First-of-its-Kind New York State Autism I.D. Bill Passes Assembly
Jun 18, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced Saturday the passage of his legislation creating the states first Autism Spectrum Disorder Identification Cards.
The legislation, which passed the Assembly with unanimous support, would provide New Yorkers...
Santabarbara: No Pensions for Corrupt Politicians
Jun 18, 2016
Noting that his work to fight corruption in Albany is just getting started, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced that a resolution he is a sponsor of, calling to amend the New York State Constitution to strip pensions of public officials convicted...
Santabarbara Passes Package of Bills to Combat Heroin Crisis by Strengthening Prevention, Education, Treatment
Jun 17, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara on Friday voted to pass a series of bills that tackle the heroin crisis affecting communities across Upstate New York by strengthening prevention measures, improving education, and providing better access to treatment.
Santabarbara: Critical Piece of Autism Action NY Passes Assembly
Jun 15, 2016
The central piece of Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbaras legislative plan to unlock the potential of thousands of New Yorkers affected by autism has passed the Assembly.
The bill passed by the Assembly today (A.10558-A) calls for the creation of...
Santabarbara to Banks: 'Be A Good Neighbor'
Jun 13, 2016
(FROM LEFT) Rotterdam Town Supervisor Steve Tommasone and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara place a sign on the lawn of 1035 Palazini Drive in Rotterdam, calling on the bank that owns the property to be a good neighbor and ensure the propertys...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Calls for Funding, Safety Measures for Rural Communities Where Oil Trains Pose Threat
Jun 11, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara joined first responders and nurses Saturday at the Delanson Volunteer Fire Department to call for resources, training and legislation that would help protect rural communities against the growing threat of increased oil...
Santabarbara: Bill to Strengthen Pensions for Veterans Finally Signed into Law
Jun 1, 2016
All of our veterans volunteered to put the needs of their fellow Americans ahead of their own when they signed up to serve our country, and theyve all sacrificed and deserve gratitude, said Assemblyman Santabarbara, a U.S. Army Reserve...
Santabarbara: Bill to Fight Zombie Properties Passes Assembly
May 24, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is taking action to fight off the zombies in our community specifically the zombie properties that plague our neighborhoods and can sometimes surround our homes.
Assemblyman Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, announced...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Announces $600,000 for Safety, Recreational Enhancements at Plotter Kill Preserve in Rotterdam
May 19, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara on Thursday announced state funding he secured to provide enhanced safety and recreational improvements at the Plotter Kill Preserve in Rotterdam, a Schenectady County park that has grown in popularity in recent years....
Assemblyman Santabarbara Takes Action to Better Quality of Life for People with Disabilities
May 16, 2016
During Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day in New York State, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) helped pass a series of bills that aim to build on his push to better the quality of life for people with disabilities.
As the father...
Santabarbaras Proposal to Invest in Our Farmers Passes Assembly
May 11, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbaras proposal to create a Farm Investment Fund to support family farms has passed the Assembly (A.2417-C).
Farming is an important part of our regions economy and Im committed to strengthening and...
Assemblyman Santabarbara, Military Order of the Purple Heart Commander, AmVets Unveil Reserved Purple Heart Parking at Schenectady miSci Museum
Apr 15, 2016
FROM LEFT: New York State Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Mathew Tully, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, and miSci Executive Director Mac Sudduth take the podium Friday at the Schenectady museum to unveil a Purple Heart parking space...
Santabarbara: A Historic Day for New Yorks MMA Fighters, Fans
Apr 14, 2016
Today is a historic day for New York State, and its a day our Mixed Martial Arts athletes and fans have been looking forward to for a long time.
"For too many years, our Mixed Martial Arts fighters have had to leave the state to...
Santabarbara Hosts Autism Action Day
Apr 13, 2016
Efforts to advance the conversation on autism issues and strengthen support for a legislative plan to unlock the potential of thousands of New Yorkers have led to a new day in New York State.
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara hosted the first Autism...
Santabarbara: Final State Budget Puts the Freeze on SUNY Tuition Hikes
Apr 1, 2016
Students deserve degrees, not crushing debt, and thats why it was so important that the 2016-17 state budget put a stop to tuition hikes at our SUNY schools for the coming academic year.
With the freeze on tuition hikes, we...
Santabarbara: Education Aid Increase, Restoration of GEA in State Budget Agreement
Apr 1, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, announced that this years state budget agreement provides a significant increase in education aid and puts an end to the Gap Elimination Adjustment, giving immediate relief to school districts across...
Santabarbara: Final State Budget Makes Much-Needed Infrastructure Investments in Roads, Bridges, Water
Apr 1, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, announced the 2016-17 state budget invests in our roads and infrastructure making a commitment to help families and businesses who rely on our states roads and bridges while also recognizing the...
Assemblyman Santabarbara: Victory in the Fight for Mixed Martial Arts in New York
Mar 22, 2016
It is with great excitement and pride that I can announce todays passage of legalizing professional Mixed Martial Arts in New York State. We worked to gain support over the years, and todays victory for the sports fans and athletes...
Santabarbara: Bill to strengthen pensions for veterans part of Assembly budget
Mar 17, 2016
Legislation that strengthens pensions for New Yorks veterans is included in the Assemblys one-house budget, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, announced.
The Veterans Equality Act would allow all public sector workers who were...
Santabarbara: Vote on MMA to come next week
Mar 16, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, said Tuesday that a vote on legalizing Mixed Martial Arts could finally be coming to the Assembly floor as early as Monday of next week.
I urge my colleagues to support the bill that would finally...