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Hawley Joins Senate and Assembly Minorities In Calling For Passage Of Public Safety Measures

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​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) joined members of the Senate and Assembly Minority Conferences, law enforcement and public safety advocates on Tuesday to call for the passing of anti-crime measures, following a rise in violence throughout...

Hawley Testifies During Virtual Farm Laborers Wage Board Hearing On Proposed Overtime Threshold Reduction

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) spoke Wednesday during the Farm Laborers Wage Board’s hearing on a proposed reduction of the farm laborer overtime threshold, speaking passionately against the proposed reduction. During his testimony, Hawley...

State of The State 2022: A Chance To Forge A New Path To Prosperity In New York

“In a time of crisis, as we face issues related to our economy, public health and public safety, we cannot keep rehashing the same tired ideas that have proven to be ineffective solutions to serious problems. While I appreciate the governor’s...

Year in Review: Learning From the Legislature’s Mistakes to Bring about a Brighter Day

Last year was certainly one for the books, though the reasons 2021 was so notable aren’t necessarily worth celebrating. Our governor resigned in disgrace, more of the businesses we love in our communities shuttered, taxes increased, prices increased...

Hawley Raises Concerns Following Decision by NY City Council to Allow Non-Citizens to Vote

“​The democratic process by which we elect our leaders is a core foundation of our republic, and the decision of the New York City Council to allow non-citizen illegal immigrants to vote undermines the integrity of our elections entirely....

Hawley Speaks Out Against Gov. Hochul’s Decision to Reimplement Statewide Mask Mandate

“Haphazardly implementing a statewide mask mandate in the middle of the holiday season, a period many businesses rely on to make ends meet for the year, is entirely unnecessary and will only handicap our small businesses during a make-or-break time...

Decreasing The Farm Laborer Threshold: A Threat to New York’s Farms and Families

As the former owner and operator of our family farm, I know firsthand that running a farm or an agribusiness is a uniquely challenging undertaking, and if we fail to recognize how these businesses operate in the real world, it will be the death knell...

Hawley Highlights Us Civil Air Patrol As Organization Approaches Its 80th Birthday

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is honoring the United States Civil Air Patrol (CAP) as the organization approaches its 80th anniversary this year on Dec. 1, highlighting the important role its members have played in preserving peace and safety...

Hawley Joins Sen. Rath to Unveil Sign Dedicating ‘Sp4 C. Jay Hall Memorial Highway’

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​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) joined Sen. Ed Rath and local officials today to unveil a sign designating the section of State Route 77 between Pembroke Town Park and the intersection of Indian Falls Road in the town of Pembroke, county...

Former Gov. Cuomo’s Actions Illegal, Unethical

“​The actions described in the Assembly Judiciary’s report are unbefitting of any elected official, let alone the governor of New York state,” said Hawley. “I am thankful appropriate law enforcement agencies have been forwarded...
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