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Blankenbush Stands with Minority Members of The Assembly Demanding Public Safety in Budget

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C Black River) stood today with Minority members of the Assembly to demand the inclusion of public safety in the final state budget. In the wake of recent events including the death of Officer Johnathan Diller, now more...

Bridging Gaps and Honoring Heroes: Alleviating Legal Disparities for Veterans

Recently, I joined a bipartisan letter requesting the Assembly One-House Budget Proposal to include a legal veterans tax credit law (A.4612). In the wise words of Harry S. Truman, “Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country...

Blankenbush: Fully Funding Our Local Roads is a Moral Obligation

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Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush’s (R,C-Black River) was joined today by constituent members of the New York State Association of Town Superintendents of Highways and the New York State County Highway Superintendents Association on their Local Roads are...

Blankenbush Advocates for Increased Transportation Funding in Albany

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The annual “Local Roads Are Essential” advocacy campaign is set to return to Albany on March 5 and 6, aiming to push for an increase in the final budget for transportation aid. Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush’s (R,C-Black River) office joined Assemblyman...

Blankenbush Congratulates Boonville on $4.5 Million Downtown Revitalization Award

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C-Black River) congratulates the Village of Boonville for receiving the NY Forward program’s $4.5 million award. Boonville was one of several applicants in the Mohawk Valley Region in Round 7 of the $10 million Downtown...

Blankenbush: A Day of Mental Health Awareness

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This week, I wore purple alongside my Assembly colleagues for P.S. I Love You Day, which is held on the second Friday in February to raise awareness for mental health. The Long Island non-profit organization P.S. I Love You is dedicated to addressing...

Reality Check Advocates Visit Blankenbush to Share Concerns About Youth Vaping and Tobacco Use

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On Tuesday, Feb. 6, Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C-Black River) welcomed student volunteers from Reality Check, an organization tackling tobacco use among youth and developing effective prevention methods. In 2023, the data from the Centers for Disease...

School Aid: Where Do We Go from Here?

Time is racing in this new year, it feels like just yesterday we were celebrating Christmas. In the last four weeks, my team and I have been hitting the ground running, traveling around the district. It has been a pleasure reconnecting with many old friends...

Blankenbush Supports Expanding Agricultural Education in Public Schools

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Future Farmers of America Students (FFA) from St. Lawrence County, Jefferson, and Lewis county visited Assemblyman Blankenbush  (R,C-Black River) Albany office to advocate expanding learning opportunities. In participation for FFA day, several board...

Blankenbush Supports the Joseph Fletcher Act to Expand Covid-19 Workers’ Compensation Assistance

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C-Black River) joined his colleagues in support of the “Joseph Fletcher Act,” which aims to allow those who were denied or missed the deadline for benefits and perished from COVID-19 to receive compensation claim benefits....
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