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Assemblyman Stirpe: ‘DIAPER Act’ Exempting Diapers from All Sales Tax Passes Both Houses

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Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced legislation that he co-sponsored to exempt diapers from all sales taxes in New York passed both houses of the Legislature (A.8528-A)“Diapers are a basic need that no baby should ever have to go without,”...

Assemblyman Stirpe Passes Bill to Look Out for Local Taxpayers by Combating Double Library Taxation

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that legislation he sponsored to study the issue of double library taxation across the state and develop recommendations to protect taxpayers from this financial burden has passed the Assembly (A.9448-A).“I...

Assemblyman Stirpe’s Bill to Support Small Businesses Facing High UI Tax Rates Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that his bill establishing an amnesty period for small businesses that are behind on their unemployment insurance (UI) taxes to pay off their remaining balance without interest passed in the Assembly (A.10202).“Supporting...

Assemblyman Stirpe’s Bill Helping Self-Employed New Yorkers Build Retirement Savings Passes Both Houses

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Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that legislation he sponsored allowing freelancers and self-employed individuals to enroll in the New York State Secure Choice Savings Plan (NY Secure Choice) has passed the Assembly (A.9882-A).“From artists...

Assemblyman Stirpe: Advancing Legislation to Expand Access to Hospice, Palliative Care

“Hospice and palliative care are critical resources for New Yorkers approaching the end of their life, yet sadly these services are underused because many people don’t know the options available to them. To help expand access to high quality...

Assemblyman Stirpe: Rides for Recovery Eases Logistical Burden for Those Seeking Recovery

“Everyone who struggles from substance use disorder deserves access to recovery treatment but far too often many simply lack the resources to get to lifesaving treatment or support groups. As a member of the Assembly Committee on Alcoholism and...

Assemblyman Stirpe’s Bill to Provide Property Tax Breaks for Newly Constructed Homes Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that legislation he sponsored to allow certain villages to create a tax exemption for newly constructed single- and multi-family residential properties has passed the Assembly (A.5987-C).“It’s more...

Assemblyman Stirpe Passes Bill to Help Promote the NYS Job Bank, Strengthen State Workforce

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that he sponsored and helped pass legislation that requires the New York State Department of Labor (DOL) to implement a public awareness campaign to promote the New York State Job Bank (A.8458-A).“As chair...

Assemblyman Stirpe Passes Bill to Help Upstate Flood Mitigation Task Force Address Local Flooding Concerns

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that he sponsored and helped pass legislation that would appoint the New York State Canal Corporation director as the chair of the Upstate Flood Mitigation Task Force (A.9177-C).“Our communities have experienced...

Assemblyman Stirpe Passes Bill to Ensure People with Disabilities Can Coach High School Sports Teams

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that legislation he sponsored to allow coaches who can’t be CPR-certified due to a disability to coach high school sports has passed the Assembly (A.9534-A).“While it’s important to ensure high...
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