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Finch At Capitol Press Conference: End START-UP NY

Today, Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport) renewed his call for the suspension of New York’s priciest misnomer: START-UP NY. Finch joined his colleagues at a press conference just off of the Assembly floor to state their case against the controversial...

Finch Announces Library Grant Awards For 126th Assembly District

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport) is pleased to announce the recipients of four public library construction grants allocated to the 126th District. The funds came from a $14 million capital fund for library construction and improvement that...

Finch Joins Bipartisan Coalition Of Legislators And Women’s Equality Activists With A Unified Message: Bring Human Trafficking Legislation To The Assembly Floor!

Yesterday, Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport) joined his legislative colleagues and women’s equality advocates to call for the Assembly Majority to hasten the passage of A.2240, legislation that would increase the severity of imposable penalties...

Finch Sets Sights On Rising Auto Insurance Rates

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport) collaborated with his colleagues on the Insurance Committee this week to seek solutions to New York State’s rising auto insurance costs. The members heard testimony from an array...

Finch Embraces New Role On Higher Education Conference Committee

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport) has been diligently advocating for the interests of New York State’s colleges and universities throughout this legislative session, his first as a member of the Higher Education Conference Committee. “It...

Finch Meets With Future Farmers Of America

Assemblyman Gary Finch (R,C,I-Springport) was pleased to host a contingency of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) last week in his Albany office. Members of the Homer and Moravia groups spoke with the assemblyman regarding their innovative curriculum....

Finch Honors Youth Activist

Today, Assemblyman Gary Finch (R,C,I-Springport) and the New York State Legislature proudly recognized Matthew Jones, Reality Check’s Youth Advocate of the Year for the Central New York Region. Reality Check of New York is a statewide, teen-led...

Finch Welcomes Aspiring Young Public Servants To The Assembly

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport) welcomed students from the West Genesee High School Advanced Public Affairs Class, a part of the Syracuse University Project, to the Assembly yesterday. During their visit, the students took part in various...

Finch Joins Thousands Of Second Amendment Advocates At #NY2A Day Rally

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport) today stood with legislative colleagues and thousands of Second Amendment advocates, sportsmen and concerned citizens from across New York State to defend the rights of law-abiding citizens. “I want...

Finch Working With Colleagues To Right-Size State Budget

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I – Springport) discusses the state budget with colleagues as the Assembly convenes just eight days before the budget deadline. Assemblyman Finch currently serves on the Budget Conference Committee on Education, and has...

Finch Selected For Bipartisan Education Panel

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I – Springport) was selected to serve on today’s bipartisan budget panel for education. Education has been one of the most important issues as the deadline approaches for the 2011-2012 state budget and has become a...

Assemblyman Finch Hosts Correctional System Forum

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I – Springport), co-chairman of the Assembly Minority Statewide Forums on Workforce Issues in the Correctional System last week joined his Assembly Minority colleagues in hosting a forum to discuss ways to improve efficiency...

Assemblyman Finch Investigating Issues In State Correctional System

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I – Springport) recently joined his Assembly Minority colleagues in Verona to host a forum on workforce issues in New York’s correctional system. Finch is co-chair of the Assembly Minority Statewide Forums on Workforce...

Finch Stands Up For New York’s Family Farms

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I – Springport) today joined colleagues from his Assembly Minority Conference in celebration of Dairy Day in the well of the Legislative Office Building. The day was not all positive, however. Finch and his colleagues...

Finch Fighting For Future of Correctional System and Safety of New Yorkers

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I – Springport), along with members of his Assembly Minority Conference, hosted a forum for open discussion of issues dealing with New York’s correctional system. As Co-Chairman of the event, Finch fielded testimony...

Assemblyman Finch Presents Nicholas Holcomb Opportunity to Attend Environmental Education Camp

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C – Springport) awarded Nicholas Holcomb an opportunity to attend the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Education Camp at Camp Colby. The camps are held to give children a chance to learn more...

Assemblyman Finch Celebrates Dairy Day

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C – Springport) today joined his Assembly Minority colleagues in celebrating their annual Dairy Day event in Albany’s Legislative Office Building. New York has more than 6,200 dairy farms, and their 626,000 milk cows...

Assemblyman Finch Welcomes Marathon Field Hockey Team

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C – Springport) recently welcomed Marathon High School’s state champion high school field hockey team to Albany. The group met with Assemblyman Finch in the Legislative Office Building and, after having...

Assemblyman Finch Secures Grant For N.Y.I.D.E.

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R-C, Springport) presents President and CEO Sean McLeod of the New York Institute of Dance & Education with a $5,000 member initiative grant for the New York Dance Festival during the recent production of "Footloose."

