Assemblyman Santabarbara Disappointed By Veto of Reimbursement for Schenectady Schools
Sep 27, 2013
I am deeply disappointed with the news of the veto. Schenectady school children and property taxpayers should not be penalized for an administrative error made ten years ago. I will continue my efforts to make sure that Schenectady Schools receive...
Santabarbara Announces Funding Restoration to OPWDD Now Law
Sep 27, 2013
There will be no cuts to OPWDD services so people with disabilities and their families can finally put their minds at ease. Programs such as day services, family and residential support, which are no longer on the chopping block, help people...
Santabarbara Encouraged by Studio Potential; Says it Highlights Need for His Film Tax Credit Legislation
Sep 25, 2013
Im encouraged by the news that an out-of-state entertainment company wants to develop a studio right in our backyard. This development further demonstrates the need for legislation I authored, which passed both houses, will allow Schenectady...
Tkaczyk and Santabarbara Introduce Legislation to Help Flood Victims
Sep 9, 2013
Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk (D-Duanesburg) and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) held a press conference in Fort Plain today to announce legislation they have introduced, entitled the Mohawk Valley and Niagara County Assessment Relief Act, aimed...
Santabarbara Secures Over $700,000 to Replace Route 443 Bridge Over Fox Creek
Aug 23, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced a local road project will be funded with capital he secured through the NY Works capital program.
Its no secret that Capital Region roads and bridges have seen better days and our...
Santabarbara Reminds All Homeowners to Register for STAR Exemption
Aug 21, 2013
The STAR program is about keeping money in the pockets of hardworking homeowners, said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam). Unfortunately some people have been fraudulently claiming multiple STAR exemptions, which we need to...
Santabarbara Cuts Red Tape for New York Businesses
Aug 1, 2013
Businesses need relief from burdensome state regulations, said Santabarbara. This common sense measure builds on my efforts to work with the business community to find even more ways to make New York more business-friendly.
Flood Victims to Receive State Assistance Rebuilding Their Lives
Jul 17, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) was at Herkimer County Community College, along with Governor Cuomo and other local officials, to address the flooding that has affected families in the Mohawk Valley. To provide the much-needed assistance...
Santabarbara Calls on President to Issue Federal Disaster Declaration
Jul 12, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) continues to call on President Obama to issue a Disaster Declaration for the recent flooding experienced in the Mohawk Valley.
Affected families, businesses and neighborhoods need support while working...
Assemblymembers Santabarbara and Steck Announce Grant for Schenectady Public Library
Jun 21, 2013
Assemblymembers Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) and Phil Steck (D-Niskayuna) announced that Schenectady County Public Library was awarded a grant for improvements in the amount of $111,318.
The grant was awarded through the New York State Education...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Cuts Red Tape to Make New York More Business Friendly
Jun 19, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced that a bill he sponsored streamlines the relicensing application process for chain food processing establishments has passed both the Assembly and Senate (A.7759).
Businesses are counting...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Reels in Tax Credits to Support Film Production in the Capital Region
Jun 18, 2013
We need to make sure there is a level playing field so we can remain competitive, said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam). Attracting more film companies to our area will boost our local economy and has the potential to create...
Assemblyman Santabarbara: OPWDD Services to Stay Intact
Jun 17, 2013
The vital services people with disabilities and their families depend on are no longer in jeopardy, said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam). These programs can mean the world to people with disabilities, giving them the opportunity...
Santabarbara: Lets Make it Easier for Workers to Gain Advanced Manufacturing Skills Businesses Need
Jun 14, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced the passage of legislation he sponsored to help train more workers in advanced manufacturing (A.7673). Funding would be directed to not-for-profits, industry public-private partnerships, individuals...
Santabarbara Works to Curb Teen Texting and Driving
Jun 11, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced that the Assembly passed legislation to improve highway safety by increasing penalties on probationary and junior drivers who text while driving (A.7739).
We have seen the ads on television...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Breathes New Life into Community Gem
Jun 10, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced that his bill to extend the authorization of the Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor Commission (MVHCC) for another 10 years was approved, marking his first bill to pass the Assembly (A.7441). The revival...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Works to Make Life Easier for Disabled New Yorkers
Jun 5, 2013
On Monday, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) celebrated Legislative Disabilities Awareness Day by supporting a package of bills aimed at improving the lives of New Yorkers with disabilities and attending a press conference advocating for the...
Assemblyman Santabarbara Fights to Restore OPWDD Funding
Jun 3, 2013
Restoring funding to OPWDD is the right thing to do, said Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam). The programs it supports are vital to our families. They can change the lives of the developmentally disabled by giving them the...
Santabarbara Works to Promote Local Farms and Businesses
May 31, 2013
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) announced the passage of three bills in the Assembly aimed at helping promote New York State food and products.
Agriculture is big business in New York State, Santabarbara said. With more...
May 8, 2013
The recent allegations of corruption are absolutely appalling. Serving in public office is about fighting for the needs of the people, not about self-gain. We must do more to crack down on political corruption and thats why Im sponsoring...