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Driver’s License Debate Fails On Principle, Policy & Popularity

A proposal before the Legislature that would allow illegal immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses is meritless, dangerous and an affront to both state and federal laws designed to facilitate a strong, vibrant nation. Our immigration laws are built...

New York Has Worst Tax Freedom Day In Entire Nation

There’s bad, there’s really bad, and then there’s New York, which has the worst taxes in the entire country. According to the Tax Foundation, New York’s Tax Freedom Day, which represents the time it takes to relieve taxpayers of their...

Assembly Majority Blocks Minority Attempt To Expand Earned Income Tax Credit For Low-Income New Yorkers

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) issued the following statement after the Majority Conference blocked a bill (A.4177, Kolb) that would increase the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) from 30 percent to 45 percent. “Expanding...

Help Support Our Volunteer Fire Departments

New York’s volunteer firefighters are the embodiment of civic duty and self-sacrifice. They are loyal, selfless men and women who provide a tremendous service for their communities, asking nothing in return except for the satisfaction of knowing...

Long Fight Ends With a Victory for Veterans

In state government, there are many causes worth fighting for. But none are more gratifying than when the public’s interests win out over political forces.This week, we witnessed a tremendous victory for veterans across New York with a measure to...

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