitutional responsibilities and address the needs of New Yorkers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tague says New Yorkers deserve representation...

Tague Calls out Cuomo for Lack of Special Education Expert on 'Reimagine Education Advisory Council'

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) has drafted a letter with his Minority colleagues in the Assembly calling on the governor to add more representatives to his “Reimagine Education Advisory Council” to make it more effective in addressing...

Tague Calls on Cuomo to Classify Dental Services as Essential

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) and his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference wrote a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo calling for the re-opening of dental offices and resuming of dental work in New York state. The American Dental Association...

Tague and Assembly Minority Demand Cuomo Re-Open Religious Centers As Soon As Possible

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) and his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo demanding that he re-open places of worship as soon as possible. Religious institutions are crucial resources for people...

Tague Joins Assembly Minority Calling for Cares-Act Funding to Be Used for Rural Broadband Expansion

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) has joined his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference in writing a letter to President Trump and Sen. Schumer calling for the federal government to allocate a sizeable portion of CARES Act broadband...

Tague, Oberacker and Martucci Slam Anti-Dairy Farm Statement Made by Actress Edie Falco

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) and state Senate candidates Mike Martucci and Peter Oberacker, today took exception to comments made by actress Edie Falco demanding Gov. Cuomo abandon New York’s dairy farmers and ignore requests for...

Tague Tells Cuomo to Focus on Struggling Families Rather Than "Reimagining" Government

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to focus on the unemployment crisis caused by COVID-19 as working people throughout the state struggle to receive their benefits and pay their bills. As families throughout...

Tague Leading Charge to Give Relief to Volunteer First Responders during Covid-19 Pandemic

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) fully supports the Assembly Minority effort to provide relief to volunteer firefighter and EMS personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would allocate $90 million generated from state wireless surcharge...