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Assemblyman Jones: Career Pathways is an Investment in the North Country’s Future

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that the Assembly’s 2019-20 state budget proposal passed Wednesday restores $2.85 million for Career Pathways programs, which help train young adults for careers in high-growth sectors. “The North...

Assemblyman Jones: Subcommittee Appointment Puts North Country at Ground Level of Budget Negotiations

“Being appointed to the General Government and Local Assistance Joint Budget Subcommittee lets me bring the North Country’s concerns to the table during this year’s state budget negotiations and ensures we’re heard loud and clear....

Assemblyman Jones: Assembly Budget Proposal Delivers on North Country Priorities

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that the 2019-20 Assembly state budget proposal includes measures to restore critical funding for local governments, infrastructure repairs, and increase investment in local schools.  “The Assembly...

Assemblyman Jones’ Legislation Removing Barriers for Candidates to Get on the 2019 Ballot Becomes Law

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that legislation he introduced reducing the number of signatures required for candidates to get their names on the 2019 ballot has been signed into law (Ch. 17 of 2019).“Combining the June and September...

Assemblyman Jones: Prison Closure Proposal Threatens North Country Communities

“The governor’s proposal to close three prisons in New York is cause for major concern. While no prisons have been specifically named, communities statewide will have to wait with bated breath to find out if a critical part of their economy...

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