Press Releases

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...

Hawley Unveils Sign Dedicating ‘Sp4 C. Jay Hall Memorial Highway’

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) will be joined by Sen. Ed Rath (SD-61) and local officials in unveiling 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...

Hawley Video Highlights Local Visits for National Women’s Small Business Month

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) has released a video highlighting a series of visits he made to local small businesses to commemorate National Women's Small Business Month in October. He spent time visiting Roots Hair Salon and Milk & Honey Boutique...

Hawley Hails New Law Granting Free College Tuition to Members of Gold Star Families

​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is celebrating a new law (A.7685) signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul today that will give free college tuition to members of gold star families.The signing came over two years after Hawley himself proposed a bill...

Hawley Condemns Prison Closures, Cheers End of Double-Bunking

​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is expressing deep concern after yesterday’s sudden announcement six prisons throughout the state would be ordered to close.The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS)...

Hawley Announces Winner of His Halloween Pet Costume Contest

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) has announced the winner of his Halloween Pet Costume Contest is Albion resident Kaitlin Zwifka, who posted her horses, named Harvey and Quinn, dressed as green and blue M&Ms on the Assemblyman’s Facebook...

Hawley Concludes Visit Series to Honor National Women’s Small Business Month at Roots Hair Salon and Milk and Honey Boutique in Albion

​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) will be concluding his series of visits to local small businesses this Wednesday in Albion to commemorate National Women's Small Business Month. Assemblyman Hawley will visit Roots Hair Salon and Milk &...

Hawley Continues Visits in Honor of National Women’s Small Business Month at The Dog Wash in Brockport

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is continuing his series of visits to local small businesses to commemorate National Women's Small Business Month by visiting The Dog Wash "Do-It-Yourself" Bath House in Brockport this Wednesday. Having already...

Hawley Continues Series of Visits in Honor of National Women’s Small Business Month with Revival Beauty Parlor

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is continuing his series of visits to local small businesses to commemorate National Women's Small Business Month by visiting Revival Beauty Parlor in Medina. Having already visited Gilliana’s Diner in Batavia,...

Hawley Kicks Off Halloween Pet Costume Contest on His Facebook Page

​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) has announced that he will be holding a pet costume contest on his Facebook page in order to help his constituents get into the Halloween spirit. On the Facebook post linked here, the comment with a photo...

Hawley Kicks-Off National Women’s Small Business Month Series with Gilliana’s Diner Visit This Saturday

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is kicking off a series of visits to local small businesses to commemorate National Women's Small Business Month, starting with a visit to Gilliana's Diner in Batavia. In the weeks to come, Hawley will be visiting...

Hawley Announces Outreach Office Hours for Remainder of 2021

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) announced today that he will be holding outreach office hours within his district during the months of October, November and December. During these outreach office hours, residents will have the opportunity to...

Hawley Slams Vaccine Mandate As ‘Slap in the Face’ to Unvaccinated Healthcare Workers Who’ve Served in Covid-19 Fight

​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) expressed outrage today as the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers takes effect, forcing countless healthcare employees throughout the state to resign from their positions. Many of these healthcare workers...

Hawley Glad to See Zucker Out, Hopes Successor Will Avoid Implementing Unnecessary Mandates

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) today expressed his relief as news broke that Health Commissioner Howard Zucker has resigned from his position, though his resignation will only take effect when Gov. Hochul puts forward his replacement.Hawley...

Hawley Opposes Vaccine Mandate For Health Workers In Letter, Citing Concerns It Could Cause Staff Shortages

Editor’s Note: Letter attached​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is joining his colleagues in the Assembly Minority calling on Governor Hochul and Health Commissioner Zucker to reverse the decision to mandate vaccination of healthcare...

Hawley Opposes Vaccine Mandate For Health Workers In Letter, Citing Concerns It Could Cause Staff Shortages - Letter

Hawley Cancels Patriot Trip to Washington D.C., Citing Concerns of Rising Covid-19 Infections

​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is saddened to announce that his annual Patriot Trip in which he brings veterans to landmarks and historical sites throughout the Washington, D.C. area will be canceled this year due to concerns regarding...

Hawley Opposes Extension of Eviction Moratorium as State Sits on Billions in Federal Housing Assistance

​Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is standing firmly opposed to legislation being taken up today in a special session of the New York State Assembly that would extend the moratorium on evictions in the state into 2022. Hawley has expressed...