Dean G. Skelos' Videos

Senator Skelos Comments on Tax Relief Legislation, Session Priorities

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos comments on the property tax cap and mandate relief legislation on the Senate floor.

June 27, 2011
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January 31, 2011
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A MESSAGE FROM SENATE MAJORITY LEADER DEAN SKELOS

Welcome to the official web site of the New York State Senate.

The new year of 2011 brings important changes and challenges to our State government, and to the State of New York as a whole. 

The members of  the State Senate will be working closely with our new Governor Andrew Cuomo and the members of the New York State Assembly to meet the significant challenges that lie ahead.

January 4, 2011
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Budget Extender Remarks by Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos: Monday, June 7, 2010

In  his  remarks,  Senator Skelos discusses the Democrats’ failure toconduct  a public budget discussion or include Republicans in negotiations,their  rejection  of  Republican  proposals  for Medicaid reforms to reducespending; the fact that the budget extender bill includes Medicaid spendingthat makes up about 40 percent of the overall state budget; and the lack of

June 7, 2010
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Senator Dean Skelos gives the GOP response to Governor David Paterson's State of the State Address

Sen. Skelos State of the State response 1/6/09 In his State of the State message Governor Paterson said that New York faces an enormous fiscal crisis. He’s right.New York, like other states, has been hit hard by the economic recession, forcing you and other families to make sacrifices in order to make ends meet.

January 7, 2010
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Senator Skelos Speaks on NYS Budget Deficit

Senator Dean Skelos talks with Capital 9 News about his plans to reduce state spending and cut taxes to solve NY state's budget deficit.

November 20, 2009
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Sen. Skelos Gives His Closing Remarks on the MTA Bailout Bill

Republican Senate Leader Dean Skelos explains why the so-called MTA Bailout Bill is bad for Long Island.

May 7, 2009
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Senator Dean Skelos expresses his concerns with the new State Budget deal

Senator Skelos talks to a Capital News 9 reporter on how the people of New York State will be adversely affected by the new Budget deal put together by the "three Democrats from New York City." Sounds like no more property tax rebate checks and higher taxes and fees.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Dean Skelos speaks on the 2009-10 State Budget

NY State Sen. Dean Skelos speaks at the opening of debate on the 2009-10 New York State budget. The $132 billion plan is the largest in state history, increasing spending by more than 10% and includes the largest tax increase ever. Republican Skelos criticized the Democrat-only plan, which was crafted in secret, in violation of state budget reform laws.

March 31, 2009
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