Press Releases

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Hosts Annual Oneida County Farm Tour for New York State Assembly

Utica –  Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C) hosted New York State Assembly members from across the state, for her Oneida County Farm Tour event on Tuesday August 1st. This annual event showcases farms in the 119th Assembly District and invites...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Tours International Paper Utica Sheet Plant

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Utica –  International Paper has a Sheet Plant in Utica that Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C) toured this morning as well as had a meeting. The 125-year-old business transforms renewable resources into products people depend on every day,...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Kicks Off Ice Cream Month with Event in Marcy

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Albany –  Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C) held an Ice Cream Event at Killino’s Riverside Diner to announce a resolution that she was proud to sponsor which proclaims July 2023 Ice Cream Month in the State of New York. July is National Ice...

Breakfast Meeting with New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Organized by Assemblywoman Buttenschon and The Chamber Alliance

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Utica –  Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C 119) and the Chamber Alliance of the Mohawk Valley held a breakfast meeting this morning at Harts Hill Inn with guest speaker New York State Department of Labor Commissioner, Roberta Reardon. Some of...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Invites Students to Participate in the Assembly Summer Reading Challenge

Utica –  Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C 119) is inviting local area children to participate in the New York State Assembly’s annual Summer Reading Challenge, held in partnership with New York State Libraries. The theme for this year’s...

Legislation Passed in the Assembly That Further Assist New Forest Cemetery

Albany –  On Wednesday, Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon’s (D-C 119) legislation (A1477) regarding the maintenance of cemeteries, passed on the Assembly floor which could further help New Forest Cemetery. New Forest Cemetery faced many challenges...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon on Budget Overview

Albany –  The 2023 New York State Budget process was completed Tuesday in the New York State Assembly and it included many funding initiatives. The late budget supports numerous funding requests to help us overcome the challenges over the last few...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Announces Budget Funding for Volunteer Fire Departments

Albany – Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-C-119), Marcy, announced funding in this year's state budget will be allocated for a new volunteer fire department capital fund. Volunteer fire departments across New York State have struggled financially...

Budget Bills Passed with Assemblywoman Buttenschon’s Advocacy

Albany –  The first budget bills were passed on the Assembly floor late Monday regarding capital projects and public protection. In the capital projects budget bill, there was funding for Utica-Rome campus upgrades including critical maintenance projects...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Helps Pass Legislation Supporting the Next Generation of Nurses, Bolstering Safety at Youth Summer Camps

Albany –  Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica/Rome) announced that legislation she co-sponsored to support the health and safety of communities has passed in the state Assembly. One measure allows for simulation experience as a part of nursing...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Held Her Annual Women of Distinction Event at the State Office Building

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Utica –  Assemblywoman for the New York State Assembly 119th District, Marianne Buttenschon held her annual Women of Distinction event on Friday to honor local women and students who make our Mohawk Valley communities stronger. In honor of March being...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Held Meeting with State Agencies Regarding Youth in Crisis

Utica –  This past Friday, Assemblywoman for the 119th District, Marianne Buttenschon held a meeting with state agencies regarding needs for our youth in crisis.  The meeting was requesting state agency leadership to address the concerns of our justices,...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Recognized the 31st Anniversary for Bosnia and Herzegovina Independence Day

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Albany – The New York State Assembly recognized March 1st as being Bosnia and Herzegovina Independence Day. This year it is the 31st anniversary for this state holiday. Bosnian American Community Association (BACA) was witness to this recognition on...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Read to Kindergarteners Organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension

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Utica – On Feb. 16, Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon visited a kindergarten classroom at Columbus Elementary School to read a book and plant seeds for New York Agriculture in the Classroom (NYAITC) organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE)....

New Resolutions Passed in NYS Assembly

Utica – Assembly Resolutions No. 111, 117 and 121 are just a few of the Resolutions the New York State Assembly passed this week. Some had to deal with the month of Feb. while another was to commemorate an unequivocal champion for women’s suffrage...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Presents Valentine’s for Veterans

Utica – Veteran’s Day is a day to honor the men and women who are Military Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. Not only should we honor them on this federal holiday but why not on Valentine’s Day? Assemblywoman for the 119th Assembly District,...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Secures Funding for New Whitesboro Rescue Truck

Utica – A new rescue truck was purchased by the Whitesboro Volunteer Fire Department thanks to grant money Assemblywoman for District 119, Marianne Buttenschon secured. The unveiling took place at the Whitesboro Volunteer Fire Department on Friday....

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon Asks for Your Written Testimonies

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Utica ─ On Feb. 1st, The joint legislative hearing schedule on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-24 Executive Budget Proposal was announced by Senate Finance Committee Chair, Liz Krueger and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair, Helene E. Weinstein. The...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Sponsors and Passes Highway Designation Bill to Honor Korean War Veterans

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica/Rome) announced that she sponsored and helped pass legislation to designate a portion of State Route 365 as the Oneida County Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway (A.8369-A). “The Korean War lasted over three...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Hosts Five Town Halls Across the Mohawk Valley

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica/Rome) hosted five town halls across the Mohawk Valley in June to provide a legislative update and hear directly from residents about their concerns. “Following a busy and successful state legislative session,...