Press Releases

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner is Working to Clean Up State Government by Closing the LLC Loophole

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced the Assembly passed legislation she sponsored that would increase accountability and transparency by making limited liability corporations (LLCs) subject to the same limits on political donations as...

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner Announces 2015 Business Tour

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced she will be touring local businesses to hear from entrepreneurs across the community about the issues impacting them. “Having the opportunity to tour local businesses gives me a better understanding...

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner Invites Business Leaders to Attend Upcoming Workshops

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that several Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) workshops have been scheduled in region. These workshops assist local business leaders in applying for state economic development grants to help...

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner Supports Measures to Ensure Equal Pay for Equal Work

“This week, I supported measures to ensure women are paid equal for equal work (A.437, A.1574, A.6075). When women don’t get paid the same as their male counterparts for doing the same work, it’s our families that suffer. It’s the families who have less...

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner is Working to Green Our Community

In an effort to conserve natural resources and protect our quality of life, Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced the Assembly has passed several measures as part of a package in honor of Earth Day. “I am working to build on New York...

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner Announces Community Office Hours in Fort Edward

In an effort to be as accessible as possible to constituents who reside in Washington County, Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that she is hosting community office hours on Monday, April 20. The event will take place from...

Strong Ethical Standards Will Discourage Questionable Behavior in the Legislature

“As a business person, I know firsthand the importance of setting a strong ethical standard for my employees. When that standard is clear, employees are much less likely to engage in questionable behavior. The same is true for the legislature – the employees...

Assemblymember Woerner Gathered Constituent Feedback, Discussed Legislative Priorities During Community Open Houses

Last week, Assemblymember Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) hosted a series of community houses across the 113th Assembly District to discuss her legislative priorities and hear from constituents. Held in Fort Edward, Saratoga Springs, and Greenwich on February...

Assemblywoman Woerner Receives Her Committee Assignments

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that she received her Assembly committee assignments for 2015. Woerner’s assignments include: Agriculture; Local Governments; Racing and Wagering; Small Business; and Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports...

Educators Stand With Woerner in her Fight Against the GEA

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) was joined by several area superintendents, parents and students at a press conference she held in which she called for the repeal of the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA). Woerner introduced legislation that...

Statement on Speaker Sheldon Silver

“Today I am calling on Speaker Sheldon Silver to step aside and allow this legislative body to move forward without these ethical concerns hanging over us. I believe it is in the best interest of the Assembly and the people of New York State for the Speaker...

Strengthening the Middle Class is the Prime Focus of 2015

“When middle class families in Saratoga and Washington Counties are given the tools to grow – our economy grows. Today, Governor Cuomo outlined a blueprint that prioritizes issues facing the middle class. By addressing high property taxes, significantly...

Assemblywoman Woerner Introduces Legislation to Abolish the Burdensome Gap Elimination Adjustment

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) has introduced her first piece of legislation in the Assembly. Her bill would eliminate the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) rate for 2015-16 and thereafter and provide school districts with the full amount...

Addressing High Property Taxes and Expanding Economic Growth Are Keys to Success

"I am encouraged that Governor Cuomo’s top priorities for 2015 are lowering sky high property taxes, and investing in the economic growth and vitality of upstate New York. These proposals hold the promise of enhancing our standard of living, putting more...

Carrie Woerner Sworn Into the State Assembly

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner (D-Round Lake) announced that her swearing-in ceremony took place at the New York State Assembly on Monday, Dec. 29 at 10:30 a.m. at the Capitol in Albany. She was recently elected to represent the 113th Assembly District,...