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Ashby Votes Against Action from Downstate Progressives Which Threaten Housing Stability

“Today, Assembly progressives again voted to extend the eviction moratorium, further exacerbating a forthcoming crisis in housing for the people of New York. By preventing any ability for our local property owners to recover nearly 18 months of...

Ashby: It’s Time to Make New York More Affordable for Veterans

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) is calling on the Legislature to pass his bill which would exempt veterans 85 years and older from paying New York state income tax (A.5995). The legislation was recently blocked by the Assembly Majority in the...

Ashby Calls on Legislature to Begin Impeachment Proceedings Against Gov. Cuomo

Today, Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) spoke at a press conference calling for the impeachment of Gov. Cuomo.“The accusations against Gov. Cuomo are overwhelming in both number and severity. It is now abundantly clear that this governor...

Ashby Vehemently Opposes Misleading Assembly Majority Bill Extending Governor’s Extraordinary Powers

“The Assembly Majority bill just rewards the governor’s bad behavior by extending his extraordinary powers indefinitely. Assembly Majority leadership has misled the press, every New Yorker and, strangely enough, themselves in thinking that...

Ashby: Local Roads Are Essential, Deserve Full Funding

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) joined colleagues in issuing a letter to the governor and legislative leaders to demand the full funding of critical programs utilized to maintain our local roads and bridges.“Local roads are essential,”...

Ashby Speaks Out on Assembly Majority Canceling Legislative Session to Protect Gov. Cuomo

On Monday, March 1, with hundreds of important bills on the agenda, the down-state Assembly Majority members opted to cancel legislative session without taking up a single piece of business in an apparent effort to avoid taking action against the many...
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Photo Today at a press conference in the Capitol, Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) was called for the impeachment of the governor. Sen. Daphne Jordan and Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) at the “Local Roads Are Essential” press conference on March 3, 2021. Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) in the Assembly Chamber (taken before the pandemic). Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) posing with military veterans after his “Voices for Veterans” kick off press conference in Albany in February 2020.