Press Releases

North Country Representatives Pass Road Salt Task Force Legislation on To the Governor

The Randy Preston Road Salt Reduction Act (S.8663/A8767) has now passed in both the Assembly and the Senate. The bill, sponsored by Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) and Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury), was passed unanimously by the...

Stec Joins Calls to Release Chips Funding to Municipalities

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) joined the Assembly Minority Conference last week in sending a letter to Gov. Cuomo requesting the state Department of Transportation release Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) funding...

CHIPs Funding Letter

Stec Pleased That Legislative Duties Are Resuming

“Today, after almost two months since our last legislative votes, I was very pleased to join my colleagues virtually for a number of committee meetings,” said Stec. “It is a breath of fresh air to return to our legislative duties, and I...

Assemblymen Jones and Stec Call for Action on Mounting Unemployment Insurance Claims

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused the shutdown of thousands of businesses across the United States and millions of Americans are out of work. In New York state, over 1.6 million residents have filed for unemployment and frustration...

Stec Happy for Regional Reopen Plan, But Questions Loom

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) voiced his support of the plan laid out by Gov. Cuomo this week, which presented the basics of a regional approach opening to New York state. Stec and the Assembly Minority Conference were among the first to call...

Stec Joins Assembly Minority Conference Sending Letter to President Trump and Senator Schumer Requesting Funding tor Local Governments and Vol. Firefighters

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced today that he has joined the Assembly Minority Conference in sending a letter to the president and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer requesting federal aid to help local governments and volunteer firefighters and...

Stec Joins Minority Conference in Unveiling Jump-Start New York Initiative

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) has joined his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference today unveiling the Jump-Start New York initiative, a 14-point plan aimed at helping the state’s small businesses and employees to get back on their...

Stec Joins Assembly Minority Conference Sending Letter to Governor in Support of Farmers

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced today that he has joined the Assembly Minority Conference in sending a letter to the governor and legislative leaders urging them take immediate action to help New York’s farmers who are struggling...

Stec Calls on Feds to Help Dairy Farmers Hurt by Covid-19

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced today that he is calling on the federal government to pass the “No Farms No Food Act of 2020,” a stimulus package targeted for agriculture aimed at reimbursing our dairy farmers at current market...

Stec Calls for Bare-Bones Budget amid Public Health Crisis

“Whenever the Legislature reconvenes in the coming weeks to take up the state budget, I believe it is imperative we pass a budget that is limited to the state’s financial needs for the time being. If anything, it should include funding for our...

Stec and Assembly Minority Unveil Small Business Emergency Recovery Act

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced today that he and the Assembly Minority Conference are unveiling the “Small Business Emergency Recovery Act of 2020,” legislation which would provide immediate assistance to small businesses...

Stec Votes for Paid Family Leave for Coronavirus Victims

“In times of crisis it is paramount that government takes action to help those in need,” said Stec. “Providing paid family leave to those who are affected by COVID-19 is crucial to our efforts to stop the spread and flatten the curve as...

Stec Calls for Increase in CHIPS Funding in 2020-2021 Budget

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) joined Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning), legislators, highway superintendents and construction workers from municipalities from around the state at a rally in Albany today, showing their support for Consolidated...

Stec Attends Press Conference Speaking Out Against Green Light Law

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) joined members of the Assembly Minority Conference at a press conference in Albany today to once again voice their concerns with the Green Light Law which passed last year, after conflicts arose with the federal...

Assemblyman Schmitt Upholds Bargain on Army-Navy Bet with Assemblyman Stec

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) delivered on his bet to Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) stemming from the historic Army-Navy football game that took place on December 14, 2019. Schmitt, a member of the Army National Guard who...

Stec Honors Washington County Sheriff Jeff Murphy at Swearing In

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) today joined Washington County Sheriff Jeff Murphy at a swearing in ceremony in Albany to swear him in as the new President of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association. Murphy, a resident of Kingsbury, has...

Stec weighs in on the Governor’s 2020 Budget Presentation

“The governor’s budget presentation today echoed his State of the State. While I was pleased to see him continue to pursue funding for cell service in rural areas of the state, including the North Country, I have major concerns with his talk...

Tedisco, Stec & Walsh Call For New Bill to Protect First Responders from Being Targeted By Criminals under Controversial Bail/Discovery Law

As the controversial bail and discovery reform law continues to see a revolving door of individuals charged with violent crimes being released back out into the community, Sen. Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,Ref-Glenville), Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury)...

Stec Joins Law Enforcement, Elected Officials and Victims’ Families Calling for Bail Reform Repeal

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski) law enforcement officials from around the state and members of the Assembly Minority Conference today at a press conference in Albany calling for...