Press Releases

Blumencranz Announces Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive

Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) recently announced this year’s Toys for Tots holiday toy drive in partnership with the Marine Corps Reserve. The drive will go from November 15 to December 15. Participants can donate new, unwrapped toys...

Blumencranz Urges Gov. Hochul to Veto Bill That Would Expose Jewish Business Owners

Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) and his colleagues in the state Assembly recently wrote a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul urging her to veto the LLC Transparency Act (A.3484-A). This legislation would require the publication of the names and...

Blumencranz: Every Drop Counts

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Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) held a blood drive yesterday, July 26, and was very proud of the turnout. Participants came out to Gold Coast Library to donate blood and we saved nearly 100 lives thanks to all of the donors. Blumencranz...

Blumencranz: Melanie’s Law Should Be Passed Immediately

Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) supports Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill), Assemblyman Brian A. Cunningham (D-43rd District), Sen. Michelle Hinchey, Sen. Rob Rolison and Cheryl Chianese, the mother of Melanie Chianese, in...

Blumencranz: Constructive Solutions are required to Properly Address New York’s Migrant Crisis

Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) supports his Assembly Minority colleagues Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square), Assemblyman Mike Reilly (R,C-Staten Island), Assemblyman Brian Maher (R,C-Walden) and Assemblyman Matt Slater (R,C-Yorktown)...

Blumencranz: The State Budget Has Been Passed and Now Local Budgets May Suffer

“The 2023-24 state budget cut corners and was full of irreparable holes—it will essentially leak taxpayers’ dollars until there is no funding left for those who need it most. The budget lacks fiscal assurance for the future in key issues while creating...

Blumencranz Holds Joint Press Conference on the First Responder Epinephrine Preparedness Initiative (EPI) Act

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Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) held a joint press conference alongside Assemblywoman Taylor Darling as well as Co-founder and Executive Director of the Allergy Advocacy Association Toni Taylor on the Million Dollar Staircase in Albany earlier...

Blumencranz: Keep Local Kids Safe and Stop For School Buses

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Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) spoke yesterday at an Operation Safe Stop event hosted by the Jericho School District. He was joined by Jericho’s Director of Transportation Lori-Ann Savino, Superintendent of Schools Hank Grishman, Jericho...

Blumencranz: State Budget Negotiations Must Resume so New Yorkers Know we have Their Backs

“I know I speak for many of the other members of the Assembly Minority Conference when I say it’s time for this state budget to be finished. It’s been nearly a month, and the budget is still on hold. We have not seen this level of delay in state...

Blumencranz Sponsored Internship & Job Fair for College and High School Students

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Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) sponsored an Internship & Job Fair event for college and high school students this past Saturday, April 1. Several employers attended the fair, including Doyle Securities, Amazon, Northwell Health, Camps R...

Blumencranz: Mental Health Awareness Needs to be Addressed in our Schools

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Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) joined Assembly Minority Task Force on School Safety & Security co-chairmen Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C-Gowanda), Assemblyman Doug Smith (R,C-Holbrook), Assemblyman Mike Reilly (R,C-Staten Island) as...

Blumencranz Sponsoring Internship and Job Fair for High School and College Students

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Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) is sponsoring an internship and job fair for college and high school students that will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023. There will be a number of employers in attendance seeking out ambitious students...

Blumencranz: Raising the Age Will Not Lower Crime

Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) today supported local district attorneys as well as members of the Senate and Assembly Minority Conferences in their announcement of a bill to reform the flawed Raise the Age (RTA) legislation. When it was...

Blumencranz: Suburban Lifestyle Is Under Attack

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“It was very important to stand beside local officials and state lawmakers today to challenge Gov. Hochul’s high-rise plan together. The Majority is not hearing us, so we will continue to speak up until they do. The governor’s housing plan is not...

Blumencranz: Supporting New York Roads Should Be a Top Priority

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Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) joined Sen. Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning), Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt, Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay, his colleagues in the Assembly and Senate as well...

Blumencranz: NYS Housing Compact Threatens Long Island Communities

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Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) held a press conference Sunday to address Long Island’s concerns about Gov. Hochul’s housing compact plan alongside Councilwoman Michelle Johnson of the Town of Oyster Bay, Mayor Conway of the Village...

Blumencranz: LIRR Oyster Bay Line Has Been Neglected For far Too Long

“With all the increased trains, service cuts and schedule changes, the Oyster Bay line continues to be neglected and commuters are facing the consequences. It’s clear that the MTA’s priorities are upside-down and the need for a full time LIRR president...

Blumencranz Attends Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Grand Opening of Angela’s Bra Boutique

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Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) joined Assemblyman John Mikulin (R,C-Bethpage), Sen. Steven Rhoads, Joseph Minieri, Vice President of the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce, Nassau County Legislator Rose Walker and Ralph Ekstrand, Farmingdale...

Blumencranz Believes in Judicial Discretion and Keeping His Constituents Safe

Yesterday, Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) joined Senate and Assembly Minority colleagues, law enforcement and families of crime victims to fight back against bail reform. Those in attendance at a press conference in Albany discussed rising...

Blumencranz: New Yorkers Demand a Call to Action

This week, I had the privilege of attending my first State of the State address. In the November election, New York voters sent a clear message to Albany about the path they want their state to take in the next couple of years. From Rochester to Long...