Tag: Brian Kolb

Kolb says there’s easier way to avoid STAR debacle in NYS

OP-ED: Kolb says there’s easier way to avoid STAR debacle in NYS

New York homeowners face some of the highest property taxes in the country. And these days, many are facing new challenges trying to find help from a program that they have relied upon for years. The Cuomo Administration has been tinkering with ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb slams budget outcome, burden placed on Upstate

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb slams budget outcome, burden placed on Upstate

Last week a $175.5 billion spending bill was passed. Some lawmakers believe that bill, which was packed with a number of consequential pieces of legislation – is proposed that way intentionally by the majority. “This legislation simply wouldn’t pass in a traditional, ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb talks elections, future of FLX

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb talks elections, future of FLX

What has Albany gotten right for the Finger Lakes? How detrimental is it to the region that state elections, like the one for Governor, have all but forgotten about Upstate New York? State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) has represented the ... MORE
Lawmakers react to state budget negotiations, extender

Lawmakers react to state budget negotiations, extender

Sen. Pam Helming (R-C-I-54) An extended budget is the only thing that stands between New York State and a shutdown now that the budget deadline has come and gone. Sen. Pam Helming (R-C-I-54) voted to pass the extension, which provides temporary relief ... MORE
Kolb: Reality check for economic development effort is long overdue

Kolb: Reality check for economic development effort is long overdue

Despite mounting concerns, federal inquiries and underwhelming performance results, Gov. Cuomo and his staff continue to tell New Yorkers that the state’s economic development programs are strong and successful. It’s one thing to stay “on message,” but it’s quite another to be ... MORE
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