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NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Receives NFIB’s Guardian Of Small Business Award

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) was presented on Tuesday with the “Guardian of Small Business” Award by National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) State Director Mike Durant (right) and Assistant...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Meets With His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) (pictured, left) met with His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan (pictured, right) at the State Capitol. Cardinal Dolan visited Albany in support of legislation that provides tax credits...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At NYS Association Of Small City School Districts Annual State Budget Seminar

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (standing) speaking during the New York State Association of Small City School Districts Annual State Budget Seminar on Tuesday, March 18 in Albany. Leader Kolb addressed...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Highlights Important Issues To Address During Budget Negotiations

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) during the General Budget Conference Committee Meeting on Monday, March 17 in Albany. Leader Kolb highlighted important topics that need to be addressed in upcoming...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Encourages Crowd To Just Say “No” At NYSCOPBA Rally

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (speaking) at the New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (NYSCOPBA) rally in West Capitol Park, Albany. The rally was organized to...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At HANYS Advocacy Day

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking at the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) 2014 Advocacy Day in Albany. Leader Kolb discussed key aspects of the 2014-2015 State Budget that...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks With 4-H Members During Annual 4-H Capital Days

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (far right) with 4-H Youth Development Community Educator Katie Nelson (3rd from right) and members of the Seneca County 4-H club during their visit to the Capitol as...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Recognizes Former Minority Leader Charlie Nesbitt With Resolution Honoring His Receipt Of A Distinguished Flying Cross

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (second from left) with Jessica Nesbitt (left), former Minority Leader Charlie Nesbitt (second from right), and Kim Nesbitt (right). Charlie Nesbitt was honored with...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Meets With Hobart & William Smith College Student

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (left) with Grant Jones, a student at Hobart & William Smith College (pictured, right) during his visit to the Capitol. Grant was meeting with Leader Kolb as part of...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Attends 2014 State Of The State

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) (pictured, right) is joined by fellow legislative leaders at the 2014 State of the State address in Albany.

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Supports Historic Preservation

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) (pictured, second from left) participated in the presentation of a Preserve New York grant from the Preservation League of New York State. The grant will go toward the completion of...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Presents 2014 Leadership Award To Finger Lakes Community College Student Carly Shick

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) stands with Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) student Carly Shick at the Constellation Brands Scholarship Dinner on Tuesday, September 17 on the FLCC campus in Canandaigua. At...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Co-Sponsors Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured with Kimberly Hill viewing posters that were created by students in grades K-5 to showcase the issues faced by people with disabilities as part of Legislative Disabilities...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Meets With Jonathan Ray Of Geneva, Geneva Boys And Girls Clubs Of America Youth Of The Year

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (left) with Jonathan Ray, a member of the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva (center) and his chaperone Vanessa Crans (right). Ray won the Boys and Girls Clubs of America...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Recognizes Blue Star Mothers

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (3rd from right) with Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., New York Chapter #1 members (from left) Bobbie Metcalfe, Joyce Mader, Bonny Beck, Judy Kwarta and Valerie Haynes....

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks To Students At Gorham Elementary School

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (above, sitting) surrounded by the students of Ms. Carr’s fourth-grade class during a recent visit to Gorham Elementary School in Stanley, part of the Marcus Whitman...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Joins Conference Members In Call To Increase Voters’ Power Through Recall Elections

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (above, speaking at podium) calling for an amendment to the state constitution that would allow voters the ability to hold recall elections. Leader Kolb was joined...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At Small Business Day At The Capitol Hosted By National Federation Of Independent Business

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking to small-business owners and leaders during Small Business Day at the Capitol in Albany. The event was hosted by the National Federation of Independent Business...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Meets With Local Geneva High School Student During 2013 Students Inside Albany Conference

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (standing) with Claudia Mendoza Lemus, a student at Geneva High school (pictured sitting) during the League of Women Voters of New York State Students Inside Albany...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses Constituents On NY’s New Gun Laws

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured above speaking to hundreds of concerned citizens and law-abiding gun owners at an educational forum about New York’s recently-enacted gun laws on Wednesday, April 3,...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, Members Of Assembly Minority Conference And State Business Leaders Call For Elimination Of “Energy Tax” On All Consumers

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured (above, at podium) calling for the elimination of the temporary 18-a “Energy Tax” from the 2013-2014 State Budget on Monday, March 18 in Albany. Leader Kolb stressed...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Calls For Openness And Transparency In Budget Negotiations During The General Budget Conference Committee

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured above speaking during the General Budget Conference Committee Meeting on Monday, March 11 in Albany. Leader Kolb underscored the importance of holding budget negotiations...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Receives State Assembly Leader Of The Year Award Presented By The NYS School Boards Association

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) (pictured left) is shown receiving the award from Tom Nespeca (pictured right), President of the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) during Advocacy Institute Day...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses Business And Community Leaders At Canandaigua Chamber Of Commerce Luncheon

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured above speaking at the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce luncheon attended by local business owners and community leaders on Friday, March 8, 2013. Senator Mike Nozzolio,...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses The Healthcare Association Of New York State

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured above speaking at the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) and Healthcare Trustees of New York State 2013 Leadership Advocacy Day. Leader Kolb recognized...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Meets With 4-H Members At Their Capital Days Legislative Breakfast

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured above meeting with 4-H Youth Development Community Educator Katie Nelson and participants in the 4-H Capital Days Legislative Breakfast in Albany. Leader Kolb met with...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Talks To Manufacturers About Strengthening New York’s Manufacturing Sector

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured above speaking today at the Manufacturers Alliance of Central New York’s (MACNY) Manufacturing Day. Leader Kolb is the former President of Refractron Technologies and...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaking At The New York State Association Of Small City School Districts, Inc. Annual State Budget Seminar

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured above speaking at the New York State Association of Small City School Districts, Inc. annual State Budget Seminar on February 27, 2013. Leader Kolb was invited to address...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb At New York State Association Of Counties (NYSAC) Annual Legislative Conference

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured above speaking at the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) annual Legislative Conference on February 5, 2013. Leader Kolb was invited to address NYSAC membership,...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Visits CY Plastics Works, Inc. In Honeoye

