Press Releases

Area Legislators Pay Tribute To Southern Tier Robotics Team

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Horseheads, N.Y., June 13--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning), and Assemblyman Chris Friend (R-C, Big Flats) last night honored the Southern Tier robotics team, Team TARDIS 5356, for the team’s success...

Area Legislators Pay Tribute to Penn Yan’s Cross Country State Champion

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Penn Yan, N.Y., June 10--State Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) visited Penn Yan Academy on Monday to pay tribute to James “J.D.” Tette for winning the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Class C Cross Country...

Palmesano Announces Military and Veterans Appreciation Event at Watkins Glen International

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is reminding the community about the Military and Veterans appreciation event at Watkins Glen International (WGI) in conjunction with Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen on Sunday, June 23. The event will be held...

Area Legislators Pay Tribute to Haverling State Champions

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Bath, N.Y., June 10--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) today visited Haverling High School to pay tribute to the Girls Varsity Soccer Team that won the New York State Public High School Athletic Association...

Area Legislators Pay Tribute to Corning-Painted Post State Champions

Corning, N.Y., June 10--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) today visited the Corning-Painted Post High School to pay tribute to several of the school’s 2023-2024 New York State Public High School...

Area Legislators Pay Tribute to Bath-Haverling State Champions

Bath, N.Y., June 10--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) today visited Bath-Haverling High School to pay tribute to the Girls Varsity Soccer Team that won the New York State Public High School Athletic...

Palmesano Welcomes Assemblyman Jim Bacalles Back to Albany

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Assembly Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently welcomed former Assemblyman Jim Bacalles back to the Assembly chamber. Assemblyman Bacalles faithfully served his constituents in the Assembly from 1995 through 2010. Before serving in the Assembly, Bacalles...

Fifth Graders From St. Michael School In Penn Yan Visit Albany

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Albany, N.Y., May 21—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently welcomed a 5th-grade class from St. Michael School in Penn Yan to the State Capitol.The students and teacher Keith Prather were on...

Area Legislators Pay Tribute to Dundee State Wrestling Champion

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Albany, N.Y., May 20--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) welcomed Dundee High School girls state wrestling champion Peyton Mullin to the state Capitol today, where she was recognized on the floor of...

Palmesano May ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “May Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month, the...

Palmesano, County Clerks Rally to Encourage Organ Donation

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Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) hosted a press conference today along with local county clerks to commemorate the end of Donate Life Month and to encourage more New Yorkers to register as organ donors. Palmesano pointed to the following sobering...

Highlighting The Importance of Organ Donation & Donate Life Month

As we start to get into the full swing of April, it is important to remember its significance as ‘National Donate Life Month.’ Since my first election back in 2010, raising awareness about organ donation has been a very personal issue to me and one...

Palmesano April ‘Grant Action News’ Update

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) is sending his “April Grant Action News Update” to residents, organizations and local governments regarding a series of grants available from the state, federal government and private entities. Each month,...

Palmesano Welcomes Yates County Vietnam Veteran Earle Gleason

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Assembly Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) welcomed Yates County Vietnam veteranP. Earle Gleason to the NYS Capitol for a luncheon and recognition ceremony on the Assembly floor thanking and honoring our Vietnam veterans and passing a resolution proclaiming...

Palmesano Joins Colleagues to Call for Passage of Legislation to Protect Property Owners from Squatters

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) joined Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C-Pulaski), Assemblyman Jake Blumencranz (R,C-Oyster Bay) and his Assembly Minority colleagues to call for legislative action to protect homeowners from squatters...

Palmesano Calls for Independent Review of State’s Handling of Covid-19

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) joined Congressman Marc Molinaro (R-19), Vivian Zayas,Co-founder of Voices for Seniors, Tracey Alvino, Director of Voices for Seniors, and his Minority colleagues in both the Senate and Assembly to, once again,...

Palmesano Visits and Reads to 2nd-Grade Class at Erwin Valley Elementary School to Celebrate and Promote Agriculture Literacy Week

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Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) visited Ms. Frazer and Mrs. Bacalles' 2nd-grade class at Erwin Valley Elementary School to help celebrate and promote Agriculture Literacy Week, organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County. "It...

Palmesano Meets with Local Library Leaders from the Southern Tier Library System

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Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently joined Sen. Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C-Big Flats) to meet with local library leaders from the Southern Tier Library System who traveled to Albany to discuss the critical...

Palmesano Meets with Future Farmers of America Students from TST BOCES

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 Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently met with Future Farmers of America (FFA) students from Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga (TST) BOCES to discuss how to better support our family farms and agriculture in New York state and the importance of our...

Palmesano Meets with Student Journalists from Corning-Painted Post High School

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Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently met with a group of student journalists from Corning-Painted Post High School. They were in Albany to advocate for passage of the Student Journalist Free Speech Act (A.1345), which would protect student...