Press Releases

A Do-Or-Die Moment For Our Small Farms

For many farmers in New York state, the winter months are a time to unwind from the stresses of a challenging and demanding growing season. This year, however, our farmers remain with a great deal of apprehension as we await a decision that could threaten...

Tague, Farmers and Fellow Legislators Deliver Letters to Governor Opposing Working Hours Threshold

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) joined other legislators, New York Farm Bureau Board of Directors Vice President Eric Ooms, and farmers from Grow NY Farms today in holding a press conference announcing the delivery of letters from hundreds of...

Assemblyman Tague Announces $10 Million in Funding to Revitalize Downtown Tannersville

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) announced that Tannersville will receive $10 million in funding as one of the Capital Region winners of the fifth round of New York state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI). The DRI investment will...

Gov. Hochul Signs Tague’s Nourish New York Bill

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) joined Gov. Kathy Hochul, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Richard Ball, and a bipartisan group of legislators Saturday in Corona, Queens as the governor signed the Nourish...

Assemblyman Tague and Senators Oberacker and Harkham Work to Make Drug-Alcohol Treatment Facility in Schoharie County a Reality

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is partnering with state Sen. Peter Oberacker (SD-51) and Sen. Pete Harckham (SD-40) to find a suitable location for a new drug-alcohol treatment center in Schoharie County.Tague, Sen. Oberacker, and Sen. Harckham...

Tague Fights to Protect Farms

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is leading an initiative asking the state’s Farm Labor Wage Board, in consultation with the state Department of Labor and Department of Agriculture and Markets, to delay implementation of a planned farm...

Tague Fights to Protect Farms - Letter

Tague Issues Statement as Former Gov. Cuomo Charged with Sex Crime

“It is a relief to see that former Gov. Cuomo will finally face justice for his wrongdoings, after so many credible allegations against him came to light in the last year,” said Tague. “It is my sincere hope that the governor will be...

Tague Calls For Passage of Assembly Minority Inflation Relief and Consumer Assistance Plan to Address Rapid Inflation

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is joining his Minority Assembly colleagues in calling for the passage of the Inflation Relief & Consumer Assistance Plan, which would suspend state sales tax on gasoline, food, personal care products, housekeeping...

Tague Asks Constituents to Take Broadband Internet Survey to Improve Access

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is asking his constituents to take a new survey issued by the New York State Public Service Commission to assess the availability, quality and pricing of broadband internet throughout the state for households...

Tague Cheers 2.2-Acre Greene County Land Acquisition for Town of Catskill Development

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is applauding the decision of the Greene County Legislature after they announced the 2.2-acre acquisition of land from the New York State Thruway Authority for economic development in the town of Catskill. The...

Tague Demands Renewed Effort to Form Limo Safety Task Force Nearly 3 Years after Deadly Schoharie Crash

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is demanding that Gov. Hochul take immediate action to hasten the formation of a limousine safety task force, which was supposed to be established following legislation passed in February of 2020. Per that legislation,...

Tague Slams Health Worker Vaccine Mandate Taking Effect Today

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is slamming Gov. Hochul’s decision to move forward with a vaccine mandate for healthcare workers, which will force many who are unvaccinated to resign from their positions. Many of these healthcare workers...

Tague Applauds Zucker’s Decision to Resign, Hopes Successor Will Take Smarter Approach to Covid-19 Fight

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is expressing relief following the announcement that state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker has resigned. While the resignation will not take effect until Gov. Hochul appoints another individual to take his place,...

Tague Concludes Third Annual Bipartisan Tour of Farms and Agribusinesses

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today concluded his third annual tour of New York state farms, agribusinesses and agricultural facilities attended by a large, bipartisan group of Senate and Assembly legislators from across the state.The tour...

Assemblyman Chris Tague To Lead Bipartisan Group Of State Legislators On Third Annual Tour Of New York State Farms And Agricultural Facilities

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) will be leading a bipartisan group of over 30 fellow Senate and Assembly legislators from across the state on a tour of New York state farms, agribusinesses and agricultural facilities. The tour will highlight...

Tague Attends Unveiling Of New Schoharie Economic Enterprises Corporation Headquarters

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) celebrated the culmination of two years of work by the Schoharie Economic Enterprises Corporation, the Bank of America, and his office, as he joined Sen. Peter Oberacker (R/C–Schenevus), Albany/Hudson Bank...

Tague Calls Foul On JCOPE Vote Not To Revoke Cuomo Book Deal Following Appointment of Cuomo Ally By Hochul

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is slamming a decision by the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) to not revoke approval of former Gov. Cuomo’s $5.1 million book deal. The commission voted 7-6 not to rescind the deal’s...

Tague Applauds Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Healthcare Worker Vaccine Mandate

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is breathing a sigh of relief on behalf of his constituents after a temporary restraining order was granted today for all healthcare workers regarding the state’s vaccination mandate planned to take effect...

Tague Opposes Vaccine Mandate For Health Workers Citing Concerns Of Consequent Staff Shortage

EDITOR’S NOTE: Letter attachedAssemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) has joined his Assembly Minority colleagues in a letter to Gov. Hochul and Health Commissioner Howard Zucker demanding that they rescind the decision to mandate that healthcare...