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Garbarino: Majority's Anti-Police, Pro-Criminal Agenda Threatens Public Safety

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) joined his Assembly Minority colleagues and numerous criminal justice officials to call out the recent changes in law which have made New Yorkers less safe. The Assemblyman and his colleagues are calling for...

Garbarino Introduces Legislation to Increase Penalties for Coronavirus-Related Fraud and Price Gouging

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) introduced legislation which would increase penalties for fraud related to the coronavirus pandemic (A.10390) and price gouging for medical supplies (A.10410). He and Sen. Chris Jacobs (R,C,I-60th Senate District),...

Garbarino Introducing Legislation Waiving State Income Taxes for Out of State Healthcare Workers during Pandemic

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) and Sen. Phil Boyle (R-Bay Shore) will be introducing legislation that will waive New York state income taxes for healthcare workers, first responders, and other professionals who came from out of state to...

Garbarino Calling for Health Committee Investigation Into Nursing Home Covid-19 Deaths

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville), a member of the Assembly Committee on Health, is calling for the committee to exercise oversight to help discover what made New York nursing homes especially vulnerable to high COVID-19 death rates. He and...

State Assemblymen Smith & Garbarino Applaud Cotgreave Family for Mask Donation to Deputy Sheriffs

Yesterday New York State Assemblymen Doug Smith (R-Holbrook) and Andrew Garbarino (R-Sayville) joined Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs PBA President John Becker and Vice President Artie Sanchez to accept a generous donation of 500 KN95 masks made by Jim...

Garbarino: Budget Should Address Coronavirus Recovery, Not Bad Policy

“We are two days away from the state budget deadline, and yet there still is no deal. It really should be simple — we must pass a significantly conservative budget considering the state is facing reduced income from this health crisis. The governor...

Garbarino: NY Must Pass Bare Budget That Supports Those Impacted By Covid-19 Outbreak

“Like always, the budget is not the place for policy, especially in these difficult and trying times that New Yorkers are facing. To insert bad policy, like the governor has hinted at in the past few days, would be a complete disservice to the residents...

Garbarino Calling For $6 Million In Restorations To Veterans’ Programs In Budget

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) joined veterans and his Assembly Minority colleagues in calling for the restoration of $6 million being cut by the governor in the state budget which funds critical veterans services. This figure includes...

Garbarino: $16,000 In Scholarships Available To Students

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I,Ref-Sayville), a member of the New York Conference of Italian-American Legislators, announces the availability of four scholarships to deserving students. Two of the available scholarships are academic and two are for...

Garbarino Presses For Full Repeal Of Bail Reform And Increased Funding For Law Enforcement

Today in a Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Public Protection, Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) called for the repeal of the bail reform law to be included as part of budget negotiations. Since its enactment, the law has required hundreds...

Garbarino Stands With Sheriff Toulon And Law Enforcement To Repeal Bail Reform

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville), Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon, Jr., other law enforcement, district attorneys and state legislators from around the state held a rally in the State Capitol calling for the full repeal of bail reform....

Garbarino: Long Islanders Deserve Fair Share Of Investment In Budget

“Our state is facing a $6.1 billion budget deficit, and New York must carefully decide on how it will make up the gap. The governor laid out plans for Medicaid and state school aid restructuring, and I await further details to know how these proposals...

Garbarino: Governor’s Plan For 2020 Adds To Spending, Ignores Bail Reform Problems

“Listening to the governor’s State of the State address, I heard him outline an agenda which New Yorkers simply cannot afford, especially when we are facing a $6 billion budget deficit. I didn’t hear a clear plan on how to reduce the bloated...

Garbarino Calling For Criminal Justice Amendments To Help Communities Combat Drug Traffickers

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) joined Assemblyman Ed Ra (R,C,I-Franklin Square) and other legislative colleagues to call for amendments to recent criminal justice reforms to give justices discretion to hold dangerous drug traffickers from...

Garbarino Calling For Criminal Justice Amendments To Help Communities Combat Drug Traffickers

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) joined Assemblyman Ed Ra (R,C,I-Franklin Square) and other legislative colleagues to call for amendments to recent criminal justice reforms to give justices discretion to hold dangerous drug traffickers from...

Garbarino Approves Legislation To Help New Yorkers With Disabilities

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) voted to approve several pieces of legislation aimed at giving more agency and accessibility to those with disabilities. The bills were voted on as part of Legislative Disability Day in the Capitol, which...

Garbarino: New York Should Support Victims Of Violent Crimes By Passing Ramona’s Law

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) is pushing for the passage of Ramona’s Law (A.6663), a bill which would extend the maximum time scheduled between parole hearings from two to five years for criminals who have committed certain violent...

Garbarino Pleased Higher Education Services Corporation Directed To Provide Gold Star Children with College Scholarships

“I am pleased to hear the news that the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) has been directed to provide scholarships for our Gold Star children. I am proud that my Assembly Minority colleagues and I led the charge on this...

Garbarino Supports Legislation Aimed At Providing College Tuition To Children Of Deceased Military Men And Women

Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville), a member of the Assembly Committee on Higher Education, voted in favor of legislation which would provide SUNY and CUNY scholarships to dependents of military men and women who died during official duty....