Press Releases

Ryan Announces $500,000 in Funding For Repairs to the Historic Edward M. Cotter Fireboat

Buffalo – Assemblyman Sean Ryan was joined today by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Buffalo Common Council Member Chris Scanlon, and Jessie Fisher of Preservation Buffalo Niagara along with representatives from The Buffalo Fire Department, “Friends...

Ryan Announces Campaign to Keep Grant Street Clean

Buffalo – Today, July 10th, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan joined Grant Street business owners and stakeholders to introduce the Assemblyman’s new Grant Street anti-litter campaign. Earlier this year, the Assemblyman was joined by approximately...

Ryan, Jacobs Call for Governor to Sign Their Bill That Will Allow Patients to Maintain Access to Critical Medications

Buffalo – New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan joined State Senator Chris Jacobs to call for Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill they sponsored that will allow the New York State Commissioner of Health to reschedule drugs consistent with Food & Drug...

Legislators, Developers, and Advocates Urge Action to Re-Authorize State Historic Tax Credit – Make Changes to Address New Federal Rules

Buffalo – Today, February 1, 2018, New York State Assemblymembers Sean Ryan and Crystal Peoples-Stokes, and New York State Senators Chris Jacobs and Tim Kennedy joined with Preservation Buffalo Niagara and local developers to urge action in the state...

Ryan and Buffalo Zoo Announce $300,000 in State Funding for New Amphibian and Reptile Center – Naming Honor for Former Zoo President Donna Fernandes

Buffalo – Today, January 26, 2018, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan joined with officials from the Buffalo Zoo to announce that he has secured $300,000 in new state capital funding that will be used to fund the construction of the Buffalo Zoo’s new...

Ryan Celebrates New York’s New Paid Family Leave Program

Buffalo – Today, January 10, 2018, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan celebrated the implementation of New York’s Paid Family Leave law. The new law took effect on January 1st. The Paid Family Leave law allows workers in New York State to take paid...

Ryan and Peoples-Stokes Applaud Next Steps Forward for the Redesign of Scajaquada Expressway in Buffalo

Buffalo – Today, January 8, 2018, New York State Assemblymembers Sean Ryan and Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes thanked the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) for agreeing to continue discussions with the community and begin a new process regarding...

Ryan and Ortt Announce New Law to Expand Use of Geothermal Energy in New York

Buffalo – Today, December 11, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan and New York State Senator Robert Ortt announced that legislation they sponsored has been signed into law. The new law will allow geothermal energy systems to be included in New...

Ryan Celebrates Child Car Safety Legislation Being Signed Into Law

Buffalo – Today, October 24, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced that legislation which would require children under the age of two to be secured in a rear-facing car seat has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Ryan advocated...

Ryan: New York State Senate Must Take Action to Modernize New York Elections and Ensure Easier Access to Casting a Ballot

Buffalo – Today, September 14, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan called on the New York State Senate to pass legislation to create an early voting system in New York State. Additionally, Ryan called upon the legislature to enact other voting...

Ryan Pushes for Child Car Safety Legislation to be Signed into Law

Buffalo – Today, August 24, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan pushed for legislation to be signed into law that would require children under the age of two to be secured in a rear-facing car seat. Many studies have shown rear-facing car seats...

Ryan and Peoples-Stokes Announce Nearly $700,000 in State Funding Allocations for Refugee Resettlement Agencies in Erie County

Buffalo – Today, August 18, 2017, New York State Assemblymembers Sean Ryan and Crystal People-Stokes joined refugees and refugee resettlement agencies to announce funding allocations from the $2 million included in the 2017-2018 New York State Budget...

Ryan and Cornell Cooperative Extension Welcome New Mobile Farmers Market in Lackawanna – Announce Expanded Locations and Summer Schedule

Lackawanna – Today, July 19, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County celebrated the launch of a new Veggie Van in Lackawanna. The Veggie Van is a mobile farmers market which brings fresh produce to...

Ryan: State Report Shows Nearly Half of IDA’S Across New York Did Not Meet Job Creation Promises

Buffalo – Today, July 11, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan highlighted the release of a report from the New York State Authorities Budget Office (ABO) which shows nearly half of Industrial Development Agencies (IDA) statewide did not live up...

Summer 2017 Newletter

Ryan Announces Passage of Legislation to Expand Use of Geothermal Energy and Cut Down on Carbon Emissions

Buffalo – Today, June 15, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced the passage of legislation which will allow geothermal energy systems to be included in New York’s On-Bill Recovery Financing Program. The On-Bill program was created by the...

Ryan Announces the Lead Act and Package of Legislation to Prevent and Combat Lead Exposure and Poisoning

BUFFALO – Today, June 1, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced the LEAD Act and a package of legislation to help prevent and combat lead exposure and poisoning in New York State. The legislation takes aim at a major public health crisis...

Ryan Announces State Funding to Combat the Emerald Ash Borer and Other Invasive Species

Buffalo – Today, May 19, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced that the 2017-2018 New York State Budget includes significant funding to help combat the spread of invasive species, including the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in New York. The state...

Ryan Announces Start of Re-Striping Project for New Turn Lane on Southwestern Boulevard in Hamburg

Hamburg – Today, May 12, 2017, New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun a re-striping project to install a two-way center turn lane on Southwestern Boulevard (Route 20), between...

Jacobs, Ryan, Wallace Celebrate $2.5 Billion in Clean Water Infrastructure Funding Included in the New York State Budget

Buffalo – Today, April 17, 2017, Members of the Western New York State Legislative Delegation celebrated the passage of $2.5 billion for clean water infrastructure projects, which was included in the 2017-2018 New York State Budget. This funding will...