Press Releases

Assemblymember Bronson Authors Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence, Transgender Individuals

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the passage of legislation he authored that would protect the personal safety and privacy of victims of domestic violence as well as transgender individuals (A.9409). “Acts...

Resolution Mourning the Death of Humphrey Donahue

Assembly Resolution No. 1308 BY: M. of A. Bronson MOURNING the death of Humphrey Donahue, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to pay tribute...

Resolution Honoring 50th Anniversary of the Henrietta Town Hall

Assembly Resolution No. 1227 BY: M. of A. Bronson COMMEMORATING the 50th Anniversary of the Henrietta Town Hall in Monroe County, New York, to be celebrated June 14, 2014 WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body...

Assemblymember Bronson’s Legislation to Expand Veterans’ Tax Exemption Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the Assembly passed a bill he sponsored that would continue veterans’ property tax exemptions for their primary home if they move to another home within the same county (A.879)....

Assemblymember Bronson Celebrates West Point Day

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the passage of a resolution honoring the men and women of the United States Military Academy at West Point. The resolution was part of the Assembly’s 63rd Annual West Point Day...

Assemblymember Bronson Helps Pass Legislation Protecting Those Subjected to Domestic Violence

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the passage of a number of measures to provide better assistance, protection and justice to those subjected to domestic violence. The Assembly also passed a resolution declaring April...

Assemblymember Bronson Authors Legislation to Protect, Advance Rights of LGBT New Yorkers

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced he is sponsoring legislation that would enhance state government’s understanding of the needs and experiences of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community (A.7669-A). “The...

Assemblymember Bronson Authors Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence, Transgender Individuals

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced that he is introducing legislation to protect the personal safety and privacy of victims of domestic violence as well as transgender individuals (A.9409). “Acts of domestic...

Assemblymember Bronson: Package of Bills Passed to Protect and Support Crime Victims

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Riga/Rush/Wheatland) helped pass a package of bills aimed at protecting crime victims and their families. The passage of these bills recognizes the 30th anniversary of National Crime Victims’ Rights...

Assemblymember Bronson: 2014-15 Budget Increases Investment In Education

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the final state budget increases school aid by $¬36 million over last year for schools in the 138th Assembly District, which is an overall increase of 6.25%. “Adequately funding...

Assemblymember Bronson: 2014-15 Budget Provides Tax Relief, Invests in Local Economy

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) helped pass the 2014-2015 state budget that includes significant tax relief for families and small businesses while also investing in local institutions and infrastructure. “Finding ways...

Assemblymember Bronson: State Budget Lends Helping Hand To New York’s Families

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the 2014-15 state budget supports vital programs for New York’s families and its most vulnerable individuals. The budget provides funding to improve New York’s child care system,...

“Prepare Our Workforce” Initiative Moves Forward

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced legislation included in his “Prepare Our Workforce” initiative has passed the Assembly (A.7673). This legislation would provide critical funding to train workers in advanced manufacturing....

Assemblymember Bronson: Parents Voices Heard on Common Core

“Our children face many challenges as they pursue their educational opportunities, but over-burdensome testing as a result of Common Core should not be one of those challenges. Today a bill I sponsored passed the Assembly to reduce testing for students...

Assemblymember Bronson: “Cradle to Career” Child Development Creates Opportunities

“Well-established evidence shows that high quality childcare opportunities for working families lead to improved academic readiness for children, better health and greater workplace productivity. That is why I am committed to ensure that our children...

Assemblymember Bronson: Big Projects Will Move Rochester Forward

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D – Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced that two local projects he’s been vigorously working on got a major boost when Governor Cuomo came to town today. Bronson has supported both projects at every stage and will...

Assemblymember Bronson: $50 Million in HEAP Funding Will Help Local Families

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced that the federal government has approved $50 million in additional funding for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), enabling more local families to receive benefits into February....

Assemblymember Bronson: $50 Million in HEAP Funding Will Help Local Families

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced that the federal government has approved $50 million in additional funding for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), enabling more local families to receive benefits into February....

“Prepare Our Workforce” Initiative Will Help Fill “Middle Skills” Gap

As Chair of the Labor Subcommittee on Emerging Workforces and member of the Labor committee, Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) is co-sponsoring pivotal legislation as part of a “Prepare Our Workforce” initiative aimed at...

Assembly Passes Women’s Equality Act

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announces the Assembly has passed legislation which includes all 10 points to the Women’s Equality Act. The legislation (A.8070) would take significant steps in ending the many discriminatory...