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is pictured above during a November, 27, 2012 visit to CY Plastics Works, Inc. in Honeoye. CY Plastics Works, Inc. is a full-service injection molding and blow molding shop and...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Helps Open Vienna Gardens Senior Living Center Summer Olympic Games In Phelps

Take Me Out To The Ballgame! Leader Kolb Throws Out First Pitch At Geneva Twins Baseball Game During "NYS Assemblyman Brian Kolb Nite"

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Conducts Seneca County Town Hall Meetings

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Takes Part In Geneva Walmart $20,000 Check Presentation

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Visits Veterans Memorial In Honeoye, Pays Tribute To America’s Fallen Heroes

Earlier this month, New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) visited the Veterans Memorial in Honeoye where his father, a World War II Veteran, and his brother, a Vietnam War Veteran, are remembered with their names inscribed...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Meets With Tyrone Parker Of Geneva, Candidate For The Boys And Girls Club Youth Of The Year Award

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) with Tyrone Parker, a member of the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva (center), and his mentor, Pablo Fabru (left). Parker won the Boys and Girls Club (BGCA) Youth of the Year...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At New York State Assembly Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day In Albany

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) spoke at the 2012 New York State Assembly Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day in Albany on Monday, May 21, 2012. The annual event is held to raise awareness about important disability...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Tours Grange Academy Hall Restoration Project In Cheshire

Score One For A Great Cause: NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Donates Super Bowl XLVI Friendly Wager Winnings To Gleaners Community Kitchen In Canandaigua

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks To National Federation Of Independent Business, Outlines Proposals To Create More Private Sector Jobs

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (top left) addressing the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Leadership Council during its meeting today in Albany as part of “Small Business Day.” ...

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Hosts "EffectiveNY" Town Hall Meeting At Canandaigua Inn On The Lake, Speaks To Capacity Crowd

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Celebrates "Sportsmen’s Day 2012," Defends Second Amendment Constitutional Freedoms Of All New Yorkers

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb And Assembly Minority Colleagues Congratulate His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan Following The New Honor Bestowed By Pope Benedict XVI

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) (pictured, far left) congratulated His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan (pictured, third from left) on his elevation to Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to the New York State Capitol....

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks About Top Issues In Albany, Outlines His Proposals To Strengthen New York’s Economy And Create More Private Sector Jobs During Canandaigua Chamber Of Commerce’s “Breakfast And Business” Forum

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Urges Economic Development, Mandate Relief And Job Creation During General Budget Conference Committee Meeting

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (second from right) speaking during a General Budget Conference Committee Meeting on Tuesday, March 13 in Albany. Leader Kolb urged his fellow Legislative Leaders to join him in making...

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Talks To Manufacturers, Outlines His Proposals To Strengthen New York’s Manufacturing Sector, Create More Private Sector Jobs

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, New York State Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy, Ontario County Sheriff’s Department, Ontario County District Attorney Call For DNA Databank Expansion

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Hosts Ontario County Town Hall Meetings: Discusses His Agenda For Job Creation, Mandate Relief And Government Reform, Provides Overview Of 2012-13 Executive Budget

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses NYS Association Of Counties (NYSAC) Legislative Conference, Says “Albany Must Make Time For Mandate Relief”

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (standing at podium) addressing the annual meeting of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC). NYSAC held its annual Legislative Conference in Albany and invited Leader...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Stands With The Stanley Cup During The Trophy’s Visit To Albany

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) (pictured left of the trophy) is shown with the Stanley Cup during the trophy’s visit to the New York State Capitol Tuesday courtesy of Jeremy Jacobs (pictured right), owner of the Boston Bruins,...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Introduces New Member Raymond Walter On The Assembly Floor

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) (pictured left, standing) is shown introducing Assemblyman Raymond Walter (R,C,I-Amherst) (pictured right, standing) on the Assembly Floor during the opening day of the 2012 Legislative Session....

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, Minority Conference Proudly Welcome New Member Raymond Walter To Albany

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At MACNY Central Upstate Manufacturing Meeting

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) speaking during the Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY) Central Upstate Manufacturing Meeting recently held at the DoubleTree Hotel in East Syracuse. Leader...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Celebrates Completion Of "Summer Reading Challenge," Awards Assembly Certificates To Participants

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Visits Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Tours Frontenac Point Vineyard And Winery In Seneca County, Meets With Owners Jim And Carol Doolittle, Along With Staff

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Visits Finger Lakes Community College’s Victor Campus, Discusses Lean Six Sigma

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) recently visited Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) to meet with Dr. Prashanta (Sam) Samanta, Physics Professor and Chairperson of FLCC’s Department of Science and Technology. Leader Kolb...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Participated In “Wings Of Hope” Butterfly Release At Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured having participated in the “Wings of Hope” butterfly release that recently took place at the Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service (FLVNS). Proceeds from the event benefited the hospice...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Dedication In Seneca County

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, speaking at podium) addressing the crowd at the dedication of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Seneca County on July 30, 2011. Leader Kolb noted that Seneca...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Receives The “2011 Conservationist Award” From The Seneca County Federation Of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Inc.

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center) receiving the “2011 Conservationist Award” from the 3,000-member strong Seneca County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Inc. in recognition of his continued efforts to support...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Prepares To Donate Blood During Community Blood Drive He Sponsored With The American Red Cross

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured preparing to donate blood during his community blood drive that he sponsored on Tuesday, July 12 with the American Red Cross at Canandaigua Inn on the Lake. Pictured to Leader Kolb’s...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Awards Proclamation To Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service In Recognition Of 20 Years Of Dedicated Service To Finger Lakes Community

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center) awarding an official New York State Assembly Proclamation recognizing the Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service (FLVNS) for 20 years of dedicated service to the Finger Lakes...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, Assembly Minority Conference & County Executives Call For Unfunded Mandate Relief To Protect Local Taxpayers

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, speaking at podium) calling for unfunded mandate relief to protect local taxpayers during a press conference in the Assembly Parlor in Albany on Monday morning. Leader Kolb...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At Annual ‘Dairy Day’ Celebration In Albany

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) (at podium) and Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C-Black River) (second from the right), served as co-hosts of the Assembly Minority ‘Dairy Day’ celebration in the ‘Well’ of the Legislative Office...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Calls For Non-Partisan Redistricting Reform To Deliver The “Fair And Competitive Elections Voters Deserve”

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (at podium) calling for action on redistricting reform before the end of the 2011 Legislative Session. Speaking during “ReShapeNY’s” 2011 Lobby Day in Albany, Leader Kolb said, “Voters...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Discusses Property Tax Cap With Governor Andrew Cuomo

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, speaking at podium) introducing Governor Andrew Cuomo (left) during today’s press conference at the State Capitol in Albany announcing that a property tax cap was finally...

