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Assemblyman  Josh Jensen

Josh Jensen was elected to the New York State Assembly on November 3, 2020. His district includes a portion of Monroe County, specifically the towns of Greece, Ogden, and Parma and the villages of Hilton and Spencerport. 

Josh plans to use his leadership and public service background to give a voice to those in his district and beyond. He believes the state needs to cut unnecessary spending, help create more jobs, and push for the increased protection of our families and neighborhoods through enhanced public safety initiatives. 

Josh graduated from Niagara University and Hilton High School. Prior to being elected to the Assembly, Jensen served the residents of the 3rd Ward as a member of the Town of Greece’s Town Board. As a councilman, he supported proposals that lowered taxes and prioritized the maintenance and improvement of vital infrastructure. He previously worked for Sen. Joe Robach, serving as Director of Communications and Director of Community Affairs and Public Policy. Additionally, he served as the Director of Communications at one of Upstate New York’s largest nursing homes. He has also proudly volunteered with the Hilton Education Foundation and Rochester area chapter of the National Fallen Firefighters.

Josh resides in Greece with his wife, Casey, and their children, Margot and Brendan.

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New York State’s Health Care Workers Left in Limbo

As a member of the Health Committee, Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece) is calling on New York state leaders to address concerns and answer questions regarding the Healthcare Worker Bonus. With the first application deadline this Friday, health care...

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Rochester Area Legislators Hold Press Conference to Call for Increased Resources to Fight Crime, Boost Public Safety

Today, the Greater Rochester area members of the New York State Assembly Minority Conference hosted a press conference to discuss recent rises in violence and public safety concerns in the Greater Rochester area and throughout New York State. The delegation...

Jensen Calls for Stronger Fiscal Oversight as State Faces Budget Gaps

“With news this week that New York state government should expect billions of dollars in budget gaps and tax revenue falling, it’s clear that we must get our fiscal house in order. As inflation continues to rise, the state’s economic standing also...

Jensen: Our Community Mourns The Life Of RPD Officer Mazurkiewicz

“Today, our community mourns the life of Rochester Police Officer Anthony Mazurkiewicz. While on duty, protecting and serving the people of the City of Rochester, Officer Mazurkiewicz and fellow Officer Seno Sang were targeted by evil personified in...

Jensen: Firefighter Robert Fowler Memorial Highway Designation Signed Into Law

Today, Gov. Hochul signed the Firefighter Robert Fowler Memorial Highway bill (A8534) into law which was introduced by Assemblyman Josh Jensen (R,C,I-Greece). Our neighbors can honor the spirit of Fowler’s legacy and heroism for years to come on South...
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