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Barclay to Host Free Electronics Recycling Event with Sunnking, Novelis and City of Oswego

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay will host a free electronics recycling event on August 22 in Oswego from 8:30 to Noon. He invites anyone in the community to register and come to the event. “So many people have old electronics just taking...

Statement from Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay

“Today’s nursing home hearing could have provided some of the answers missing after Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker’s disappearing act last week; instead, New Yorkers got another half-hearted performance sorely lacking in detail....

Upcoming Opportunity for Electronics Recycling

Each year, many New Yorkers accumulate all sorts of electronic equipment and appliances to use in their day-to-day activities. As time passes, many of these purchases become antiquated and need to be replaced, leaving their owners with a growing list...

Barclay, Ortt Call on Legislative Committees to Use Subpoena Power to Get Full Testimony & Records from Health Commissioner at Upcoming Hearing

Minority Leaders in the state Legislature today called on committee chairpersons to compel Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker to testify under subpoena at Monday’s joint legislative hearing on residential health care facilities and...

Assembly Minority Blasts Health Commissioner’s Testimony at Joint Legislative Hearing on NY’s COVID Response in Nursing Homes

The Assembly Minority criticized the testimony provided by state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker during today’s joint legislative hearing on residential health care facilities and COVID-19. Commissioner Zucker, whose March 25 order required...

National Farmers' Market Week: Time to Shop While Helping Our Local Businesses and Community

Businesses across New York state continue to deal with the fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak. Small businesses have been hit especially hard, and a prime example of this is the farming industry. According to the New York Farm Bureau, 43 percent of farmers...

Assembly Minority Conference on Hearings Surrounding Spread of Covid-19 at Nursing Homes

In April and May, members of the Assembly Minority Conference called on the chairmen of the Committees on Aging, Health and Oversight, Analysis and Investigations to convene hearings to review and investigate New York’s policies, decisions and protocols...

Gov. Cuomo Has Bigger Problems to Solve Than How 'Substantive' Chicken Wings Are

Government overreach has been a hallmark of Gov. Cuomo’s time in office, but his recent dictates surrounding forced-food purchases at bars have crossed a new line. Surely the governor has more pressing things to address — the state budget was...

Assembly Minority: NY Majority Attempting To Reverse Public Referendum in Favor of Self-Preservation

The New York State Assembly Minority Conference today criticized their Majority colleagues for their decision to cast aside a public referendum and eliminate any shred of equal representation on the Independent Redistricting Commission. In 2014,...

This Summer, Explore the Great Outdoors & Local Recreational Opportunities

Summertime in upstate New York can be pretty hard to beat. If you’re looking to fill the summer months with some activities that only our home region can offer, consider getting outdoors, breathing some fresh air and exploring sights and sounds right...

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