Press Releases

Assemblywoman Woerner’s Bill Promoting Acceptance of New Yorkers with Developmental Disabilities Signed into Law

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that legislation she sponsored to establish a public awareness campaign to combat the discrimination, stigma and stereotyping of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities was signed...

Assemblywoman Woerner: Federal Chips and Science Act Builds on Assembly’s Green CHIPS Legislation

“The supply-chain issues brought on the COVID-19 pandemic have had a significant impact on families and businesses. It’s critical that we boost domestic production to address these challenges, as well as grow our economy and create good-paying...

Assemblywoman Woerner Working to Lower Gas Prices

Good afternoon,Over the last week, I have heard from many constituents with concerns about rising gas prices.I am certain all of you, as I have, experienced the pocketbook effects of gas prices that seem to go up every day and are now at levels that we...

“New York Textile Act” Passes Legislature

The “New York Textile Act” (A.9649-A/S.8741-A) a bill written and sponsored by Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner and Senator Michelle Hinchey passed the New York State Assembly and Senate and awaits the governor’s signature.The bill would...

Assemblywoman Woerner Announces Passing of Green CHIPS Bill to Boost Upstate Economy, Create Job Opportunities

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that she co-sponsored and helped pass legislation to provide up to $500 million per year in tax credits to eligible Green CHIPS projects through the Excelsior Tax Credit program over 20 years (A.10507).“The...

Assemblywoman Woerner to Host Community Town Halls

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (Round Lake) announced that she will be hosting a series of community town halls across Saratoga and Washington counties throughout April to discuss her legislative priorities, discuss the budget, and hear from constituents....

Assemblywoman Woerner: New REDC Grants Support Vital Community Projects, Fuel our Local Recovery

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that Saratoga and Washington counties are slated to receive more than $9.7 million for 14 important community projects. The funding was provided through Round XI of the Regional Economic Development...

Assemblywoman Woerner: Safety of Our Communities Depends on Success of First Responder Organizations

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) recently attended an event hosted by the Salem Rotary Club where she honored two local EMS organizations and discussed ongoing legislation to support emergency services.“Our communities are the safe, thriving...

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner Announces Library Construction Awards

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner announced today that over $350,000 in construction awards will be directed to two public libraries in the district she represents in Washington and Saratoga counties.“Local libraries fill a critical need here in our...

Assemblywoman Woerner: Landlords Should Not Be Punished

“When the eviction moratorium was put in place 17 months ago, it was meant to mitigate the unforeseen challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure no one would be left homeless due to a pandemic-related loss of employment or income.“Earlier...

Assemblywoman Woerner’s Bill to Expand Protections for Volunteer Firefighters Passes the Assembly

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that a bill she sponsored to ensure more volunteer firefights qualify for disability and death benefits passed the Assembly and the Senate. Her legislation will soon be sent to the governor.“Volunteer...

Assemblywoman Woerner Passes Life-Saving Air Ambulance Bill

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that a bill she sponsored to permit air ambulances to carry blood and blood products and allow emergency medical technicians to administer them in flight when a patient requires such treatment has...

Assemblywoman Woerner Votes to Repeal Outdated Executive Orders, Including ‘Food-With-Alcohol’ Rule

“There’s no doubt that we’re in a much different place today than we were over a year ago when this devastating pandemic began. As New Yorkers continue to get vaccinated and we begin to return to some form of normalcy, it’s...

Assemblywoman Woerner: NY HERO Act Will Create More Barriers for Small Businesses

Please click here to view the video. “The workers who showed up at their job every day and helped keep our state running at the height of this pandemic are nothing short of heroes. They put their health at risk to keep our state moving forward...

Assemblywoman Woerner's Budget Highlights

Dear Friend,The process to develop and enact the 2021-2022 state budget concluded this week. This budget includes a number of priority items that were raised to me by individuals, groups and businesses in Saratoga and Washington Counties. The budget also,...

Assemblywoman Woerner: State Budget Invests in Well Being, Future of New Yorkers

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that she secured several investments to benefit local families and businesses in the 2021-22 state budget, including economic development initiatives, funding to bolster transportation and a plan to...

Assemblywoman Woerner Announces Opposition to Excluded Workers Fund

“As a legislator, I have a duty to ensure taxpayer money is spent responsibly. I also have a duty to ensure the basic needs of my constituents are being met. The Excluded Workers Fund included in this year’s state budget does not meet either...

Assemblywoman Woerner Helps Pass Marijuana Legalization Bill

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that she helped pass legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana for all New Yorkers age 21 and older (A.1248-A). Woerner noted that the legislation takes a smart, cautious approach to legalization...

Assemblywoman Woerner: Assembly Action on Executive Orders Helps Restore the Balance of Power

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that several bills that would modify executive orders put in place by Governor Cuomo are moving through the Assembly’s committee process this week. This comes after Woerner voted to revoke the...

Assembly Budget Proposal Includes Critical Aid for Infrastructure, Small Businesses and Education

“In the wake of a year marked by unprecedented challenges, insurmountable loss and devastating economic repercussions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s absolutely critical that our budget reflect these challenges and support our communities’...