Press Releases

Assemblymember Bronson: $50 Million in HEAP Funding Will Help Local Families

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced that the federal government has approved $50 million in additional funding for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), enabling more local families to receive benefits into February....

Assemblymember Bronson: $50 Million in HEAP Funding Will Help Local Families

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced that the federal government has approved $50 million in additional funding for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), enabling more local families to receive benefits into February....

“Prepare Our Workforce” Initiative Will Help Fill “Middle Skills” Gap

As Chair of the Labor Subcommittee on Emerging Workforces and member of the Labor committee, Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) is co-sponsoring pivotal legislation as part of a “Prepare Our Workforce” initiative aimed at providing...

Assembly Passes Women’s Equality Act

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announces the Assembly has passed legislation which includes all 10 points to the Women’s Equality Act. The legislation (A.8070) would take significant steps in ending the many discriminatory...

Assemblymember Bronson: Let’s Pass Another On Time Budget

“My colleagues in the Assembly and I have worked hard to increase funding for education, including universal Pre-K, provide fair tax relief, that will include a circuit breaker to help low and middle-income families and enact campaign finance reform that...

Assembly Votes to Move Primary Election to June, Saving Taxpayers $50 Million

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced the Assembly passed legislation to move the state one step closer to moving this year’s Primary Election to June, a measure that would save NY taxpayers $50 million. “Holding...

Assembly Votes to Move Primary Election to June, Saving Taxpayers $50 Million

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced the Assembly passed legislation to move the state one step closer to moving this year’s Primary Election to June, a measure that would save NY taxpayers $50 million. “Holding...

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson Responds to State of the State Address

“I applaud Governor Cuomo for speaking directly to the hardworking families of New York to lay out a plan to move us forward. At the start of a busy year in Albany, I am encouraged to hear the Governor focus on tax cuts and job growth. I know we will...

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson: Tax Relief Plan a Positive Development for NY Residents

“Among the many positive developments for tax relief unveiled by Governor Cuomo today are reducing property taxes and the taxes on manufacturers. The Assembly has long pushed for a property tax ‘circuit breaker’ and it’s good to see have the governor...

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson is Hosting a “Holiday Helping Hand Drive” for Children in Need

Assemblymember Bronson to Sponsor Legislation to Help Active Military Members Save Hundreds Annually

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced that he’s sponsoring legislation to create the Tax Relief for Active Military Service (TRAMS) Act. This measure would provide property tax relief to thousands of active duty military...

Assemblymember Bronson Encourages Community to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Assemblymember Harry Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) is encouraging the community to take part in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 26, residents are invited to dispose of any unused or unwanted prescription...

Assemblymember Bronson: Law Will Protect Farmers from Large Property Tax Increases

The governor has signed into law legislation co-sponsored by Assemblymember Harry Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili), a member of the Assembly Agriculture committee, which will reduce the property tax cap from 10 percent to 2 percent on annual agriculture...

Assemblymember Bronson: Establishing June Primary Would Save Taxpayers $50 Million

Assemblymember Harry Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced he’s sponsoring legislation establishing the fourth Tuesday in June as New York’s Primary Election Day for both federal and state offices (A.8198). The measure would tie state law...

Assemblymember Bronson: Legislation Would Prepare More Students for Workforce

As Chair of the Labor Subcommittee on Emerging Workforces, Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) is co-sponsoring pivotal legislation that would provide students with an opportunity to be better prepared for entrance into the workforce....

Assemblymember Bronson Announces New NYS Licenses Able to Designate Military Veteran Status

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester, Henrietta, Chili) announced that military veterans can now apply for a special designation on their New York State driver’s license as opposed to carrying separate documentation in order to prove military...

First Group of University Peace Officers Graduates

Bronson Helps Secure State Funding to Make Much-Needed Infrastructure Upgrades

“The bridges along I-490 at Monroe Avenue and Culver Road are in desperate need of repair and I am happy to announce that I helped secure over $3.1 million in state funding to make these improvements, as well as infrastructure upgrades to I-590,” said...

Assemblymember Bronson Announces New Registration Requirement for Basic STAR

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) announced that registration for Basic STAR exemptions will take place from August 19 through December 31, 2013. New legislation requires all homeowners receiving a Basic STAR exemption to register...

Assemblymember Bronson Welcomes You to participate in National Night Out

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson (D-Rochester/Chili/Henrietta) is encouraging all local residents to take part in our local National Night Out events. National Night Out is an annual summer event designed to strengthen community spirit and raise awareness...