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Crouch: State Needs an Overhaul

In the wake of the governor’s State of the State Address, we must not lose sight of what New York state is still being faced with – a lingering fiscal and economic crisis that continues to plague taxpayers and claim thousands of jobs. I am encouraged...

Crouch: Funding For Susquehanna Regional EMS Council Secured

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R,I-Guilford) today announced that funding for Susquehanna Regional Emergency Medical Services, Inc. (SREMS) will be available before November 30, 2009. Crouch received reports and correspondence from the Regional Council...

Crouch to Gov: Let’s Get Serious About Solutions to Close Budget Deficit

Crouch: Inaction of Special Session Irresponsible

Today’s lack of action during the special session was irresponsible and a missed opportunity. My Conference and I offered up good, sound suggestions on where to cut without hurting schools, hospitals and localities, but were instead rejected and shut...

Crouch’s Volunteer First Responder Bill Becomes Law

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R,I-Guilford) today announced the enactment of the Volunteer Firefighting and Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Fund into law. Crouch is the Chairman of the Assembly Minority Regional Forum on Volunteer...

Crouch: NY Experiences Largest Population Drain In Nation

In a new report out today by The Empire Center for New York State Policy, New York experienced the largest loss of residents than any other state. We can only blame decades of excessive spending, sky-high taxes, burdensome housing costs and regulations...

Crouch: Hearing To Be Held On DEC Environmental Impact Statement For NYS Natural Gas Drilling

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R,I-Guilford) today announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be holding a series of hearings on its draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (SGEIS) governing...

Crouch Says Dairy Rallies Growing; Demand Support For #1 Industry

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch attended his second Dairy Assistance Rally as part of the Assembly Minority Conference’s statewide effort to garner support and secure $150 million in aid for New York dairy farmers. This week’s rally was held at Borden’s...

Crouch: Mammography Saves Lives

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R,I-Guilford) today has joined with the Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their October breast cancer awareness campaign to urge women to get mammograms. “October is Breast Cancer...

Crouch Calls on Governor for Administrative Staff Accounting

Recognizing the need to close a $3 billion budget gap, Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R,I-Guilford) today called on Governor David A. Paterson to work in conjunction with the state comptroller’s office to account for the number of administrative positions...

2009 Ulster County Newsletter from Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch

2009 Newsletter from Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch

2009 Broome County Newsletter from Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch

Crouch: “Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act” Will Doom Small Farms and Cripple Many Others

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R,I-Guilford) today announced that passing the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act will doom small farms and financially cripple large farms, ultimately diminishing the agricultural industry in New York state. “Dairy...

Crouch: “Farmworkers ‘Fair’ Labor Practices Act” is Everything But Fair to NYS Farms, Farmers and Workers

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R,I-Guilford) today attended a joint press conference with members of the state Senate and Assembly Agriculture committees in response to passage of the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act (A.1867), which would increase...

Crouch: Governor Signs CDL Bill into Law

I am pleased that the governor signed this important legislation that will allow our first responders to drive emergency vehicles without a commercial driver’s license (CDL). In a bipartisan manner, we were quickly able to unravel a snafu between federal...

Crouch: Assembly Passes Bill Exempting First Responders From Operating Without CDLs

As a sponsor and advocate of this initiative, I am pleased to finally see the passage of this legislation. This will greatly enhance the abilities of emergency first responders to successfully conduct not only emergency operations, but non-emergency actions,...

Be Mindful of Work Crews on the Road

With the summer season and the Memorial Day weekend soon upon us, many motorists across New York state will be hitting the roads and traveling with their families to vacation destinations. On their journeys, motorists will encounter an increased number...

Important 2009-2010 State Budget Update From Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch

Crouch: DEC Looking For Youth Applicant to Attend Environmental Education Camp

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R,I-Guilford) today announced the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is looking for a child to be selected to attend one of the DEC’s outstanding environmental education camps this summer, free of the normal...