Assembly Minority Leader Kolb Speaks At Property Tax Cap Press Conference, Says There Is “Hope For New York,” And That A Property Tax Cap Is “Welcome News For Overtaxed Homeowners”

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, speaking at podium) discussing news that a property tax cap would finally be moving forward in the Assembly. During his remarks, Leader Kolb said the development meant “Hope...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Attends and Speaks At Autism Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Honors Canandaigua Rotary And Chamber Of Commerce’s “2011 Business Person Of The Year”

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (far left) having congratulated James Johnson, of the Johnson Kennedy Funeral Home, who was named the Canandaigua Rotary and Chamber of Commerce’s “2011 Business Person of the Year.”...

Assembly Minority Leader Kolb Joins With Taxpayers From Across New York State To Call For Passage Of A Property Tax Cap

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (left, at podium) speaking in support of a property tax cap at a rally organized by Long Islanders For Educational Reform (LIFER) today in Albany. New Yorkers from across the state...

Good To The Last Drop: Second Cup Of "Koffee With Kolb" Another Big Hit With Local Constituents

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At Press Conference On 2011-12 State Budget

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, at podium) speaking during a press conference Sunday afternoon announcing that an agreement had been reached regarding the 2011-12 State Budget. Leader Kolb called for a...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Meets With Geneva Boys & Girls Club 2011 “Youth Of The Year” Award Recipient Melissa Marquez & Danielle Dougherty

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) welcoming Melissa Marquez (center) and Danielle Dougherty (left) to Albany. Ms. Marquez, recipient of the Geneva Boys and Girls Club 2011 “Youth of the Year” Award, and Ms....

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks To State Capitol Media After Five-Way Legislative Leaders’ Meeting

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, at podium) speaking to State Capitol media after a five-way Legislative Leaders’ meeting Thursday morning. Pictured, from left to right, are Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver,...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses Joint Budget Conference Committee

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) addressing the Joint Budget Conference Committee during its meeting Tuesday evening. Earlier, Leader Kolb and the Minority Conference had rejected the Assembly Majority’s...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At 4201 Schools Association Rally In Albany

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right, at podium) speaking at the 4201 Schools Association of New York State rally held in the Well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany on Thursday morning. 4201 Schools...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Receives “Man Of The Year Award” From New York State Rifle & Pistol Association

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) accepting the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association’s (NYSRPA) “Man of the Year Award” from NYSRPA President Tom King (left). Kolb received the award in recognition of...

“Welcome Back Kirwan!” – Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Welcomes Tom Kirwan Back To The State Assembly During Public Swearing-In Ceremony

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (second from right) looking on with pride as Assemblyman Tom Kirwan (R,C,I-Newburgh) takes his formal oath of office to again serve as Assemblyman for the 100th District. Leader Kolb...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Attends Ribbon Cutting At The New Z-Axis Assembly Line In Phelps

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) attending the ribbon cutting for a $600,000 expansion at the Z-Axis Inc. assembly line. Located in Phelps, New York, Z-Axis Inc. provides quality design, prototyping and manufacturing...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At Groundbreaking Ceremony For Renovation Of The Wilcox Lane Senior Apartments In Canandaigua

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (standing at podium) speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony for the renovation of the Wilcox Lane Senior Apartments in Canandaigua. The $4 million project includes an update...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Attends Lyons National Bank Ribbon Cutting In Seneca County

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is shown attending the official ribbon cutting for Lyons National Bank in Seneca County last Friday. Pictured, from left to right, are State Senator Michael Nozzolio; Robert Schick, President...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Delivers Opening Day Remarks, Introduces New 17-Member Assembly Minority Freshman Class On The Chamber Floor

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses Historic Swearing-In Ceremony For 17 New Assembly Minority Members

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (standing at podium) speaking to a capacity crowd of family, friends and supporters who attended the historic swearing-in ceremony for 17 new Members of the Assembly Minority Conference...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks To Rockland Business Association, Says A “People’s Constitutional Convention” Is The “Game Changer” NY’s Broken State Government Needs

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured right (Photo by RBA/Rick Samuels) at the Rockland Business Association’s (RBA) Annual Meeting discussing his push for a “People’s Constitutional Convention” to over 100 members and...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb And The Assembly Minority To Hold Second Annual Sportsmen & Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day In Albany On January 25, 2011

Kolb Receives “Second Amendment Politician Of The Year” Award From Yates County S.C.O.P.E.

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) (right) is pictured accepting the “Second Amendment Politician of the Year” award from Bill Button, Chairman of the Yates County Chapter of the Shooters Committee on Political Education (S.C.O.P.E.)....

Coffee With Kolb: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Discusses His Push For “People’s Convention” With Constituents At Zuzu Café In Seneca Falls

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (seated, top center) at Zuzu Café in Seneca Falls discussing his push for a “People’s Constitutional Convention.” The “People’s Convention” is a non-partisan, grassroots reform effort...

Making The Case For Mandate Relief: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses Ontario County Board Of Supervisors

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, standing at podium) addressing last Thursday’s meeting of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors. Leader Kolb, a former member of the Ontario County Board, spoke of the...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At Finger Lakes Community College’s Veteran’s Day Observance

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking during the Veteran’s Day observance at Finger Lakes Community College. The event was held to publicly honor the service and sacrifice of the men and women of America’s armed...

