Press Releases

Assemblyman Schmitt Introducing Modernized Village Creation Legislation

Albany, NY -- (3/7/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) Ranking Member of the Assembly Local Governments Committee today announced he will be introducing legislation that would update and change the village creation process in New York...

Assemblyman Schmitt Joins Bipartisan 17-Forward-86 Effort To Widen Route

Albany, NY-- (3/6/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) joined with a bipartisan groups of leaders from the Hudson Valley and business, economic development and labor officials to call for the widening of Route 17 to three lanes at a press...

Assemblyman Schmitt Joins With Statewide Coalition Of Business Groups To Push For A Permanent Property Tax Cap Now!

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt, center, addresses crowd at tax cap coalition launch press conference flanked by former Lt. Governor Bob Duffy and members of the legislature.
Albany, NY-- (3/5/29) Today, Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) joined with a statewide coalition of bipartisan business groups and legislators to continue leading the charge in Albany for a permanent 2% property tax cap and announce the...

Assemblyman Schmitt Calls On Governor And Legislative Leaders To Restore $9.1 Million In Funding Cuts For Veteran Support Programs

Albany, NY -- (3/5/2019) Today, Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) from the 99th Assembly District sent a letter to Governor Cuomo and Legislative leaders strongly opposing the proposed budget cuts to veteran counseling services. The proposed...

Real Results: Assemblyman Colin Schmitt passes first bill

Albany, NY -- (1/15/19) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) today in just his third day of legislative session passed his first co-sponsored bill as a Member of the State Assembly. Bill A881 that Schmitt is a prime Co-Sponsor of provides...

Assemblyman Schmitt Letter to Governor Cuomo on Chester and Newburgh Schools Fines Crisis

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New Windsor, NY -- Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) From The 99th Assembly District Sent The Following Letter To Governor Cuomo Today Following His Vetoes Of A.11174 And A.11175 Last Week And Indications That The Governor Would Be Willing...

Assemblyman Schmitt Announces District Office Opening and Staff

Chester, NY -- (01/02/2019) Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) proudly announced today his district office is open and serving residents of the 99th Assembly District. Assemblyman Schmitt’s district office is currently located at 11 Main...