Senate, Assembly Republicans holding roundtable today in Corning to discuss gas tax hike proposed by Legislature's Democrat leaders

November 15, 2021

Stop the Gas Tax
The proposal being advanced by the Democrat majorities in the Senate and Assembly could increase the cost of gasoline by as much as 55 cents per gallon and raise home heating costs by more than 25 percent.

 

State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) will join legislative colleagues to host a roundtable discussion with industry stakeholders regarding the Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA, S.4264/A.6967).

The CCIA, a proposal being advanced by the Democrat majorities in the Senate and Assembly, could increase the cost of gasoline by as much as 55 cents per gallon and raise home heating costs by more than 25 percent.

The following stakeholders are scheduled to participate in Monday’s roundtable: Corning Area Chamber of Commerce, Corning Natural Gas, Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association (RTMA), Independent Power Producers of New York (IPPNY), National Fuel, New York Propane Gas Association (NYPGA), and the Business Council of New York State.

WHO:

Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats)

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) 

Senator George Borrello (R,C,IP,LIBT-Jamestown)

​​Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes (R,C-Caledonia)

Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats)

Assemblyman Robert Smullen (R,C,I,SAM-Johnstown)

Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich)

WHENMonday, November 15, 2021 – 10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

WHERE: Radisson Hotel Corning