Press Releases

Tague Joins Assembly Minority In Calling On NYS To Take Action To Improve Playground Accessibility

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today stood with his Assembly Minority colleagues in calling for New York state to commit to making its playgrounds more accessible to New Yorkers living with disabilities. Tague is advocating for the passage...

Tague Holds Press Conference To Formally Announce Bill To Bring Whole And 2% Milk Back To New York State School Cafeterias

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie), the ranking member of the Assembly Committee on Agriculture, was joined today by lawmakers, farmers, agricultural advocates, nutritional experts and education officials for a press conference at Ridgedale Farm...

Tague Announces Bill Allowing New York State-Produced Whole And 2% Milk In Schools

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) has introduced a bill that would allow schools to purchase whole and 2% milk that’s produced within the state, following the passage of a similar measure in Pennsylvania. Currently, whole and 2% milk is...

Tague Announces Latest Win in Lawsuit Challenging Department of Health Quarantine Regulations

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is joining Sen. George Borrello (SD-57) and Assemblyman Michael Lawler (R,C,I,SAM-Pearl River) in announcing their latest victory in their lawsuit filed in the New York State Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality...

Tague Speaks on the 2022-2023 State Budget

“While headlines following this budget’s passage will likely sing the praises of the governor’s purported bail reform ‘fix’, the sad truth of the matter is that these changes won’t restore law and order on our streets,”...

Tague Announces Lawsuit Challenging Department Of Health Quarantine Regulations

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) joined Sen. George Borrello (SD-57) and Assemblyman Michael Lawler (R,C,I,SAM-Pearl River) for a press conference today to announce they are petitioners in a lawsuit filed in the New York State Supreme Court challenging...

Tague and Assembly Minority Writes Letter to NYC Mayor Eric Adams Opposing Proposal to Remove Chocolate Milk From NYC Schools

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) has been joined by his Minority Assembly colleagues in sending a letter to New York City Mayor Eric Adams requesting that he rollback his efforts to ban chocolate milk from New York City schools.In the letter,...

Tague and Assembly Minority Writes Letter to NYC Mayor Eric Adams Opposing Proposal to Remove Chocolate Milk From NYC Schools - Letter

Tague Joins Lawmakers and Advocates at Albany Rally Demanding Inclusion of Fair Pay For Home Care In Final NYS Budget

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today joined fellow lawmakers and advocates from NY Caring Majority today at a rally to call on Gov. Hochul and the Legislative Majority to include fair pay for home care within the final 2022-2023 New York state...

Tague Joins Assembly Minority In Seeking NYS Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Non-Citizen Voting

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today joined his Assembly Minority colleagues for a press conference in Albany calling on Majority members of the Legislature to take up an amendment to the state Constitution (A.9095), which would ensure the...

Tague Questions Hochul’s Knowledge of Nursing Home Cover-Up as Comptroller’s Report Brings New Details to Light

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is expressing his dismay following the release of a report by the New York State Comptroller’s Office that confirms Gov. Cuomo and his administration worked to cover-up the deaths of over 4,100 people.Within...

Tague Joins SUNY Cobleskill President Marion Terenzio for Tour of New, Updated Facilities

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) joined SUNY Cobleskill President Marion Terenzio, Dean of Agriculture Dr. Tim Moore, Director of the Institute for Rural Vitality Scott Ferguson and Professor David Campbell for a tour of their Agricultural Innovation...

Tague Slams Announcement That the Office of Cannabis Management Will Fund and Prioritize Criminal Applicants, Snubbing NY Farmers

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is speaking out today following news that 100 or more retail cannabis dispensary licenses issued by New York state will be reserved for people with drug-related convictions, and the governor intends to allocate...

Tague Slams NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ Proposal To Ban Chocolate Milk In NYC Schools

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie), who serves as the ranking Minority member of the Assembly Minority Committee on Agriculture, is slamming a proposal by New York City Mayor Eric Adams that would come with drastic consequences for dairy farmers...

Tague Joins Advocates in Calling for Increase to Funding for Roads and Highways

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today called on Gov. Hochul and the Legislature to increase funding for the Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS), Pave-NY, and the Extreme Winter Recovery Program. While funding to...

Tague Welcomes End of Masking in Schools, Urges Passage of Bill to Block Future Mandates

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is expressing cautious relief on behalf of parents across New York state following an announcement on Sunday that Gov. Hochul’s mask mandate will be ending on Wednesday, March 2.Tague has opposed the implementation...

Tague Votes Against Bill Requiring Cannabis Cultivation/Processing License Applicants To Enter Into Unionized Labor Agreements

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) yesterday voted against a bill (A.9283) that would implement a requirement for those seeking temporary adult-use cannabis cultivation and processing licenses to unionize their labor force, speaking out against...

Tague Leads The New York State Assembly In Recognizing February As Career And Technical Education Month

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) joined other lawmakers in the New York State Assembly Tuesday in recognizing February as Career and Technical Education Month, acknowledging the need to support and expand vocational education opportunities throughout...

Tague Holds Press Conference with Farmers and Lawmakers Urging the Governor and Labor Commissioner to Reject Reduction of Farm OT Threshold to 40 Hours

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today held a press conference in Albany where lawmakers, farmers and agricultural advocates urged Gov. Hochul and Commissioner of Labor Roberta Reardon to reject the implementation of a reduction in the farm laborer...

Tague Speaks On NYS Dec Ordering Review of Ashokan Reservoir Water Releases By NYC Dep

“I am incredibly pleased with news that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is ordering the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to release a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement addressing the...