Senator Steve Saland (R,C Poughkeepsie) responded today to Governor Pataki’s 2005 State of the State Address.
"The Governor’s announcement today that IBM, Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, Infineon, AMD and Charter will join together and invest $1.9 billion to build a new chip plant in East Fishkill is exciting news for the Hudson Valley," said Senator Saland.
Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno has announced that he has appointed Senator Stephen M. Saland (R, C Poughkeepsie) as one of four Senate Majority appointees to a joint legislative Conference Committee on Budget Reform. Senator Saland, who is Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, is joined on the Budget Reform Committee by Senator Owen Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee as well as Senator Thomas Libous and Senator George Winner.
"I am honored to have been appointed by Senator Bruno to this critically important Budget Reform Conference Committee.
Senator Steve Saland (R,C Poughkeepsie) today announced that he has spoken with the NYS Workers Compensation Board and the Office of General Services (OGS) to voice his concern over the closure of the Workers Compensation Board site in Hudson.