Press Releases

Hawley Attends Press Conference Calling for Increased CHIPS Funding for Local Roads, Bridges

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) attended a press conference earlier today to call for greater state investments in local roads, bridges and culverts. Hawley was joined by his colleagues in both the state Senate and Assembly in response to the governor’s...

Hawley Proclaims Jell-O Week in New York State

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) introduced a resolution yesterday declaring Feb. 12-18, 2024 as Jell-O week in the state of New York. Jell-O was originally created in 1897 by a carpenter from Le Roy, New York named Pearle Wait. Wait experimented...

Hawley Celebrates National Pizza Day with Local Police

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) hosted his annual Pizza for Police event to show his appreciation for the work of local police departments. Hawley ordered pizzas from local shops for numerous departments around his district and personally made...

Hawley Hosts Annual Valentines for Veterans Program

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) yesterday hosted his annual Valentines for Veterans program. Hawley teamed up with Jackson Primary and Robert Morris School to deliver over 150 handmade valentines from students to the residents at The New York State...

Hawley Announces Mobile Office Hours for February 2024

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) recently announced his mobile office hours for February 2024. As a public servant, being accessible to the public is one of Hawley’s highest priorities. The assemblyman’s staff members will attend the office...

Hawley Announces Mobile Office Hours for January 2024

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) recently announced his mobile office hours for January 2024. As a public servant, being accessible to the public is one of Hawley’s highest priorities. The assemblyman’s staff members will attend the office hours...

Hawley Remarks on Beginning of Session

“2024 is shaping up to be one of the most consequential years in our state’s long history. Throughout my time in the Assembly, I’ve fought every day to protect Western New York’s way of life from downstate special interests. During this year’s...

Hawley Announces Governor’s Plan to Invest in Genesee County Water Supply

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) recently announced the governor’s plan to work with the Monroe County Water Authority to provide water to several municipalities. Genesee County is receiving $30 million in Bond Act funding as the third phase of...

Hawley Highlights the Importance of Pearl Harbor Day

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) is honoring the tragic loss of lives that happened at Pearl Harbor over eighty years ago. Just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, the naval base was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service. In the aftermath...

Hawley Announces Toy Drive

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) today announced his December toy drive to help those in need enjoy a magical Christmas. The drive will last from now through December 18. Unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern,...

Hawley, Borrello Encourage Shopping Local This Holiday Season

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) and Sen. George Borrello (R,C-57th District) participated in Small Business Saturday over the weekend to support small businesses by shopping at numerous independently owned companies in Batavia. Their stops included...

Hawley Honors Fallen Hero from Genesee County

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) and State Sen. George Borrello (R,C) recently spearheaded an initiative to designate a portion of the state highway system in the county of Genesee as the “SP4 George Harold Fry Memorial Highway.” George Harold...

Hawley Responds to New York State’s Background Check Provision Going into Effect

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) recently bashed New York state’s new ammunition background check mandate. Beginning September 13th, a background check is required prior to the purchase of firearm, rifle or shotgun ammunition and the responsibility...

Hawley Calls for Special Session to Address Migrant Crisis

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia), along with his Assembly Minority colleagues, is calling on Gov. Hochul to convene an extraordinary legislative session to address the migrant crisis across the state. Over 100,000 migrants have arrived in New York...

Hawley Tours Upstate Niagara Cooperative in Genesee County

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) toured the Upstate Niagara Cooperative’s O-AT-KA Milk Product facilities in Genesee County on August 17. Upstate Niagara is a farmer-owned dairy cooperative that owns eight manufacturing facilities making products...

Hawley Announces Town Hall Events In Monroe County

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) is hosting two town hall events in Monroe County on Saturday, September 16. Hawley will take the time to meet with constituents and talk about the issues that matter most to them. These events will give the community...

Hawley Tours Barre Stone Products, Inc. in Orleans County

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) visited Barre Stone Products, Inc. yesterday at their facility in Orleans County. Barre Stone Products is located in the Town of Barre and is a fourth-generation family-owned business. Their parent company, Keeler...

Hawley Criticizes NYS Plan to Require Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) denounced the state government’s recent decision to require background checks for all ammunition purchases in New York. While the current system allows for free customer background checks for firearm purchases,...

Hawley Announces Patriot Trip XIV to DC for Local Veterans

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Earlier this summer, Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) announced this year’s Patriot Trip to Washington, D.C., which will take place from September 21 to 24, where veterans and their families will get a tour of the nation’s capital and its numerous...

Hawley Announces Town Hall Events in Genesee County

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) is hosting a string of town hall events in Genesee County on Saturday, August 5. Hawley will meet with constituents and discuss the issues that matter most to them. These events will give the community the opportunity...