Weekly Update March 11th, 2017 – March 18th, 2017
Mar 10, 2017
Working Together across Party Lines on Tough Issues like High-Priced Drugs
Tired of gridlock, many people are hoping for some bipartisan action on complex health care issues, like high-priced drugs. I believe that is possible.
Feb 18, 2017
Health and Medicaid Budget Hearing
At this week’s Health and Medicaid budget hearing I was able to question Dr. Howard A. Zucker, Commissioner of Health for New York State and, Jason Helgerson, State Medicaid Director about the 2017-2018 Executive...
Nov 19, 2016
Increased Access to Pre-K
Governor Cuomo recently announced an initiative, that my colleagues and I supported in the Legislature, to provide funding to 25 high-need school districts including Cohoes and Lansingburgh to increase access to quality pre-kindergarten...
Weekly News Update 6/3/2016-6/10/2016
Jun 3, 2016
Bill A.4439 passes the NYS Assembly
I was glad to see my bill, A.4439 pass in the NYS Assembly earlier this week. The purpose of this bill is to prohibit naming a building after a public official who was responsible for securing...
Weekly News Update 5/27/16-6/3/16
May 26, 2016
Passage bill A.9568
This past week, a bill that I am the lead sponsor on passed the NYS Assembly with an almost unanimous vote in favor. The bill, A.9568, establishes a new period of statute of limitations for those areas designated...