Keeping You Informed

Dashboard Project, Local Agencies Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence

In 2008, New York State began to compile statewide statistics involving “intimate partner violence.” New York State Domestic Violence Dashboard Project cultivates reports from 550 police departments, 99 domestic violence hotlines, more than 200 hospital...

State Homeowner Programs Assist Market

Statewide sales of existing single-family homes in New York State rebounded to finish only 3.2-percent behind the 2008 total. According to single-family sales data compiled by the New York State Association of REALTORS, 77,176 homes were sold statewide...

Looking Back at 2009 Provides Multiple Reasons for Change in 2010

This year proved to have its many challenges and disappointments. Perhaps the year’s greatest disappointment, however, was the budget that passed in the spring of 2009. It contained $8.2 billion in taxes and fee increases and increased government...

Legislative Update from Assemblyman Will Barclay

Assemblyman Will Barclay Is Fighting to Protect Our Second Amendment Right

Power for Jobs, Government Consolidation Among Session Highlights

June 22 marked the end of this year’s legislative session. Though there were disappointments, such as the three-men-in-a-room budget negotiations when we were promised more transparency, there was also legislation passed that will assist businesses,...

Elder Abuse Awareness Day Promotes Local Resources

Many agencies and organizations across the world observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15. It’s a day in which community activists raise awareness about abuse of the elderly and try to teach community residents what they can do to help someone...

Local Waterfronts Benefit from Revitalization Program

When constituents take the time to write or call, I’m always appreciative. Your calls help me to be a better lawmaker and, often, when people call on any given topic, your calls collectively influence the outcome of important decisions. One recent...

Session Priorities Include Job Protection, Property Tax Reform, Energy Improvements

As we approach the end of session, I wanted to share with you a few priorities my colleagues and I have set forth and presented to the Governor. We hope to pass legislation before June 22 that protects and creates jobs; preserves Empire Zone benefits...

New Laws Would Improve Veteran Benefits

As we pause on Memorial Day to honor those who gave their lives to their country, we are mindful of the many sacrifices they made for us and our country. In this time of honoring, we also remember those who are still fighting to protect our great country...

Andrew’s Visit to Albany for Disability Day

New York’s Primary Economic Development Program Severely Hindered as a Result of State Budget

For weeks, I have been talking about how Albany pushed through a budget that was negotiated behind closed doors and increased state spending by nearly 10%. I have also mentioned that this year’s budget will increase taxes and fees and eliminate important...

How Albany’s Budget Will Impact Central New York

News and Views from the 124th Assembly District

News and Views from the 124th Assembly District

Senior Newsletter & Legislative Update

Fighting for Affordable and Accessible Healthcare

Fighting for Women’s Issues

Snowmobilers Want Their Money Back and Assemblyman Will Barclay Couldn’t Agree More

Assemblyman Barclay is Fighting for Agriculture in Albany!