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Monthly Column from Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I,Ref-Castleton)

With the school year now behind us, I would like to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of our local high school students who earned the 2019 NYS Assembly Service in Action Award. My office created the Service in Action Award to honor the high school...

Ashby Supports Family Farms By Opposing Devastating Majority Assembly Bill

“Our family farmers are the backbone of our upstate community and support one of the largest industries in our state. The majority of the Assembly Majority has entirely ignored that 98 percent of farms in our state are family owned and operated,...

Ashby Honors World War II Veterans On Flag Day At State Capitol

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I,Ref-Castleton), who is the Ranking Minority Member of the Assembly Committee on Aging and sits on the Committee on Veterans Affairs, welcomed World War II veterans from Van Rensselaer Manor in his district. The veterans served...

Ashby Votes In Opposition To The Assembly Majority’s Bill Issuing Driver’s Licenses To Illegals

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I,Ref-Castleton) opposed legislation passed by the Assembly Majority giving illegal immigrants New York driver’s licenses. The so-called Green Light Bill is opposed by a majority of New Yorkers, according to several polls...

Ashby Pushing For Amendments To Bail Reforms To Keep Drug Traffickers Off Streets

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I,Ref-Castleton) joined his Republican colleagues and Washington County District Attorney Tony Jordan in calling for reforms to the recent bail reforms passed earlier this year which gave mandatory pre-trial release to drug...

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