Press Releases

Gallahan Delivers $50k Grant to Fund Bulk Water Filling Station in Town of Phelps

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is announcing a $50,000 State and Municipal Facilities Program grant he secured for the Town of Phelps that will enable them to build and operate a bulk water filling station. This much-needed filling station...

Gallahan Hails Announcement of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker’s Resignation

“The resignation of Commissioner Howard Zucker is a welcome one. After what we went through as a state learning about the true nature of the tragedy that took place in our nursing homes last year and Zucker’s role in potentially covering up...

Gallahan Announces Over $100k In Grants For Public Libraries Within 131st Assembly District

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is announcing over $100,000 in grant funding that has been awarded to four different library projects within the 131st Assembly District through the New York State Department of Education and the New York State...

Gallahan And Assembly Minority Demands Gov. Hochul Not Implement School Mask Mandate in Letter

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) has written a letter, along with several of his Assembly colleagues, calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to not implement a statewide mask mandate for children in public schools, following an announcement of her intent...

Statement from Assemblyman Gallahan on Attorney General’s Report of Sexual Harassment by Governor Cuomo

“The Attorney General’s report released today on Governor Cuomo’s sexual harassment is truly disturbing. The evidence is abundant and compelling that the Governor is a repeat sexual harasser. His harassment and assault of multiple women,...

Session 2021: A Lot of Spending To Do a Lot of Nothing

“This year we spent more as a state than any year before, yet there’s still so much more we could and should have done for working families and small businesses. To think we gave over twice what we did to small businesses to illegal immigrants...

Gallahan Irate After Passage of Anti-Gun Bills

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is voicing his frustration following the passage of a series of bills that would violate the Second Amendment rights of New Yorkers. Gallahan voted against every proposal. The bills would drive gun sellers and...

Gallahan And Minority Lawmakers Demand Termination of State Emergency Declaration Before End Of Session

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is joining his Assembly and Senate Minority colleagues in demanding the termination of the state disaster emergency declared by Executive Order 202 before the end of the 2020-21 Legislative Session, which is...

Gallahan Lauds Decision to Select Sampson as First New York State Veterans Cemetery

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is hailing the unanimous decision by a state selection committee to choose Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery as the first New York state veterans cemetery, which first opened in 2011. This official designation...

Gallahan Calls on Department of Labor to Reopen Offices For in Person Services

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is calling on Governor Cuomo and the New York State Department of Labor to reopen physical unemployment offices following a statewide relaxation of COVID-19 related regulations, including capacity restrictions...

Gallahan Joins Assembly Minority in Pushing for Passage of Bill Banning Lawmaker Book Income Following $5.1Million Cuomo Book Deal

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is rallying alongside fellow Minority members in the Assembly to pass a bill (A.7107) that would prohibit statewide elected officials from profiting on published works while serving in their position. The effort...

Gallahan Announces Award Of Multi-Million Dollar Grants For Affordable Veteran And Senior Housing In Seneca County

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is announcing $11.2 million in funding from New York Homes and Community Renewal to Lafayette Apartments and Huntington Apartments to build affordable housing for veterans and the elderly in Seneca County. Lafayette...

Gallahan And Assembly Minority Join Small Landlords In Voicing Opposition To Eviction Moratorium

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is joining Assembly Minority in opposing the extension of a legislative moratorium on evictions, which Majority members are looking to extend until August 31, 2021. He was in attendance as Minority lawmakers...

On the Budget: Big Spending That Misses the Mark

As with most things in life and in government, there was both good and bad in this year’s state budget but taken as a whole it is incredibly troubling both for the immediate well-being of taxpayers and our future fiscal stability. This year’s...

Gallahan Rejects Unsustainable Assembly Budget

“This budget is incredibly irresponsible and will adjust the people and government of our state to spending levels we will be unable to sustain in the years to come. Worse yet, even with the budget being as large as it is, it still fails to prioritize...

Gallahan Concerned as Recreational-Use Marijuana Becomes Law

“In legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, we have opened the door for a myriad of unforeseen consequences to ravage our communities in ways we will pay for financially and in terms of our public health and safety. When looking at how legalization...

Gallahan and Assembly Minority Call for Expansion of Hunting Licensing and Use of Crossbows in Budget

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) and other members of the Assembly Minority Conference wrote a letter to Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins urging them to include measures in the final state budget...

Gallahan and Assembly Minority Call for Expansion of Hunting Licensing and Use of Crossbows in Budget - Letter

Gallahan Calls on Commissioner of Taxation and Finance to Postpone State Tax Deadline

Today, Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is calling on the Commissioner of the State Department of Taxation and Finance, Michael Schmidt, to postpone the deadline to file personal state income taxes from April 15 to May 17.The IRS recently announced...

Gallahan Outlines Priorities for New York Amid Budget Negotiations

“As we head into the final weeks of the budget negotiation process, my focus is on protecting local taxpayers, getting kids back to school and getting our economy restarted. New York is getting billions in federal funding and we must remain laser...