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OPINION: New Yorkers Deserve Better

New Yorkers Deserve Better Than They’re Getting A special message from New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and the Assembly Minority Conference. The 2017 session was an exercise in dysfunction, where political agendas impeded the public’s work. From […]

by · July 2, 2017 · Government, Op Ed
Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Counteracting President Trump; bolstering the Affordable Care Act; and publicly funding campaigns are the issues at stake for the Independent Democratic Conference in a video released Monday as the lawmakers in the breakaway bloc seek to re-affirm their support for liberal […]

Op-Ed: Opportunity to Address Outmigration From New York State

Op-Ed: Opportunity to Address Outmigration From New York State

AN OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS OUTMIGRATION Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua) Not only are New York’s high taxes and suffocating regulations holding New Yorkers back, they’re driving them away. The insufferable business climate and nation’s worst tax burden have […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Op Ed
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Op-Ed: BUDGET MUST STOP THE BLEEDING FROM “1,000 CUTS”

BUDGET MUST STOP THE BLEEDING FROM “1,000 CUTS” by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) Earlier this week, I testified in front of the Albany County Legislature to urge its members to vote against expanding an unnecessary ban on polystyrene […]

by · March 19, 2017 · Op Ed
Op-Ed: A COLLEGE TUITION PLAN NEW YORK STUDENTS NEED

Op-Ed: A COLLEGE TUITION PLAN NEW YORK STUDENTS NEED

Legislative Column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) College costs and student debt are reaching crisis levels. The expenses associated with higher education present a daunting reality that hundreds of thousands of New York families are dealing with […]

by · March 5, 2017 · Op Ed
WYSK: Another Brilliant Divide and Conquer Move By Governor Andrew Cuomo

WYSK: Another Brilliant Divide and Conquer Move By Governor Andrew Cuomo

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx County, New York You  should know that today, Governor Andrew Cuomo, the head of the Democratic Party in New York State, is all set to implement Machiavelli’s infamous “divide and conquer” technique […]

by · January 17, 2017 · Government, What You Should Know
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Op-Ed: A Special Season Doesn’t Need A Special Session

A SPECIAL SEASON DOESN’T NEED A SPECIAL SESSION By Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb Across the world, we enter the most festive time of year. This weekend, New Yorkers will take time to celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah alongside families […]

by · December 25, 2016 · Op Ed
Special Session for State Lawmakers Scuttled

Special Session for State Lawmakers Scuttled

    Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan scuttled plans for a much-rumored special session in Albany next week. Flanagan said in a statement that “there just isn’t enough in this package to justify convening a special session and bringing 213 […]

by · December 24, 2016 · News
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Op-Ed: CLOUD OF CORRUPTION RISES AGAIN OVER ALBANY

THE CLOUD OF CORRUPTION RISES AGAIN Assembly Republican Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) Federal charges are being levied against top Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco, the influential head of the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Alain Kaloyeros, and others for a series of […]

by · September 25, 2016 · Corruption Watch, Government, Op Ed, Politics
ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER KOLB MEETS WITH LEGENDARY BUFFALO BILLS QUARTERBACK JIM KELLY

ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER KOLB MEETS WITH LEGENDARY BUFFALO BILLS QUARTERBACK JIM KELLY

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) (right) met with former Buffalo Bills quarterback and National Football League Hall of Famer, Jim Kelly, on Tuesday at his office in the Capitol. Kelly, who was in Albany discussing […]

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NY State Senate Passes Bill Eliminating The ‘Tampons’ Tax

        The New York State Senate today passed legislation that would exempt several basic and necessary women’s items from being unfairly taxed. The bill (S6726), sponsored by Senator Susan Serino (R-C-I, Hyde Park), would exempt feminine hygiene […]

by · April 12, 2016 · Government
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Governor Cuomo Set To Host Inaugural Easter Egg Hunt, 3/27

EASTER SUNDAY OPEN HOUSE AT THE EXECUTIVE MANSION WITH GOVERNOR CUOMO Governor Andrew M. Cuomo invites New Yorkers to an Open House at the Executive Mansion on Sunday, March 27, 2016 to celebrate Easter Sunday.  The Open House will be […]

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Op-Ed: In NY, The Sun Has Set On Sunshine Week

IN NEW YORK, THE SUN HAS SET ON SUNSHINE WEEK By Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb    Last week, March 13 to March 19, was ‘Sunshine Week’ in New York, an annual tradition designed to recognize the importance of an open […]

by · March 21, 2016 · Government, Op Ed, Politics
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Public Relations Firms Fight For Free Speech Protections

Progressive New York’s Attack on Free Speech Continues By Frank Vernuccio, Esq.    The November Team, a public relations firm  is sounding an alarm concerning free speech rights in New York. According to the organization, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo, who […]

by · February 2, 2016 · Op Ed
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Assemblyman Sepulveda Appears On BronxTalk Tonight

ASSEMBLYMAN SEPULVEDA ON BRONXTALK – Tonight host Gary Axelbank will welcome Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda back to BronxTalk. As he makes his fourteenth appearance on the program, the legislator from the Bronx’ 87th district will talk about how his district fared […]