Press Releases

Remembrance on Veterans Day

As another year passes, with just as many challenges (if almost certainly more so) than years previous, we arrive at yet another Veterans Day. Like many federal holidays or days of remembrance, it may sometimes be easy for us to forget why we have days...

Hawley Calls For More Support For Veterans

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) (center) joins veterans and his Assembly Minority Colleagues who have also served in the military to urge for a focus on passing legislation to help veterans.
Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) joined his Assembly Minority Colleagues in Syracuse to call for action on a number of legislative items focused on veterans to help support the lives of these men and women and their families. A veteran himself,...

Hawley Constituents Calling For Order Over Lawlessness

Earlier this year, Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) issued his annual survey to his constituents as a way to gather input from the residents of his district. One of the main concerns was public safety.“My constituents share my concern that...

Hawley Requests Reopening of Gaming Sites in NY

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) has sent a letter to Gov. Cuomo requesting the state allow casinos, VLT gaming facilities and racetracks to open while following proper social distancing and COVID-protection protocol. Hawley points out how other...

Hawley Advocates for Support of Farmers' Economics During Virtual Testimony

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) recently testified in a virtual Zoom New York State Department of Labor public hearing regarding an upcoming decision on resetting the overtime threshold for farm laborers. Concerned with the rashness of the actions...

The Importance of The Suffragettes in New York

Hearing stories of the suffragette movement at the turn of the 20th Century and seeing it remembered all these years later is both incredibly important and gratifying to me. And it's more than just the fact that the promise of America – where...

Hawley Celebrates Re-Opening of Bowling Alleys

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is celebrating the state's decision to allow local bowling alleys to re-open at 50 percent capacity this upcoming Monday. All bowling alleys will be able to start up with food being served by wait staff, ensuring...

Hawley Slams Politically Based Lawsuit Against NRA

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is denouncing the recently revealed efforts of New York State Attorney General Leticia James, who is seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association (NRA) in a lawsuit that points fingers at the leadership for...

Hawley Invites Citizens to Participate in August 10 Public Hearing on Nursing Home Deaths During COVID

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is inviting all interested individuals from Upstate New York to register for the opportunity to have their testimony heard before the Senate and Assembly Committees on Health, Aging, and Investigations regarding...

Hawley Celebrates Assembly Passage of Bills Honoring Western New Yorkers

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is celebrating the recent passage of two bills that have renamed highways in Genesee and Orleans counties for citizens of the region. The Genesee Bill (A.8900B) designates State Route 77 between Pembroke Town Park...

Hawley Partners with Assemblyman DiPietro For Electronic Recycling Program

On August 1st at 8:30 a.m., Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) will be joined by Assemblyman David DiPietro(R,C,I-East Aurora) and Sunnking, Inc. to collect electronics citizens and residents of Western New York are looking to responsibly dispose...

Hawley Partners with Sunnking, Inc. to Collect Old Electronics for Recycling

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is partnering with Western New York business Sunnking, Inc. to collect old electronics citizens are looking to responsibly dispose of in the interest of remaining as environmentally responsible as possible. The...

Hawley Slams Bills Passed by Downstate Assembly Members

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is calling out his state Assembly colleagues for allowing atrocious bills to be passed in the state Legislature late last night. Among them is automatic voter registration, which automatically registers New Yorkers...

Hawley Joins in Support of Law Enforcement during Zoom Press Conference

Hawley Joins in Support of Law Enforcement during Zoom Press Conference
Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) has reaffirmed his commitment to supporting law enforcement after participating in a Zoom press conference led by Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski). On a Zoom call this morning, Barclay...

Hawley Calls for Schools to Reopen in Fall

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) has signed on with Assembly colleagues to present a reopening plan for schools this upcoming fall. The plan, signed on by nearly all Minority members of the State Assembly, explores potential solutions for each...

Hawley Questions Governor for Self-Investigation Waiving Responsibility of Nursing Home COVID Deaths

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is firing off at Gov. Cuomo after a recent report stated that the governor's administration is continuing to dismiss any attempt to hold it accountable for the nursing home deaths following the acceptance...

Hawley Announces Restock of Hand Sanitizer for Local Businesses

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) announced today that his district office is continuing to distribute hand sanitizer to local businesses in need. Hawley has confirmed the sanitizer comes by the gallon or in 2-ounce bottles for employee and employer...

Hawley Announces Resurfacing Project for Route 237 in Village of Holley

Pictured Above: Project Map of Maintenance Resurfacing Project
Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) announced today, in partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation, that a maintenance resurfacing project for Route 237 will commence in Spring 2021 and be completed in the Fall of the same year....

Hawley Celebrates Re-Opening of Bridges

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is joining the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) in celebrating the re-opening of two local bridges that have been closed off to traffic for the better part of a year: the Telegraph Road Bridge...

Fix the House, Don't Burn It Down

Over the course of the last three weeks, several groups of protestors have gathered across the country in the wake of George Floyd's horrific murder, calling for justice and tranquility not only for him, but for people all across America. Having been...