Press Releases

Palmesano Joins Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Caucus

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) has joined the Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus. The caucus is a bipartisan organization of Assembly and Senate members who work to promote awareness of and protect the interests of sportsmen statewide. Palmesano...

Palmesano Organizing Agriculture Task Force

In an effort to focus on agricultural issues of importance to Steuben and Yates county residents and keep an open dialogue with area farmers, Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R-C-I, Corning) is organizing an agriculture task force to advise him and actively...

Palmesano Announces Breast Cancer Prevention Campaign

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

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

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano yesterday voted in favor of a resolution in the state Assembly proclaiming April 2011 as Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Month in New York. The resolution was unanimously adopted. “By proclaiming April Organ and...

Palmesano Announces Collegiate Scholarships

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) announced today 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. ...

Palmesano Announces Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Drive

As part of a statewide program called Recruit NY, on Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10 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...

Budget Represents Tough Choices, Step In Right Direction

The Budget we passed last night reflects the difficult decisions we needed to make to address our state’s fiscal crisis. It’s not a perfect plan, but it is certainly a step in the right direction by avoiding new taxes and helping businesses...

Palmesano: Legislation A Misplaced Priority

As the state’s budget deadline looms less than a month away, Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) today criticized Albany’s priorities as new legislation was introduced which would place excessive and unnecessary fees on New York’s...

Palmesano Named To Rural Resources Commission

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) has been appointed to serve on a bipartisan commission that is tasked with preserving and protecting New York’s rural resources. The Legislative Commission on Rural Resources is comprised of Minority...

Steuben LWV Sponsoring Students For ‘Inside Albany’ Trip

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) recently learned that students eager to learn about state government will have the opportunity to shadow their state representative through an innovative program sponsored by the League of Women Voters....

Governor’s Proposed Budget

“The governor’s budget proposal provides a starting point for reform and, in the days ahead, I will be working with my colleagues to closely examine the details of his plan,” remarked Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I - Corning), following...

Assemblyman Palmesano Named To Committees

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) was recently named to several committees by Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb. Palmesano has been named ranking minority member of the Libraries and Education Technology Committee. He also will...

Assemblyman Palmesano to Keep District Office in Bath

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) announced that he will operate his district office out of the same location as the former assemblyman. The office is located at 105 E. Steuben Street in Bath. “Providing accessible and responsive...

Assemblyman Palmesano Reacts To “State Of The State”

As a newly-elected Assemblyman, I am eager to work with Governor Cuomo and my colleagues in the legislature to bring about effective change this year. We must bring fiscal responsibility back to the state and instill life into small businesses, working...

Palmesano Takes Oath of Office

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) cited his priorities for fostering a more business-friendly environment, strengthening economic development efforts and reining in spending at the state level as his focus when he was sworn in as the new...