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Assemblywoman Buttenschon Introduces Legislation to Expand the Veterans Tuition Awards Program

February 20, 2024 - Last week, Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C Marcy) introduced legislation to expand eligibility for the veteran's tuition awards program (A9205). “New York State is home to the fifth largest veteran population in the country...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Presents Valentine’s for United States Veterans

Utica –  Veterans Day serves as a day of remembrance and appreciation for the brave men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. However, Assemblywoman Buttenschon believes that the spirit of appreciation should extend beyond traditional...

Calling all 119th District Residents: Nominate a Remarkable Woman Who's Made a Positive Impact in Our Community

Today, Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C Marcy) is pleased to announce the upcoming 6th Annual Women of Distinction award ceremony, scheduled for Friday, March 8th. This event, held in honor of Women's History Month, aims to celebrate the remarkable...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: Legislation to Help Farmers Reuse Unwanted Tires Passed by the Assembly

Yesterday, The New York State Assembly passed legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C Marcy) to ease regulations on how farmers reuse tires (A8625). "In 2016, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) overhauled its...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Attends Joint Budget Hearing on Human Services-Children/Veterans

Yesterday, Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C Marcy) participated in a joint budget hearing on Human Services, including children and our veterans.  At the hearing, she questioned New York State Commissioners DeCohen, Quinn, and Miles-Gustave regarding...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Attends Joint Budget Hearing on Economic Development and the Arts

Yesterday, Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C Marcy) attended a joint budget hearing on economic development and the arts. At the hearing, she questioned New York State Department of Economic Development Commissioner Hope Knight and New York State...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: Legislation to Combat Harassing Phone Calls Passed by Assembly

The New York State Assembly passed legislation, cosponsored by Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C Marcy), to combat harassing phone calls made by phone apps and fake numbers (A61). “Over the past few years, there has been an alarming increase in...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: Legislation to Increase Agricultural Representation Passed by Assembly

The New York State Assembly passed legislation, cosponsored by Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C Marcy), requiring Governor Hochul to appoint a member of a State agricultural advocacy organization to the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Needs Clarity of How Much Funding is Coming Upstate

"Yesterday, Governor Hochul unveiled her FY 2025 Executive Budget and offered more details on the priorities she outlined in her State of the State speech. While some parts of the budget she highlighted are encouraging, I need clarity on how much funding...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: Legislation to Provide Transparency for Drug Price Increases Signed by Governor Hochul

Governor Hochul signed legislation into law, cosponsored by Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C Marcy), that requires manufacturers of prescription drugs to notify the Department of Financial Services (DFS) at least 60 days in advance if they intend...
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