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Salka Calls For Redistricting Assistance

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,I,-Ref-Brookfield) and Sen. Jim Tedisco (R,C-Glenville) held a press conference today to introduce the New York state Gerrymander Failure Assistance Act (S.9050), which would hold the state accountable for all costs associated...

Salka Appointed To Aging Committee

Assemblyman John Salka (R, C, I Ref-Brookfield) is pleased to announce he has been appointed by Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay to serve on the Aging Committee for the remainder of the 2021-22 legislative term. This committee seat was previously...

Salka: Inflation Is Crippling New York

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,I-Ref-Brookfield) is pleased to join his Assembly Minority colleagues to push for passage of the “Inflation Relief & Consumer Assistance Plan” which calls for a two-year suspension of state sales tax on many everyday...

Salka: Repeal Of Bail Reform Is Long Overdue

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,I,-Ref-Brookfield) is pleased to join his Minority colleagues to call for greater anti-crime measures. New York is currently facing a rise in crime including a 46.7 percent increase in murders from 2019 to 2020. In that same...

Salka On DA Dropping Cuomo’s Charges

“I am disappointed to learn that the criminal charges against former Gov. Cuomo have been dropped,” said Salka. “Cuomo needs to be held accountable. He is a disgrace to our state. He has disrespected New Yorkers and should be barred...

Salka On Gov. Hochul’s Mask Mandate

“Once again, emotion and spreading fear are the preferred methods of fighting this virus. This governor differs little from her predecessor when it comes to heavy-handed tactics that hurt businesses and apply unscientific and unrealistic controls...

Salka: Oneida Awarded $10 Million In Revitiation Funds

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Assemblyman John Salka (R, C, I, -Ref-Brookfield) is proud to announce the City of Oneida will be receiving $10 million through the New York State Downtown Revitalization initiative. This funding will go toward helping boost downtown Oneida’s recovery...

Salka Honors Local History

Assemblyman John Salka (R,C,I, -Ref-Brookfield) is proud to announce the Otsego School will be receiving a historical sign in honor of John Cheesebrough and the Cheesebrough family for all they have done for Pathfinder Village. The Cheesebrough family...

Salka on Dr. Zucker’s Resignation

“Now that Dr. Howard Zucker has resigned, it is time for our state Department of Health to have new leadership in these trying times,” said Salka. “Let’s hope the governor chooses someone who will understand the intricacies of...

Salka on the Eviction Moratorium

“While yesterday’s vote to extend the eviction moratorium is disappointing, the truth is New York state has failed to provide relief for our tenants and landlords for months,” said Salka. “The state has slow-rolled $2.6 billion...
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