“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 remain some of my top priorities, and my goal is to address them this legislative session.
“Additionally, while the governor did have some good ideas to help our state with the ongoing pandemic, I find her comments regarding the health care system to be hypocritical considering the part she played in this crisis. Our health care system is in desperate need of assistance and she did not provide any realistic ways to help ease this crisis.”