Press Releases

Assemblyman Santabarbara Helps Pass Assembly Budget Proposal, $834 Million Increase in School Aid

As local school districts struggle with crippling budget gaps, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced the Assembly passed its 2013-14 state budget proposal that includes an increase of $834 million in school aid above last year (E.182)....

Legislators, Parents and Advocates: Restore Funds for People with Developmental Disabilities

Rotterdam, NY – State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, advocates, parents and service providers today called for additional funds to be included in the State budget to assist New Yorkers with developmental disabilities. Under...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Supports Assembly Hydrofracking Moratorium

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced that he helped pass legislation to delay the issuance of hydrofracking permits in New York State until May 15, 2015 (A.5424-A). The measure would also require a comprehensive health impact assessment...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Joins the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators

Honoring his Italian-American heritage, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Schenectady) announced that he has joined the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators. The conference, which has been in existence for over 30 years, is a bipartisan...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Encourages Veterans Looking for Work to Use Veterans Job Bank

In an effort to help former armed service members find employment, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Schenectady) is inviting veterans to use to the Veterans Job Bank to assist them in their job search. “Although veterans possess many skills...

Assembly Member Angelo Santabarbara Named to Prominent List of Environmental Leaders

New York – The New York League of Conservation Voters, which works to make environmental sustainability a top policy priority in New York State, has named Assembly Member Angelo Santabarbara to a list of the state’s most promising new environmental...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Looks Out For Veterans Organizations

Striving to expand tax relief to veterans’ organizations across the state, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Schenectady) announced passage of a bill he sponsored to allow municipalities to extend property tax exemptions to the rentable portions of...

Budget Presentation

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) attended a presentation of Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year. The presentation given by Jerry Boone, Commissioner and President of the New York State Civil Service Commission,...

State of the State Statement

"Today the Governor laid out his blueprint to move the state into the future. With so many families still struggling, my focus in the upcoming session will be the creation of good-paying jobs right here in our community. I will work with the Governor...