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Assemblyman Stirpe Passes Bill to Ensure People with Disabilities Can Coach High School Sports Teams

Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that legislation he sponsored to allow coaches who can’t be CPR-certified due to a disability to coach high school sports has passed the Assembly (A.9534-A).“While it’s important to ensure high...

Assemblyman Stirpe Passes Legislation to Combat Fraudulent Money Transfers

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Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced his bill requiring banks and wire transfer companies to warn consumers about potential fraud has passed in the Assembly (A.5864-C).“Fraudulent money transfer schemes can happen to anyone but are most frequently...

Assemblyman Stirpe Sponsors Resolution in Celebration of Small Business Week

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Assemblyman Al Stirpe (D-Cicero) announced that he sponsored a resolution that was adopted by the state Assembly on Tuesday to proclaim May 1-7 as Small Business Week in the state of New York (K.801).Since 1963, the United States has celebrated National...

Assemblyman Stirpe Calls for Suspension of County and Federal Gas Taxes

“As every New Yorker who’s visited the gas station recently knows, the soaring price of gas is making a significant dent in household budgets. That’s why it was important to pass a final state budget that included a suspension of the...

Assemblyman Stirpe: State Budget Establishes ‘Database of Deals’

“Economic development is vitally important for New York’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic future, but it’s essential that we’re using limited state resources efficiently to have the greatest impact. That’s...

Assemblyman Stirpe: 2022-23 State Budget Supports Budding Small Businesses with Grants, Technical Assistance

“Supporting small businesses and encouraging new entrepreneurs to open up shop in New York is vital for our economic recovery and growth. As a former small-business owner, I know firsthand the dedication and determination required to keep the lights...

Assemblyman Stirpe Passes Legislation Creating Database of New York Businesses

“Now more than ever, we need to support small businesses for the sake of our economic growth and recovery after these past two difficult years. Local businesses are a cornerstone of New York’s identity, and it’s no secret that they’ve...

Assemblyman Stirpe: Assembly Budget Proposal Invests in CNY Families, Businesses and Students

“As Central New York reopens and rebuilds after an incredibly challenging two years, I pushed for critical investments in the Assembly budget proposal to help our families and local businesses thrive. Funding included in the plan supports small...

Assemblyman Stirpe: Assembly Bill to Strengthen Fraud Protections for New Yorkers Passes out of Committee

“As anyone who’s received a phishing email or unsolicited call asking for a wire transfer to purchase discounted products or services knows, the risk of fraud is an everyday reality for New Yorkers. These scams cost New Yorkers millions and...

Assemblyman Stirpe: Legislation to Allow Beer and Wine Sales in Movie Theaters Passes Assembly

“Today, my Assembly colleagues and I took another step to help struggling businesses recover from the economic impact of the ongoing pandemic with a measure allowing movie theaters outside of New York City to sell beer and wine (A.2452-A). This...
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