Press Releases

Jensen Introduces Legislation to Help New York’s Small Communities

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) is proud to have introduced legislation that would establish the “Local Government Capital Improvement Grant Program” to help small communities across New York State afford improvements to critical municipal...

Jensen: Our Residents Deserve Real Answers

“The lack of transparency and accountability regarding our state’s handling of COVID-19 in our nursing homes and residential-care facilities has been frustrating and caused tremendous pain to those who have had family members who have passed...

Jensen: New Yorkers Deserve Answers

“Last week, I joined my Minority colleagues on the Health, Aging and Oversight committees in calling on members of the Assembly to hold hearings for the state Department of Health to provide all data on nursing home deaths, as well as all communications...

Jensen Calls on Colleagues to ‘Sign & Subpoena’ Dr. Zucker Following Nursing Home Scandal

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) joined members of the Assembly Minority Conference, Rochester resident Gelsey Randazzo Markese whose grandmother passed away in a nursing home, and senior advocacy group Voices for Seniors to urge their colleagues...

Jensen: Giving Our Residents A Voice

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) introduced legislation that would enact a constitutional amendment to provide residents of New York with the power of initiative and referendum (A.4674). Initiative is the power of the electors to propose amendments...

Jensen: New Yorkers Deserve Openness and Honesty from State Government

“I am saddened and disappointed in the report released today by Attorney General James that New York has underreported COVID-19 nursing home death by as much as 50 percent. The families of loved ones living in long-term care deserve an open, honest...

Jensen On The Loss of Hometown Heroes

“On Wednesday night, our community received devastating news as members of the New York National Guard tragically lost their lives when a helicopter crashed during a training mission in Mendon.“As a community, we mourn the loss of Chief Warrant...

Jensen: What Is Gov. Cuomo’s Plan B?

“As our state continues to deal with the hardships the pandemic has brought, today, I was prepared for the Governor to share his specific budgetary plans to address our state’s $15 billion deficit. However, what we heard was a continuation...

Jensen: Focus on COVID Relief and Making Our State More Affordable

“Today, as the governor kicked off his series of State of the State speeches, what was missing was a thoughtful and detailed plan on how we can recover from the pandemic, efficiently and successfully distribute vaccines to all eligible residents...

Jensen Ready to Make Positive, Effective Change

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) pictured in Albany for the first day of session and swearing in on Jan. 6, 2021.
Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I- Greece) was officially sworn in yesterday as the 134th Assembly District's new representative. Jensen was also named as Ranking Minority Member of the Libraries and Education Technology Committee as well as...