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Jensen Nursing Home Budget Letter

Jensen: Suny Brockport to Give Convicted Murderer a Platform

“I ask that SUNY Brockport rescind its invitation to Anthony Bottom to be featured as a guest speaker on campus. Mr. Bottom, who now identifies as Jalil Muntaqim, is the convicted murderer of two New York City police officers. What type of message would...

Jensen: SUNY Brockport to Give Convicted Murderer a Platform - Letter

Jensen: Our Veterans Need Support

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 Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) joined Assembly Members Jake Ashby and Ed Ra and other members of the Assembly Minority Conference to call for additional investments in the 2022-23 State Budget to help support veterans, veterans’ organizations...

Our Climate Act Scoping Plan — Let Your Voice Be Heard!

On Dec. 30, 2021, the New York State Climate Action Council released its draft Scoping Plan, the state’s recommended blueprint for achieving the ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reductions and zero emissions power generation requirements. The full...

Jensen: Local Roads Are Essential

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) joined members of the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences, as well as county and town highway superintendents at a press conference to call for increased state support for local roads, bridges, and culverts....

Jensen: We Need To Help New York Recover

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) joined his colleagues in the Assembly Minority Conference in calling for the passage of a bill to suspend sales tax on necessities like groceries, gas and housekeeping supplies (A.8481). Inflation has caused the...

Jensen Disappointed By Failure To Invest In Libraries In Governor’s Budget Proposal

“Yesterday, Gov. Hochul unveiled her first state budget proposal. While there was plenty to be encouraged by, including funds for health care, nursing homes, education and infrastructure, there is still reason for concern. One of my disappointments...

Jensen: New Yorkers Deserve Common-Sense Budget

“With economic turmoil plaguing our state and the cost of living exploding, now is not the time for our state to have a ballooning budget. I have serious concerns about the potential of another budget that dramatically increases government spending....

Jensen: Public Safety Should Be Our #1 Priority

Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) joined members of the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences to advocate for a public safety plan to address the ongoing rise in crime in communities across New York state.Assemblyman Jensen and his colleagues...

Jensen: Enough With The Status Quo

“Our state is facing real, difficult problems. Unfortunately, we didn’t hear enough about how this administration will solve the everyday issues concerning New Yorkers in my community and across the state: skyrocketing prices, soaring inflation, and...

Jensen Calls for Medicaid Increase for Nursing Homes

Long-term care in New York is in a state of crisis – and to prevent more damage from being done, it is critically important that the state give an appropriate level of support to our nursing homes who continue to work tirelessly to protect residents...

Jensen: Repealing Religious Exemption for Health Care Workers Is Disastrous

 “Our health care workers have remained steadfast in their duty to care for thousands of New Yorkers during the COVID-19 pandemic. As staffing shortages caused nurses and staff to work overtime shifts for over 20 months, Gov. Hochul has only exacerbated...

Jensen Co-Hosts Successful Make A Difference Days Event

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Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) was proud to join Hilton Central School District, Hilton-Parma Parks and Recreation, Wegmans and various community partners to team up and co-host this year’s Make a Difference Days. Make a Difference Days is an...

Jensen: New York Is Failing Our Healthcare Heroes

“Across our state, hospitals, nursing homes and healthcare systems are grappling with a crisis that was entirely out of their control. Gov. Kathy Hochul’s failure to compromise on her unilateral vaccine mandate is causing tremendous uncertainty when...

Jensen Hosts Successful Fall Shredding Event

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 Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) hosted a free fall shredding event with the Village of Spencerport, Town of Ogden and Shred-Text. “Today’s event offered neighbors in Ogden and Spencerport the opportunity to safely and securely shred confidential...

Jensen: New York On Verge of a Care Crisis

With the state-ordered vaccine mandate date of September 27 only days away, communities across New York are on the verge of a healthcare crisis, especially for those in need of long-term care. Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) is calling on Gov....

Jensen: Politics As Usual In Albany

“In typical Albany fashion, if something is broken, don’t fix it. “With today’s expected extension of the eviction moratorium, rather than passing legislation that will actually help people, we will have extended a program that has been a failure...

Jensen: On to the Next Chapter

“As Andrew Cuomo has officially resigned as governor, it’s time for New Yorkers to turn to the next chapter. With Kathy Hochul now in the governor’s office, we can once again focus on governing; addressing out of control spending and taxation, restoring...

Jensen on Cuomo’s Resignation

“With Gov. Cuomo’s impending resignation, our state can turn the page and finally have a leader who isn’t plagued with never-ending scandals. “However, the governor’s resignation announcement is not the final chapter. He still needs to be held...