Press Releases

Blankenbush Announces Agriculture Listening Forums

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush, who is the ranking Minority member on the Assembly Agriculture Committee, today announced a series of agriculture listening forums that he will be hosting later this month throughout the 122nd district. The purpose of these...

Blankenbush: Budget Will Need Careful Examination

“There is no question that this year’s budget will be radically different than its predecessors. Governor Cuomo’s spending package is complex and will require careful examination to truly understand how it will impact the state and my district....

Assemblyman Blankenbush: New York Must Provide Tax & Mandate Relief

New York State, like much of the rest of the nation, is dealing with the fallout from the worst economic crisis in decades. Families and businesses are struggling to make ends meet and are looking for relief, but instead, are just having to give up more...

My Priorities For Getting New York State Back On The Road To Economic Recovery

Here in the 122nd, much of our rural economy revolves around small businesses and the agriculture community. Unfortunately, there are many policy makers in Albany who have never run a business or met a payroll, and who, therefore, just don’t quite...

Assemblyman Blankenbush Invites You to 2nd Annual Sportsmen & Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day

With the beginning of another new year, many of you are busy setting and following through on your new year’s resolutions. As I begin this New Year and my first term as your Assemblyman, I have been busy setting my legislative priorities for this...

Assemblyman Blankenbush Congratulates Senator Ritchie on Ag Chairmanship

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush offered his congratulations today to Senator Patty Ritchie on her chairmanship of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Assemblyman Blankenbush was named Ranking Minority member of the Assembly Agriculture Committee last week....

Blankenbush Receives Committee Assignments

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush received his Assembly committee assignments this week, with appointments to the Corporations, Authorities and Commissions; Tourism, Parks, Arts & Sports Development; and Small Business committees. In addition, Assemblyman Blankenbush...

Blankenbush: Cuomo On Point So Far

“The governor and I share some of the same aspirations for our state, like freeing businesses to generate more private-sector jobs for New Yorkers. Going forward, I will work hard to reach our shared goals of strengthening the economy, relieving...

Blankenbush Takes Oath Of Office; New Assemblyman Says Job Creation Is Top Priority

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C-Black River) today was sworn into office by Acting New York Supreme Court Justice Craig J. Doran at a ceremony held in Albany. The new assemblyman is eager to apply his personal experience as a successful businessman in...