Kolb Honors America’s Heroes: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Participates In Veteran’s Day Recognition Ceremonies At Midlakes & Owasco Elementary Schools

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Conducts Recognition Ceremony For Local Children Who Participated In His 2010 Summer Reading Challenge

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (back row, standing) with local children at the 2010 Summer Reading Challenge Ceremony he conducted on Saturday, October 30. Leader Kolb awarded an Assembly Certificate of Participation...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Attends Special Olympics New York’s 2010 Fall Games Announcement

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured attending a recent press conference announcing that Special Olympics New York’s 2010 fall games will be returning to Seneca Falls, New York. Kolb has been a strong supporter of Special...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Receives National Federation Of Independent Business’ 2010 “Guardian Of Small Business” Award

Kolb, former President of Refractron Technologies and co-founder of the North American Filter Corporation, is recognized in Albany for his ongoing fight to help independent businesses flourish in New York State. The Assembly Minority Conference’s “Small...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks To Ontario County Drug Court Graduates

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking at the recent Ontario County Drug Court Graduation. Leader Kolb celebrated, along with graduates, the accomplishment of completing the rigorous Finger Lakes Drug Court program....

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb: “Albany On-The-Record Could Be The Start Of Something Special – New York Needs More Public Forums On Reforming Our Broken State Government

“I was proud to take part in today’s ‘Albany On-The-Record’ forum and outline my strong support for reforming New York’s broken state government. Our Assembly Minority Conference and I have been leading the charge for meaningful governmental, fiscal,...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses New York State Board Of Elections’ Annual Training Conference

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking to the New York State Board of Elections during its Annual Training Conference held in Albany. Leader Kolb addressed the conference earlier this morning and discussed some...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Honors Geneva High School Sophomore Peter Henry

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Hosts Recognition Ceremony For Special Olympics New York’s 40th Anniversary

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses Home Care Association Of New York State (HCA)

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured addressing the Home Care Association of New York State (HCA) during its 2010 annual Advocacy Day held in the “Well” of the Legislative Office Building in Albany on Wednesday. In...

Assembly Minority Leader Kolb Addresses Healthcare Association of New York State & Healthcare Trustees of New York State During "Leadership Advocacy Day"

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured addressing the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) and the Healthcare Trustees of New York State (HTNYS) during their “Leadership Advocacy Day” event held in Albany yesterday...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Brings 2010 Town Hall Meetings To Onondaga And Cortland Counties

Chili Cooking Contest Heats Up Tully Ice Harvest Festival; Kolb Serves As A Guest Judge

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (seated, left) serving as a guest judge during the chili cooking contest held this Saturday at Cummings Park in the Town of Tully as part of its annual Ice Harvest Festival.

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Conducts Canandaigua Town Hall Meeting

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (seated, upper right) conducting one of his 2010 Town Hall Meetings Tuesday night. The community forum was held in Kolb’s hometown of Canandaigua, within its Town Hall. Over two...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Holds Town Hall Meeting In Geneva

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (standing, upper right) holding a Town Hall Meeting in Geneva on Wednesday evening. The meeting, which covered the city and town of Geneva, along with the Towns of Gorham and Seneca,...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Congratulates State Champion Canandaigua Girls Volleyball Team

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (far right, standing) after having congratulated the New York State Champion Canandaigua Girls Volleyball Team when they visited Albany on Wednesday. The team met with Leader Kolb...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Meets With Local School Superintendents

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (seated, immediate right) meeting with local School Superintendents at his district office in Geneva. Kolb listened to the Superintendents’ concerns and discussed the latest developments...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Welcomes Three New Members To The Minority Conference

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (at podium) welcoming Assemblymen Robert J. Castelli (R,C,I-Lewisboro), Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) and Dean Murray (R,C-East Patchogue) to the Assembly Minority Conference....

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses New York State Association Of Counties 2010 Legislative Conference

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking before the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) during its 2010 Legislative Conference Dinner Banquet, which was held in Albany. Kolb outlined the Assembly Minority...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Discusses Need For A People’s Constitutional Convention During Public Forum In New Paltz

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (second from right) discussing the need for a People’s Constitutional Convention during a public forum held in New Paltz and hosted by the Proportional Representation Party Tuesday...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Hosts Seneca County Town Hall Meetings

Leader Brian Kolb And Assembly Minority Conference Host First Annual “Sportsmen & Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day”

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Delivers Opening Day Remarks To Kick-Off 2010 Legislative Session

Assembly Republican Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured delivering remarks from the Chamber floor to kick-off opening day of the 233rd session of the New York State Legislature. In his remarks, Kolb called for “Continued bi-partisan...

Minority Leader Brian Kolb Comments On Governor David Paterson’s 2010 State Of The State Address

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking at a press conference held this afternoon in the State Capitol, where he and his fellow legislators commented on Governor David Paterson’s 2010 State of the State Address....

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Tours Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Speaks At “Leandra’s Law” Bill Signing Ceremony

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking at this afternoon’s bill signing ceremony held at the State Capitol’s Red Room for “Leandra’s Law.” Pictured, from left to right, are Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver,...

Kolb Focuses On New York’s Budget Deficit During Legislative Leaders’ Meeting At The State Capitol

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking at Wednesday’s public, five-way Legislative Leaders’ meeting, which was convened in the “Red Room” at the State Capitol. In his remarks, Leader Kolb focused on the need to...

Kolb Welcomes Athletes, Families, Sponsors And Spectators To Special Olympics New York “2009 Upstate Fall Classic”

Kolb Calls For Action To Address State’s Budget Deficit At Legislative Leaders’ Meeting

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) calling for action to address New York State’s growing budget deficit during a public, five-way Legislative Leaders’ meeting held at the State Capitol this morning. Pictured...

Kolb Attends Geneva 9/11 Commemoration

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center) speaking at the Geneva 9/11 commemoration held last Friday at the Geneva Pier. Kolb honored the memory of the thousands of New Yorkers who died in the terrorist attacks on...

Kolb Recognizes START Bridge Program Graduates

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb, (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured at a START Bridge Program recognition ceremony recently held at the Ramada Inn in Geneva, New York. Offered through the Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC), the START (Skills...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Congratulates Canandaigua Academy’s Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Team On Their Championship Season

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) with the Canandaigua Academy’s Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Team (center) during their visit to the State Capitol yesterday. The team, led by Coach Ed Mulheron, captured the 2009...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Kicks-Off “Dairy Day,” Says New York’s Family Farms Should Be Preserved And Protected

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured kicking off the Assembly Minority Conference’s annual observance of “Dairy Day” earlier this week, where the many contributions of the dairy industry were recognized and celebrated....

