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Illegal Signs Defy Logic, Defy Laws, Defy Taxpayers

The governor’s illegal, unnecessary, and now-infamous highway road signs are no longer merely a point of controversy. They are now costing New York millions in funding during one of the tightest budget years in recent memory. Since 2013, Gov. Cuomo...

February 9, 2018
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Tablet Technology Is Coming To State Prisons

The legislative hearing to review the public protection components of the governor’s Executive Budget began at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday and didn’t end until approximately 10:30 p.m. Tucked inside more than 13 hours of testimony was a proposal that drew...

February 2, 2018
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Domestic Violence Crisis Requires Diverse Solutions

The trauma of domestic violence is invasive and can last a lifetime. It requires immediate action on community, legislative and judicial levels. Last fall, the Assembly Minority Conference brought together victims, advocates, service providers and...

January 26, 2018
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SAFE Act Deadline Causing Concerns Across NY

When the SAFE Act was passed in 2013, few expected its implementation to go smoothly. The secretive and offensive process by which the bill was rammed through the Legislature was only the beginning of the issues to come. Today, localities around the...

January 19, 2018
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Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Statement On The 2018 Executive Budget Proposal

“The governor continued his familiar theme of blaming Washington D.C. for problems that have been evident in New York for years. Oppressive taxes, a high cost of living, and financial pressures that drive residents away are not new issues....

January 16, 2018
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