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Blankenbush Stands Up For Crime Victims and Their Families at Capitol

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) and his Assembly Minority colleagues today unveiled Ramona’s Law, legislation which would extend the maximum allowable time between parole hearings for inmates who commit heinous violent crimes. Currently,...

Blankenbush Rips Majority Politicians’ Political Charade

“The Assembly Majority members need to stop playing politics. They’re wasting the precious time we have left together this session harassing our President by pushing ridiculous bills that take aim at constitutionally protected executive powers...

Assembly Majority Continues Bending Over Backwards for Inmates at the Expense of Crime Victims

“Assembly Majority members sponsor a bill which would automatically fast-track parole hearings for inmates who have served fifteen years of their sentence and are over 55 years of age. That means that a 40-year-old who raped and murdered a child...

Blankenbush, Colleagues Unveil Petition Urging Assembly Majority to Bring Gold Star Family Scholarship Bill to Floor

In response to the Assembly Majority blocking a bipartisan bill to provide cost-free college tuition to the children of active duty service members who die in action, Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) and his colleagues have launched a petition...

Majority Politicians Rebuke Bipartisanship, Block Help for Gold Star Families

Calling it an “entitlement” and pointing to a supposedly prohibitive price tag of “hundreds of thousands of dollars,” New York State Assembly Committee on Higher Education Chairwoman Deborah Glick (D-Manhattan) and her Majority colleagues...

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