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Pause Climate-Killing Crypto mining Now! Advocates, Electeds, FLX Biz Owners + Residents Rally @ Capitol

On Wednesday, dozens of advocates, electeds, and Finger Lakes business owners and residents gathered at the Capitol to demand Governor Hochul place a moratorium on crypto mining. The group also called on the DEC to deny the air permit renewal application...

Assemblymember Kelles: Assembly One-House Budget Proposal Includes Critical Funding for Local Municipalities, the Care Economy, Education, Affordable Housing, And the Environment

Assemblywoman Anna Kelles announced today that the Assembly State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022-23 Budget proposal includes critical funding to help New Yorkers recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a smart budget for COVID-19 recovery,” said Assemblymember...

New Legislation Introduced by Kelles and Hinchey Will Address Shortages in Rural EMS Services

Albany, NY — New legislation introduced by Assemblymember Anna Kelles (A9164) and Senator Michelle Hinchey (S8189A) will address the crisis facing our Statewide EMS service system. Emergency Medical Services have evolved over many decades from a rescue...

Bitcoin Mining Moratorium Bill Picks Up Momentum as DEC Raises Doubts on Future Mining in FLX

ALBANY, NY - Legislation (A7389B/S6486C) to place a 3-year moratorium on Bitcoin mining in New York State is picking up steam in the Assembly with 41wisp co-sponsors including 15 senior-ranking Assembly committee chairs as of February 24. Just last week,...

Assemblymember Kelles Statement on DEC’s Delayed Decision on Greenidge Title V Air Permit Renewal

Ithaca, NY — I am disappointed by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)’s decision to delay release of their final deliberation on the Greenidge Generation LLC’s application for a Title V air permit renewal. DEC Commissioner Basil...

Senator Biaggi and Assemblymember Kelles Introduce the Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act to Hold Fashion Industry Accountable in New York

New York, NY — Today, Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblymember Dr. Anna Kelles joined the Act on Fashion Coalition, along with designer Stella McCartney, to announce the Fashion Act – the Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act (S7428/A8352)....

Assemblymember Kelles Announces State Aid for Library Construction to the Tompkins County Public Library

ITHACA, NY - Assemblymember Anna Kelles announced that the Tompkins County Public Library has been allocated $15,092.00 in state aid for library construction funds. The funds will cover the cost of the TCPL’s replacement of the interior main lobby single...

Assemblymember Kelles, Senator Helming, Local Officials, Call on Governor Hochul to Cancel the Proposed Public Auction by NYSEG of the Bell Station Property on Cayuga Lake

This week, Assemblymember Anna R. Kelles (D-125) and Senator Pamela Helming (R-54) wrote to Governor Kathy Hochul to ask for her "urgent help preserving an undeveloped stretch of Cayuga Lake. Bell Station is a remarkable, 470-acre property featuring 3,400...

Weekly Update from Assemblymember Kelles: 8/12/21

Assemblymember Kelles Statement on the Resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo

This afternoon Governor Cuomo announced his resignation.This announcement followed a week after the release of the NY Attorney General’s report, which provided clear evidence that Governor Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women and violated state and federal...
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