Press Releases

Gallahan: A Reduction in Foundation Aid Would Hurt Our Schools Statewide

“In light of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposal to potentially revoke the ‘hold harmless’ provision of Foundation Aid, school districts throughout our state are in jeopardy. Despite the governor’s claims to care about education and the preservation...

Gallahan: Annual Donation Drive for Local Pets and Animals is Underway!

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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is proud to announce his annual donation drive for local pets and animals started on Jan. 15, 2024, and will end on Feb. 13, 2024. Gallahan is once again partnering with Beverly Animal Shelter in Seneca County...

Gallahan: Another Bloated State Budget and More Wasted Spending

“After unveiling a $233 billion state budget, Gov. Hochul went on to brush aside the needs of our hard-working New York families by placing undocumented migrants, once again, at the top of her priority list. Despite the budget deficit we are facing,...

Gallahan: We’ve Heard This All Before

“While focusing on improving our education system, strengthening public school curriculums and properly addressing mental health issues in our children is a step in the right direction, we’ve heard this song and dance before during the governor’s...

Assemblyman Gallahan Announces State Capital Grant Applications Open for Fire Departments

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is excited to announce $25 million in capital grants is now available to help volunteer fire departments statewide upgrade their facilities and equipment. The $25 million was secured in the FY 2023-24 State Budget...

Gallahan Secures $75,000 For Town of Cincinnatus

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is announcing he has secured $75,000 in Community Resiliency Economic Sustainability and Technology (CREST) funding for the Town of Cincinnatus. This capital project funding will greatly assist in the completion...

Gallahan Announces Two Public Safety Events Happening in Seneca County

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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester), in collaboration with Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning), the Seneca County Substance Abuse Coalition and the United Way of Seneca County’s Suicide Prevention Coalition, is helping organize two “Save...

Gallahan Hosts Tourism Day in The Finger Lakes

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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) hosted a tourism day in the Finger Lakes alongside Assemblyman Scott Gray (R-Watertown) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) in conjunction with the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and local upstate...

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan Announces Library Construction Aid for Local Libraries

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is proud to announce that six libraries in the 131st Assembly District will receive state aid for construction and renovation. More than 197 construction awards have been approved for public library projects...

Gallahan Shows Support for First Responders After Flash Flood in Canandaigua

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On Monday, July 10, Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) attended a press conference with Gov. Kathy Hochul at the Canandaigua Fire Department to address the disastrous flooding that hit the city of Canandaigua. More than 13,000 residences and commercial...

Gallahan Calls on Gov. Hochul to Reject Seneca Rochester Casino

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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) voiced concern that the Seneca Nation’s plan to establish a gaming facility in the Rochester-Finger Lakes region is on a trajectory to negatively impact the region. While the idea of introducing a new Seneca...

Gallahan: Melanie’s Law Will Save Lives

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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) attended a press conference calling for the immediate passage of Melanie’s Law (A.6026/S.6288) alongside Assemblyman Anil Beephan, Jr. (R,C-East Fishkill), Assemblyman Brian A. Cunningham (D-43rd District),...

Gallahan: Taxes and Crime are Out of Control

“I am outraged by this year’s state budget. Taxes and crime are out of control, and this bloated budget will do nothing constructive to remedy this problem. New Yorkers do not feel safe—judges are given too little discretion and are unable to do...

Gallahan: The Public Should be Able to Look at This Massive Budget Before We Vote on it

“New Yorkers are calling our offices asking the same thing over and over: where does the state budget stand? This is the largest budget in our state’s history, yet our constituents have been left in the dark about where funding will be directed, how...

Gallahan Commends Hobart Men’s Ice Hockey Team with a Resolution on The Assembly Floor

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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) introduced a resolution on the New Yorkstate Assembly floor yesterday afternoon commending the achievements of the Hobart Men’s Ice Hockey Team, which won the NCAA Division III National Championship. The dedication...

Gallahan Supports Call to Address New York’s Financial Needs

“New York’s insatiable appetite for spending has resulted in a state budget practically bursting at the seams. The Texas and Florida budgets combined do not equal the size of our proposed budget despite having twice the population. Finalizing this...

Gallahan: Students, Teachers and Parents Should Feel Safe at School

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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) joined Assembly Minority Task Force on School Safety & Security co-chairmen Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio (R,C-Gowanda), Assemblyman Doug Smith (R,C-Holbrook), Assemblyman Mike Reilly (R,C-Staten Island) as well...

Gallahan: ‘Raise The Age’ Has Raised Concerns from New York Judges, Police and Parents Alike

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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) attended a press conference alongside Assemblymembers, Senators and local district attorneys to support the call to repeal “Raise the Age” (RTA) legislation that went into effect across New York state in...

Gallahan: Local Officials Outraged by High-Rise Plan

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“Upstate and downstate residents of New York alike are outraged by Gov. Hochul’s high-rise plan. It is an unrealistic plan that will impose major changes on local zoning in suburban communities. To be perfectly clear, critics of this housing plan...

Gallahan: it is Adult-Use Cannabis, Not Child/Teen-Use Cannabis

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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) joined Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio (R,C-Riverhead), Sen. Dean Murray (R,C-3rd Senate District), members of the Assembly and Senate Minority Conferences and members of the Longwood Public School Public Safety Committee...