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Assemblyman Jones: Governor’s State of the State priorities good starting point

“With a new year comes a renewed commitment to the families and businesses here in the North Country. We’re off to a good start. The governor announced his legislative priorities during his State of the State address today, and I’m looking forward...

January 3, 2018
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Assemblyman Jones: Governor’s Veto Hurts Rural Hospitals

“At a time when the federal administration is making devastating cuts to health care, it’s disheartening that Gov. Cuomo vetoed critical legislation I co-sponsored to create an enhanced safety-net hospital program (A.7763)....

December 19, 2017
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Assemblyman Jones: Over $64 million in REDC Funding Awarded to North Country Projects

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that the North Country will receive $64.9 million through awards provided by the North Country Regional Economic Development Council (REDC). “This state funding will help us continue moving...

December 13, 2017
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Assemblyman Jones’ Bill Codifying the Rural Health Council is Signed into Law

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that legislation he authored to statutorily establish the state Department of Health rural health council was signed into law (Ch. 419 of 2017). The council advises the state health commissioner on...

November 30, 2017
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Assemblyman Jones: Voters Made Their Voices Heard on Statewide Issues

“Across the state, over 3 million New Yorkers recognized the importance of this year’s ballot and voted on Election Day.1 They shaped New York’s future by denouncing corruption and...

November 9, 2017
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