Press Releases

Palmesano Meets with Future Farmers of America Students from TST BOCES

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 Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently met with Future Farmers of America (FFA) students from Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga (TST) BOCES to discuss how to better support our family farms and agriculture in New York state and the importance of our...

Palmesano Meets with Student Journalists from Corning-Painted Post High School

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Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently met with a group of student journalists from Corning-Painted Post High School. They were in Albany to advocate for passage of the Student Journalist Free Speech Act (A.1345), which would protect student...

Palmesano Supports Increasing Access to Child Care and Making it More Affordable

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) joined with his Assembly Minority colleagues at a press conference yesterday to voice their support for the "A Blueprint for Child Care (ABC) Plan. The ABC Plan is a comprehensive set of proposals aimed at increasing...

Palmesano March ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “March Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano Meets with Future Farmers of America Students from Penn Yan and Marcus Whitman

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Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently met with Future Farmers of America (FFA) students from Penn Yan and Marcus Whitman to discuss how to better support agriculture and farming into the future. “I’ve said it before and I will say it again,...

Palmesano Meets with Highway Superintendents

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Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) met with local highway superintendents in Albany today to highlight the need to restore and increase funding for the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS). Last month, Palmesano, Sen....

Palmesano Reminds Constituents About Scholarship Opportunity

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is reminding people of the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is accepting applications for four $3,000 scholarships: two academic and two athletic. Scholarships are available to residents...

Palmesano Reminds Constituents About Donate Life Art Contest

            Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is reminding people about a student art contest hosted by Donate Life New York State. In celebration of Donate Life Month, students are encouraged to share their donation stories and perspectives...

Palmesano February ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “February Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano Announces Scholarship Opportunity

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) announced the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is accepting applications for four $3,000 scholarships: two academic and two athletic.   Scholarships are available to residents of the...

Palmesano Promotes Donate Life Art Contest

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is informing people about a student art contest hosted by Donate Life New York State. In celebration of Donate Life Month, students are encouraged to share their donation stories and perspectives through art. Submissions...

Palmesano Reacts to Executive Budget Out-Of-Control Spending and Misplaced Priorities

“The largest state budget ever, $233 billion, is what Gov. Hochul has proposed in her executive budget presentation. This appears to be yet another budget filled with bloated spending and misplaced priorities. New York is facing immense economic challenges....

Palmesano Reacts to State of The State

“Gov. Hochul delivered the annual State of the State address outlining her priorities for the upcoming session. I hope for, and expect, more specific details about her agenda when she presents her Executive Budget Proposal next week. “I agree with...

Palmesano Reacts to Farm Workers’ Overtime Regulations Taking Effect

“Farming as we know it in New York changed this week, and not for the better. With the new farm labor overtime regulations now in effect, family farms throughout the state will suffer. Lowering the threshold for overtime hours from 60 to 40 hours is...

Palmesano January ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “January Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations, and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government, and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano December ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “December Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano November 'Grant Action News' Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “November Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano October ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “October Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano July ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “July Grants Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano Welcomes James DeRusha of Corning to The Assembly Chamber

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 Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently welcomed James DeRusha of Corning to the Assembly Chamber.DeRusha was in Albany participating in ‘Students Inside Albany’ sponsored by the League of Women Voters. This interactive conference allows...