Press Releases

Jensen, Local Representatives Push for Restoration of Critical Highway Infrastructure Funding

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Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece), Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C-Batavia) and local town supervisors and highway superintendents held a press conference today, Feb. 22, 2024, to highlight their opposition to Gov. Hochul’s slashing of local transportation...

Assemblyman Jensen Earns a Spot on City & State Health Care Power List

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Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece) was listed in City & State’s Health Care Power 100, which identifies the most important public officials, health care leaders and other individuals who are seeking solutions to challenges in this area every day....

Jensen: 2024 Budget Lacks Spending Restraint in The Right Places

“Today, in her budget proposal, the governor proposed a record New York state budget. While families are struggling with their own finances, this proposal would see our state’s obligation increase by $6 billion. While we must prioritize and fund services...

Assemblyman Josh Jensen’s Reaction to State of The State

“Yesterday’s State of the State address by Gov. Hochul certainly included a grandiose plan for New York in the 2024 legislative session, however the true viability of her plans will depend heavily on their cost and whether of not New York’s taxpayers...

Community Gathers to Celebrate “Sergeant Gary Beikirch Memorial Highway”

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On Tuesday, Dec. 12, Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece) held a ceremony to celebrate the completed road sign installation in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Gary Beikirch, of Greece, NY, with his family, friends, church members and community...

Community Members Gather to Memorialize ‘Specialist Jason Hasenauer Memorial Highway’

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece), today, was joined by the family of Specialist Jason Hasenauer, fellow elected officials including Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt and community members for a ceremony commemorating the dedication of a portion of New...

Community Members Gather to Dedicate ‘Firefighter Robert Fowler Memorial Highway’

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece), today, was joined by the family of Firefighter Robert Fowler, fellow elected officials including Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt and community members for a ceremony commemorating the dedication of a portion of New...

Jensen: $229 Billion Budget Misses the Mark

“$229 billion later and more than 30 days past the original due date, we can finally say New York state has a budget, however, not one that uses New York taxpayer dollars efficiently and effectively. Like most things in life, there is some good to be...

Jensen: Budget Dysfunction and Calling for All Budget Bills to Age

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece) joined fellow Assembly Members and Senate Minority colleagues yesterday for a press conference regarding the use of messages of necessity for budget bills. “The budget is now 26 days late and there has been a stunning...

Assembly Majority Rejects Common-Sense ‘Financial Literacy’ Education

On Tuesday, April 18th, the Assembly Committee on Education rejected legislation (A.2928) introduced by Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece) that would require all public and private schools to provide students with financial literacy education. Jensen’s...

Jensen: Another Budget Extender

"With spring in the air, it's apparently still Groundhog Day in Albany. Back once again to pass another budget extender, the state government is still failing in its duty to deliver an on-time budget to the people of New York. It seems as if, despite...

Jensen Attends School Safety & Security Press Conference

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Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece) attended a press conference today alongside Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C-Pulaski), Captain Tracey Quinn of the Greene County Sheriff’s office and members of the Assembly Minority Conference to discuss...

Jensen Reacts to Second Bomb Threat at Hilton Central School District

“The news of a second bomb threat against Hilton CSD and the community is concerning and shocking. I commend the district for prioritizing the safety and security of its students and staff and thank the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and local law...

Jensen Reacts to One House Budget

“The Assembly’s One-House Budget is a confounding response to the governor’s budget proposal. While it included some common-sense measures, excluding ill-thought-out actions by the governor, there is still work to be done to ensure we have an enacted...

Jensen Responds to Health Care Staffing Crisis

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece) is calling on the governor to reconsider her position on allowing previously-fired health care workers to return to their jobs following the recent overturning of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health...

Jensen: New Yorkers Expect Bold Leadership

“New York state is at a tipping point; with affordability challenges affecting families and small businesses across the state, our health care system on the verge of collapse and public safety concerns still prevalent in communities and neighborhoods,...

Jensen Appointed Ranking Minority Member of Assembly Health Committee

Assemblyman Josh Jensen has been named as ranking Minority member of the Assembly Committee on Health for the 2023-24 legislative term by Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay. The ranking member serves as the most senior member from the minority party...

Jensen Reacts to Veto of Legislation for Monroe County Sheriff's Deputies

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C-Greece) said that Friday’s decision by Gov. Hochul to veto S.8682(Cooney)/A.9440(Jensen), legislation that “relates to the retirement of deputy sheriffs-civil in the county of Monroe” and allows for the potential to...

Jensen And Town of Parma Break Ground on New Dog Park

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Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece), Parma Town Supervisor Jim Roose, Hilton-Parma Parks and Recreation Director Tom Venniro, and members of the Parma Town Board, and Hilton-Parma Parks & Recreation Commission, as well as members of the community,...

New York State’s Health Care Workers Left in Limbo

As a member of the Health Committee, Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) is calling on New York state leaders to address concerns and answer questions regarding the Healthcare Worker Bonus. With the first application deadline this Friday, health care...