Press Releases

Assemblywoman Gunther Reacts to the News of the Veto of Bill A10594

Monticello – Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D, I, WF- Forestburgh) has released a statement regarding news that the Governor has vetoed bill A10594.“I am outraged that Governor Cuomo has once again vetoed legislation to ensure that the Monticello...

Assemblywoman Gunther Reacts to the News of the Signing of Bill A10464-A

Monticello – Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D, I, WF- Forestburgh) has released a statement regarding news that the Governor has signed bill A10464-A into law.“I am happy to see the passage of this vital bill to help our farmers,” said...

Assemblywoman Gunther Reacts to the News of the Signing of Bill A4153

Monticello – Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D, I, WF- Forestburgh) has released a statement regarding news that the Governor has signed bill A4153 into law.“I am happy to see the passage of this vital bill to help our farmers,” said Assemblywoman...

Assemblymembers Gunther and Skoufis Announce OMH Will Continue Excellent Care in Orange County

Middletown – Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,W,I-Forestburgh) and Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced Thursday that critical mental health care services in Orange County will continue. The New York State Office of Mental Health's (OMH)...

Delaware River Levels in Danger if No Water Management Agreement is Reached

Sullivan County – Water levels on the Delaware River are at risk of becoming dangerously low if New Jersey officials fail to agree to extend the Flexible Flow Management Program, which expires at midnight on May 31. The Flexible Flow Management...

Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther Helps Secure Deal for Pay Raises for Direct Support Professionals

When it comes to caring for our loved ones, it’s important to hire the very best and most talented professionals. Direct Support Professionals, who dedicate their lives to helping people with developmental disabilities, mobility limitations and other...

Statement Regarding Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center

“I am happy to see that the Assembly has included language in our one-house budget proposal to prohibit the Office of Mental Health from merging Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center with an adult facility. After speaking with families...

Statement from Assemblywoman Gunther Regarding International Women’s Day

“As the 100th woman elected to serve in the New York State Assembly, International Women’s Day holds a special place in my heart. We have come so far, and yet there is still work to be done. We will continue to fight for equal pay for equal...

Assemblywoman Gunther Announces Passage of Legislation to Fix Problems with STAR

Albany, NY - Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,I,WF- Forestburgh) co-sponsored and helped pass legislation fixing the state’s School Tax Relief (STAR) program to make sure every eligible homeowner gets tax relief in a fair and timely manner (A.5969). “Last...

Gunther Continues Summer Senior Tour

Loch Sheldrake, NY – Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,I,WF-Forestburgh) continued her “Summer Senior Tour” at the Loch Sheldrake Seniors Club. The tour, an annual tradition for over a decade, brings the Assemblywoman to each senior citizen...

Local Governments Get More Than $4.2 Million for Water, Sewer Projects

Monticello, NY – Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,I,WF- Forestburgh) today announced three municipalities in the 100th Assembly District will receive a total of more than $4.2 million in funding for water infrastructure projects. “Clean water...

Empire State Film Tax Credit Bill Gets Assembly Passage

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,I,WF-Forestburgh) announced Assembly passage of legislation that would expand the Empire State Film Production Tax Credit Program to the Hudson Valley (A.9415/S.6987). “The Hudson Valley has a...

Gunther and Advocates Celebrate New Law Requiring Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccinations in New York

On January 12, 2016, Aileen was joined by families who lost loved ones to meningococcal meningitis. Together, they celebrated the signing of a law sponsored by Aileen to make vaccinations against meningococcal meningitis mandatory.

Gunther honored by firefighters

Important information from Assemblywoman Aileen M. Gunther

Assemblywoman Gunther Urges Governor to Sign Anti-Stigma Check-off Bill

Middletown, NY – Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,I,WF-Forestburgh) was joined by Glenn Liebman, CEO of the Mental Health Association in New York State (MHANYS), and local providers of services for individuals with mental health needs to urge Governor...

Assembly Unanimously Passes New, Improved Breastfeeding Mothers’ Bill of Rights

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,I,WF – Forestburgh) announced unanimous passage of legislation amending the Breastfeeding Mothers’ Bill of Rights (A.7202/S.5183). The legislation that originally created the Breastfeeding Mothers’...

NYS Assembly Passes Gunther Legislation to Create Child Care Task Force

Albany, NY – Legislation to create a child care regulatory review task force unanimously passed the New York State Assembly today (A.7135). The bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,I,WF-Forestburgh), is part of the Assembly’s Families...

Assembly Members Support Regents Chancellor On Evaluation Deadline

Bill would require meningitis vaccine for young New Yorkers