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

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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...

Ashby: Nursing Home Death Tragedy Needs Federal Investigation

“Public trust in elected officials is an essential component of a representative government and sadly something that is far too often lacking with our leaders. The recent report uncovering Gov. Cuomo’s apparent cover-up about the circumstances...

Ashby Says Veterans Deserve Agency of Their Own

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.
Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) is sponsoring legislation that would authorize the Division of Veterans Services to conduct a study into converting the division into an independent agency (A.3725). By giving New York veterans a permanent agency...

Ashby: New Yorkers Deserve Honest Answers on Nursing Home Deaths

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton), who serves as a member of the Committees on Health and Aging, is renewing his call for a formal Assembly investigation into the state’s nursing home deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic under the Cuomo administration....

Ashby Reintroduces Bill to Establish a $5,000 Small Business Tax Credit

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) speaking with a constituent in a local business.
Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) has reintroduced his bill to establish a $5,000 small business tax credit to help with the costs of purchasing supplies and remodeling or retrofitting their business with equipment to help prevent the spread of...

Ashby’s “Best of The District” Awards Nominations Now Open

Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) visiting with Jason Grant at his business Crisp Cannoli in Castleton (photographed before the pandemic).
Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) has opened up nominations for his “Best of the District” awards. The assemblyman plans on recognizing a small business, a restaurant and a community organization each month.“Right now, more than...
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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. Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) speaking with a constituent in a local business. Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) in the Assembly Chamber (take before the pandemic). Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) visiting with Jason Grant at his business Crisp Cannoli in Castleton (photographed before the pandemic).