Press Releases

Miller: Action Must Be Taken To Protect Farms

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,C-New Hartford) is calling on the Legislature to take action in disbanding the Farm Laborers Wage Board, which is slated to vote to lower the threshold of overtime for farm workers in September. The assemblyman has been advocating...

Miller Awards $25,000 in Library Bullet Aid to The New Hartford and Clayville Libraries

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,C-New Hartford) awarded $25,000 in Library Bullet Aid to the New Hartford Public Library and Clayville Library Association, both of which are part of the Mid-York Library System. New Hartford will receive $15,000 and Clayville...

Scandals and Special Interests Distract Legislature from Delving Into Good Work for New Yorkers

The last several years have been marked by upheaval in New York. Just as everyone is still gaining their footing after the height of the pandemic, scandal rocked the state’s highest office when it was discovered Gov. Cuomo was working to make a...

Miller: Whole And 2% Milk Is Good Childhood Nutrition

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) is calling for the passage of his bill, A.9990, which would allow schools to purchase whole and 2% milk from local dairy producers. The federal government banned the sale of these kinds of milk, saying they...

Miller Calls To Restore Disciplinary Beds In Prisons

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) joined Sen. Dan Stec (R,C-Queensbury), their colleagues and officials from the New York State Corrections Officers Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) in calling to restore the use of special housing unit
Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) joined Sen. Dan Stec (R,C-Queensbury), their Minority colleagues and officials from the New York State Corrections Officers Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) at a press conference to announce a bill...

Sen. Griffo and Assemblyman Miller Recognize Sauquoit and New Hartford Athletes

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New York State Sen. Joseph Griffo (R,I,C-Rome) and Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) today recognized several local high school and middle school athletes who won state championships. Those recognized included: Sen. Griffo and Assemblyman...

Miller Presented Delhi Telephone Company With Historic Preservation Registry Distinction

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) presented Delhi Telephone Company with its recent New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry distinction. The company was founded in 1897 by local resident Stephen F. Adee with the vision that...

Miller Presented Lincoln-Davies Co. With Historic Preservation Registry Distinction

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) presented Lincoln-Davies Co. with its recent New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry distinction. Lincoln-Davies, a 150-year-old business, began as a general store serving the local community...

Miller: Arrested Lt. Gov. Benjamin Should Resign Now

“New York’s Executive Branch is rocked by yet another scandal with news of Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin’s arrest for federal bribery tied to fraudulent campaign finance donations. Benjamin should resign immediately and if he won’t,...

Miller Says Fair Pay Due For Home Care Workers

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) joined home care workers and advocates in fighting for competitive pay in the 2022-23 State Budget. The Assemblyman sponsors legislation to set the base minimum wage and reimbursements for home care workers...

Assembly Minority Calls on Gov. Hochul to Reject Lowering Farm Workers Overtime Threshold

Members of the Assembly Minority Conference, along with advocates supporting New York’s farmers, gathered to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul to reject the recent recommendation by the Farm Laborers Wage Board to further lower the overtime threshold for...

Miller Pushes to Halt State Sales Tax for Two Years

“Today I joined my Assembly Minority colleagues in calling for the passage of the Inflation Relief & Consumer Assistance Plan (A.8481), which calls for a two-year suspension of the 4 percent state sales tax on many everyday purchases New Yorkers...

Miller Concerned with Highest New York State Budget in History

“While I am pleased to see that the governor’s budget included funding for infrastructure, education and health care, I am concerned with the ambiguity of this proposal in how it will impact the quality of life for New Yorkers, particularly...

Miller Calls for Crack Down on Crime in New York

“Today, I joined my colleagues in the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences in calling on Gov. Hochul to take steps to reduce crime in our communities by either repealing the elimination of cashless bail or making changes to current bail reform...

Miller Response to Gov. Hochul’s State of the State

“As we look into the new year with a new governor, I hope the needs of upstate are better met than has been the case in years past. Our infrastructure is in desperate need of attention and there are still many without access to broadband. These...

Miller Response to Mask Mandate

“Having experienced the COVID-19 virus first-hand, I unfortunately can understand the traumatic effect it can have. While I do not want to see anyone go through what I had to go through, this mandate is not a one-size-fits-all solution. We need...

Miller Receives CABVI Champion Award

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) is pleased to announce he has received the CABVI Champion Award which is given to state legislators who push for improved opportunities for economic and personal independence for people who are blind and visually...

Assemblyman Miller: Cuomo’s Actions Were Grounds for Impeachment

“While it has taken some time to get this report finished, I commend all those involved for their hard work and dedication to detail, as I know it was not an easy task. Now that it is clear the former governor’s behavior was unacceptable,...

Miller to Host Open House at New District Office

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) will host an open house at his new district office to meet with the community and discuss any questions, comments or concerns they might have about the state Legislature. In honor of National Giving Day,...

Miller Disappointed in Eviction Moratorium Extension

“For far too long, the Assembly Majority has dragged its feet in providing real help to both tenants and landlords. The government has failed to sufficiently get the funds out to landlords and has allowed the continual abuse of this moratorium,...