Press Releases

Hawley Denounces Free Health Care Program for Sex Workers

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) criticized the Governor’s recent plan to provide tax-payer funded health care to sex workers across the state. This new initiative, known as the “Sex Worker Health Pilot Program,” will allow the state Department...

Hawley Visits Thriving Orleans County Business

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Last week, Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) visited Orleans Millworks (OM) to tour their facilities and meet with owner Karl Driesel. Orleans Millworks was founded in Kendall, New York, in 2016 and has three full-time and three part-time employees....

Hawley Announces 2023 Patriot Trip to DC for Local Veterans

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) is announcing this year’s Patriot Trip to Washington, D.C., which will take place from September 21 to 24. During this time, veterans and their families will get a tour of the nation’s capital and its numerous...

Hawley Announces Assembly Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) is holding his Annual New York state Assembly Summer Reading Challenge to help encourage good reading habits and continued learning this summer. This year's theme is "All Together Now," in cooperation with Summer...

Hawley Opposes Construction of Casino in Downtown Rochester

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) denounced the recent reports of a deal between the governor’s administration and the Seneca Nation to build a casino in downtown Rochester. The construction of a new casino in the area would be damaging to the...

Hawley Hosts Annual Electronic Recycling Event

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) is once again partnering with the Sunnking recycling group to offer free electronic device collection and recycling for the community. Collection day will be Saturday, June 17 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the parking...

Hawley to Host Series of Town Halls Across Orleans County

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C -Batavia) is encouraging constituents from Orleans County to attend town hall meetings that he will be hosting on Saturday, June 24 at Barre Town Hall, Carlton Town Hall and Kendall Town Hall. There, Assemblyman Hawley will...

Hawley Announces Mobile Office Hours for June 2023

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) announced to the people of the 139th Assembly District his mobile office hours for June 2023. As a public servant, Hawley believes informing the public about his availability is one of his highest priorities. The...

Hawley Hosts Annual Electronic Recycling Event

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) is once again partnering with the Sunnking recycling group to offer free electronic device collection and recycling for the community. Collection day will be Saturday, June 17 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the parking...

Hawley Signs Letter Calling for Migrants to Stay off SUNY Campuses Statewide

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) signed a letter today alongside several Assembly legislators calling on Gov. Hochul to prevent SUNY college campus dormitories and other facilities from being used as undocumented migrant housing during the unprecedented...

Hawley Announces Mobile Office Hours for May 2023

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) announced to the people of the 139th Assembly District his mobile office hours for May 2023. As a public servant, Hawley believes being available to the public is one of his highest priorities. The office hours will...

Hawley Denounces Budget Measure That Reduces Rural Counties Voices on Western New York Off-Track Betting Measures

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) slammed the Majority’s budget proposal that included a limit on the voting power of rural and suburban communities in Western New York. Since its inception, the 15 Counties, and the Cities of Buffalo and Rochester,...

Hawley Denounces Budget Measure That Limits Western NY Voice on Off-Track Betting Measures

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) slammed the Majority’s budget proposal that included a limit on the voting power of rural and suburban communities in Western New York. Since its inception, the 15 Counties, and the Cities of Buffalo and Rochester,...

Hawley Signs on to Letter Calling for Nursing Home Disaster Accountability

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) signed on to a letter calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to respond and investigate the nursing home mismanagement disaster from the COVID-19 pandemic in a more timely and open manner. As many New Yorkers are aware, nursing...

Hawley Announces Mobile Office Hours for April 2023

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) announced to the people of the 139th Assembly District his mobile office hours for April 2023. As a public servant, Hawley believes informing the public about his availability is one of his highest priorities. The...

Hawley Supports Further School Safety Proposals

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) joined fellow legislators today in the presentation of new school safety proposals they hope to implement statewide. Following a statewide tour with input from several education professionals, mental health professionals,...

Hawley Joins Bipartisan Effort to End ‘Raise The Age’ Law

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) joined a coalition of assembly members and district attorneys from across the state and on both sides of the political aisle, to call for an end to the dangerous ”Raise the Age” law that has been in place in...

Hawley Responds to Governor’s High-Rise Plan

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) joined fellow Assembly Minority colleagues today to stand against the governor’s proposed high-rise plan, which would force urban building in otherwise non-urban environments like suburban communities and rural...

Hawley Partners with Red Cross to Offer CPR Training

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) is partnering with the American Red Crossto offer free Hands-Only CPR training to anyone in the district looking to learn. These 30-minute courses are designed to be quick, simple, and easy to learn, and can make...

Hawley Rallies for Further Local Road Investment

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) rallied today with Assembly and Senate Minority colleagues in the call for an increased allocation of funds for local roads as part of this year’s budget. Local roads are often in disrepair and require support...