Press Releases

Assemblymember Bronson Helps Pass Legislation to Combat the Growing Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the Assembly has passed a number of measures aimed at fighting the rapid rise in heroin and opioid abuse that has led to a number of deadly overdoses in recent years. The governor...

Assemblymember Bronson Authors Legislation to Protect, Advance Rights of LGBT New Yorkers

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the passage of legislation he authored that would enhance state government’s understanding of the needs and experiences of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community...

Assemblymember Bronson Passes Legislation to Offer More Health Care Alternatives to Workers’ Compensation Recipients

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced that legislation he authored to improve the quality of care for patients treated under the workers’ compensation program has passed the Assembly. Specifically, the bill would add...

Resolution to Proclaim June 2014 as Gay Pride Month in the State of New York

Assembly Resolution No. 1427 BY: M. of A. Rules (Glick, Bronson) MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim June 2014 as Gay Pride Month in the State of New York WHEREAS, Members of this Legislative Body support the...

Assemblymember Bronson Authors Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence, Transgender Individuals

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the passage of legislation he authored that would protect the personal safety and privacy of victims of domestic violence as well as transgender individuals (A.9409). “Acts of...

Resolution Mourning the Death of Humphrey Donahue

Assembly Resolution No. 1308 BY: M. of A. Bronson MOURNING the death of Humphrey Donahue, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to pay tribute...

Resolution Honoring 50th Anniversary of the Henrietta Town Hall

Assembly Resolution No. 1227 BY: M. of A. Bronson COMMEMORATING the 50th Anniversary of the Henrietta Town Hall in Monroe County, New York, to be celebrated June 14, 2014 WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body...

Assemblymember Bronson’s Legislation to Expand Veterans’ Tax Exemption Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the Assembly passed a bill he sponsored that would continue veterans’ property tax exemptions for their primary home if they move to another home within the same county (A.879). “We...

Assemblymember Bronson Celebrates West Point Day

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the passage of a resolution honoring the men and women of the United States Military Academy at West Point. The resolution was part of the Assembly’s 63rd Annual West Point Day celebration. “This...

Assemblymember Bronson Helps Pass Legislation Protecting Those Subjected to Domestic Violence

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the passage of a number of measures to provide better assistance, protection and justice to those subjected to domestic violence. The Assembly also passed a resolution declaring April...

Assemblymember Bronson Authors Legislation to Protect, Advance Rights of LGBT New Yorkers

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced he is sponsoring legislation that would enhance state government’s understanding of the needs and experiences of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community (A.7669-A). “The...

Assemblymember Bronson Authors Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence, Transgender Individuals

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced that he is introducing legislation to protect the personal safety and privacy of victims of domestic violence as well as transgender individuals (A.9409). “Acts of domestic violence...

Assemblymember Bronson: Package of Bills Passed to Protect and Support Crime Victims

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Riga/Rush/Wheatland) helped pass a package of bills aimed at protecting crime victims and their families. The passage of these bills recognizes the 30th anniversary of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week,...

Assemblymember Bronson: 2014-15 Budget Increases Investment In Education

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the final state budget increases school aid by $¬36 million over last year for schools in the 138th Assembly District, which is an overall increase of 6.25%. “Adequately funding...

Assemblymember Bronson: 2014-15 Budget Provides Tax Relief, Invests in Local Economy

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) helped pass the 2014-2015 state budget that includes significant tax relief for families and small businesses while also investing in local institutions and infrastructure. “Finding ways...

Assemblymember Bronson: State Budget Lends Helping Hand To New York’s Families

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the 2014-15 state budget supports vital programs for New York’s families and its most vulnerable individuals. The budget provides funding to improve New York’s child care system,...

“Prepare Our Workforce” Initiative Moves Forward

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced legislation included in his “Prepare Our Workforce” initiative has passed the Assembly (A.7673). This legislation would provide critical funding to train workers in advanced manufacturing....

Assemblymember Bronson: Parents Voices Heard on Common Core

“Our children face many challenges as they pursue their educational opportunities, but over-burdensome testing as a result of Common Core should not be one of those challenges. Today a bill I sponsored passed the Assembly to reduce testing for students...

Assemblymember Bronson: “Cradle to Career” Child Development Creates Opportunities

“Well-established evidence shows that high quality childcare opportunities for working families lead to improved academic readiness for children, better health and greater workplace productivity. That is why I am committed to ensure that our children...

Assemblymember Bronson: Big Projects Will Move Rochester Forward

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D – Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced that two local projects he’s been vigorously working on got a major boost when Governor Cuomo came to town today. Bronson has supported both projects at every stage and will continue...