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Assembly Minority Delivers College Scholarships for Gold Star Families

“Today is a day 10 years in the making. Through a push by me and my colleagues in the Assembly Minority, we are finally going to provide funding for college to dependents of military personnel who have been killed or severely disabled while serving...

The Wrong Way to Fix the MTA: Congestion Pricing

Last time the Majority had control over the Senate and the Assembly, they imposed a MTA payroll tax this time around its congestion pricing, which would charge vehicles traveling below 60th street an undetermined fee. The goal is to decrease congestion...

2019 State Budget: More Tax Hikes & Missed Opportunities

“While there are a few things I am happy to see make it into this year’s state budget, there are more things that I am unhappy to see be made a priority by Assembly Majority. I’m happy to report we were able to secure funding for mental...

Montesano: The Plastic Bag Ban is Just Another Sugar-Coated Backroom Deal

Editor’s Note: Click Here(https://youtu.be/Kb1oeXy5kSA) for a downloadable .mp4 file of Assemblyman Montesano’s interview for immediate use Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,Ref-Glen Head) is displeased with Gov. Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Carl...

Montesano: No More Back Room Deals; Debt Should be Voter Approved

Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,Ref-Glen Head) is disappointed in the governor and the Assembly Majority for continuing their old ways of back room deals and non-voter approved debt with the passing of the Debt Service Budget bill for the 2019-20 fiscal...

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