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Assemblyman Jones: Racism and Bigotry Will Not Be Tolerated

“There have recently been instances of blatant acts of racism and hatred right here in the North Country, and it cannot and will not be tolerated. It is most concerning that one of our very own diversity officers feels threatened and unsafe in her...

Assemblyman Jones: Mall Reopening is Good News for North Country

“Today I was pleased to hear that Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that malls will be allowed to reopen under Phase IV on July 10 as long as the shopping center has the correct filters for their air conditioning system. The Champlain Centre in Plattsburgh...

Assemblyman Billy Jones Joins Local Leaders to Demand More Guidance for Mall Reopening

Assemblyman Billy Jones (Chateaugay Lake) joined President and CEO of the North Country Chamber of Commerce Garry Douglas, Clinton County Chairman Mark Henry, Supervisor Michael Cashman, General Manager of Champlain Center Mall Lisa Getty and the owner...

Assemblyman Jones: Reversing Course on Visas Right Decision, But We Must Go Further

“The federal administration’s decision to suspend H-1B, H-2B, L and J visas would have a detrimental impact on the North Country’s regional economy. These visas allow many of our region’s largest businesses to permanently employ many...

Assemblyman Jones: More Guidance Needed for Phase IV

“Today the Governor announced that our region is on track to move into Phase IV. What still remains unclear is guidance for hundreds of businesses who have long standing practices of disinfecting such as fitness centers, malls, movie theatres or...

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