When I am speaking to a large group of constituents, I often ask the question: How many of you know someone who has been diagnosed with Lyme Disease? Virtually every hand is raised. I worked to host a Lyme Disease information session with State Senators Betty Little, Kathy Marchione, and Assemblyman Dan Stec. I also […]
As our community knows well, acid rain has a major impact on our economy and environment. I pushed the EPA to provide an additional $250,000 in funding for the Adirondack Lake Survey Corporation, an agency in Ray Brook that studies the impact of acid rain on the Adirondacks. We can continue the fight to protect […]
New York’s 21st District is the proud home of the Adirondacks, and we understand that protecting our environment plays an important role in promoting economic growth and opportunity. I introduced a resolution that brings together the priority of addressing the risks of climate change with the importance of protecting and creating American jobs. Innovation and […]
Renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and biomass are important for our environment and our local job creation. That’s why I was proud to introduce the Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act, which would extend existing tax credits for renewable energy technologies.
2018 Result: Working with local environmental organizations, I was proud to write and introduce legislation to provide funding to combat invasive species. This bipartisan leadership is critical to protecting our North Country environment and economy.