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Assemblyman Robin Schimminger Sponsors BPO Concert to be Held August 3 at Niawanda Park

Kenmore, NY – This summer, Western New Yorkers will again be able to hear the sounds of a world-class orchestra – the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra – at a free outdoor concert along the scenic waterfront that is the gateway to the Erie...

Assemblyman Schimminger Secures Village of Kenmore Legislative Funding

Kenmore, NY – Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) has announced that he has secured state legislative funding for several projects of note in the Village of Kenmore. These monies are earmarked for the village’s Department of Public...

Assemblyman Schimminger Announces State Funding for Town of Tonawanda

KENMORE, NY — Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) has recently announced that he has secured legislative funding for several projects in the Town of Tonawanda. These two State Assembly capital grants will go toward issues of need in the...

New DeGraff Emergency Department Opens with Help of $250,000 Schimminger Assembly Grant

KENMORE, NY — Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) announced that DeGraff Memorial Hospital held a ceremony on Nov. 13 to unveil its newly-renovated emergency department, the culmination of a multimillion-dollar “DeGraff 2020 Plan” project made...

Schimminger Inducted into Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns Hall of Fame

KENMORE, NY — Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns in recognition of his many contributions to the organization. “I am honored and humbled that the Boys...

City of Tonawanda Selected to Receive State Smart Growth Community Funds

KENMORE, NY — Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) welcomed the announcement that the City of Tonawanda is one of four communities that have been selected to receive Smart Growth Community Funds, state funding earmarked to go toward sustainable...

Area State Lawmakers Urge NYSDOT to Act on Safety Improvements for Niagara Falls Boulevard

KENMORE, NY — Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) has announced that his office has initiated a joint letter to the state Department of Transportation with other state legislators who represent the towns of Tonawanda and Amherst, seeking action...

Schimminger, Golombek Announce Funding for Riverside Park Football Field

Buffalo, NY – On Aug. 27, Assemblyman Robin Schimminger and Buffalo North District Councilmember Joseph Golombek held a press conference announcing that city officials have secured funding for a construction project that will involve a number of improvements...

Schimminger Announces Grants for Kenmore, North Tonawanda Libraries

KENMORE — Assemblyman Robin Schimminger is pleased to announce that two libraries in the 140th Assembly District have been awarded state grants for needed capital improvements. The Kenmore branch of the Town of Tonawanda Public Library, located at 160...

Schimminger Announces Assembly, Senate Passage of Toll Payers’ Bill of Rights

KENMORE, NY — Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) today announced that legislation he is co-sponsoring (A.9805) to establish a toll payers’ bill of rights has been passed by both the Assembly and the Senate. If enacted into law upon gubernatorial...

Assembly Passes Bill to Increase Amount Businesses Can Borrow Via State Loan Program

Kenmore, NY – Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) today announced that the Assembly has passed his legislation (A.8117) to increase the lifetime cap on the amount a company may borrow through the state’s Excelsior Linked Deposit Program. The...

Schimminger Announces Legislation to Revise Brownfield Cleanup Program Provisions, Clarify Tax Credits

KENMORE, NY — Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) today announced that he recently introduced legislation (A.10954) to clarify and improve upon the state’s current environmental conservation law related to soil cleanup objectives of the Brownfield...

Assembly Passes Election Reforms to Limit Special Interests, Make it Easier for Citizens to Vote

Kenmore, NY – Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) today announced that the Assembly passed several key pieces of legislation last week designed to close a loophole in New York State campaign finance law and streamline the election process to...

Assemblyman Schimminger Announces Technical Assistance Funding for Small Businesses, Technology Sector

Kenmore, NY – Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) has announced the passage of a state budget initiative and funding that will provide much-needed technical assistance for small businesses in Western New York, restore the amount of state aid...

Assemblyman Schimminger Announces Funding for Area Economic Development Entities in 2018-19 State Budget

Kenmore, NY – Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D-C-I-Kenmore) has recently announced that three initiatives that will benefit the Western New York economy, focusing on entrepreneurship and professional development, global trade and export assistance, and...