Press Releases

Palmesano Reminds Constituents About Donate Life Art Contest

            Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is reminding people about a student art contest hosted by Donate Life New York State. In celebration of Donate Life Month, students are encouraged to share their donation stories and perspectives...

Palmesano February ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “February Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano Announces Scholarship Opportunity

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) announced the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is accepting applications for four $3,000 scholarships: two academic and two athletic.   Scholarships are available to residents of the...

Palmesano Promotes Donate Life Art Contest

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is informing people about a student art contest hosted by Donate Life New York State. In celebration of Donate Life Month, students are encouraged to share their donation stories and perspectives through art. Submissions...

Palmesano Reacts to Executive Budget Out-Of-Control Spending and Misplaced Priorities

“The largest state budget ever, $233 billion, is what Gov. Hochul has proposed in her executive budget presentation. This appears to be yet another budget filled with bloated spending and misplaced priorities. New York is facing immense economic challenges....

Palmesano Reacts to State of The State

“Gov. Hochul delivered the annual State of the State address outlining her priorities for the upcoming session. I hope for, and expect, more specific details about her agenda when she presents her Executive Budget Proposal next week. “I agree with...

Palmesano Reacts to Farm Workers’ Overtime Regulations Taking Effect

“Farming as we know it in New York changed this week, and not for the better. With the new farm labor overtime regulations now in effect, family farms throughout the state will suffer. Lowering the threshold for overtime hours from 60 to 40 hours is...

Palmesano January ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “January Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations, and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government, and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano December ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “December Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano November 'Grant Action News' Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “November Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano October ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “October Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano July ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “July Grants Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano Welcomes James DeRusha of Corning to The Assembly Chamber

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 Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently welcomed James DeRusha of Corning to the Assembly Chamber.DeRusha was in Albany participating in ‘Students Inside Albany’ sponsored by the League of Women Voters. This interactive conference allows...

Area Legislators Pay Tribute to Avoca-Prattsburgh State Champions

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Avoca, N.Y., June 14--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) and Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes (R,C-Caledonia) attended this week’s Avoca-Prattsburgh High School Athletics Ceremony to pay tribute to the...

Area Legislators Pay Tribute to Corning-Painted Post State Champions

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Corning, N.Y., June 12--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) today joined the Corning-Painted Post school community to pay tribute to a roster of the school’s 2022-2023 New York State Public High School...

Palmesano June ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “June Grants Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments about a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month, the...

Area Legislators Pay Tribute to South Seneca State Wrestling Champion

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Ovid, N.Y., June 2--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) today joined the South Seneca Central School community to pay tribute to Caleb Sweet, who earlier this year captured the 145-pound Division II...

Palmesano Calls For Passage of Bill (A.1606/S.5506) to Make Sexual Assault of Correction Officers a Felony Offense; Thanks Brave Women Who Shared Their Harrowing Stories

Today, Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) joined his colleagues on both sides of the aisle as well as correction officers and the executive team of the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (NYSCOPBA) for a...

Palmesano May ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “May Grants Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments about a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month, the Assembly...

Highlighting Importance of Organ Donation and ‘National Donate Life Month’

As April winds down it is important to remember its significance as ‘National Donate Life Month.’ Since my first election back in 2010, raising awareness around organ donation has been a very personal issue to me and one of my top legislative priorities....