Assemblyman Finch Helps Secure Grant For Disabled

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R, C –Springport), with members of Options for Independence, discussing the Assembly Mobility Program (AMP). Finch secured a $4,000 initiative through the AMP, which allows the community to loan out 8 new wheelchairs and 4...

Finch Helps Break Ground for Veterans Memorial Park

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (left) joins Auburn Mayor Tim Lattimore, City Manager Mark Palesh and several members of the Veterans Memorial Park Committee at the April 9 groundbreaking ceremony for a park that will recognize the contributions of veterans...

Finch Provides Assistance for Equipment & Repairs in Auburn

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R-C, Springport) presented member initiative funding to Auburn Police Chief Gary Giannotta (left) for workstations and safety equipment; to Auburn Assistant Fire Chief Mark Farrell (left center) for safety equipment; and to...

Finch Provides Assistance for “Lending Library” Program

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R-C, Springport) presents Cindy Smith, Executive Director, and Sara Blowers, Board President of the Child Care Council of the Finger Lakes, with member initiative funding for their "Lending Library." The money will be utilized...

Assemblyman Finch Presented Members of SCORE with a Check

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R/C - Springport) presented members of SCORE with a check for $5,000 recently. SCORE is a group of dedicated volunteers -- with chapters throughout the United States and Canada -- that help fledgling business owners get their...

Finch Attends Seven To Save Announcement

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C-Springport) visits with Pauline Copes-Johnson, Harriet Tubman's great-grandniece, at a recent press conference at the Howland Stone Store announcing the Hamlet of Sherwood being named to the Preservation League of New York...

Assemblyman Finch Supports Computers in the Classroom

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C-Springport) recently visited the Cayuga-Onondaga Teacher Center in Auburn. Dennis Meegan and Regina Scalisi gave Assemblyman Finch a demonstration of MarcoPolo, Internet Content for the Classroom.

Assemblyman Finch Honors Veterans

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C-Springport) was recently honored at a reception in Albany for funding he provided for the VFW Flags for Soldiers program. The program was created to welcome home the troops as they return from the War on Terrorism. Each...

Finch Joins Governor Pataki in Call for Civil Confinement of Sex Offenders

Assemblyman Gary Finch (R,C-Springport) joins Governor George Pataki in calling for civil confinement of dangerous sex offenders whose prison sentences are soon to expire. Finch and his Assembly minority colleagues support legislation that would authorize...

Finch Calls for Extending and Strengthening of Megan’s Law

Assemblyman Gary Finch (R,C-Springport) during Tuesday’s meeting and press conference of Assembly minority members highlights vital data related to the January 21 expiration of a Megan’s Law provision that will allow certain lower-level convicted...

Finch Presents Funds To Local Museum

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C-Springport) was in Cayuga County recently to present representatives from the Frontenac Museum and Historical Society with funds. The Museum and Historical Society has exhibits dedicated to the continuation of local history...

Finch Presents State Grant For Philips Library

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C-Springport) visits Homer to present a state grant to Philips Free Library officials to help them reach their funding goal to pay for renovations to the historic building. Participating in the presentation are, from left,...

Finch Presents Funds to Cayuga Senior Center

Finch and Local Sheriff Fight For New Drug Law

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C-Springport) and Sheriff Rob Outhouse meet in Albany’s Legislative Office Building to discuss their support of the Assembly minority conference’s new proposal to combat methamphetamine production. The plan, unveiled...

Assembly Members and Local Sheriff Fight for New Law

Assemblymen Gary D. Finch (R,C-Springport), right, Robert C. Oaks (R,C-Macedon) left, and Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) are joined by Cayuga County Sheriff Rob Outhouse in supporting the Assembly minority conference’s new proposal to combat methamphetamine...

Local Assemblymen Honor Veterans

Bass Pro Shops Opens in Finger Lakes Mall

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport), Left, Visits With Greg Bulkley, Store General Manager Of Bass Pro Shops And Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R,C-Macedon) At The Grand Opening Of The Bass Pro Shops Store In The Finger Lakes Mall. Assemblyman Finch...

The Pledge’s Rights

Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C,I-Springport), third row, right, was joined by his Assembly colleagues on the majestic Million Dollar Staircase at the Capitol in Albany to publicly recite the Pledge of Allegiance. The public event was conducted to garner...

Finch Questions Plan To Close Camp Pharsalia at Albany Budget Hearing

At a budget hearing in Albany, New York state Assemblyman Gary Finch (R - 123rd District) expresses his opposition to a proposed plan to close Camp Pharsalia Correctional facility in Chenango County. Finch, pictured here, said that closing the local...