Assemblyman Santabarbara: New Mobile App Helps Connect Veterans with Services, Benefits
Feb 26, 2016
Veterans in New York State and their families can now use a free mobile app to access valuable services and programs, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, said. The New York State Veterans App connects users with information about federal and...
Santabarbara Energy Bill to Help Small Businesses Save on Costs and Go Green
Feb 25, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, announced Thursday that legislation he introduced in his ongoing effort to reduce energy costs for small businesses (A.2521-A) has passed the Assembly.
“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy,...
Assemblyman Santabarbara: Rivers Casino Will Bring Electric City, Upstate NY to New Heights
Feb 3, 2016
“The Electric City takes a giant step forward today as we celebrate the beginning of this amazing investment. The $330 million Rivers Casino & Resort will not only breathe new life into a long-vacant former manufacturing site, but it will also continue...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Sponsors Legislation to Bring Much-Needed Tax Relief to Upstate Families
Feb 2, 2016
“Tax relief for the hardworking families of Upstate New York remains a top priority, and today I’m proud to announce important legislation that will do just that for our area and taxpayers across the state."
“The state Assembly has introduced...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Unveils Comprehensive ‘Autism Action NY’ Plan
Jan 29, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara joined parents, family, friends, professionals and people with Autism Spectrum Disorder Friday to unveil a significant package of legislation meant to enhance the quality of life for New Yorkers living with autism.
Assemblyman Santabarbara, Schenectady County School Officials Call for Fair Funding, End to GEA
Jan 22, 2016
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara joined superintendents, teachers and students from Schenectady County school districts Friday at Schalmont High School to call for fair funding. The Schalmont, Mohonasen and Duanesburg school districts would all see decreases...
Santabarbara: Proposed Upstate Investment is Encouraging – I’ll Continue to Fight for More
Jan 13, 2016
“After hearing the governor’s State of the State and budget presentation, I’m hopeful that 2016 will be a year of important investments in our local communities. I’m excited about the continued focus on Upstate New York and the level of funding...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Secures $336,000 Grant for Nanotech Lab at Mohonasen CSD Center for Advanced Technology
Dec 21, 2015
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara joined officials from Mohonasen Central School District, Capital Region BOCES and Schenectady County Community College Monday, Dec. 21, to announce a $336,000 grant secured from his office that will help make the Center...
Santabarbara, Steck call for more funding for small city school districts
Dec 14, 2015
Assemblymembers Angelo Santabarbara and Phil Steck joined Schenectady school officials Monday to call for increased funding for small city school districts to give students in those schools a fair shot at a quality education.
Santabarbara Announces Lifesaving Equipment Upgrade for Delanson Fire Company
Nov 10, 2015
The Delanson Fire Company has purchased 10 self-contained breathing apparatuses using funds Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara helped secure.
Santabarbara, Fire Chief Kevin Morrison and other volunteer firefighters will demonstrate how to use the new...
Santabarbara Announces Passage of Legislation Recognizing Vietnam Veterans of America
Nov 5, 2015
Legislation that puts the Vietnam Veterans of America on equal footing with other veterans organization was recently signed by the governor, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced.
Santabarbara was a sponsor of the legislation (A.6101) that recognizes...
Paws the Presses! Assemblyman Santabarbara, Business Owners, Local Dogs to Celebrate Dog-Friendly Dining Law
Oct 30, 2015
Dogs across the state are wagging their tails following the passage of new legislation that lets them dine with their owners on outdoor restaurant patios.
Dog and restaurant owners are pretty happy, too.
At 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2, on the outdoor...
Santabarbara to Legislature: Stand with Our Veterans
Oct 27, 2015
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is once again calling for the state Legislature to keep fighting for legislation (A.8174) that strengthens pensions for our veterans – legislation that the governor continues to block.
On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
Santabarbara Announces Support for Plan to Transform Mohawk Valley
Oct 22, 2015
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara announced his support Thursday for a plan to bring more than 17,000 jobs and a $3.8 billion private sector investment to the region.
In September, Santabarbara officially signed a letter of support for the plan, which...
Assemblyman Santabarbara and Autism Society Push for Autism ID Cards
Sep 21, 2015
On Sunday morning, with the support of the Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, unveiled legislation creating the state’s first Autism Spectrum Disorder Identification Cards (A.8389).
Assemblyman Santabarbara Secures Funding for Early Childhood Education Programs
Sep 17, 2015
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara helped secure more than $1.4 million in state funding for three pre-kindergarten programs in our region.
The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District will receive $271,872, Greater Amsterdam School District will receive...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Secures State Grant for Greater Amsterdam School District
Aug 31, 2015
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) has secured $50,000 in state funding that will enable the Greater Amsterdam School District to hire a behavior specialist for their students.
The behavior specialist will work at Lynch Literacy Academy and...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Announces Funds for Critical Disaster Recovery
Aug 27, 2015
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced $2.7 million for Montgomery County to support local storm recovery projects and protect communities from flooding.
“Extreme weather emergencies and natural disasters have become more common...
Santabarbara Bill Ratifying Contract for State Troopers Signed Into Law
Aug 14, 2015
A new law authored by Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) to ensure our state troopers receive the salaries and benefits they have earned has been signed by the governor (Chp. 234 of 2015).
“State troopers put their lives on the lines for...
Santabarbara Passes Package of Legislation to Promote and Strengthen Local Brewers
Aug 13, 2015
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) is calling on the governor to approve a package of bills that will help local brewers and distilleries grow their businesses.
The state Legislature has passed legislation that makes it easier for local...