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Bill to Prohibit Unreasonable Restriction of Solar Power Systems Passed by Legislature

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef’s bill, A.1933/S.02997 (sponsored in the State Senate by Senator Kevin Parker) was passed in the Assembly this week after being passed in the Senate on February 10, and now awaits the Governor’s signature. The bill...

STAR Program Remains Intact in Final 2021-2022 Budget Negotiations

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, chair of the NYS Assembly Real Property Taxation Committee, reports that an executive proposal to change the Enhanced STAR program from an exemption to a credit for new property taxpayers with incomes of $90,550 or less was...

Galef’s Bill to Protect Access to Public Records Passes Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Sandy Galef prohibiting government agencies in New York from claiming copyright protections passed in the Assembly today. The bill, A.04499/S.03988 (sponsored by Reichlin-Melnick in the Senate), will ensure that...

Assemblywoman Galef’s Bill, Expanding Access to Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs), Passed by Assembly

A bill (A.5719-A) sponsored by Assemblywoman Sandy Galef was passed by the Assembly yesterday to expand the availability of Veterans Treatment Courts in the state and authorize the transfer of qualified cases from a criminal court in a county that does...

Statement to the Public Service Commission

I would first like to thank you for having these hearings. It is vitally important that those of us who live near the plant have our voices heard. I represent the 95th Assembly District which includes Buchanan and Indian Point.The Public Service Commission...

Assemblywoman Galef Calls for the Removal of Trump Name from State Park in Wake of Insurrection at Capitol

With the President having faced a second impeachment for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef sent a letter to the New York State Parks Commissioner on Thursday calling for the signs on the Taconic State Parkway advertising...

Assemblywoman Galef Announces Virtual Town Meetings

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef will host Virtual Town Meetings over Zoom this January. Itshould be noted that if certain constituents of Assemblywoman Galef’s are not available to attend the meeting designated for their community, they are welcome to...

Announcement of Virtual Town Meetings

Assemblywomen Galef and Paulin Request Postponement of Certification for New Voting Machines

Assemblywomen Sandy Galef and Amy Paulin sent a letter to the New York State Board ofElections requesting that the certification of any new voting machines be postponed and not authorized at their January 9th commissioners meeting. The letter expresses...

Harckham and Galef Job Protection and Local Funding Bills at Indian Point Signed into Law by Governor Cuomo

Buchanan, NY – Three bills sponsored by New York State Senator Pete Harckham and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef ensuring workforce protections and financial assistance to local municipalities and taxpayers while the Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC)...
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