Press Releases

Assemblyman Santabarbara Letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Solution to Reduce Train Noise

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After frequent complaints from residents of Schenectady and Montgomery Counties about an increase in excessive noise from train horns, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, a civil engineer, has written a letter to the United States Department of Transportation...

Letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Seeks Solution to Reduce Train Noise

Assemblyman Santabarbara Introduces Bill to Eliminate DMV Fees for Transition to “Real ID”

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced new legislation he has introduced in the State Assembly that would eliminate all transaction fees related to obtaining a “REAL ID” until May 3, 2023, the date when a REAL ID will be required for every...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Introduces Bill to Waive Fees for Commercial Drivers Licenses Until End of 2024

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has introduced new legislation in the New York State Assembly that would waive all DMV fees for obtaining a commercial driver’s license until the end of 2024. If passed, this bill would remove these financial barriers...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Introduces Bill to Exempt Shipping and Delivery Fees from Sales Tax

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced new legislation he has introduced in the State Assembly that would exempt shipping and delivery fees from being included when sales tax is calculated for a transaction to customers in New York State. Currently,...

With Colder Weather Coming Soon, Emergency Propane Bill Passed this Session Will Ensure Homeowners Can Access Fuel During Emergencies

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, long-standing member of the NYS Assembly Committee on Energy, announced that his bill to ensure residents can heat their homes in times of emergency has passed both in the Assembly and Senate this legislative session....

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Recognize Amsterdam Boxing Legend, Robert “Bobby” Stewart

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, who represents the Amsterdam area in the New York State Assembly, will host a special recognition for Amsterdam Boxing Legend, Robert “Bobby” Stewart with a New York State Assembly Proclamation at the State Capitol...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive in response to the national blood shortage with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing,...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive in response to the national blood shortage with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing,...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive in response to the national blood shortage with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing,...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: New Law Helps Keep our Kids Safe at Camps

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that a new law he helped pass will ensure all summer camps background checks in place for their employees and volunteers in both state and national databases (Ch. 248 of 2022). “Summer camp is a time-honored...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Cut Ribbon on New Rotterdam United Soccer Club Little Free Library

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara in partnership with the Rotterdam United Soccer Club (RUSC) will take part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new RUSC Little Free Library. RUSC Little Free Library is a place where adults and children can read and...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Hold Annual Memorial Service on 9/11

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will be hosting his annual memorial service to honor the lives lost on September 11, 2001 – this year’s service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, September 11th, at Engine Hill Community Center at The Bridge Christian...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive in response to the national blood shortage with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing,...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Delivered Backpacks to Students in Schenectady on First Day of School Today

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, in partnership with Hill & Markes, Inc., a local wholesale distributor, will be delivering backpacks full of supplies for students in need to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School in the Schenectady City School...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Partners with Hill & Markes to Deliver Backpacks to Students in Schenectady on First Day of School

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, in partnership with Hill & Markes, Inc., a local wholesale distributor, will be delivering backpacks full of supplies for students in need to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School in the Schenectady City School...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive in response to the national blood shortage with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing,...

Dairy Day at the Fonda Fair

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It’s Dairy Day at the Fonda Fair 🐮 an annual tradition, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara teamed up with Miss Fonda Fair to build a GIANT ICE CREAM SUNDAE with 300 lbs of Stewart's Shops vanilla and served it to guests at the fair!

Assemblyman Santabarbara Reminds Drivers of New Laws in Place to Keep Students Safe on School Buses this Year

As students get ready to head back to school, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is reminding drivers of the legislation he co-sponsored and helped pass to ensure students get to and from school safely by implementing photo monitoring systems on buses and...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive in response to the national blood shortage with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing,...