Santabarbara Cuts Red Tape for New York Businesses
Aug 1, 2013
“Businesses need relief from burdensome state regulations,” said Santabarbara. “This common sense measure builds on my efforts to work with the business community to find even more ways to make New York more business-friendly.”
Flood Victims to Receive State Assistance Rebuilding Their Lives
Jul 17, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) was at Herkimer County Community College, along with Governor Cuomo and other local officials, to address the flooding that has affected families in the Mohawk Valley. To provide the much-needed assistance...
Santabarbara Calls on President to Issue Federal Disaster Declaration
Jul 12, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) continues to call on President Obama to issue a Disaster Declaration for the recent flooding experienced in the Mohawk Valley.
“Affected families, businesses and neighborhoods need support while working...
Assemblymembers Santabarbara and Steck Announce Grant for Schenectady Public Library
Jun 21, 2013
Assemblymembers Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) and Phil Steck (D-Niskayuna) announced that Schenectady County Public Library was awarded a grant for improvements in the amount of $111,318.
The grant was awarded through the New York State Education...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Cuts Red Tape to Make New York More Business Friendly
Jun 19, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced that a bill he sponsored streamlines the relicensing application process for chain food processing establishments has passed both the Assembly and Senate (A.7759).
“Businesses are counting on...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Reels in Tax Credits to Support Film Production in the Capital Region
Jun 18, 2013
“We need to make sure there is a level playing field so we can remain competitive,” said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam). “Attracting more film companies to our area will boost our local economy and has the potential to create jobs.”
Assemblyman Santabarbara: OPWDD Services to Stay Intact
Jun 17, 2013
“The vital services people with disabilities and their families depend on are no longer in jeopardy,” said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam). “These programs can mean the world to people with disabilities, giving them the opportunity...
Santabarbara: Let’s Make it Easier for Workers to Gain Advanced Manufacturing Skills Businesses Need
Jun 14, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced the passage of legislation he sponsored to help train more workers in advanced manufacturing (A.7673). Funding would be directed to not-for-profits, industry public-private partnerships, individuals...
Santabarbara Works to Curb Teen Texting and Driving
Jun 11, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced that the Assembly passed legislation to improve highway safety by increasing penalties on probationary and junior drivers who text while driving (A.7739).
“We have seen the ads on television...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Breathes New Life into Community Gem
Jun 10, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced that his bill to extend the authorization of the Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor Commission (MVHCC) for another 10 years was approved, marking his first bill to pass the Assembly (A.7441). The revival...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Works to Make Life Easier for Disabled New Yorkers
Jun 5, 2013
On Monday, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) celebrated Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day by supporting a package of bills aimed at improving the lives of New Yorkers with disabilities and attending a press conference advocating for the...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Fights to Restore OPWDD Funding
Jun 3, 2013
“Restoring funding to OPWDD is the right thing to do,” said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam). “The programs it supports are vital to our families. They can change the lives of the developmentally disabled by giving them the opportunity...
Santabarbara Works to Promote Local Farms and Businesses
May 31, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced the passage of three bills in the Assembly aimed at helping promote New York State food and products.
“Agriculture is big business in New York State,” Santabarbara said. “With more families...
May 8, 2013
“The recent allegations of corruption are absolutely appalling. Serving in public office is about fighting for the needs of the people, not about self-gain. We must do more to crack down on political corruption and that’s why I’m sponsoring legislation...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Helps Advance Legislation to Aid NY Farmers
Apr 25, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced that three pieces of legislation he sponsored to cut costs for farmers and promote agricultural products produced in New York State moved through the Assembly Agriculture Committee.
Assemblyman Santabarbara Fights for Crime Victims and Their Families
Apr 24, 2013
“In wake of the recent events that have taken place in Massachusetts and locally in Rotterdam, the types of struggles victims and their families face in the aftermath of a tragedy have been brought to the forefront,” said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Observes Earth Day with Local Students
Apr 23, 2013
“With Spring upon us and people spend more time outside, Earth Day is the perfect time to raise awareness about the issues affecting our environment,” said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam). “Protecting our natural resources will also...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Works to Protect Victims on Domestic Violence Awareness Day
Apr 22, 2013
“Domestic violence can happen to anyone, at any time,” said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam). “Victims need support from their community and deserve the resources necessary to help them get their lives back.”
Each year, roughly...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Praises New York’s Commitment to Dairy Farms
Apr 19, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) applauded Governor Cuomo and the Department of Environmental Conservation for easing regulations on dairy farms with 200 to 299 cows.
“New York’s yogurt production has skyrocketed in recent years,”...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Votes to End Unfair Wage Discrimination
Apr 16, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced his support for a package of bills aimed at ending unfair wage discrimination in New York. The bills passed the Assembly earlier today.
“Unfortunately there are still workers who are being...