Press Releases

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Clears Up Confusion on Military Family Vote

Assemblywoman Buttenschon (D-Utica) tonight released a comment regarding an apparent misunderstanding of her vote on A.2991 in the Higher Education Committee. "I fully support this measure," said Buttenschon. "I voted against holding the bill in committee...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Hosting Town Halls Across Mohawk Valley

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) is hosting a series of Town Halls across the Mohawk Valley. Community members will have the opportunity to discuss issues that are most important to them. “I’m always eager to hear from constituents,”...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon to Host ‘Smart Seniors’ Sessions

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) will be hosting the ‘Smart Seniors’ program in conjunction with the office of the New York State Attorney General. “Seniors being targeted for scam and fraud attempts is becoming more widespread,”...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: State Budget Invests in Mohawk Valley Schools

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) announced she helped pass the 2019-20 state budget, which includes an increase of $1 billion in state education aid over last year’s budget and provides vital funding for Mohawk Valley schools. Additionally,...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: State Budget Directs Vital Funding to AIM

“Since it was revealed that the executive budget proposal included a substantial cut to Aid and Incentives to Municipalities (AIM), my colleagues in the Assembly and I have been vocal about the serious impact it would have on New York’s communities...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Hosting Town Halls Across Mohawk Valley

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) announced she will be hosting a series of town halls across the Mohawk Valley to hear from community members about the issues that are most important to them. “I’m always here to help my constituents,...

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon to Host District Office Open House

Utica, New York – New York State Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) will host a District Office Open House on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. The open house will be held at the 119th Assembly District Office, Utica State...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: Final Budget Must Address Mohawk Valley Priorities

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) announced that her top priorities as she helps craft this year’s state budget are: securing fair funding for Mohawk Valley students; protecting emergency medical services in rural areas; improving upstate...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: Final Budget Must Fairly Fund Local Students, Protect Rural Health Care

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) announced that securing fair funding for Mohawk Valley students and protecting emergency medical services in rural areas are among her top priorities as she helps craft this year’s state budget. “I’ve...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: Child Victims Act Clears Path to Justice for Survivors

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) announced she helped pass the Child Victims Act, which allows more victims of childhood sexual abuse the opportunity to seek justice against their abusers (A.2683). “There is nothing more sickening than...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: Teachers Should be able to Focus on Their Students

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) announced that she helped pass legislation to eliminate the mandatory use of students’ state test results to evaluate teacher performance (A.783). The measure would make critical corrections to the teacher...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Passes Election Reform Package to Bring Voting Process into 21st Century

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica) announced she helped pass sweeping election reform legislation to modernize the voting process in New York State and increase transparency in campaign spending. “Transparency, accountability and fairness...