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Legislation Sponsored by Jones to Create Commission on Future Lake Placid Winter Olympics Passes State Assembly

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The State Assembly yesterday passed legislation (A9864b/S9319) sponsored by Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) that would create a commission on hosting the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid with another state municipality. After millions of dollars...

Legislation Sponsored by Assemblyman Billy Jones to Rename Bridges After Trooper Brian Falb Passes State Assembly

The State Assembly yesterday passed a bill (A8445a/S7504a) sponsored by Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) to rename the bridges located on Interstate 87 over the Saranac River after Trooper Brian S. Falb. Trooper Falb died of cancer due to injuries...

Assemblyman Billy Jones Joins Local Fire Departments and State Fire Association Leaders to Celebrate the Fair Play Ambulance Cost Recovery Act

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Altona, NY – Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) joined with members of the North Country’s volunteer fire service to celebrate the inclusion of the “Fair Play Ambulance Cost Recovery Act” (A.534-A) in the NY State budget....

Assemblyman Billy Jones: Plattsburgh International Airport Flight to Philadelphia is Good for Business and Travelers

“The flight from Plattsburgh to Philadelphia will be a good replacement for the flight to Washington, D.C. that was cancelled last year. Now North Country travelers will have access to an airport that can connect them to almost anywhere. This flight...

Assemblyman Billy Jones: State Budget Brings Much-Needed Relief to The North Country

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Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) announced he helped pass a 2022-23 state budget that invests in several crucial public sectors to provide economic relief for North Country residents including funding for agriculture, education, infrastructure...

Assemblyman Jones Announces Funding for the Franklin Highway Garage

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Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) announced that he secured $500,000 for the town of Franklin to help with expenses relating to the rebuild of the town highway garage after it was destroyed by a fire in December 2019. Jones announced the funding...

Assemblyman Billy Jones’s Fair Play Ambulance Recovery Act Passed in State Budget

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Yesterday the state legislature passed the Fair Play Ambulance Recovery Act (A534B) as part of the state budget, a bill sponsored by Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) that would allow fire departments to recover costs of providing ambulance services. This...

Assemblyman Billy Jones Statement on Uptick in Violence at Local Correctional Facilities

“The uptick in violence at local correctional facilities is frankly unacceptable and the state must do more to protect the North Country residents who work at these facilities. I worked for twenty years in corrections which is why I was concerned...

Assemblyman Billy Jones Nominates Agri-Mark and Clare and Carl’s to New York State Business Preservation Registry

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The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation officially launched the New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry to showcase the state’s business that have been in operation for at least 50 years and have contributed...

Assemblyman Billy Jones Joins Colleagues and Advocates to Call for Unemployment Insurance Rate Decrease to Help Small Businesses

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Assemblyman Billy Jones attended a press conference today at the Million Dollar Staircase in Albany hosted by Upstate United to call for unemployment insurance tax rate to be lowered to help small businesses recover. Upstate United is an advocacy group...
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