Press Releases

Assemblywoman Sarah Clark and Goldman Sachs Celebrate the Graduation of 4 Local Business Owners from 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Rochester, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Clark and Goldman Sachs announced the graduation of four Rochester small business owners from the 10,000 Small Businesses Program. This partnership began in 2021 when Assemblywoman Clark nominated these businesses...

Assemblywoman Sarah Clark’s Trifecta of Bills Signed by Governor Hochul

Rochester, NY – Today, Governor Hochul signed three bills introduced by Assemblywoman Sarah Clark (D-Rochester). Assembly bill A.7721- Relates to the composition and obligations of the childcare availability taskforce and the focus of such taskforce....

Assemblywoman Sarah Clark Announces $50,000 Funding for Mary’s Place

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Rochester, NY – Today, Assemblywoman Sarah Clark announced $50,000 in Assembly funding will be going to Mary’s Place to help with the costs associated with outreach, casework management, and language translation services. She and her team joined volunteers...

Assemblywoman Sarah Clark’s Child Care Direct Deposit Bill Signed into Law by Governor Hochul

Rochester, NY – Today we celebrate Governor Hochul signing Assembly Bill A.5840-A into law. This legislation allows social services districts to pay childcare providers by direct deposit for any subsidized childcare funds owed. Currently childcare providers...

Assemblywoman Sarah Clark’s Child Care Direct Deposit Bill Signed into Law by Governor Hochul

Rochester, NY – Today we celebrate Governor Hochul signing Assembly Bill A.5840-A into law. This legislation allows social services districts to pay child care providers by direct deposit for any subsidized child care funds owed. Currently child care...

ICYMI: Assemblywoman Sarah Clark and Assemblyman Demond Meeks Pen Op-Ed on the Less is More Act

Rochester, NY - In case you missed it, on Sunday the Democrat and Chronicle ran an op-ed piece written by Assemblywoman Sarah Clark and Assemblyman Demond Meeks regarding the Less is More Act. Ending incarceration over technicalities vital for equity...

Following Attorney General James’ Report, Assemblywoman Sarah Clark Calls for Governor Andrew Cuomo to Resign Immediately

Rochester, NY – Today, the Office of Attorney General Letitia James announced the findings of their investigation into the allegations of misconduct against Governor Cuomo. The Attorney General’s report outlined a damning, and horrifying pattern of...

Assemblywoman Sarah Clark Announces Bryce’s Law

Rochester, NY – Today, the New York State Assembly unanimously passed Bryce’s Law (A.7506). This legislation requires grease traps at food service establishments to be designed to withstand expected loads and prevent unauthorized access. On July 15,...

Assemblymember Sarah Clark Announces Partnership with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses to Recruit Rochester Entrepreneurs for Nationally Renowned Program

Rochester – Today, Assemblymember Sarah Clark announced a partnership with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses to recruit exceptional entrepreneurs in the Rochester area for their nationally renowned program. The partnership is part of an ongoing...

Assemblywoman Sarah Clark Announces New York State Budget Funding for Childcare, Education, and More

Rochester, NY – Yesterday, the NYS Assembly passed a series of bills relating to the 2021-22 New York State Budget. This budget includes major wins for childcare, education, higher education, broadband access, small businesses, the environment, transportation...

Assemblywoman Sarah Clark Announces Her Support for an Impeachment Investigation Against Governor Andrew Cuomo

Rochester, NY – On Thursday, the Assembly Majority Conference announced a new impeachment investigation into the allegations of misconduct against Governor Cuomo. I support this investigation because it is time to hold Governor Cuomo accountable for...

Assemblymember Sarah Clark Passes First Bill to Advocate for Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Residents

Rochester, NY – Today, the NYS Assembly passed Assemblymember Sarah Clark’s first of several bills she has introduced in her first few months in office, A.5436, which strengthens the New York State Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) and addresses issues within...

Ruth B. Turner Appointed to New York State Board of Regents

Rochester, NY - On behalf of the New York State Senate and Assembly, the Rochester area state delegation is excited to announce the appointment of Ruth B. Turner to the Board of Regents for a one-year term. The Board is composed of seventeen members elected...

Rochester-Area Legislators Introduce Package of Bills to Address Violent Encounters with Law Enforcement and Resulting Trauma

Rochester, NY - Members of the New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly have introduced a package of legislation intended to alter police responses to people in crisis, including a ban on the use of spit hoods, the creation of statewide mental...