Press Releases

Thiele: Legislative Package Helps Crime Victims and Their Families

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) helped pass a package of bills that would increase aid and assistance for crime victims and their families to better allow them to rebuild their lives. The passage of these bills recognizes National...

Thiele: 6 New Low-Cost Homes Available to Veterans Who Served in Iraq or Afghanistan

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) today announced that the Long Island Home Builders Care Development Corporation, a charitable arm of the Long Island Builders Institute, will be building a brand new six lot subdivision for returning...

Thiele: Assembly Introduces Stronger 2013 Fair Elections Act to Establish Public Financing Option

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) today announced the introduction of an amended 2013 Fair Elections Act (A.4980-A) which would establish optional public financing for election campaigns that cover all statewide offices, state legislative...

Thiele Helps Pass Equal Pay Legislation to End Unfair Wage Discrimination

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) announced that he helped pass a legislative package that would end wage discrimination in New York State. This is the 10th consecutive year that the Assembly has passed equal pay legislation. “It’s...

Thiele Releases Gas Price Survey For March 30, 2013

Thiele Announces Final 2013 State Budget Provides First-Time Funding For Two Local Villages

2013 State Budget Includes $2 Million For New York State’s Military Installations, Including Gabreski

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) today announced that the 2013 State Budget contains a $2 million appropriation to help local municipalities and community organizations support and strengthen New York’s military installations in the...

Thiele Helps Pass Early State Budget That Helps Hardworking New Yorkers

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) announced the passage of the 2013-14 state budget, which closes a $1.4 billion budget gap and increases the state’s minimum wage, bolsters education funding, invests in critical job creation programs...

Assemblyman Thiele Announces 2013 State Budget Aid For Local Schools

Thiele Urges Constituents To Take Advantage Of Free Online Tax Services Provided By Irs & Free File Alliance

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) today encouraged constituents to take advantage of free tax preparation and e-filing services available through the IRS Free File program. Since its inception in 2003, Free File has offered 70 percent...

Final State Budget Provides Substantial State Aid Increases For Local Roads

Thiele: Final State Budget To Include Harsher Penalties For Distracted Drivers

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) today announced that while lawmakers must still vote to approve the 2013-2014 Final State Budget, the current budget incorporates tougher distracted driving fines, including an increased fine for those...

2013 State Budget Will Include Thiele Veteran Jobs Tax Credit Proposal

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) today reported that the final 2013 State budget to be approved later this weekend will include one of his initiatives to assist returning veterans to find employment. For two years,...

Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund Revenues For First Two Months Of 2013 Total $16.04 Million, Compared With $6.73 Million In 2012, Revenue Up 138%

Thiele Announces Montauk Highway Rehabilitation Project Clears Major Hurdle

Project Is Part of Proposed Amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP); Proposed Project Would Cost $12.53 Million and Rehabilitate Nearly 10 Miles of Montauk Highway from CR 39 to Stephen Hands Path. Work Would Begin in 2013 New...

Assembly Budget Proposal Protects Vital Programs For Our Most Vulnerable

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) announced the Assembly passed its 2013-14 state budget proposal that restores funding to protect vital family and disability programs in an effort to aid New York’s most vulnerable individuals (E.182). “With...

Assemblyman Thiele Helps Pass Assembly Budget Proposal That Increases Education Funding, Provides Mandate Relief And Creates Jobs

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) announced the Assembly passed a 2013-14 State budget proposal that would increase education funding, spur job growth, provide mandate relief for local governments and protect vital programs that help...

Thiele Helps Pass Sunshine Week Package To Increase Government Openness

Today, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) announced the Assembly passed a legislative package that focuses on increasing openness, accountability and transparency in government, commemorating the eighth annual Sunshine Week (March 10-16)....

Thiele: Governor Cuomo Launches One Stop Shop To Provide Single Point Of Contact For New York's Wine, Beer, And Spirits Industry

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) applauds Governor Andrew Cuomo’s launch of a one stop shop that is designed to provide New York’s wine, beer, and spirits producers with a single point of government contact for assistance...

Thiele Announces Assembly Budget Proposal Would Increase Funding to Local Governments