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Calls For Action On New York’s Empire Zone Program

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured speaking at yesterday morning’s Legislative Leaders’ meeting in Albany. During the meeting, Kolb called for action on New York’s Empire Zone (EZ) program and other unresolved legislative...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Supports Adoption of Statewide Energy Plan and Extension of the Power for Jobs Program During Leaders' Meeting

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (left) at the recent Legislative Leaders’ meeting convened by Governor David Paterson in the State Capitol’s “Red Room.” Kolb opened the meeting by calling for adoption of a comprehensive...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Partners With Cayuga County Chapter Of The American Red Cross For “All-American Blood Drive”

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (left) with Susan Marteney (right), Executive Director of the Cayuga County Chapter of the American Red Cross, during Kolb’s “All-American Blood Drive” held in Auburn this Thursday. The...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Discusses Session Agenda During Meeting With Governor Paterson And Fellow Legislative Leaders

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (right) discussing the agenda for the remainder of session with Governor Paterson and his fellow Legislative Leaders during a public meeting held at the State Capitol yesterday morning. Seated...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Presents Canandaigua Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce’s “Outstanding Business Person of the Year” Award

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured having presented the Canandaigua Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce’s “Outstanding Business Person of the Year” Award to Patty Hotchkiss, the owner of “Patty’s Place,” a popular,...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Co-Hosts “Disabilities Awareness Day” In Albany

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (left) welcoming individuals attending “Disabilities Awareness Day” in Albany earlier this week. Leader Kolb co-hosted the widely attended, bi-partisan event with the Assembly Speaker....

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Tours NUCOR Steel Plant In Auburn

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb, (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (left) talking with NUCOR Steel Auburn Inc. Plant Manager, Michael Keller (right), during the Assemblyman’s recent tour of the facility. NUCOR Steel Auburn Inc. employs approximately...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Sworn-In Locally By Judge Craig Doran

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (left) being sworn-in locally in Canandaigua as the new State Assembly Minority Leader, with the Honorable Judge Craig Doran (right) presiding. Pictured, center, is Mrs. Lauren Kolb...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Addresses New York State Conference Of Mayors And Municipal Officials

Assembly Minority Leader, Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua), is pictured (center) addressing the New York State Conference of Mayors (NYCOM) and Municipal Officials at their annual conference, being held this year in Canandaigua. Kolb told the group,...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Meets With Village Of Clifton Springs Mayor Bill Hunter, Tours Downtown

Assembly Minority Leader, Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua), is pictured (right) meeting with Village of Clifton Springs Mayor Bill Hunter (left) for a downtown walking tour of the Village. The tour was part of Kolb’s continued commitment to listening...

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb And Village Of Phelps Mayor Jim Cheney Visit And Talk With Local Constituents

Assembly Minority Leader, Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua), (center) meets with Village of Phelps Mayor Jim Cheney (left). Kolb also took a walking tour of the Village with Cheney. While on their tour, Kolb and Cheney stopped at a local coffee...

Brian Kolb Awards New York State Conspicuous Service Cross

Brian Kolb Guest Speaker At Inter-County Association Of Western New York’s Meeting In Geneva

Assembly Minority Leader, Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua), was the guest speaker today at the Inter-County Association of Western New York’s meeting in Geneva that included Supervisors from counties within the Association. Leader Kolb (pictured standing)...

Brian Kolb Meets With The Seneca County Chamber Of Commerce’s Economic Development Committee

Assembly Minority Leader, Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua), is pictured (center) meeting with the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Committee. Leader Kolb listened and enjoyed the discussion on ways to stimulate job creation and...

Kolb Meets With Central New York School Board Association

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) talks with members of the Central New York School Board Association during their legislative breakfast on Saturday, February 7. Kolb met with school board members from his Assembly District including Tully, Moravia...

Kolb is Presented with U.S. Flag by 479th Engineer Battalion

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) is presented with a US Flag from Waterloo soldier MAJ Tony Struzik of the 479th Engineer Battalion, New York National Guard and the US Army Reserves. MAJ Struzik and the 479th flew the American Flag over the...

Kolb Honors Veterans in Birthplace of Memorial Day

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) waves to the crowd during Waterloo’s annual Memorial Day parade on Friday, May 30. Waterloo is nationally recognized as the birthplace of Memorial Day dating back to 1865 when Henry C. Welles first thought...

Kolb Meets With Residents In Cayuga County

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) met with residents in the Town of Throop during his tour through communities in Cayuga County on Saturday, April 12. The Assemblyman will continue his town hall meetings this Saturday, April 19, as he makes...

Kolb Works Tirelessly Toward An On-Time State Budget

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) today met with members of the Economic Development Joint Budget Conference Committee to hammer out details in this vital part of the 2008-09 State Budget. Kolb has pledged to work through the weekend in an...

Kolb Attends FLAGS Award Ceremony

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) participated in the annual FLAGS (Finger Lakes Arts Grants Services) award ceremony recently. This year, the event was hosted at the historic Phelps Hotel. Kolb noted that recently FLAGS delivered $74,000...

Listening To Seneca County Residents

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R, C, I-Canandaigua) listens intently to Seneca County residents during a Town Hall meeting on Saturday. The Assemblyman holds these meetings to listen to residents’ concerns and views. Assemblyman Kolb will conduct town meetings...

Kolb Discusses Budget Deficit

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) spoke to a group of business owners and managers at the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Bagels breakfast recently. Kolb said the state cannot keep spending money that it does not have, and again...

Toys for Tots Collection a Big Success

Members of the IBEW Local 840 in Geneva, NY donated $1,000 worth of new toys to the Toys for Tots program this year with Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua). Assemblyman Kolb and local US Marines expressed their thanks to local IBEW members for...

Assemblyman Tours Downtown Canandaigua

Continuing a pledge to promote and improve the economy of downtown areas, Assemblyman Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) takes a walking tour of downtown Canandaigua with Economic Development Director Sal Pietropaolo. On the tour, they discussed some of the successes...

