Press Releases

Assemblymember Harry Bronson: Assembly Passes Legislation to Ensure Education Accountability

Assemblymember Harry Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced that the Assembly has passed legislation, which he sponsored, that will promote better educational opportunities for students and create a fairer and flexible accountability system for...

Assemblyman Bronson: Take Time to Honor Our Fallen Soldiers this Memorial Day

As the summer season approaches and Monroe County families attend Memorial Day parades and barbeques, it’s important that we remember the true meaning of this holiday. Memorial Day is a time to pay tribute to the uniformed men and women who have...

Assemblymember Harry Bronson Passes Legislation Helping Domestic Violence Victims

Assemblymember Harry Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced the Assembly passed a series of bills that he co-sponsored to address the issue of domestic violence and provide better assistance, protection and justice to victims throughout New...

Assemblymember Bronson Strongly Backs Plan to Push Back Teacher Evaluation System Deadline to 2016

Assemblymember Bronson (D-Rochester, Chili, Henrietta) offered his strong support for the Board of Regents’ directive to the state education department to push back the deadline for school districts to fully implement new teacher evaluations to Sept....

Assemblymember Bronson Helps Pass Medical Marijuana Bill to Assist Seriously Ill Patients

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced the Assembly passed legislation that would implement a medical marijuana program in the state of New York (A.6357). The bill, agreed to by both houses of the legislature and the governor,...

Assemblymember Bronson Supports Bill to Suspend Using Common Core to Evaluate Teachers for Two Years

“Common Core standards were meant to improve the quality of education our students receive. Unfortunately, the faulty implementation of the curriculum has prevented us from achieving this goal. Earlier this year, after hearing concerns of parents...

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...

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...

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)....

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...

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...

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...

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...