Press Releases

Assemblyman Schmitt Statement on Attorney General Action against Town Of Chester and Orange County

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) today released the following statement regarding Attorney General Letitia James’ intervention on behalf of the Greens of Chester developer in ongoing federal litigation against...

Assembly Dog Quincy Schmitt Celebrates First Birthday

Assembly Dog Quincy Schmitt Celebrates First Birthday
Washingtonville, NY -- (11/20/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) and his wife Nikki are celebrating the first birthday of official 99th Assembly District Dog Quincy today! Quincy Schmitt is an adopted Catahoula mix who serves as the official...

Assemblyman Schmitt Announces Construction of 99th Assembly District Veterans Wall of Honor

Assemblyman Schmitt, Matt Ross and members of the Carpenters and Laborers unions during construction of the traveling wall of honor at Laborers Local 17 HQ.
Washingtonville, NY -- (11/11/2019) Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) has partnered with Carpenters Local 279, Laborers Local 17 and American Legion Post 1796 to construct a Veterans Wall of Honor which will be displayed across the 99th...

Assemblyman Schmitt Hosts ‘Hike With Your Assemblyman’ At Black Rock Forest

Assemblyman Schmitt with 'Hike with your Assemblyman' participants at Black Rock Forest.
Cornwall, NY -- (11/10/2019) Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) today hosted his Hike with your Assemblyman event in partnership with Black Rock Forest.Assemblyman and Mrs. Schmitt along with Assembly Dog Quincy joined with Black Rock Forest...

Assemblyman Schmitt Recognizes Quick Insurance In Blooming Grove As October Small Business Of The Month

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Blooming Grove, NY -- (10/30/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I- New Windsor) has a small business of the month appreciation program that he launched at the beginning of his term. The program is designed to show appreciation for a local small business...

Assemblyman Schmitt Hosts Hudson Valley Water Quality Public Forum

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Vails Gate, NY -- (10/30/19) Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) held the largest water quality task force public forum in New York State this evening at the Vails Gate Fire Department. Assemblyman Schmitt sat on a panel with Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Announces NYS Assembly Minority Task Force On Water Quality

Washingtonville, NY -- Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I-Reform) held a press conference today to announce that he has been appointed a member of the NYS Assembly Minority Task Force on Water Quality and is set to host one of the largest water quality...

Assemblyman Schmitt Advocates For 99th AD Priorities In Washington, D.C.

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt with Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao
Washingtonville, NY -- Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) today returned from Washington, D.C. where he advocated on behalf of the 99th Assembly District to federal representatives and administration officials. Schmitt discussed local priorities...

Assemblyman Schmitt Announces Preservation And Cleaning Of Salisbury Mills Soldiers’ Monument

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Washingtonville, NY -- Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I-Reform) is pleased to announce that he recently facilitated a project and partnership between members of the Quassaick Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) and the...

Assemblyman Schmitt Hosts His Inaugural 99th Assembly District Salute To First Responders Event

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Washingtonville, NY -- (09/16/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) held his inaugural 99th Assembly District Salute to First Responders event at the Orange County Emergency Services Center this evening. This official State Assembly government...

Assemblyman Schmitt Supports State Action Against Harmful Vaping Products

Washingtonville, NY -- (09/09/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) is proud to announce that after spearheading efforts on youth vaping issues, New York State is taking necessary actions to try to depress this serious issue. Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Schmitt Announces Inaugural Salute To First Responders Nominees

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Washingtonville, NY -- (09/09/2019) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) is proud to announce the inaugural 99th Assembly District Salute to First Responders nominees. These nominees will be formally honored at Assemblyman Schmitt’s...

Assemblyman Schmitt Releases Final Report From U.S./Mexico Border Fact Finding Mission

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Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) today released his final report from his recent fact finding mission to the US/Mexican border. The report details what Schmitt witnessed and experienced first-hand with the ongoing multidimensional border...

Assemblyman Schmitt Tours McAllen Border Patrol Station, Rio Grande Valley Sector With Border Patrol And Hidalgo County Sheriff

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MCALLEN, TX -- Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) today was briefed at the United State Border Patrol McAllen Station regarding the ongoing immigration and humanitarian crisis and toured the border in the Rio Grande Valley Sector as part...

Assemblyman Schmitt Announces Agricultural Initiatives; Calls For Ratification of USMCA

Washingtonville, NY -- (08/12/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) today unveiled his agricultural initiatives aimed at assisting family farms in the 99th Assembly district and across the state of New York. Following a legislative session...

Assemblyman Schmitt Highlights Unprecedented Freshman Year Legislative Successes

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Washingtonville, NY -- Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,I,C-New Windsor) is proud to highlight his 2019 legislative successes on a wide range of issues including making the property tax cap permanent, securing critical funding for his district, and developing...

Assemblyman Schmitt Sponsoring Summer Reading Challenge

Washingtonville, NY -- (07/19/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,I,C -New Windsor) is sponsoring the New York State Assembly’s 2019 Summer Reading Challenge to encourage kids in his district to continue reading through the summer months and promote...

Assemblyman Schmitt Announces Completion of Repairs to Route 300 Temple Hill Rail Crossing In the Town of New Windsor

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Washingtonville, NY -- Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) is pleased to announce the completion of repairs to the Route 300 CSX Temple Hill rail crossing in the Town of New Windsor. The CSX Temple Hill rail crossing has been in serious...

Assemblyman Schmitt Announces Availability of $350 Million for Water System Upgrades to Combat Regional Water Crises

Washingtonville, NY -- (07/09/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,I,C,Ref-New Windsor) is proud to announce the State has made $350 million in new funding available through the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act and the Intermunicipal Water Infrastructure...

Assemblyman Schmitt Announces Funding for Local Roads in 99th Assembly District

Washingtonville, NY -- (06/27/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) is proud to announce funding for our local roads from Extreme Winter Recovery funds. This critical funding is used to assist counties, towns, and villages regionally and...