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Assemblyman Santabarbara Calls for Comptroller Audit of NYS Thruway Authority

In wake of news that the New York State Thruway Board of Directors approved a toll hike increase of 10% over the next 5 years, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has written a letter to State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli calling for an updated audit of the...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: NYS Thruway’s Toll Hike Proposal Will Hurt Hardworking Families During Already Difficult Times

“I’m shocked to see the New York State Thruway Authority come has come out with with yet another toll hike proposal today while families are still struggling with the effects of inflation and rising costs.  On December 5th, the Thruway Authority...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Urging Governor to Add Ellis Hospital Material Management Dept. to Those Eligible for New York State Healthcare Worker Bonus

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has written a letter to Governor Kathy Hochul, asking that she allow members of Ellis Hospital’s Material Management Department to be included in the New York State Healthcare worker bonus. Ellis Hospital’s Material...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Urging Governor to Add Ellis Hospital Material Management Dept. to Those Eligible for New York State Healthcare Worker Bonus - Letter

Statement from Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara on Group Home Task Force Bill Veto

I’m very disappointed to see my group home state task force bill (A9162) was vetoed tonight – it passed both houses with overwhelming support. I introduced this important legislation to help address issues raised during the pandemic, improve living...

Assemblyman Santabarbara, Creative Connections Clubhouse Students Prepare for Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Amsterdam

An annual tradition, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will deliver Christmas ornaments to the Creative Connections Clubhouse in the City of Amsterdam this afternoon, at 4:30pm for the youth to decorate in preparation for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: Mobile Sports Betting Has Taken New York from Losing Revenue to Others States to Generating More Than Any Other State in Less Than a Year

​“As a long-standing member of the Assembly Racing and Wagering Committee, I’m proud of our work in turning New York into a leader among states in creating successful gaming policies in a short time period. ​Though it’s only been in operation...

New York State Gas Suspension MUST be Extended

In March of 2022, I introduced new legislation to suspend all state taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel for one full year (A.9503). Although the legislature ultimately agreed to a 6-month suspension during budget negotiations, I still maintain that my bill...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: Law Expanding Veterans’ Access to Low-Interest Loans is Signed into Law

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, member of the New York State Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee, announced that legislation he co-sponsored and helped pass earlier this year to allow service-disabled veteran business owners to apply for the Excelsior...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Honor Veterans in Schenectady

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will honor several veterans today at a special ceremony at Judson Meadows Assisted Living Community in Scotia, NY including veterans of WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. One of these veterans is a Battle of the...
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