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Governor Now Supports Bill To Assist Families of Fallen Soldiers

After A.2991 was voted down in the Higher Education Committee by the Assembly Majority, Gov. Cuomo said in a statement that he would support the bill and sign it into law this session. Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,Ref-Meco), a co-sponsor of the legislation...

Assembly Majority Blocks Bill To Assist Families of Fallen Soldiers

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,Ref-Meco) is co-sponsoring legislation to provide tuition assistance to family members who have lost loved ones in combat, and is dismayed that Assembly Majority rejected this proposal earlier today in committee.A.2991...

Students See Success in Newly-Enacted Budget

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,Ref-Meco) is pleased to announce important education reforms and relief in the 2019-20 state budget, including a provision that enables SUNY and CUNY schools and community colleges to offer reduced tuition and fees for...

New York’s Budget: More Taxes, More Spending

An editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal titled When Taxing the Rich Isn’t Enough highlights how the recently-adopted $175.5 billion state budget “spares no taxpayer.” With the Majority now in total control of state government,...

Smullen: Direct-Care Workers Deserve Proper Funding

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,Ref-Meco) joined his colleagues and direct-care advocates to urge the Governor to include the proper funds for direct-care workers in the final state budget. Smullen and his fellow legislators are fighting to ensure direct-care...

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