New York State Assembly

Assembly Speaker Heastie Visits Broome County
Carl Heastie, the Bronx Democrat who became New York Assembly Speaker less than six months ago, will meet residents of the Binghamton area as his upstate tour continues.
Heastie plans to make stops in Binghamton, Vestal and Endicott on Thursday...
Crouch Decides Against Senate Bid
Assemblyman Clifford Crouch says he will not run for the Senate seat vacated after Thomas Libous was found guilty of lying to FBI agents.
Crouch - a Chenango County Republican - released a statement Monday afternoon announcing he plans to focus on his current work in the state Assembly...
Lupardo Seeking Sixth Term In State Assembly
Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo has announced she's running for re-election to the position she's held for nearly a decade.
The Endwell Democrat made her campaign announcement Thursday evening at a gathering of supporters at a fundraising event in the town of Union...
New York Lawmakers Move To Protect Horses
Two New York lawmakers are proposing legislation they say would help protect both horses and people.
Assemblyman James Tedisco and Senator Kathleen Marchione visited a Saratoga County retirement home for thoroughbred horses, where they discussed the measure they're supporting...
Assembly Hearing Set on Proposed Fracking Rules
Another public hearing on planned regulations for high-volume hydraulic fracturing is in the works.
Three members of the state Assembly have announced the session will be held in Albany on January 10.
Assembly environmental conservation committee chairman Robert Sweeney and two other committee chairme…
Lupardo, Lewis Disagree on Adding Casinos
Two Southern Tier state Assembly candidates differ on whether casino gambling should be expanded in New York.
Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, an Endwell Democrat, and Broome County legislator Julie Lewis, a Vestal Republican, discussed the issue Tuesday during a debate on WNBF Radio's Binghamton No…
Assembly Debate on Binghamton Now
New York State Assembly candidates Donna Lupardo and Julie Lewis will discuss the issues facing Southern Tier residents on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program.
Democrat Lupardo is the incumbent; she's being challenged by the Republican Lewis...