Press Releases

Crouch Voices Opposition to 'Green Light' Bill

LINK TO STAND UP FOUND HERE: https://youtu.be/0ZRExp1TdqYAssemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) voiced his opposition to a bill that was passed in Assembly Committee on Transportation today known as the “Green Light Bill” which aims...

Crouch Voices Opposition to Legislation Giving New York's Inmates a Pay Raise

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) voiced his opposition to a bill A.8080 which came up in the Assembly Committee on Correction today that would grant inmate workers a pay raise and cost of living adjustment every 5 years.“If the Assembly...

Crouch: Assembly Majority Wastes Time Using Legislative Powers to Politically Attack President

Let me start this out by saying no matter how you feel about President Trump, recent legislation aimed at obtaining his state tax returns and undermining his potential pardoning powers should frustrate you as a taxpayer. For two days, Assembly Majority...

Crouch Calls for Passage of Ramona's Law

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Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) joined Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) and the Assembly Minority Conference today at a press conference in Albany urging the Majority to pass Ramona's Law (A.6663). Ramona's Law is named...

Crouch Shows Support for Tax Credit for Volunteer Firefighters

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Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) joined his colleagues on Monday unveiling legislation that would grant volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel a state income tax exemption. A.7655 was recently introduced by Assembly Minority member Chris...

Crouch Joins Conference In Urging Assembly Majority to Reconsider Farmworkers Fair Labor Act

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) joined his colleagues today in signing a letter to the Assembly Majority asking them to reconsider their stance on A.2750, the Farmworkers Fair Labor Act. The bill aims to grant farmworkers collective bargaining...

Crouch Encourages Businesses to Give Those in Recovery a Second Chance

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) showed his support for an initiative that was introduced with the passage of the state budget in April that would provide a tax credit to businesses that hire individuals on the road to recovery from drug...

Crouch Pushes Back against Legislation Aimed at Issuing Driver's Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) pushed back against the recent announcement by state Majority politicians to move forward with a bill known as the “Green Light” bill which aims to issue driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants...

Crouch: Changes to Star Could Cost Taxpayers

With the passage of the state budget on April 1, some drastic changes have been made to the STAR program, an initiative aimed at providing much-needed tax relief to homeowners. The STAR program was created in 1997 to reduce school tax bills for property...

Crouch Concerned With Legislation Sealing Arrest Records for Job Applicants

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) spoke out against a bill that came up in the Assembly Committee on Corrections today that would make it illegal for employers to inquire about an individual's criminal record before offering a potential...

Crouch: Who is Next if Parole Board Lets Cop Killers and Domestic Terrorists Walk Free?

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) announced his opposition of a bill introduced by an Assembly Majority politician recently that would allow the Board of Parole to evaluate all inmates over the age of 55 who have served at least 15 years in...

Crouch Announces Petition to Pass Gold Star Families Education Bill This Session

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) announced today that the Assembly Minority has created a petition for constituents to sign urging the Assembly Majority to pass A.2991 this legislative session. A.2991, also known as the Gold Star Families...

Crouch: Gold Star Families' Education Funding Will Be Provided This Year

“It's pretty sad that it took almost 10 years and a public shaming by the President of the United States for Gold Star Families' education funding to be secured,” said Crouch. “Even the governor crossed party lines and came out...

Crouch Thrilled To See Governor Come Out In Support Of Gold Star Education Bill

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) is praising the governor's remarks today on a bill that was held in committee by the Assembly Majority Tuesday morning, which would provide free college tuition and room and board to dependents of our...

Crouch & Akshar Dedicate Bridges In Hancock To Fallen Veterans

***Editors Note*** Bios Attached Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) and Sen. Fred Akshar (R,C,IP) will be holding a bridge dedication ceremony on Thursday, April 25 at 1 p.m. where they will be dedicating two bridgesin memory of SSG Justin...

Assembly Majority Plays Politics, Blocks Bipartisan Education Bill

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) called out Assembly Majority politicians today after they blocked a measure (A.2991) in the Higher Education Committee that would provide free college tuition and room and board to dependents of our military...

Crouch: Criminal Justice Reforms Will Have Law Enforcement Scrambling To Find Fugitives

With the passage of the 2019-20 New York State Budget early last week, some dangerous changes have been made to the state's criminal justice system. Some of these changes are troubling to me and the state's sheriffs and law enforcement officials,...

Crouch Disgusted With Lack of Funding For Direct-Care

“It's unfortunate that despite controlling all aspects of the state government, Majority politicians still cannot pass a transparent budget that isn't in the secret of night, behind the backs of the public. Year after year, Albany's...

Should Upstate New York And New York City Be Two Separate States?

Since the Majority took control of all branches of state government at the beginning of the year, upstate legislators and their constituents have proposed to divide New York into two separate states because of political and ideological differences. From...

Crouch Stands with Direct-Care Workers in Albany Fighting For Living Wage

Assemblyman Cliff Crouch joins fellow legislators, advocates, direct-care workers and individuals with developmental disabilities at a rally in Albany
***Editors Note*** Crouch Stand Up Found Here: https://youtu.be/rrVkx2DXrhEAssemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) joined direct-care workers, advocates and his colleagues at a rally in Albany today, calling on the governor and legislative leaders...