Press Releases

Palmesano Honors Local Seniors During “New York State Senior Citizens’ Day 2012”

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) recently honored two local Yates County men for their service to their communities. John Moeller and William “Bill” Warmuth, Sr. were both honored as part of New York State Senior Citizens’...

Local Public Libraries Awarded State Grants

State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R-C-I, Corning) and Assemblyman Christopher Friend (R, Big Flats) announced today that public libraries throughout Chemung and Steuben counties have been awarded state library...

Palmesano Announces Breast Cancer Prevention Campaign

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) is joining with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother’s Day campaign to encourage women to get mammograms. "While...

Palmesano Signs On To Anti-Cyberbullying Bill

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) today joined his colleagues at a joint press conference held by state Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C – East Patchogue) to unveil the Internet Protection Act...

Assemblyman Palmesano Meets With Brigadier General Timothy Trainor, Dean of the United States Military Academy, on West Point Day at The State Capitol

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) recently met with Brigadier General Timothy Trainor, Dean of the United States Military Academy, on West Point Day at the state Capitol. Trainor was accompanied by a group of cadets currently enrolled...

Palmesano Presents Bonnie Weber of The Southern Tier Library System With Legislative Resolution

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning), the Minority Ranker of the Assembly Libraries and Education Technology Committee, recently presented Bonnie Weber of the Southern Tier Library System with a resolution memorializing Governor Cuomo to...

Assemblyman Palmesano Helps Pass Resolution Proclaiming April Organ Donor Awareness Month In New York State

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano co-sponsored a resolution in the state Assembly proclaiming April as Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Month in New York. The resolution was unanimously adopted. "As someone who has seen firsthand a family member benefit...

Volunteer Emergency Service Providers – Protecting Our Rural Communities, Saving Us Money

The week of April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week has continued to grow every year since, drawing increased support and recognition from officials and communities all across our country. National Volunteer...

Palmesano Announces Deadline for Collegiate Scholarships Fast Approaching

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded in June at their annual conference weekend. Two of...

Palmesano Welcomes Local Nursing Student Sarah Briggs To Capitol

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) recently welcomed Sarah Briggs, a Wayland resident and Hartwick College student, to the Assembly Floor. Sarah, who attends the Hartwick College Nursing Program, was visiting the Capitol and advocating...

Palmesano Welcomes Corning City School Board Member Barry Nicholson To Albany

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) recently welcomed Barry Nicholson of the Corning City School District Board to the Assembly Floor. Mr. Nicholson was at the Capitol advocating on School Board Action Day.

Palmesano Announces Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Drive

As part of a statewide program called RecruitNY, many local fire departments are opening their doors to area residents so they can learn what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter in their community. According to Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I –...

Budget Continues To Move New York Forward In The Right Direction, However, Still Much More Work To Do

“Overall, this year’s budget continues to take steps in the right direction and sends the right message to the private sector that we are serious about maintaining our fiscal discipline while focusing on economic development and job growth,...

Palmesano Announces Collegiate Scholarships

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) today announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded in June at their annual conference weekend. Two...

Legislature Reaches Key Agreements to Ensure Safety And Efficacy of Local Transportation Network

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) today noted that the final 2012-2013 state budget will not close any of the 11 state Department of Transportation’s (DOT) regional offices. All of the regional DOT offices will remain open, including...

Palmesano Joins Local Sportsmen At “Sportsmen Awareness Day”

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) recently joined with sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts from across New York at the Assembly Minority Conference’s Sportsmen and Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day. At the event, organizations...

Friend and Palmesano Urge Attendance at Sportsmen and Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day

Assemblymen Chris Friend (R – Big Flats) and Phil Palmesano (R, C, I – Corning) would like to encourage area hunters and outdoorsmen to attend the third annual Sportsmen and Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day, to be held in the Legislative...

Palmesano and Friend Meet With Highway Superintendents

LOCAL ROADS MATTER — A statewide grassroots campaign calling for a stronger state commitment to local roads and bridges brought a contingent of more than 600 local highway superintendents and other transportation leaders to Albany last week. The...

Palmesano Meets With Local Students, Teachers And Administrators At State Capitol

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) met recently at the state Capitol with students, teachers and administrators from several area schools, including Hornell, Arkport, Avoca, Canaseraga and Canisteo-Greenwood. The group was in Albany to...

Palmesano Says State Government Paperwork Mandate Tying Hands of Local Business Owners

In an effort to eliminate job-killing and unnecessary burdens on employers, Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) has signed on as a co-sponsor of legislation which would eliminate a state requirement on private sector businesses to produce...