“The appointment of new IJC commissioners is an important step forward in our efforts to protect local homeowners and businesses. Together, we have advocated for the appointment of Jane Corwin as the next U.S. chairwoman as well as the addition of Robert Sisson and Lance Yohe to the commission. These efforts have paid off, and the voices of those we represent have been heard. President Trump, Congressman Katko, and Congressman Collins are to be commended for leading the charge to get them appointed by the U.S. Senate.

Recently, a group of students from the Phoenix Central School District came to Albany for a very special visit. These students, led by their teachers Carol Blackburn and Colleen Longley, had earlier come up with an idea to better help young people discuss, understand and even cope with mental health issues they may face.