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Bill to Revitalize St. Regis Waterfront Signed into Law

Senator Betty Little (R-Queensbury) and Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) announced that their bill designating the St. Regis River as an inland waterway to make communities along the river eligible for waterfront revitalization funding has...

Assemblyman Jones: Reopening Bowling Alleys and Gyms is Great but More Needs to be Done

“After weeks of advocating for the reopening of both bowling alleys and health and fitness centers, I was pleased to hear that Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that bowling alleys will be allowed to reopen on Monday August 17 and that guidelines...

Assemblyman Jones: More Guidance is Needed for Our Schools

“My office continues to field dozens of phone calls and emails from concerned parents and educators regarding our regions readiness to reopen the schools. Our school districts are doing all they can to put plans in place to keep our children safe,...

Assemblyman Jones: Continued Acts of Hate Must Stop

“Once again bigotry has reared its ugly head, here in the North Country, and this time in a place that is supposed to protect the innocence of our children. The vandalism of the Cadyville playground graffitied with racial slurs is just another example...

Assemblyman Jones: Road Salt Task Force Bill a Step Forward in Protecting Public Health and Reducing Pollution

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D – Chateaugay Lake) announced that a bill he introduced – the Randy Preston Road Salt Reduction Act – to better protect the health of North Country families and safeguard Adirondack waterways and sources has passed...

Assemblyman Jones: New SLA Guidance Punishes Responsible North Country Businesses

“The new State Liquor Authority guidelines released yesterday that put further restrictions on bars and restaurants point to exactly why a more regional approach for a COVID-19 response is needed. Responsible businesses across the North Country are...

Assemblyman Billy Jones Is Appointed Co-chair of CSG East's Canada–U.S. Relations Committee

New York State Assemblyman Billy Jones of Plattsburgh, representing Assembly District 115, has been appointed to serve as co-chair of The Council of State Governments’ Eastern Regional Conference’s (CSG East) Canada–U.S. Relations Committee...

Assemblyman Jones: Listen to School Administrators, Teachers, and Faculty When Considering Reopening Schools

“With the recent guidance for reopening schools released by New York State, over the last few days I have heard from many school administrators, teachers, faculty and parents from our local school districts. While it is great to see guidance available...

Assemblyman Jones: State Must Provide PPE and Hand Sanitizer to Our Schools

“Many school administrators, teachers, faculty and concerned parents from our local schools have reached out to my office with concerns about acquiring PPE and hand sanitizer for the upcoming school year as New York State releases more guidance for...

Assemblyman Jones: OASAS Funding Crucial Now More than Ever

“As a representative for the North Country, I understand how important OASAS is for prevention, reduction, treatment, and recovery programs because so many of my constituents and their families are affected by addiction. Throughout my tenure as the...

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