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While Much Has Changed This Thanksgiving, The Spirit of Giving Generously Has Not

Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time for us to come together and celebrate the spirit of cooperation and community. It’s an opportunity to share what we have with friends, family and sometimes even strangers; the season is rooted in giving and generosity. This Thanksgiving will...

Statement from Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay on Governor’s Veto of Significant Funding for Fulton Schools

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski) issued the following statement after Gov. Cuomo’s veto of Assembly Bill A09951, which would have restored $1.6 million in transportation aid to the Fulton City School District.  “The governor’s...

‘Tithe My Shoes’ Drive Kicks Off

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) announced today he will once again participate in the annual “Tithe My Shoes” drive, an effort to collect new or gently used shoes and boots for the Rescue Mission.  Tithe My Shoes was...

November Is Military Family Appreciation Month

Our incredible servicemen and women sacrifice so much to keep us safe and preserve our freedoms. Their willingness to be put in harms’ way for our benefit is something we can only hope to appropriately express thanks for – we are forever in their...

Statement from Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay on Veterans Day

“Today we commemorate Veterans Day, and we should take time to honor the courageous men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. As selfless defenders of the freedoms that define America and protect our lives and liberty, veterans deserve...

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay

As a precautionary measure, I took a COVID-19 test today. Regrettably, I have tested positive for the virus. Out of an abundance of caution, I feel it important to inform the members of the community and my colleagues.   In recent days, I have had...

Forcing More Regulations onto NY's Farmers Could Stifle Agriculture Industry Forever

New York farms were among one of the hardest hit sectors of the economic fallout from COVID-19. Demand for supplies dropped dramatically and supply-chain issues completely derailed the marketplace. Considering the already substantial obstacles facing...

Report Shows New Yorkers Eager To Leave Amid COVID & Cost-Of-Living Concerns

Residents in New York want out; and as recent tax rankings show – metrics that illustrate New York continues to have one of the worst economic climates in the U.S. – it is no surprise they are fleeing in droves.According to the latest study from Redfin,...

Barclay Receives NFIB’s 2020 ‘Guardian of Small Business’ Award

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) was selected as a National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) 2020 “Guardian of Small Business” for his strong support of the state’s small businesses and his outstanding voting record...

Barclay Encourages Early Detection During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, today, Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski) (second from left) and his staff (from left, Brittney Jerred, Terry Wilbur and Nicholas Allen) encouraged regular screenings for breast...
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