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Assemblyman Magee: Shop Local for Your Christmas Tree this Holiday Season

Christmas tree shopping with loved ones has long been a cherished holiday tradition and, thankfully, New Yorkers donít have to go very far to take part. Weíre lucky to live in a state thatís one of the nationís top producers of Christmas trees. In...

November 14, 2017
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Assemblyman Magee: Legislation to Lower Insurance Costs for Agritourism Businesses Becomes Law

Assemblyman Bill Magee (D-Nelson) announced that legislation he sponsored limiting the cost of liability insurance for agricultural tourism businesses has been signed into law (Ch. 338 of 2017). The new law protects farms that diversify their income...

October 24, 2017
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Assemblyman Magee: Federal Agriculture Funding Cuts Will Hurt New York Farmers

Here in New York State, agriculture is one of the strongest economic forces. Our farmland is expansive, making up 23 percent of New Yorkís land area.1 Farms provide our state with everything from food for school...

October 12, 2017
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