Assemblyman Kolb Announces Seventh Annual “Toys for Tots” Partnership

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) is pictured above at a past Toys for Tots effort. This year marks the seventh year that the Assemblyman has partnered with the United States Marine Corps in their mission to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute...

Assemblyman Kolb Honors Local Hero

Assemblyman Brian Kolb presents an Assembly Proclamation to Lucile Mallard of Geneva for her dedication to providing positive change in the community as a coordinator of the Finger Lakes Drug Court. Ms. Mallard has committed her life to the community...

Assemblyman Tours Downtown Seneca Falls

Assemblyman Kolb (R,C,I – Canandaigua) remains committed to promoting and improving the economies of our communities’ downtown areas. The Assemblyman recently went on a walking tour of downtown Seneca Falls with Mayor Diana Smith (D) to discuss the village’s...

Local Hero Honored

Green is flanked on the left of the picture by his father, Cpt. Bob Green; mother, Linda Green; and Assemblyman Kolb. To the right of Sgt. Green are members of the U.S. Marine Color Guard Unit I (L-R): Sgts. Thomas McCrary; Jose Povchas; Jesus Valle;...

Summer Reading Champions

Several students hold up their New York State Assembly Excellence in Reading Certificates for a picture with Assemblyman Brian Kolb. Young students across the 129th Assembly District participated in Assemblyman Kolb’s annual Summer Reading Challenge,...

Kolb Gives Lesson on State Government

It’s back to school for students across the Finger Lakes and Central New York. Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) traditionally speaks to students about state government and the importance of civic participation.

Kolb Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Temple Beth El

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) had the opportunity, recently, to participate in the 60th Anniversary Celebration of the Temple Beth El in Geneva, NY. During the event, Assemblyman Kolb joined in the dedication of a new park bench in the Lakefront...

Kolb Attends Geneva Red Wings Game

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R, C, I – Canandaigua) threw out the first pitch in the Geneva Red Wings game Tuesday night, July 10, 2007; during Assemblyman Brian Kolb night at McDonough Park in Geneva. The wings went on to best the Allegany County Nitro's...

Kolb Visits Habitat For Humanity Project

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R, I, C - Canandaigua) recently visited the construction site of the current Ontario County Habitat for Humanity project, which is a new home for a mother and daughter being constructed in Honeoye, Ontario County. During blitz...

Kolb Advocates Passage Of “Safe Games” Bill

Assemblyman Brian Kolb, a longtime proponent of helping parents keep children safe from violence and explicit material, debated on the Assembly Floor this past Wednesday, in support of legislation based on his original 2003 proposal. The legislation...

Kolb Encourages Prom Safety In Tully

Assemblyman Brian Kolb speaks to a group of Tully High School students about the “Prom Promise,” challenging them to stay away from drugs and alcohol in order to avoid the possible regretful consequences that can come from such usage.

Kolb Presents Diploma To Midlakes’ Latest Graduate

Assemblyman Kolb (right) recently presented Frederick H. Breimann (center) of Clifton Springs, NY with his high school diploma from Midlakes High School. Called to active duty on November 26, 1945, Mr. Breimann was never able to complete his education...

Kolb Talks State Budget With Canandaigua Kiwanis Club

Assemblyman Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) recently spoke to the Canandaigua Kiwanis Club to update members on progress in Albany. This meeting is one of many that Mr. Kolb has made in the district to discuss the details of the 2007-08 State Budget. Pictured...

Kolb Talks Numbers With Citizens

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) showing members of the Red Jacket Rotary Club just how massive the 2007-08 State Budget is – in size and spending. This year’s budget is nearly $122 billion with spending at nearly three times the rate of inflation....

Kolb Provides Funding For Local Fire Department

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) recently had the opportunity to visit the Magee Fire Department to inspect some of their latest life-saving equipment. Pictured on the left is Mr. Kolb holding a “jaws of life” extraction tool that Magee FD...

Assemblyman Kolb Continues Outreach With Third Day Of Town Meetings

Assemblyman Kolb hosted eight town hall meetings across Seneca County on Saturday, March 24 (Town of Fayette meeting is pictured). A large group of residents turned out to speak with Mr. Kolb on a variety of topics ranging from the state budget to economic...

Assemblyman Kolb Meets with Owasco Officials and Residents to Discuss the State Budget

Assemblyman Brian Kolb talks with residents of the Town of Owasco in Cayuga County during his town hall meeting on Saturday, March 17. Pictured with Kolb is Deputy Owasco Supervisor Douglas Buchanan. Mr. Kolb will be holding similar meetings in towns...

Assemblyman Kolb Shares in a Dialogue with Phelps Residents

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) speaks with residents during a town hall style meeting in the Ontario County town of Phelps. The Assemblyman will be hosting additional meetings Saturday, March 17 in towns throughout Cayuga and Seneca counties....

Kolb Salutes White Springs F.D. With New Flag

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) recently presented the White Springs Fire Department with a new U.S. Flag. In the background is Fire Chief J. Barnard raising the flag in front of the fire station.

Kolb Celebrates Black History Month, Speaks With Veterans

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) celebrates black history month while speaking to a group of residents at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center.

Assemblyman Kolb Speaks with Students about Government

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I –Canandaigua) spends some time on President's Day speaking to a government class at Finger Lakes Community College. Kolb answered questions from students about state government and the legislative process in Albany.

Assemblyman Kolb Meets with Local Manufacturing Leaders

As Chairman of the statewide Assembly Minority Task Force on Manufacturing, Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I - Canandaigua) recently met with members of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board's Regional Skills Alliance. Kolb and organization members...

Bella Rose Bed & Breakfast: Now Open for Business

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I – Canandaigua) recently helped cut the ribbon to open the Bella Rose Bed & Breakfast, constructed in 1895, in historic Canandaigua. Joining Kolb from right to left are: Alison Grems (President of the Canandaigua Chamber...

Kolb Assumes Minority Leadership Role

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C,I - Canandaigua), as Floor Leader, debates the merits of an amendment to reform legislation deliberated this week. Earlier this month, Kolb was appointed Floor Leader of the Assembly minority conference.

