Press Releases

State Legislators Honor Green Tech Boys Varsity Basketball Team

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Assemblymember John T. McDonald III and Senator Neil D. Breslin recognized Albany’s Green Tech Charter School Boys Varsity Basketball Team with a resolution honoring their March 16, 2014 win against Jamestown High School, capturing...

Members of the State Legislature Honor Bishop Howard Hubbard

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Members of the State Legislature who represent the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese presented Bishop Howard Hubbard with a Proclamation honoring his years of service. Bishop Hubbard opened session for the Assembly beginning with an opening...

Letter to the Editor

As a member of the New York State Assembly representing a portion of the City of Albany, and as a newly appointed member of the Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA), I feel compelled to comment on recent news accounts regarding the development of...

Park South – A Promise Kept

Albany – The Capital Region received a major announcement in regard to the area in Albany known as Park South. Albany Medical Center announced the $110 million Park South Plan for the Future which is a public-private partnership supported by major Capital...

Assemblymember John McDonald Announces Construction Grant Awards to Cohoes, Troy and Waterford Public Libraries

Albany, NY – Member of Assembly John T. McDonald III announced that Cohoes, Troy and Waterford Public Libraries have been awarded more than $95,000 combined in public library construction funds. The funds will be used for handicap accessibility upgrades,...

Capital Region Assembly Delegation Backs University at Albany’s Nearly $300M SUNY Capital Plan Request

Albany, NY – Capital Region Assembly Majority members Fahey, McDonald, Steck, and Santabarbara today announced their support of the University at Albany’s $293 million SUNY Capital Plan – part of a proposed multibillion capital plan. The funding...

Assembly Member John McDonald Named to Prominent List of Environmental Leaders

New York – The New York League of Conservation Voters, which works to make environmental sustainability a top political and policy priority in New York State, has named Assembly Member John McDonald to a list of the state’s most promising new environmental...

McDonald Assigned to Committees in State Assembly

Albany – Local assemblyman John T. McDonald III received 2012-13 committee assignments from Speaker Sheldon Silver. McDonald will serve on the Aging, Cities, Mental Health, Real Property Tax and Tourism committees. "I am pleased to have been appointed...