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Assembly Minority Conference to Launch ‘No Surrender’ Veteran Initiative: Making PTSD A Priority

Today, Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay and Assemblyman Jake Ashby, Ranking Minority Member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee and an Army veteran, announced the “No Surrender” Veteran Initiative: Making PTSD a Priority, a series...

Region Seeing Great Strides in Economic Development, but Small Landlords Held Back By Eviction Moratorium

“The pandemic and the eviction moratorium have left many small landlords in a difficult situation where they are unable to pay their bills and property taxes because of tenants who have not paid their rent. The extension of the eviction moratorium...

Statement from Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) on The Swearing-In of Gov. Kathy Hochul

“I look forward to working with our newly sworn-in governor, Kathy Hochul. I am eager to work with her to support our veterans, local small businesses and communities as we continue to rebuild after the pandemic, and to restore public trust in New...

Statement from Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) on the Expansion of Taliban Control Across Afghanistan

“It is heartbreaking to acknowledge the rapid expansion of Taliban control across Afghanistan. To the veterans and their families who deployed to Afghanistan, know that you are not alone. Please reach out to those close to you and/or to the many...

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) Renews Call for Impeachment of Gov. Andrew Cuomo Following the Confirmation of Sexual Harassment by the Office of the Attorney General

“Today’s report made very clear that Gov. Cuomo has, multiple times, violated countless laws by sexually harassing and assaulting a staggering number of women, many of whom worked directly for him. I again emphasize the bravery of these women...

Ashby, Area Legislators Fight to Prevent Troy VA Closure - Letter from legislators

Ashby Joins Parents in Calling to Unmask Children

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Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) is supporting legislation that would prohibit state agencies from mandating masks for children younger than 18 years old in settings like schools, daycares and summer camps. The point of the legislation is to re-establish...

Ashby: NY COVID Rates Are Well under Control, It’s Time the Legislature Ends Governor’s Pandemic Emergency Powers

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Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) joined Assembly and Senate Minority in calling for an end to the governor’s emergency powers today. The conferences have introduced resolutions and are calling on their Majority colleagues to take action....

Ashby, Area Legislators Fight to Prevent Troy VA Closure

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton), Sen. Neil Breslin, Sen. Daphne Jordan and Assemblyman John McDonald are partnering to fight the Veterans Affairs’ (VA) decision to close the Troy VA Outpatient Clinic, a community-based outpatient clinic...

Ashby: Immediate Action Needed To Prevent Closure of Troy VA CBOC

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) is demanding immediate action and a swift reversal of the recent announcement by the Veterans Administration to close the Troy Community Based Outpatient Clinic. Despite serving over 1,000 Veterans a year, the...
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