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‘The Gray Area’ Discusses Threat to Critical Road Improvements as Chips Funding Takes a Hit, Continued Push Against Prison Closures

Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) released the latest episode of “The Gray Area” video series. In this week’s episode, Gray expresses concern over funding for the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS). Gray also discusses...

‘The Gray Area’ Discusses New York’s Marketing by Mandate: Bad Public Policy

Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) released the latest episode of “The Gray Area” video series. In this week’s episode, Gray discusses the state’s rush to all-electric school buses through a misguided mandate as well as thanks the many visitors...

Gray Speaks at Albany Budget Hearings, Advocates for North Country Needs

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Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) attended the higher education executive budget hearing as well as the environmental conservation hearing this week. During the higher education hearing, Gray expressed his opinion regarding the importance of making...

‘The Gray Area’ Discusses Govt. Budget Hearing Highlights: Sanctuary Status, Smoke Shop Legislation

Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) released the latest episode of “The Gray Area” video series. In this week’s episode, Gray reflects on the Local/General Government and Environmental Conservation joint budget hearings, expressing concern over...

‘The Gray Area’ Discusses NY-Rush Impact on North Country, Introduces New Segment

Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) released the latest episode of “The Gray Area” video series. In this week’s episode, Gray discusses the impact of NY-RUSH on local communities, visitors in Albany this week and a new segment: Question of the...

Gray: Pardon Our Prisons

This week, Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) sent a letter to Gov. Hochul expressing deep concerns regarding the proposed closure of five correctional facilities in New York state. The urgency of the letter stems from the repercussions of two prior...

Gray Urges Community Support to Reinstate School Aid in Face of Gov.’s Budget Proposal

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Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) attended a press conference in Albany today to share concerns about the governor’s Executive Budget proposal ending the provision of “hold harmless” and the subsequent reduction in school aid for certain school...

‘The Gray Area’ Discusses How Gov. Hochul’s Budget Proposal Will Effect North Country

Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) released the latest episode of “The Gray Area” video series. In this week’s episode, Gray breaks down Gov. Kathy Hochul’s Executive Budget presentation, delivered on Tuesday, Jan. 16. “One of my biggest concerns...

‘The Gray Area’ Discusses State of the State Address: The Devil is in The Details, or Lack Thereof

Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) released the latest episode of “The Gray Area” video series. In this week’s episode, Gray unpacks and shares his insights on Gov. Kathy Hochul’s recent State of the State Address, which was delivered in the...

Gray Comments on Gov.’s Budget Presentation

“The governor's proposed budget has been unveiled and I have several concerns I believe need to be addressed as the legislative session progresses. One of my primary concerns is the continual growth in the size of the budget. While it is important to...
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