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Raising Wages for Inmates Will Raise Eyebrows Across NY

Albany’s pro-criminal crowd is at it again. A bill introduced by the Majorities in the Assembly and Senate would give inmates in state prisons a healthy pay raise for work they do behind bars. The proposal triples the minimum wage for prisoners,...

Most New York Students Still Dreaming of Affordable College

Earlier this week, the Legislature passed the DREAM Act, a bill to allow the children of illegal immigrants to apply for the state’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). When bills skirt federal law, and place a massive, undue burden on resident taxpayers,...

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua)

“Abortion has been legal in New York State since 1970, even when it was illegal at the federal level. Today’s passage of the Reproductive Health Act came under the false narratives that the legality of women’s rights are being jeopardized,...

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) On The 2019 State Of The State & Budget Address

“Rather than provide a detailed state spending plan for 2019, Gov. Cuomo rolled out another campaign platform. It is nearly impossible to determine where his political agenda stops and where New York State’s fiscal policy starts. There...

Assembly Minority Conference Proposes Measures To Improve Voting Procedures, Save Taxpayers Money

The Assembly Minority Conference today presented proposals to help improve access to voting and relieve the financial obligations placed on localities. The proposals, which were rejected by members of the Majority Conference, would save taxpayer dollars...

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