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Gov. Hochul Hiding Budget Report Violates State Law

The deadline for Governor Hochul to release the state’s mid-year budget report was Sunday, Oct. 30. We are still waiting for it. The mandated public report that outlines the state’s current financial health has taken a back seat to the governor’s...

Standardized Test Scores Are A Call To Action

Preparing New York’s students for the workforce and the responsibilities and challenges beyond school is the most important job of any education system. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, these goals became significantly more challenging, and...

Barclay Announces 2022 Local Landscapes and Landmarks Art Exhibit Opening

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) today invited members of the public to his 3rd Annual Local Landscapes and Landmarks visual art exhibit opening on November 5 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Art Association of Oswego, Inc. “We have received...

Annual ‘Tithe My Shoes’ Donation Drive Under Way

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) today announced that he is once again participating in the annual “Tithe My Shoes” charity drive, an effort to collect new or gently-used shoes and boots for the Rescue Mission with an emphasis...

School Safety: A Top Priority For Assembly Minority Conference

Keeping the public safe is the most important job of any legislative body. That charge comes with many different considerations, and in recent months we have seen a critical gap in the safety of New York’s school children. To help address that gap,...

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay Speaks at Public Safety Rally in Auburn

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Yesterday, Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay participated in a rally at the Auburn Correctional Facility, which was hosted by Claudia Tenney. The rally was aimed at bringing attention to the increasing dangers facing correctional officers across the...

Assembly Minority Leader Barclay Announces State Aid for Fulton Public Library Construction

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) announced today that the Fulton Public Library will receive nearly $44,000 in state funding to implement needed upgrades and improve access to the facility. Through a grant award of $43,688, the library...

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence is an ongoing problem affecting millions of Americans every year. On average, approximately 20 individuals are abused each minute by their intimate partner, which totals around 10 million women and men over the course of year, according...

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Each year, nearly 17,000 women in New York state are diagnosed with breast cancer and it claims the lives of around 2,500 of them. Estimates suggest approximately one in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis during their lifetime. As such,...

Statement From Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay on Court Ruling Declaring NY’s Gun Laws Unconstitutional

“It was obvious before the ink was dry on the page that Majority lawmakers rushed and reckless gun laws were unconstitutional. The Federal Court ruled correctly today. It should serve as a lesson to Gov. Hochul and legislative Majority about what happens...
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