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Governor’s Budget Offers Record Funding for Vital Programs

Albany, NY – Following the release of Governor Kathy Hochul’s first executive budget, we have been offered a look at where her priorities are directed and where the Legislature and Executive can work together to accomplish shared goals of...

Assemblymember Kevin Cahill on the Passing of Former Speaker Sheldon Silver

“Sheldon Silver, a proud product of his neighborhood in lower New York, never forgot his origins and never let his love for the communities he represented be compromised. For over two decades, he mentored, advised, encouraged and helped any way...

Assemblymember Cahill Introduces Legislation to Modernize the Bottle Bill

Albany, NY – Today Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess) introduced legislation that will update the New York State Returnable Container Law, expanding the list of redeemable bottles and raising the deposit to a ten-cent return (A.8668,...

Assemblymember Cahill’s Statement on the Rejection of IRC Gerrymandering

Today the Assembly took the necessary measures to assure a timely completion of the important task of redistricting. The failure of the so-called “Independent” Redistricting Commission to advance a single set of cohesive reapportionment maps...

Assemblymember Cahill Comments on the State of the State Address

Albany, NY – Today we heard Governor Kathy Hochul’s first State of the State address establishing her vision for New York as we begin the 2022 Legislative Session. In a welcome return to tradition, Governor Hochul addressed the Legislature...

2021: A Year of Fighting for the Hudson Valley

Kingston, NY – In the Office of Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess), 2021 was a year of constant action and rethinking ordinary processes to fit current needs. Confronting record unemployment, a surge in COVID-19 cases and the lapse...

Three Mid-Hudson Bridges to Receive Significant State Investment

Albany, NY – Following a season of heavy rains and unprecedented flooding, three local crossings have been awarded $7.5 million in Bridge NY funds for repair and replacement. This money is sourced from a pool of $200 million in the state budget...

Tom Suozzi Wrong on Climate and Community Investment Act

Following Representative Tom Suozzi’s statement to Capitol Pressroom that he would oppose the Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA) if elected Governor next year, Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill (D-Ulster, Dutchess), Senator Kevin Parker (D-Kings)...

Statement by Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill on Impeachment Investigation Report

The Report released today by the Assembly Judiciary Committee establishes that former Governor Andrew M. Cuomo serially engaged in sexual harassment, responsible for a hostile work environment, misused public resources and, on multiple occasions, placed...

Governor Hochul Announces Work Complete on State Route 28 Bridge over the Esopus Creek in Ulster County

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that work is complete on a $23.6 million project to replace the State Route 28 bridge over the Esopus Creek in the Hamlet of Mount Tremper, Town of Shandaken, Ulster County. The project, completed on time and on budget,...
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