Kolb Gets Salute from Marines

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R, C, I - Canandaigua) is presented with a certificate of appreciation for his continued support of the Toys for Tots Program from Marine Forces Reserve Commander, Lt. Gen. Jack Bergman.

Kolb Secured Grant for Red Cross

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R, C, I - Canandaigua) is pictured with American Red Cross Volunteer Judy Flamini and Ontario Director Judith Bennett. With the help of a $5,000 grant secured by Kolb, the Red Cross was able to purchase cots, blankets, shelter...

Kolb Speaks About The Importance Of Voter Participation

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C - Canandaigua) takes time on Election Day to speak to a History and Government class at Marcus Whitman High School about the civic responsibility of citizens to participate in the election process by voting.

Kolb Supports Construction of Ethanol Facility In Seneca County

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C - Canandaigua) joins Governor George Pataki in announcing the construction of a new ethanol facility to be constructed at the former Seneca Army Depot in Romulus, Seneca County.

Assemblyman Kolb Participates in Canandaigua 4th of July Parade

Assemblyman Brian Kolb marching in Canandaigua’s annual 4th of July parade

Kolb Speaks At Rededication of Historic Thompson Estate

Assemblyman Brian Kolb speaks during the rededication ceremony of the historic Thompson Estate, better known as Sonnenberg Gardens. The Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion, as well as the surrounding grounds, recently were designated a state park at the request...

Kolb Reflects On Meaning of Memorial Day, Thanks Our Nation’s Military

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) on Memorial Day joined area residents and friends in Waterloo, the official “Birthplace of Memorial Day,” to honor all military men and women. Assemblyman Kolb is standing in the 2006 Healing Field, a site set...

Kolb Throws Perfect Pitch

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) congratulates the player who caught his ceremonial first pitch during season-opening ceremonies of the Geneva Little League. During the ceremony, the refurbished scoreboard, visible behind the crowd, was unveiled...

Kolb Announces Plan to Lower the Cost of Gas

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R, C - Canandaigua) proposed a two-step plan this week in Albany which would help motorists by capping the state gas tax at the first $ 2 per gallon cost, and create an Alternative Fuel Incentive Fund to promote research, development...

Kolb Introduces Plan To Cap State Gas Tax, Promote Alternative Fuels

To help New York motorists at the gas pumps, Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) today proposed a two-step plan that would cap the state gas tax at the first $2 per gallon cost and create an Alternative Fuel Incentive Fund to promote research,...

Kolb Holds Town Meetings

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C – Canandaigua) finished up his most recent series of town hall meetings this past Saturday. Kolb, pictured in Hopewell, held a town meeting in each of the 31 towns and 2 cities in the 129th Assembly District. Kolb listened...

“Heads It Is!”

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C – Canandaigua), on the right, congratulates Mayor Terry Potts (left) on becoming the new Mayor of Lodi. At the conclusion of local elections last Tuesday, Potts was tied with Larry Brown for the post with no absentees outstanding....

Assemblyman Kolb Holds Town Hall-Style Meetings

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) listens and responds to questions from Niles residents during his recent town hall-style meetings held throughout Cayuga County. Kolb’s sessions continue Saturday in Seneca County. He says they are great opportunities...

Kolb Scores Hat Trick For Youth Hockey

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C–Canandaigua) is presented with a banner honoring him for his support and assistance at the Canandaigua Civic Center. Pictured with Kolb is one of the many ice hockey teams which use the facility throughout the winter mont...

Kolb Helps Launch Colonial-Style Restaurant

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C–Canandaigua) left back, helps open the doors of the Heritage Cafe on Niagara Street in Canandaigua. The new restaurant will feature a colonial style, with foods from the same time period.

Kolb Hosts Town Meetings

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C–Canandaigua) this week announced his 2006 town hall meetings. Kolb will be in Cayuga, Cortland and Onondaga Counties on March 11, Cayuga and Seneca Counties on March 18, Seneca County on March 25 and Ontario County April 1....

Kolb Brings Computers To Kids

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C–Canandaigua) watches first-hand as elementary school students show him their computer abilities at the Canandaigua YMCA. The computers were purchased with financial support secured by Kolb to assist students with learning...

Kolb Calls For Reform Measures To Open Up Legislative Process In Albany

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C–Canandaigua) speaking to the media in Albany, called for changes in an effort to reform the State Assembly's legislative process to make it more open, efficient and equitable. Kolb voted yes this week on five different pieces...

Kolb Takes to Assembly Floor to Push for Stronger Laws Protecting Children from Sex Offenders

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C–Canandaigua) has announced a series of measures he supports to keep dangerous sex offenders off our streets, thereby protecting our children. Speaking from the Floor of the Assembly in Albany, Kolb called for the Assembly...

Kolb Visits Local Business Owners and Managers

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), left, visits with a downtown business operator during his recently completed series of downtown walking tours in Moravia, Seneca Falls, Waterloo, Geneva and Canandaigua. Kolb made sure to visit many business...

Kolb, Colleagues, Want Sex Offenders Registered

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) points out important statistics about lower-level convicted sexual predators who would no longer have to register for the state Sex Offender Registry if a provision in Megan’s Law is allowed to expire on January...

Ontario ARC

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), left, took time this morning to volunteer at the gift wrapping booth sponsored by the Ontario ARC at Eastview Mall in Victor. The nonprofit organization, which assists individuals with developmental disabilities...

New Business In Canandaigua

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) was recently in Canandaigua at the opening of the Blue Dahlia Coffee Shop. Kolb, who has been working hard to promote job growth and new businesses in the Finger Lakes and Central New York region was proud to...

Kolb Tours Geneva Businesses

Assemblyman Brian Kolb’s (R,C-Canandaigua) recent tour of downtown Geneva businesses included a visit with Cara-Leigh Battaglia, executive director of the Geneva Business Improvement District Management Association, Inc. Kolb and Battaglia discussed...

Kolb Tours Waterloo Water Treatment Plant

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), right, takes time out from his tour of Waterloo’s water treatment plant with Waterloo Mayor Lee Patchen, left, and Jim Bromka, the facility’s certified operator and environmental lab director, to sample the water...

