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Thiele and LaValle Call on New York State to Keep its Promise and File Legal Action Against Inequitable Federal Fishing Quotas

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today called upon New York State to keep its promise to the state’s commercial fishermen and bring litigation immediately to strike down the inequitable and discriminatory fluke quotas...

Thiele and LaValle Hail $1.33 Million Clean Water Grant for Springs School District

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today hailed the decision of the State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to approve a $1.33 million grant to the Springs School District to install an innovative new wastewater...

New York State Makes $275 Million Available for Clean Water Infrastructure Projects

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF, WE - Sag Harbor) today announced that $275 million in grant funding is available to municipalities with infrastructure projects that protect or improve water quality and/or public health. This funding, available...

Senator LaValle and Assemblyman Thiele Announce Legislative Approval of Montaukett Indian Recognition Measure

Senator Ken LaValle and Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Jr. today announced that their legislation to provide the Montaukett Indians with State recognition has been approved by both Houses of the Legislature. The Montaukett Indians have been seeking to restore...

State Assembly Passes Legislation to Permit Firefighters to Protect Companion Animals from Extreme Temperatures in Motor Vehicles

State legislation introduced by Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I, D, WF, WE-Sag Harbor) has passed the State Assembly unanimously, 139-0. The legislation substantially expands who can rescue companion animals from extreme temperatures while confined in a motor...

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