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Statement on Grand Jury Decision to Not Charge Officers involved in Daniel Prude's Death

Today my thoughts are with the family of Daniel Prude. This grand jury report underscores the need for drastic, transformative, systemic changes in law enforcement training and mental health crisis response in New York State. Our work continues in the...

Senator May and Assemblymember Bronson: A Giant Step to Reunite Families and Their Loved Ones

“It is good news to hear that family members will finally be able to visit their loved ones in our nursing home facilities. People from across the state have taken time to call and zoom with us to explain the cruel impact of isolation and the devastating...

Assemblymember Bronson and Senator Brouk Introduces Legislation to Create Mental Health Response Councils

Assemblymember Harry Bronson (D-138 AD) and State Senator Samra Brouk (D-55 SD) announced that they introduced legislation to establish state and regional mental health response councils, which would permit mental health professionals to respond to mental...

Greater Rochester Area Delegation Votes to Repeal “Walking While Trans” Law

Today, the New York State Legislature passed legislation that is championed by communities of color, the transgender community, and the Rochester Democratic Delegation. This legislation, A3355 (Paulin) and S1351 (Hoylman), known as the repeal of “Walking...

Statement on Nursing Home Bill

“The coronavirus pandemic has put many of our families with older relatives in crisis. Starting from the very beginning of this pandemic, I heard from the families with loved ones in nursing homes and assisted living communities who were no longer...

Assemblymember Harry Bronson on Nursing Home Report from New York Attorney General

“Today’s report by the Attorney General brings to the forefront the tragic events that have transpired at nursing homes with the onset on the COVID-19 pandemic. These findings are heartbreaking and reveal what many of us have heard directly...

Speaker Heastie Announces Assembly Working Group on Transitioning N.Y. Economy Toward COVID-19 Recovery; Bronson Named Co-Chair

“I want to thank the Speaker for his foresight in putting together the COVID Economy Work Group and look forward to working with my co-chair Small Business Committee Chair Al Stirpe and all the other Assembly committee chairs on this Work Group....

Assemblymember Harry Bronson: Assembly to Help Workers and Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Assemblymember Harry Bronson, Chair of the Committee on Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry, is proud to announce that legislation he sponsored to protect small businesses from eviction during this harrowing time, has passed the...

Assemblymember Harry Bronson: State Budget Top Priority

This is a challenging year for our state. With a pandemic raging, economic growth going in the wrong direction, and a federal government that has abdicated its responsibility for months, we will have many hurdles in forming a final budget.A budget that...

Assemblymember Harry Bronson: On the Governor’s State of the State Address

“As Chair of the Assembly’s Economic Development Committee, I understand that to move our state’s economy forward, especially following the pandemic, we will need to embrace the emerging green technologies. This will include a continued...
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