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Assemblyman Santabarbara: New Bill Will Strengthen Penalties Against Those Who Steal Wages

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced he has co-sponsored a bill adding wage theft to the types of activities included in the crime of larceny, which would allow prosecutors to seek stronger penalties against employers who steal wages (A.2022).“Wage...

Santabarbara Calls on Congress to Act on Rising Gas Prices … After New York Passed a Measure to Suspend the State Tax on Gasoline and Schenectady County Followed Suit — ‘It’s Time for Washington DC to Do the Same’

In a letter to New York’s federal legislators, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is calling for the suspension of the federal gas tax. With the price of gasoline on the rise, the New York State Legislature recently adopted a measure introduced by...

2022 Federal Gas Tax Suspension Letter to Congress

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and Cornell University Host Lyme Disease Information Session

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will be hosting a Lyme Disease information session in partnership with Cornell University. Tick removal kits will be provided to participants who attend the event. Register for the event by visiting: nyassembly.gov/Santabarbara...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Introduces Bill to Repeal State’s Bottled Water Tax

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced new legislation he has introduced in the State Assembly that would repeal the state's 4 percent sales tax on bottled water. New York is one of only four states that taxes bottled water at a higher rate than other...

Assemblyman Santabarbara, Schenectady County Announce New Partnership for Inclusive Entrepreneurship & Employment Program to be Launched at SUNY Schenectady

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Earlier today, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, Chair of the State Assembly’s Subcommittee on Autism Spectrum Disorders, announced $150,000 in funding he secured in this year’s state budget to launch “The Inclusive Entrepreneurship and...

Assemblyman Santabarbara, Schenectady County to Announce New Partnership for Inclusive Entrepreneurship & Employment Program to be Launched at SUNY Schenectady

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will be announcing funding he secured in this year’s state budget to launch “The Inclusive Entrepreneurship and Employment Program” at SUNY Schenectady in partnership with Schenectady County and Our Ability,...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Home Smoke Alarm Installation Event in Amsterdam

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will be hosting a “Sound the Alarm” event in partnership with the American Red Cross in the Amsterdam area. Residents interested in participating can sign up to receive up to three smoke alarms, installed in...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Introduces Legislation to Prevent Companies from Increasing Utility Rates

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara introduced new legislation to impose a moratorium on gas and electric rate increases. The measure would prevent companies that received an approved rate plan from the NYS Public Service Commission in 2021 from increasing...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Presented Proclamation to Schalmont Girls’ Basketball Team

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara presented a proclamation to the Schalmont Girls’ Basketball team congratulating them on their historic win.The Schalmont team won the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) championship...
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