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Farm Labor Bill Sponsors Don’t Understand the Impacts of Their Legislation

“This legislation is devastating to farmers across our state. New York City politicians who have no farms in their districts are pushing this bill without holding any hearings upstate or in any communities reliant on farms. Without any input from...

Local Officials Echo Concerns about Green Light Bill

Local county clerks from Fulton and Herkimer counties today joined Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,Ref-Meco) in raising serious concerns about the New York State Assembly’s approval of a bill that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain official...

Undocumented Immigrants Can Sidestep the Law, Obtain Legal U.S. Documents

On Wednesday, June 5, the Assembly Transportation Committee voted in favor of a bill that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain official driver’s licenses in New York. The bill, A.3675a, allows the DMV to issue standard driver’s licenses...

Smullen Joins Colleagues in Introducing ‘Ramona’s Law’

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,Ref-Meco) joined his colleagues on Tuesday, May 21, to introduce legislation that would extend the parole period from two to five years, known as “Ramona’s Law.” Ramona Bante-Fahy, for whom the legislation...

Smullen Joins Colleagues to Stand Up For Volunteer Firefighters

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,Ref-Meco) joined his colleagues on Monday, May 20, to announce a bill that ensures our volunteer firefighters are treated properly. The bill, A.7655, would provide a state income tax exemption for active volunteer firefighters...

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