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Palmesano Slams Commissioner Zucker For Not Appearing at Upstate Nursing Home Virtual Hearing

“The actions of Commissioner Zucker, or lack thereof, are once again unfortunate and unacceptable. Last week, he was not prepared to testify and answer questions. His lack of transparency and choosing to leave early without answering all the questions...

Regional Lawmakers Urge Cuomo Administration to Exempt Workers from Pennsylvania, Other Neighboring States

Elmira, N.Y. — A group of Southern Tier and Western New York lawmakers are urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to provide an exemption for workers who live in Pennsylvania but work in New York from potentially being included in the governor’s COVID-19...

Palmesano Responds to Commissioner Zucker's Limited, Evasive Testimony at Hearing on Covid-19 Crisis in Nursing Homes

“It is unfortunate and completely unacceptable that the commissioner of health, who is responsible for what happens in our nursing homes and hospitals, chose to cut short his time before the Legislature during yesterday’s hearing. This action...

O'Mara, Friend and Palmesano Call on Cuomo to Stop Delaying Payments to Nonprofit Organizations

Elmira, N.Y. — After hearing reports from regional and statewide nonprofit agencies and organizations that New York State is delaying state contracts and payments, Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats)...

Assembly Minority: NY Majority Attempting To Reverse Public Referendum in Favor of Self-Preservation

The New York State Assembly Minority Conference today criticized their Majority colleagues for their decision to cast aside a public referendum and eliminate any shred of equal representation on the Independent Redistricting Commission. In 2014,...

Palmesano Responds to Governor's New Regulations Targeting Restaurants, Bars, Wineries and Breweries

The governor announced new, burdensome regulations banning bars, restaurants, wineries and breweries from serving alcohol to patrons who do not order food and are not being served food.Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) is outraged.“This...

Palmesano Joins Assembly Minority Conference to Pledge Support to Law Enforcement Amid Escalating Violence During Press Conference This Morning

“As shootings and violent crime rates continue to skyrocket in cities across the state, I am proud to join our Assembly Republican Conference to pledge our support to the brave law enforcement officials who protect our families and our communities...

Area Lawmakers, Education Leaders Call on State to Release School Reopening Guidelines

Horseheads, N.Y., — U.S. Representative Tom Reed (R-NY), Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning), Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes (R,C-Caledonia) and Assemblyman...

Palmesano Calls for Schools to Re-Open in September

U.S. Representative Tom Reed (R-NY), NYS Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), NYS Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning), NYS Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) and NYS Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes (R,C-Caledonia) will join regional...

O'Mara, Palmesano and Friend Urge Governor to Rescind Proposed Cut to Funding for Persons With Disabilities

Elmira, N.Y. — State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) today called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to rescind a proposed $238 million cut to the state Office...

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