Press Releases

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...