Press Releases

Senator Borrello, Assemblymen Lawler and Tague Win Lawsuit against NYS

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, NY – Senator George Borrello and his fellow plaintiffs, Assemblymembers Michael Lawler and Chris Tague and the organization Uniting NYS, have won their lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a New York State Department of...

Tague Supports Effort to Challenge Unconstitutional Gun Law

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is announcing his support of efforts led by the New York State Minority and New York State politicians to legally challenge an unconstitutional gun law passed last Friday by the state Legislature, after the groups...

Tague Speaks On Extraordinary Session

“This extraordinary session has proved to be an extraordinary failure, and has made clearer than ever the dysfunction of our state government under one-party rule,” said Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie). “After beginning legislative session...

Tague Speaks On Decision Blocking NYC Policy That Would Have Allowed Non-Citizen Voting

“Our state constitution makes clear that only citizens of our state should choose their leaders, so I am relieved that this decision asserts our constitution above the desires of special interests and political parties,” said Assemblyman Chris Tague...

Tague Issues Statement As The Supreme Court Issues Decision In New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. V. Bruen

“Today’s Supreme Court decision in the case of New York Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen is a massive victory for the rule of law and our constitution,” said Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie). “For far too long, New Yorkers have...

Tague Announces Start of 2022 Youth Summer Reading Challenge

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I,Ref-Schoharie) is announcing the kick-off of his Summer Reading Challenge for this year, an annual program he facilitates that recognizes children who read 15 minutes a day for 40 days during the months of July and August....

Tague Holds Press Conference Urging Passage Of Bill Before End Of Session To Bring Whole And 2% Milk Back To New York State School Cafeterias

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie), the ranking Minority member of the Assembly Committee on Agriculture, was joined today by lawmakers such as House Minority Chair Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Assembly Minority Leader William Barclay...

Tague Joins Fellow Lawmakers, Correction Officers To Call For Repeal Of Halt Act

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today joined Assemblyman Matt Simpson (R,C,I-Horicon) and other Minority lawmakers and officials from the New York State Correction Officers Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) in demanding the repeal of...

Tague Calls For Restoration Of Functional State Government As Lt. Gov. Vacancy Remains Open

“On May 3, Gov. Hochul stood before New Yorkers and announced that she had chosen my congressman, Antonio Delgado, to become the next lieutenant governor of the state of New York. One week later, the office of lieutenant governor remains vacant. Today,...

Tague Joins Assembly Minority In Calling On NYS To Take Action To Improve Playground Accessibility

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today stood with his Assembly Minority colleagues in calling for New York state to commit to making its playgrounds more accessible to New Yorkers living with disabilities. Tague is advocating for the passage...

Tague Holds Press Conference To Formally Announce Bill To Bring Whole And 2% Milk Back To New York State School Cafeterias

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie), the ranking member of the Assembly Committee on Agriculture, was joined today by lawmakers, farmers, agricultural advocates, nutritional experts and education officials for a press conference at Ridgedale Farm...

Tague Joins Fellow Lawmakers, Crime Victims and Advocates for Rally Demanding Fix to Bail Reform, Passage of Anti-Crime Measures

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Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today joined fellow Minority lawmakers, crime victims and advocates from numerous organizations for a rally in which they called upon the governor and the state Legislature to fix bail reform and pass measures...

Tague Announces Bill Allowing New York State-Produced Whole And 2% Milk In Schools

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) has introduced a bill that would allow schools to purchase whole and 2% milk that’s produced within the state, following the passage of a similar measure in Pennsylvania. Currently, whole and 2% milk is prohibited...

Tague Announces Latest Win in Lawsuit Challenging Department of Health Quarantine Regulations

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) is joining Sen. George Borrello (SD-57) and Assemblyman Michael Lawler (R,C,I,SAM-Pearl River) in announcing their latest victory in their lawsuit filed in the New York State Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality...

Tague Speaks on the 2022-2023 State Budget

“While headlines following this budget’s passage will likely sing the praises of the governor’s purported bail reform ‘fix’, the sad truth of the matter is that these changes won’t restore law and order on our streets,” said Tague. “That’s...

Tague Announces Lawsuit Challenging Department Of Health Quarantine Regulations

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) joined Sen. George Borrello (SD-57) and Assemblyman Michael Lawler (R,C,I,SAM-Pearl River) for a press conference today to announce they are petitioners in a lawsuit filed in the New York State Supreme Court challenging...

Tague and Assembly Minority Writes Letter to NYC Mayor Eric Adams Opposing Proposal to Remove Chocolate Milk From NYC Schools

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) has been joined by his Minority Assembly colleagues in sending a letter to New York City Mayor Eric Adams requesting that he rollback his efforts to ban chocolate milk from New York City schools. In the letter,...

Tague and Assembly Minority Writes Letter to NYC Mayor Eric Adams Opposing Proposal to Remove Chocolate Milk From NYC Schools - Letter

Tague Joins Lawmakers and Advocates at Albany Rally Demanding Inclusion of Fair Pay For Home Care In Final NYS Budget

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today joined fellow lawmakers and advocates from NY Caring Majority today at a rally to call on Gov. Hochul and the Legislative Majority to include fair pay for home care within the final 2022-2023 New York state...

Tague Joins Assembly Minority In Seeking NYS Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Non-Citizen Voting

Assemblyman Chris Tague (R,C,I-Schoharie) today joined his Assembly Minority colleagues for a press conference in Albany calling on Majority members of the Legislature to take up an amendment to the state Constitution (A.9095), which would ensure the...