Biography

Assemblyman  Josh Jensen

Josh Jensen was elected to the New York State Assembly on November 3, 2020. His district includes a portion of Monroe County, specifically the towns of Greece, Ogden, and Parma and the villages of Hilton and Spencerport. 

Josh plans to use his leadership and public service background to give a voice to those in his district and beyond. He believes the state needs to cut unnecessary spending, help create more jobs, and push for the increased protection of our families and neighborhoods through enhanced public safety initiatives. 

Josh graduated from Niagara University and Hilton High School. Prior to being elected to the Assembly, Jensen served the residents of the 3rd Ward as a member of the Town of Greece’s Town Board. As a councilman, he supported proposals that lowered taxes and prioritized the maintenance and improvement of vital infrastructure. He previously worked for Sen. Joe Robach, serving as Director of Communications and Director of Community Affairs and Public Policy. Additionally, he served as the Director of Communications at one of Upstate New York’s largest nursing homes. He has also proudly volunteered with the Hilton Education Foundation and Rochester area chapter of the National Fallen Firefighters.

Josh resides in Greece with his wife, Casey, and their children, Margot and Brendan.

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Jensen: We Need To Include All Frontline Workers In Health Care Bonus

As a member of the Health Committee, Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) is calling on Gov. Hochul and Commissioner Bassett to expand eligibility for all frontline healthcare and support staff, regardless of their employment and job title, as part...

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Climate Action Council Continues Ignoring Rochester Region

Last month, Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) and his regional colleagues from the Assembly Minority Conference called on the Climate Action Council (CAC) to hold an in-person hearing in the Rochester region for their draft scoping plans; however,...

Jensen And Mattera Announce Bills For Handicap-Accessible Playgrounds

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Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece), Sen. Mario Mattera (R,C, IP-Smithtown) and members of their Conferences gathered for a joint press conference regarding the introduction of the Everyone Can Play bill (A.9539/S.8626), which would create a state...

Jensen To Introduce Legislation Requiring Greater Oversight Of Cannabis Industry

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) is calling for greater oversight of New York’s new cannabis industry, including mandatory guidelines regarding product tracking and elimination of ambiguity around who is responsible for the inspections of...

Jensen Nominates Two Businesses To NYS Historic Business Preservation Registry

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Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) announced that two local businesses from the 134th District have been added to the NYS Historic Business Preservation Registry. Jensen successfully nominated VanPutte Gardens and Jackson’s Bakery both of which...
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