Kolb Awards Veterans with Medals

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), standing at left, joins Canandaigua Veterans Affairs social worker Joe Jung, standing at right, in awarding a Medal of Merit to each of three retired military veterans: Louis Kiesewetter, seated at left, an Army...

Kolb Announces USDA Grants

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), was in Geneva at Red Jacket Orchards to announce new USDA grants earlier this month. From left are Kolb, Vice President of Production Mark Nicholson, Director of Plant Operations Roger Morse and U.S. Congressman...

Signs of the Seneca County Wine Times

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), left, joins area officials in unveiling new signs that were installed to direct residents and tourists to Seneca County wineries. Kolb secured state grant money to pay for the signage. With Kolb are, from the...

Promoting Economic Development

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), center, discusses ways to promote economic development and encourage businesses to locate in the area with Kathy Bascom, owner of Kathryn’s Gift Shop, and Canandaigua Economic Development Director Sal Pietropaolo....

Kolb, Federal Officials Visit Canandaigua VA

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), left, joined U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary James Nicholson, right, on a tour of Canandaigua Veterans Affairs Hospital recently. Kolb, an avid supporter of maintaining or expanding operations at the facility,...

Kolb Presents Summer Reading Challenge Certificates

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) joins participants from the 2005 Summer Reading Challenge to award them their Certificates of Merit. The Summer Reading Challenge is a tool to help school administrators and parents teach their students and...

Kolb Presents Flags to Civic Center

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) presents both a United States and New York state flag to the Canandaigua Civic Center. Pictured from left are Thomas Flynn, Kolb and David Korpiel.

Kolb, Assembly Minority Call For Civil Confinement

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) and members of the Assembly minority conference gathered in Albany on Sept. 20 to again call for passage of civil confinement legislation. The conference also displayed petitions bearing the signatures of more...

Kolb Attends Opening of Canandaigua Rail-To-Trail Gateway

Summer Reading Challenge Drawing to a Close

Kolb Breaks Ground On Wine and Culinary Center

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), right, Gov. George Pataki, left, and Danny Wegman of Wegman’s Food Market, Inc. break ground for construction of the New York State Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. The center is designed to be...

Kolb Presents New York Flag to Fly in Middle East

Assemblyman Brain M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), right, presents a New York state flag to Keith Speruill, a crew leader with the U.S. Navy who is headed into active combat duty in the Middle East. Keith requested the flag from Kolb so it could be flown with...

Road Cleanup A Success

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), second row on left, and members of the Marcus Whitman "Wildcats" high school football team cleaned a stretch of Routes 5 and 20 during a roadside cleanup day in mid-July as a community service pr...

Governor Signs Wine Legislation Into Law

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), right, joined Gov. George Pataki at Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellear in the town of Lodi, Seneca County, after a ceremony in which the governor signed legislation allowing for direct shipment of wine from New...

Assemblyman Kolb Meets the Granddaughter of Walter Davidson Founder of the Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) greets Jean Davidson, granddaughter of Walter Davidson, founder of the famed Harley-Davidson Motor Co., during her visit to Geneva to participate in the New York State HOG (Harley Owners Group) Finger Lakes Rally....

Kolb Joins In Phelps Fire Station Groundbreaking

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), left, congratulates Phelps Fire Department Chief Ron Nisces at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Phelps fire station to be constructed on the former Sauerkraut Festival grounds.

'Vern's Way' Opens

Musical Tribute to Veterans a Success

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) greets Capt. Robert Green of the 65th Brigade of the New York State Guard on Saturday during their participation in the "Musical Tribute to Veterans" held in the Canandaigua Veterans Affairs Medical Center...

‘Hattie Harris Musical Tribute’ On Saturday

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), right, talks with Ralph Calabrese, a Korean War Veteran and chair of the Veterans Advisory Committee, as they prepare for Saturday’s "Hattie Harris Musical Tribute to Veterans." Kolb and Calabrese...

Canandaigua Little League In Full Swing

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) winds up and throws out the ceremonial first pitch to mark the beginning of the Canandaigua Little League season on Saturday, April 30 at the Ontario Street Field.

Shortsville Firefighters Purchase Defibrillators

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), center, secured financial assistance for the Shortsville Fire Department, represented by Chief Jason Wagner, right, and Don Bruder, to purchase two lifesaving defibrillators for use during medical emergencies....

Kolb Completes Town Meeting Schedule

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) has recently completed town meetings in every town in the 129th Assembly District. Over the weekend, Assemblyman Kolb finished with town meetings in Ontario County to fulfill his commitment to hold the sessions...

Kolb Meets with Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES Administrators

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), far right, recently met with officials from the Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES to discuss the group’s goals and concerns. BOCES administrators participating in the session were Superintendent Dr. Joe Marinelli,...

Kolb Visits with Farm Bureau

Assemblyman Brian Kolb meets with members of the Finger Lakes Farm Bureau recently in Albany. From left to right: Kolb, Ken Michaelis, Jonathon Gilbert, Slade & Kristin Cox, and Farm Bureau Field Advisor Skip Jensen.

Kolb Honors Port Gibson Fire Department, Volunteers

Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), left, presents Port Gibson Fire Department Chief Scott DeCook with a citation from Gov. George Pataki recognizing the department’s more than 50 years of service to the Port Gibson community. At the same...

Kolb Continues Town Meetings In Seneca County

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), center, talks with residents at his town hall-style meeting in Fayette on Saturday, March 5, part of the assemblyman’s sessions with constituents that are planned for throughout his 129th Assembly District....

Kolb Listens To Manufacturing Concerns

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) joined Assembly minority colleagues and local officials to discuss issues facing upstate manufacturing businesses during a meeting of the Assembly Minority Manufacturing Task Force. Task force meetings are...

Kolb, Assembly Colleagues and Local Sheriff Fight for New Law

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua), second from left, is joined by Assemblyman Robert C. Oaks (R,C-Macedon), left, Sheriff Rob Outhouse and Assemblyman Gary D. Finch (R,C-Springport) in a show of support for the Assembly minority conference’s...

Kolb Honors Martin Luther King Legacy

Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) marches in a parade in Geneva on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 17, to honor the famous civil rights leader. Braving extremely cold temperatures and snow squalls, nearly 100 people marched in the parade. Kolb...