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Local Wineries Vital To New York Economy

Todayís economic downturn has caused families and businesses in New York State to struggle more than ever to make ends meet. In spite of this, Governor David Patersonís proposed state budget does nothing to help residents; rather, he attempts to pay-off...

An Important Document Crucial to Your Family’s Safety from Assemblyman Brian Kolb

Easing Family Burdens Priority For 2009 Legislative Session

This week, lawmakers gathered in our state Capitol to listen to the Governor deliver his annual State of the State address. Governor David Paterson stressed that we are facing an unprecedented fiscal crisis and now is a time for action. It is incumbent...

Holiday Season: A Time To Give To Those In Need

It is my hope that everyone has the means to celebrate the holidays with those closest to them. Unfortunately, especially during these tough economic times, many families are struggling to make ends meet. That is why it is even more imperative this...

Holiday Shoppers Beware

The holiday season is once again upon us, which means itís that time of year to spend with loved ones. It is also a time to go holiday shopping Ė often the most stressful part of the season. In addition to the worries of acquiring the perfect gift...

Inaction On Legislation Costing State Taxpayers $400 Million

During these difficult financial times, the state Legislature must do everything it can to rein in excessive spending and increase revenues in a crucial effort to avoid raising taxes on families already stretched beyond their means. One way we can bring...

Holiday Time Is A Time For Toys for Tots

The holiday season is upon us once again, and I would like to take this opportunity to share with you information about a great way Finger Lakes residents can make a difference in the lives of needy children in our community. In collaboration with the...

Delays Only Make New Yorkís Fiscal Crisis Worse

State lawmakers returned to Albany this week, at the call of Governor David Paterson, in hopes of addressing a mounting fiscal crisis that has placed New York in the red by an estimated $10 billion. It is clear that mid-year budget cuts are necessary,...

Assemblyman Brian Kolb knows we need a Property Tax Cap Now!

Improving Upstate New Yorkís Economy

What Every Woman Should Know to Protect Her Health

Desperate Households - Upstate Families Have to Work Within a Tight Budget and So Should State Government

Fighting for Taxpayers

End Of Session "To Do List"

With the Legislative Session slated to end next week, we have reached the 11th hour. If we are to pass significant measures, which would ease the financial burden and improve the quality of life of struggling Upstate families, the state Legislature must...

Providing Seniors With Up-to-Date Information

Tired of Money Being Siphoned Right from Your Pocket?

As Property Taxes Skyrocket New York Families Find It Tough to Make Ends Meet

The 2008 Summer Reading Challenge

Arrive Alive - The No-Drinking-And-Driving Prom Promise

State Budget Canít Be Balanced On Backs Of Upstate Families

One may argue that New York state government has never experienced such a turbulent time. New Yorkers watched in awe as one governor resigned amidst scandal and a new governor took the reins of a government often branded as dysfunctional and obstinate....