Press Releases

Miller Calls for Crack Down on Crime in New York

“Today, I joined my colleagues in the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences in calling on Gov. Hochul to take steps to reduce crime in our communities by either repealing the elimination of cashless bail or making changes to current bail reform...

Miller Response to Gov. Hochul’s State of the State

“As we look into the new year with a new governor, I hope the needs of upstate are better met than has been the case in years past. Our infrastructure is in desperate need of attention and there are still many without access to broadband. These...

Miller Response to Mask Mandate

“Having experienced the COVID-19 virus first-hand, I unfortunately can understand the traumatic effect it can have. While I do not want to see anyone go through what I had to go through, this mandate is not a one-size-fits-all solution. We need...

Miller Receives CABVI Champion Award

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) is pleased to announce he has received the CABVI Champion Award which is given to state legislators who push for improved opportunities for economic and personal independence for people who are blind and visually...

Assemblyman Miller: Cuomo’s Actions Were Grounds for Impeachment

“While it has taken some time to get this report finished, I commend all those involved for their hard work and dedication to detail, as I know it was not an easy task. Now that it is clear the former governor’s behavior was unacceptable,...

Miller to Host Open House at New District Office

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) will host an open house at his new district office to meet with the community and discuss any questions, comments or concerns they might have about the state Legislature. In honor of National Giving Day, Miller...

Miller Disappointed in Eviction Moratorium Extension

“For far too long, the Assembly Majority has dragged its feet in providing real help to both tenants and landlords. The government has failed to sufficiently get the funds out to landlords and has allowed the continual abuse of this moratorium,...

Assemblyman Miller Welcomes Gov. Hochul

“I am pleased to welcome in New York’s new governor, Kathy Hochul. I look forward to working with her to help move New York to a better and brighter future. I hope that she will be transparent, consider the different parts of New York when...

Gov. Cuomo Finally Steps Down

“Gov. Cuomo finally stepping down is ultimately for the good of New York and something I am glad to see finally happening. This resignation is a definitive new beginning. We deserve a better leader.”

Gov. Cuomo Sexual Harassment Claims Declared True by Attorney General

“I am calling for Gov. Cuomo’s immediate resignation given the now proven allegation in the attorney general’s report. If he refuses to resign, the Assembly must take immediate action to impeach. The brave women who have come forward...

Miller End of Session: Accomplishments & Disappointments

“While we were able to get a good amount of work done this year, despite the pandemic, there was definitely some bad mixed in with the good. I am pleased to see some movement in the push for getting broadband to all of New Yorkers through the Comprehensive...

Miller Pushes to Remove Mask Mandate for Minors

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) joined colleagues from the Assembly Minority for a press conference on Wednesday, June 9 to introduce legislation which would prohibit state agencies from requiring children under the age of 18 and asymptomatic,...

Miller: Executive Orders on Restaurants Finally Lifted

“While I am thrilled to see the executive orders on restaurants being lifted, it is a shame it took so long to do so. The Assembly Majority has finally joined us to pass a resolution repealing the requirement to purchase food with alcohol and the...

Miller Thoughts on 2021-2022 Budget

One of my biggest concerns with the recently passed budget was the enormous number of tax hikes despite the fact that we received over $23 billion in federal aid. In my opinion, there was no need for this or budget cuts, as the federal aid helped us close...

Miller Concerned with Tax Hikes in Budget

“While this budget has some good in it, such as more money for our roads, bridges and schools, there is also a lot of bad in it. I am highly concerned about the tax increase the Assembly Majority is pushing, considering we are still amid a global...

Miller Appointed To Lead Agenda For Assembly Minority Conference

Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) has been appointed by Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) to serve in the Conference’s leadership as the Vice-Chair of the Steering Committee. Through this position, Miller will take...

Statement From Assemblyman Brian Miller

“The governor’s budget address gave no clarity on our state’s financial outlook. There was no financial plan, no direction to move our state forward. We have two terrible scenarios ahead, which we anticipated. New York needs to be prepared...

Statement From Assemblyman Brian Miller

“Until New York knows if and how much federal aid we may receive, it will be nearly impossible to put together a clear fiscal plan for our state; however, our priorities should focus on public health and rebuilding our economy. Toward both of those...

Miller Helps with Local Food Drive

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C,Ref-New Hartford) recently helped at a drive-through food drive held at Herkimer County Community College that provided 4,000 gallons of free milk and 48,000 other essential food products to local residents in need. Miller...

Miller Distributes Hand Sanitizer to Local Libraries

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Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C,Ref-New Hartford) recently delivered free hand sanitizer to local libraries in Delaware County, including the Andes Public Library, on July 29, 2020 (pictured above). He also made deliveries to the Cannon Free Library in...