Press Releases

Chronic Pain Management Virtual Seminar

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Please join Assemblyman Michael Montesano, Syosset Public Library, & Northwell Health for aVirtual Health & Wellness Seminar onPain Management on Tuesday, May 18 at7 p.m. To be held on Zoom: bit.ly/MontesanoHealthWellnessPain. Click here for more inf...

Headaches & Migraines Virtual Seminar

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Please join Assemblyman Michael Montesano, Locust Valley Library, & Northwell Health for a Virtual Health & Wellness Seminar onHeadaches & Migraines on Thursday, May 6 7 p.m. To be held on Zoom bit.ly/MontesanoHealthandWellnessMay2021 Click here for more...

Virtual Seminar on Anxiety and Depression

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Please join Assemblyman Michael Montesano, Bayville Free Library, & Northwell Health for a Virtual Health & Wellness Seminar on Anxiety & Depression, scheduled for Tuesday, April 13 at 7 p.m.The vent will be held virtually, via Zoom:bit.ly/HealthandWellnessSeminarApril2021....

Montesano Disappointed at the Lack of Mental Health Assistance in Budget

“I am disappointed that amid the current mental health crisis the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, the governor and Assembly Majority have pushed for and passed a bill which would decimate funding for mental health, eliminate treatment and care options...

Assembly Opens Confidential Impeachment Investigation Hotline

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I,LBT-Glen Head) is announcing that the Assembly has opened a confidential hotline regarding the impeachment investigation of Gov. Cuomo so the public might be able to provide information about the actions or conduct...

Montesano Calls for Temporary Restraining Order to Prevent Witness Tampering by Gov. Cuomo

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I,LBT-Glen Head) has sent a letter to New York State Attorney General Letitia James to express his concern regarding recent reports of witness tampering and obstruction of justice within Gov. Cuomo’s administration...

Montesano Pushes for Removal of Curfew and Food Requirement for Bars and Restaurants in New York

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“For the past year, the governor has issued numerous executive orders, many of which did more harm than good. In fact, due to his orders, thousands of small businesses across the state have permanently closed their doors, including approximately...

Assembly Majority Extends Gov. Cuomo’s Emergency Powers

“I am disappointed at the Assembly Majority’s introduction and passing of a bill claiming to repeal the governor’s extraordinary emergency powers but which, in reality, allows the governor to extend it every 30 days as he sees fit. I’m...

Assembly Majority Continues to Avoid Holding Gov. Cuomo Accountable

“I am utterly appalled at the Assembly Majority’s continual avoidance in doing their job as legislators and holding Gov. Cuomo accountable for his actions. Last week we were barely in session for three hours over the course of three days,...

Assembly Majority Avoids Revoking Gov. Cuomo’s Emergency Powers

“It is sad that Assembly Majority still refuse to truly stand up to Gov. Cuomo, despite the nursing home scandal and the allegations of sexual harassment from now three women. Yesterday they canceled session, and today they continued to avoid our...

Assembly Majority Avoiding Addressing Gov. Cuomo Scandals

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I,LBT-Glen Head) is outraged at the Assembly Majority’s lack of action in stripping Gov. Cuomo of his emergency powers for the past three session days. Last week, a few Assembly Majority sought support on legislation...

Montesano: Gov. Cuomo is Spiraling as Nursing Home Scandal Saga Continues

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I,LBT-Glen Head) stands firm in his push for Gov. Cuomo to be stripped of his emergency powers and for the Legislature to start impeachment proceedings for the governor. Within the past 24-hours, it has come to light...

Montesano Pushes Legislation to Strip Gov. Cuomo of Emergency Powers

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I,LBT-Glen Head) is eager to announce he is signing onto a bill proposed by Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens) to repeal the Executive Law amendments to which the Legislature passed a year ago granting Gov. Cuomo emergency...

Montesano Outraged at Lack of Apology to Grieving Families, Calls for Gov. Cuomo & Commissioner Zucker’s Resignations

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I,LBT-Glen Head) is outraged at not only the admission by one of Gov. Cuomo’s aides that they did, in fact, hide the number of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, but also that the admission didn’t come with...

Montesano Pushes Petition to Subpoena Commissioner Zucker to Speak on Nursing Home Death Cover-Up

As a member of the Committee on Oversight, Analysis, and Investigation, Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I,LBT-Glen Head) joined his Assembly Minority colleagues for a virtual press conference on Thursday, Feb. 11 to call upon their Majority counterparts...

Montesano Pushes Petition to Subpoena Commissioner Zucker to Speak on Nursing Home Death Cover-Up - Letter

Montesano Works to Uncover Truth in Nursing Home Catastrophe

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R, C, I-Glen Head) is requesting a public hearing in response to Attorney General Letitia James’ nursing home report of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This would require New York State Commissioner...

Montesano Calls for Stripping Cuomo of Emergency Powers Due to Underreporting of COVID-19 Deaths in Nursing Homes

“It has been apparent for months now that the governor has taken full advantage of the emergency powers, we were forced to give him at the start of the pandemic in order to provide relief to New Yorkers. Cuomo messed up in requiring nursing homes...

Montesano Calls Cuomo Out on Losing Focus on COVID-19

“What Gov. Cuomo should be focusing on is figuring out a vaccine program which actually works in order for New Yorkers to get the COVID-19 vaccine sooner, rather than later. Instead, he is very much all talk and no action. Most of his talk is about...

Montesano Condemns Trump Supporters Actions at U.S. Capitol

“I am completely appalled and condemn the actions of the Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier this afternoon, some armed with firearms. While people have every right to protest and show their displeasure, violence and terrorizing...