SUMMARY OF 2012 SENATE LEGISLATIVE ACTION**Note: PBH = Bill passed both houses**2012-2013 NEW YORK STATE BUDGET For the second consecutive year, the New York State Senate completed an early passage of the state budget. The 2012-13 state budget achieved the Senate Republicans’ goals of reducing state spending, not raising taxes and creating new private sector jobs. Highlights include: STATE SPENDING GROWTH HELD UNDER TWO PERCENT
On Wednesday, January 9th, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2013 State of the State Address in Albany. Senator Joe Robach, 56th Senate District, discusses his thoughts on the highlights of the address.
On Thursday, February 21st, Governor Cuomo delivered his State of the State and budget messages at Kilbourn Hall at the University of Rochester. I had the privilege to speak at the event. Photo courtesy: Judy Sanders - Office of the Governor
On Wednesday, May 22nd, Senator Robach was a guest on News and Views in Albany. Watch the video to hear his discuss this week's NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame inductions, Mental Health State Aid, and Ethics Reform.
On Wednesday, July 24, Senator Robach was a guest on News & Views in Albany. In this episode, Joe discusses job creation in his hometown of Rochester and highlights from the recently completed 2013 Legislative Session.