Press Releases

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara to Honor Local MMA Organization, Cage Wars, at 50th Event

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced he will be presenting a proclamation to Cage Wars in recognition of its 50th event and contributions to the local economy and support of local athletes.Cage Wars is an amateur MMA organization that began in 2007...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: New Legislation Unveiled to Increase Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara joined colleagues and advocates (via zoom) at the state Capitol earlier today to unveil a legislative package that aims to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.“Everyone deserves meaningful...

Executive Budget Proposal is a Big Step Forward in Making CDTA Bus Service a Reality in the City of Amsterdam and Montgomery County Areas of the 111th Assembly District

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, Chair of the Assembly’s Rural Resources Commission, continues efforts to bring Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) bus services to the City of Amsterdam and Montgomery County areas...

New Bills Signed into Law to Improve Health Care Access in Rural Upstate NY

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced several bills he helped pass last session to increase access to health care services throughout New York’s rural areas have been signed into law.“Our health care providers have consistently worked...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive during National Blood Donor Month with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing, and must...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: New Law Ensures Families Can Care for Loved Ones with Disabilities in Hospitals

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that a new bill he helped pass to ensure New Yorkers with disabilities can have essential support from loved ones during hospital visits is now in effect (Ch. 689 of 2021).“Hospitals should never bar New...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Two Blood Drives this Thursday

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting two Blood Drives this Thursday during National Blood Donor Month with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Statement on Mobile Sports Betting

“As a member of the Assembly Racing and Wagering Committee, I've been a long-time supporter of legalizing mobile sports betting and I’m glad to see it become a reality today here at Rivers Casino in Schenectady. Moving forward to open up this...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: Second Phase Underway of $47 Million Stratton Apartment in Amsterdam Upgrade Project

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced the initial phase of a $47.4 million project to upgrade affordable senior housing in Amsterdam is completed. Santabarbara helped secure funds for these critical renovations that improve energy efficiency and safety...

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara & Siena Men’s Basketball to Host Annual Sensory-Friendly Autism Awareness Basketball Game

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced he will be co-hosting the third annual Sensory-Friendly Autism Awareness basketball game with the Siena College’s men’s basketball team.“As Chair of the Assembly’s Subcommittee on Autism...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: Last year’s Progress is This Year’s Momentum

“As we head into the 2022 state legislative session with a new governor, I hope to not only see a new commitment to collaboration and transparency, but also new ideas on how to better serve our upstate communities in the wake of a challenging year....

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive during National Blood Donor Month with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing, and must...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive during National Blood Donor Month with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing, and must...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: New Autism Detection Bill to Increase Access to Resources for Those with Disabilities

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that a bill he co-sponsored and helped pass this year to create an autism detection, education and mapping program within the Autism Spectrum Disorders Advisory Board has been signed (Ch. 804 of 2021).“As...

Assemblyman Santabarbara, St. Clare’s Pensioners Meet with Attorney General James for an Update on On-Boing Pension Crisis

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara participated in a video conference today, December 28th, with state Attorney General Letitia James and Kathy and Jerry Adach of Schenectady, a couple affected by the pension crisis at St. Clare’s Hospital, for an...

Assemblyman Santabarbara to Host Blood Drive

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that he is hosting a Blood Drive with the American Red Cross. Event staff and participants must follow safety guidelines including temperature checks, social distancing, and must wear face masks. The Red Cross...

Assemblyman Santabarbara, Senator Hinchey: New Rural Health Care Bill Signed into Law

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, Assembly Chair of the Commission on Rural Resources, and Senator Michelle Hinchey announced a new bill establishing a New York State Rural Ambulance Task Force to help improve the quality and availability of ambulance...

Assemblyman Santabarbara: New Laws Increase Support for People with Disabilities and Their Families

“New Yorkers with disabilities are an integral part of our community and that’s why I’m taking steps to ensure we never leave people with intellectual and developmental disabilities behind. It’s imperative that the state’s...

Assemblyman Santabarbara Announces Newly Awarded State Funding for Schenectady, Montgomery Counties

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that local communities in his Assembly District will receive more than $2.4 million in state funding through Round XI of the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative.“Our state is still feeling...

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara hosting Emergency Preparedness Training event with American Red Cross

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara will be hosting an Emergency Preparedness Training event with the American Red Cross of Northeastern NY. The training will help community members prepare for, respond to and recover from weather-related disasters.Space...