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Assemblyman Billy Jones Kicks Off Second District Tour in Saranac Lake

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that his second district tour will launch Thursday, Feb. 15, in Saranac Lake and that he will hold a town hall meeting Saturday, Feb. 17, in Plattsburgh. This is part of Jones’ ongoing effort to meet...

February 13, 2018
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Assemblyman Jones: Proposal to Cap Forest Preserve Tax Payments Threatens Viability of North Country

“The proposal to cap and shift the state’s property tax payments for Forest Preserve lands puts the towns and villages in the Adirondacks at a severe disadvantage. Right now, these lands are assessed the same way private lands are, and the...

February 12, 2018
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Assemblyman Jones Announces Legislation to Provide Flood Relief for Underwood Estates Residents Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that legislation he sponsored to provide critical relief to flood victims living at Underwood Estates in Plattsburgh passed the Assembly (A.9814). “The folks of Underwood...

February 12, 2018
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Assemblyman Jones: Tablets are a Luxury that Convicted Felons Should Not Be Afforded

“I am vehemently opposed to the recent proposition by the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) to provide free tablets to every prison inmate in the state. When our children in our schools don’t have access to tablet...

February 1, 2018
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Assemblyman Jones: Governor’s State of the State priorities good starting point

“With a new year comes a renewed commitment to the families and businesses here in the North Country. We’re off to a good start. The governor announced his legislative priorities during his State of the State address today, and I’m looking forward...

January 3, 2018
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