Press Releases

Assemblymen Colin Schmitt Calls for Immediate State Assistance to Combat Surge of Violence in Newburgh Community

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) sent a letter today urging the State Departments of Health and Education and the Office of Children and Family Services to develop and implement a plan to help address the...

Assemblymen Colin Schmitt Calls for Immediate State Assistance to Combat Surge of Violence in Newburgh Community - Letter

Statement From Assemblyman Colin Schmitt on Closing of Prison Facilities

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) released the following statement regarding the news of Governor Hochul’s decision to close six correctional facilities across New York State: Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Announces $50,000 Infrastructure and Pedestrian Safety Grant for Village of Woodbury

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Woodbury, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM- New Windsor) is pleased to announce that he has awarded the Village of Woodbury a state “multimodal” infrastructure grant in the amount of $50,000 for the purpose of pedestrian, transportation...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Recognizes South Gate Tavern as October Small Business of the Month

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Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) has a small business of the month appreciation program to show recognition for a local business in the 99th Assembly District each month. For the month of October 2021,...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Calls for Immediate Action to Prevent NYPD, FDNY, and City Worker Purge over Vaccine Mandates

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) released the following statement after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced all city workers, including NYPD officers, FDNY firefighters, sanitation workers, and all other city...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Awards $50,000 Grant to Washingtonville Police Department

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Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) is pleased to announce that he has awarded the Washingtonville Police Department a law enforcement SAM grant in the amount of $50,000 for the purpose of purchasing a heavy-duty...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt and Councilman Steve Bedetti Announce $392,188 Clean Water Grant for New Windsor Moves Forward from EFC

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) and Councilman Steve Bedetti are proud to announce that $392,188 in New York State Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA) funding is moving forward for the Town of...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Presents Official New York State Assembly Citation Recognizing Sheriffs’ Week to Orange County Sheriff’s Office

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Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) recently presented the Orange County Sheriff’s Office with an official New York State Assembly Citation honoring them for New York State’s Sheriffs’ Week, from September...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Announces State Emergency Service Communication Improvement Grants for Orange and Rockland Counties

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) is proud to announce that state grants to improve emergency service communication systems have been awarded to both Orange County and Rockland County. The grants are from...

Statement from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt on the Passing of Dutchess County Sheriff Butch Anderson

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt stated, "Nikki and I are devastated by the news of the passing of our friend, Dutchess County Sheriff Butch Anderson. Our prayers are with his wife Danielle, his entire family, the Sheriff’s Office, and his many friends....

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Calls For Immediate Action to Prevent Healthcare Staffing Crisis

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) released the following statement as the Governor’s vaccine mandate for health care workers went into effect at midnight: Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt stated, "The Governor...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Recognizes C&G Deli as September Small Business of the Month

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Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) has a small business of the month appreciation program to show recognition for a local business in the 99th Assembly District each month. For the month of September, Assemblyman...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Hosts 2nd Annual 99th Assembly District Salute To First Responders Ceremony

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Chester, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) this evening hosted the 2nd Annual Salute to First Responders Ceremony for the 99th Assembly District. The ceremony honored nominated local residents from towns and villages across...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Awards $25,000 Grant To Chester Public Library

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Washingtonville, NY — (09/12/2021) Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) has awarded a grant to the Chester Public Library in the amount of $25,000. The technology and infrastructure improvement grant funding will help the Chester...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Announces 2021 Salute to First Responders Nominees

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) is proud to announce the list of honorees for the 2nd Annual 99th Assembly District Salute to First Responders ceremony. These honorees will be formally recognized and honored...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Leads Effort for All Hudson Valley Ida Impacted Counties Be Added to FEMA Major Disaster Declaration

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Watch live: bit.ly/PressConf9-8 Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM-New Windsor) held a press conference today with local officials and community members calling for all counties in the Hudson Valley impacted by Hurricane...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Request Federal Major Disaster Declaration for Hudson Valley, Office Open as Electronic Charging Station

Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) has sent a request to the President and FEMA for a major disaster declaration for the Hudson Valley and greater New York area due to significant impacts caused by Hurricane...

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Recognizes Chester Ice Cream as August Small Business of the Month

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Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) has a small business of the month appreciation program to show recognition for a local business in the 99th Assembly District each month. For the month of August, Assemblyman...

Statement from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt Welcoming Governor Kathy Hochul

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Washingtonville, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) released the following statement welcoming new Governor Kathy Hochul as she takes the reigns from former Governor Andrew Cuomo: Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt, “I welcome...