26th District

New polling suggests Jacobs would be a Republican favorite against Higgins

While the nomination of Senator Chris Jacobs in the 27th congressional district — New York’s most conservative — has sparked a widening divide inside the local Republican Party, new polling suggests that Jacobs would earn the support of a vast

NY Senate

Assemblymen ask: Why are People Leaving New York State?

Tedisco, Santabarbara to Launch New Bi-partisan effort to examine recent population loss reported in the Empire State Senator Jim Tedisco and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced a new bi-partisan effort they are leading to examine the New York State population loss

NY Senate

Carlucci advances legislation to lower taxes for the most vulnerable

ALBANY, NY — Today, Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) passed legislation (S.5557A), which will lower property taxes for seniors and people with disabilities. The bill co-sponsored by Carlucci will raise the income eligibility for seniors or people with disabilities

NY Senate

Krueger releases statement on Pension Fund Coal Review

ALBANY, NY — State Senator Liz Krueger released the following statement today regarding the announcement by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that his office will review whether to divest from 27 coal companies: “I commend Comptroller DiNapoli for taking this first

Police Beat

Jury finds gunman guilty of attempted murder

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that a jury has found 30-year-old Indaleccio Rodriguez Escalera of Buffalo guilty, as charged, of one count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree and one count of Assault in the First

NY Senate

Flanagan calls new bail reform law a disaster

The Republican Minority Leader in the State Senate, John Flanagan is slamming Governor Andrew Cuomo‘s new bail reform law — which has allowed for egregiously unsafe releases of criminal offenders in dozens of high profile cases. STATEMENT FROM SENATE REPUBLICAN