Troy, NY — Senator Roy McDonald will hold a public meeting with officials from state and local organizations that provide services to individuals with disabilities and their families. McDonald was approached by the different groups to host a meeting where they can discuss the future of services for people with disabilities. The meeting will take place Thursday, December 2 at the Hudson Valley Community College in the Bulmer Telecommunications Room at 1:30 p.m.
Saratoga Springs - Friday September 17, 2010 - Senator Roy McDonald was invited to start off the annual Alzheimer's Memory Walk at Wesley Health Care Center. Wesley provides residents with the opportunity to participate in the event within the facility to support Alzheimer's awareness.
Statement from Senator Roy McDonald on Momentive Merger
“I’m very happy and this sounds like a positive step for the future of Momentive. It’s very important that we keep jobs here in New York. My main concern will always be the employees working at the Waterford facility, their jobs and careers are extremely important to our area.”
Troy, NY — Senator Roy McDonald today expressed his concern and frustration with reports he has received from small and mid-sized business owners throughout his district that the State has been significantly past due in paying for services provided by their companies.
“I’ve been approached by a number of business owners who haven’t been paid in months,” said McDonald. “We cannot allow this to continue, small and mid-sized businesses are the backbone of the Upstate economy providing local jobs, tax revenue, and stability in many Upstate communities.”
McDonald calls on Governor Paterson to bring the Legislature back and finish the State Budget
Albany, NY July 21, 2010 — Senator Roy McDonald today called Governor Paterson to bring members of the Senate and Assembly back to Albany and finish the New York State Budget. The budget has been past due since April 1st and it appears as if the Senate Majority would like this process to evaporate and disappear until the end of the year.
Says: "State's inaction is just as scary as material in landfill."
Town of Nassau – May 21, 2010. Senator Roy McDonald was joined by Town of Nassau Supervisor Dave Fleming, along with Highway Superintendent Fred McCagg and Town Board Member Don Carpentier, at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill on Friday.
Albany - May 10, 2010 - McDonald says Bill would safeguard hundreds of racing industry, tourism-related jobs; but was defeated with a vote of 32 Democrats to 29 Republicans, for the Second time in two weeks.For the second time in a span of two weeks, Senator Roy McDonald offered an amendment today on the Senate floor in an attempt to force action on a bill that would provide the New York Racing Association (NYRA) with the short-term fiscal relief necessary to ensure uninterrupted summer racing season at the historic Saratoga Racetrack this year, as well as protect hun
Ballston Spa- March 9, 2010 – Senator Roy McDonald was joined by New York State Senate Finance Staff, Chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors Bill Peck, Ballston Spa Superintendent Joseph Dragone, and Southern Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce Pr
Albany - March 2, 2010 - Senator Roy McDonald will host a Public Hearing on the New York State Budget on Saturday, March 6, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Wood Road Elementary School in Ballston Spa.
Albany- January 28, 2009 - Senator Roy McDonald (Saratoga), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Children and Families, is calling on Governor David Paterson to restore the cuts to child abuse prevention that he proposed in his Executive Budget.
Albany - January 20, 2010 –Long time autism advocate, Senator Roy McDonald (Saratoga), today called for the creation of an “Autism Bill of Rights” to protect the rights of individuals diagnosed on the autistic spectrum.
Clifton Park - January 6, 2009 -Senator Roy McDonald and Congressman Scott Murphy will hold an Autism Seminar and Forum with a panel of local caregivers, educators and experts on autism and similar type disabilities.