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State Legislature Approves Free Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

The State Legislature this week approved free tuition for illegal immigrants and certain out-of-state residents, over the objections of Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R,C,I Jamestown) and Senator Cathy Young (R,C,I Olean).  The legislation was immediately...

New Abortion Legislation Adopted

New abortion legislation passed the State Legislature last week and was immediately signed into law by Governor Cuomo that removed the requirement that abortions be performed by a physician, removed the requirement that an abortion be performed in a hospital,...

Goodell Introduces Legislation to Prohibit Pay-To-Play

Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R-C-I Chautauqua) has again introduced legislation to ban campaign contributions from contractors and others doing business with state government. Goodell’s legislation would prohibit campaign contributions from companies...

Farm Bureau Honors Goodell, Young

Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R,C,I-Chautauqua) and Sen. Cathy Young were recently honored by the New York Farm Bureau with the prestigious “Circle of Friends” designation, based on their voting records and support for issues of importance to the New York...

Goodell: Lack Of Reform Puts Politics Over Policy

“By blocking the Assembly Minority’s rules reform proposals, the Assembly Majority has sent a clear message that it cares more about politics than policy. It is imperative we conduct our chamber’s proceedings in a manner consistent with the interests...

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