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Majority Use Pandemic as Cover for Partisan Agenda

“When we resume session tomorrow in Albany, we have an opportunity to put politics aside and focus on rebuilding our economy, supporting our small businesses and getting more families back to work as quickly and safely as possible. Our Assembly Minority...

Memorial Day Presents an Opportunity for Reflection, Gratitude

Traditionally, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summertime, outdoor recreation. Families flock to beaches, campgrounds and host backyard barbeques for their neighbors. Citizens line downtown streets at celebrations, and churches are packed during remembrance...

It's Time for The Legislature to Get Back to Work

In their first major public action since we passed the budget in early April, Majority politicians in the Senate and Assembly convened a virtual hearing this week for small business owners, advocacy groups and lawmakers to discuss the federal government’s...

Kolb Rips Governor's Parole Board for Approving Release of Brutal Murderer Who Raped Victim

“This administration never misses an opportunity to flaunt its pro-criminal mentality. After springing cop-killers and terrorists from prison in recent years, the parole board approved the release of Bruce Haims, a monster who raped and killed Pamela...

Governor's Misguided Education Comments Send the Wrong Message

During a recent press conference, the governor announced that he’s enlisting the help of Bill and Melinda Gates in an effort to “reimagine” the state’s education system. The governor seems to be considering some radical proposals....

Governor's Education Rhetoric Is Wrong for Our Kids

“One of the reasons why many of us have been able to remain hopeful during an unprecedented crisis is that we understand these emergency restrictions to be temporary. To hear the governor question the long-term wisdom and viability of having children...

New York State's Economy Was Vulnerable before Covid-19

State Majoritry blaming Washington for our economic troubles is nothing new. (President Trump cut taxes for about 80% of all New Yorkers, and the governor called it an “economic missile.”) It’s still troubling. While I agree with my colleagues...

Kolb Says Majority Must Take Some Responsibility for State's Financial Crisis

“To hear Assembly Majority tell it, our state’s financial crisis began when this public health crisis intensified and will be solved once the federal government bails us out. I’m not questioning the fact that New York state needs and deserves...

It’s Time to Start Getting Back to Work

Over the years, our Assembly Minority Conference has consistently warned against one-size-fits-all solutions for New York state, one of the most regionally diverse in the union. What works for the residents in Manhattan doesn’t necessarily work for...

New York State Regional Restart

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