Press Releases

Tague Announces Over $24,000 In State Aid for Local Library Improvements

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) announced that Worcester Free Library and Rensselaerville Library have been allocated $24,203 in state aid for library construction funds. The funds will enable these libraries to make necessary improvements including...

Tague: Goodbye Affirmative Action, Hello Equality

“The ruling made by the Supreme Court was a monumental shove towards returning equality to America. Getting into school should not be based on where the student comes from, their religion or the color of their skin; it should be based on merit and what...

Tague, Borrello, Barclay & NY Dairy Producers Call for Whole Milk in Schools

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As part of the Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc.’s Dairy Day celebration in the Well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany, Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie), state Sen. George Borrello (R,C-57th District) and Assembly Minority Leader...

Tague on SUNY Cobleskill as Potential Housing Site for Illegal Migrants

“The Biden administration has failed to deal with the immigration problems facing our nation to the point that dam has now broken. With the expiration of Title 42, the flood waters are now pouring all over our nation and the liberal politicians in so-called...

Tague on Schoharie Limo Verdict

“The quick deliberation in the Schoharie limo case is further proof that the twenty lives lost in this needless tragedy could have, and should have, been better protected. I would like to thank Schoharie County District Attorney Susan Mallery and her...

Tague on State Budget: Too Little, Too Late Spells Disaster Down the Road

“Over a month late, this state budget spells disaster for New York down the road. From spiking minimum wage yet again to banning natural gas in a way that would be horrendous for our transportation and manufacturing industries, this budget does very...

Tague Calls on Public to Lobby for Whole Milk in Schools

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) is asking the public to show their support for his legislation to bring back whole milk in schools (A.2321) after the downstate-driven majority in the Assembly blocked the bill from coming out of committee to the...

Tague Shares School Safety Recommendations

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) joined members of the Assembly Minority Conference and Capt. Tracey Quinn of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office at a press conference this week in Albany to share the findings of their Task Force on School Safety...

Tague Honors Farmworkers, Creates Awareness Week in NYS

A staunch advocate for New York State agriculture and ranking Minority member of the Assembly Agriculture Committee, Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) has authored, introduced and passed a legislative resolution memorializing March 25-31, 2023 as...

Tague: A Felony Crime Deserves Felony Time

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) was joined by Delaware County District Attorney Shawn J. Smith at a press conference in the State Capitol held by Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C-Pulaski) to announce new conference legislation that reverses...

Tague: Keep Local, Not Hochul

Joining colleagues from the Assembly Minority Conference speaking out against the governor’s mandated housing plan, as contained in her Executive Budget, Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) said the final state budget should ensure local zoning...

Tague: Assembly Majority Gut-Busting Budget is too Rich for Hardworking New Yorkers to Stomach

“For far too long one-party rule in Albany has made it even easier for leaders to do what they do best: spend other people’s money. Not on my watch. When it comes to protecting the assets of the hardworking people I represent in the 102nd Assembly...

Tague & Fellow Plaintiffs Issue Statements on State’s Appeal of Quarantine Regulations Lawsuit

This week, the New York state attorney general formally submitted an appeal of the July 8 State Supreme Court ruling that struck down the state’s attempt to use a state Department of Health rulemaking process to establish isolation and quarantine procedures...

Tague Rallies for Local Roads

“Recently I’ve been honored to help provide some major economic development funding awards to communities in the 102nd Assembly District. These investments are critical, but without safe roads and infrastructure to complement those investments we’re...

Tague Advances Career & Technical Education Awareness

WATCH THE VIDEO: Session 2-27-23 - Tague Resolution Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) is continuing his efforts to support career and technical workforce development by spearheading an initiative at the state Capitol to proclaim February 2023 Career...

Tague Blasts DOL Final Decision on Farm Overtime

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) blasted the New York State Department of Labor’s (NYSDOL) final decision to cap farm overtime to 40 hours by 2032. The reduction in farm work weeks will begin on January 1, 2024, and be reduced by four hours...

Tague and Colleagues Host FFA State Leaders Experience Breakfast

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) and 13 members of the Assembly and Senate served breakfast to approximately 150 Future Farmers of America (FFA) students visiting Albany for the FFA State Leaders Experience this morning. The students represent...

Tague Comments on Hochul’s Executive Budget Proposal

“While there were some announcements to be applauded in today’s Executive Budget proposal, there was a glaring lack of direct solutions to critical problems. New York is facing a historic rise in our cost of living, all while having some of the highest...

Tague Calls for End of Bail Reform

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C-Schoharie) attended a press conference today alongside members from the Assembly and Senate Minority conferences to discuss the need for greater judicial discretion in relation to high crime rates as a result of the state’s...

Tague Slams Hochul’s State of the State Address

“Gov. Hochul is refusing to admit the faults in her party’s own failed policies. New Yorkers are leaving the state in record numbers due to feeling unsafe and being unable to afford basic necessities like groceries and fuel. One-party Majority rule...