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Hawley Reacts to State of the State Address

Governor Eliot Spitzer today delivered his first State of the State address outlining plans for a three-year, $6 billion property tax cut aimed at the middle class and other initiatives to reform state government and revitalize the upstate economy. “The...

Hawley’s Committee Appointments Announced

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) will continue to serve as the Ranking Minority Member on the Social Services Committee for the 2007 legislative session and has retained membership with the committees on Agriculture and Aging. Hawley has...

Hawley Announces Arts Grant For Leroy

Steve Hawley (R,I,C,-Batavia) today announced the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) has awarded the LeRoy Historical Society a grant totaling $5,000. The money comes as part of the New York State Council on the Arts’ (NYSCA) $5,386,303...

Hawley Reacts to Passage of Timothy’s Law

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) today expressed satisfaction with a new Timothy’s Law that passed both houses of the State legislature in a special session Wednesday, and now awaits the Governor’s signature. The measure requires adults...

Hawley Announces Canal Corp Grants

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) today announced two grants totaling more than $225,000 to be given to Orleans County by the New York State Canal Corporation in an effort to boost tourism, recreation, historic interpretation, and community revitalization...

Allen Canning Will Sustain Jobs, AG Market

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) today expressed satisfaction and relief in the wake of an announcement by the Allen Canning Company that it will be purchasing three Birds Eye canning plants in Western New York. The Bergen and Oakfield plants...

Hawley Urges Passage of Civil Confinement Law

A November ruling by the state’s highest court, which unanimously found that the state was wrong to keep sexual predators behind bars without prior court hearings, has prompted Governor George E. Pataki to call a special legislative session to address...

Hawley Reacts To EPF Grants

Governor George E. Pataki Tuesday announced Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) grants totaling $1,438,725 for 11 open space, recreation, preservation, and waterfront revitalization projects in Monroe, Genesee, Ontario, and Wayne Counties. The EPF awards...

Hawley To Sponsor Blood Drive In Batavia

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) recently announced he will team up with the American Red Cross to sponsor a community-wide Mega Blood Drive in Batavia to bolster a depleted summer blood supply. The blood drive will be held Thursday, August...

Hawley Announces Grants For Local Govs

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) today announced a series of grants for local governments and school districts throughout Genesee, Monroe, Niagara, and Orleans counties being distributed by the New York State Archives (NYSA). The grants, ranging...

Hawley Announces Grants For The Arts

Steve Hawley (R,I,C,-Batavia) today announced a series of grants totaling more than $120,000 for arts programs in the 139th Assembly District that will go to the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council. The money comes as part of the New York State...

Positive Change For Western New York

Throughout this legislative session, I strived to be a voice for change and new ideas as we move to make state government more efficient and better equipped to do what is in the best interest of the people of this great State. During my campaign...

Hawley Applauds Medicaid Inspector Agreement

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) today expressed his support for a bipartisan agreement reached by the Assembly and state Senate to establish the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General. Hawley believes New York taxpayers would save millions...

Hawley Calls On Assembly Leadership To Pass Tax Cuts

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) today challenged Assembly leaders to pass five key tax cuts before the 2006 legislative session ends on Thursday. “We are running out of time,” said Hawley. “Taxpayers in this state have reached...

Hawley Outreach Program For Genesee County

Assemblyman Steve Hawley’s (R,I,C-Batavia) constituent outreach program will continue in Genesee County at the Cornell Cooperative Extension offices on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Hawley is encouraging constituents with questions,...

Memorial Day: A Time To Remember Our Fallen Heroes

On this Memorial Day – Monday, May 29 – I encourage all Americans to take a moment to join me in remembering the men and women who paid the ultimate price in service of this great nation. These heroes, who went above and beyond the call of...

Canal Trails Aim To Stimulate Tourism, Local Business

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) today announced his support for a partnership between The New York State Canal Corporation and Parks & Trails New York. The two organizations have set out to revitalize local business through the growing number...

Lowering Gas Prices For Western New York

For weeks now, my Assembly minority colleagues and I have been fighting to bring relief for New Yorkers who have been financially squeezed by soaring gas prices. Today, the State Assembly overwhelmingly passed a bill to cap the state sales tax on gasoline...

Hawley Announces Gas Tax Cap Agreement

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) announced today that the New York State Legislature has reached a bi-partisan agreement to cap the state tax on gasoline, saving motorists four cents per gallon. The agreement awaits the governor’s approval,...

Hawley Announces Breast Cancer Screening Campaign

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) announced today that the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline is conducting its annual Mother’s Day Mammography Campaign and is reaching out to New Yorkers asking them to urge their loved ones to get...