Critical Budget Cycle for Upstate Transit Needs
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

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A Column by Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) ALBANY, NY — March 7,  2020 — There is an old saying about umpires and referees- when they’re doing a good job, you don’t notice them. The relationship between citizens and their public infrastructure is similar. When our bridges are sound and our roads are safe, we don’t tend to notice. However, when …

TribuneCritical Budget Cycle for Upstate Transit Needs
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

Governor’s Misplaced Priorities in Plain Sight as Budget Talks Continue
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

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A column by Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) ALBANY, NY — February 28,  2020 — There are a lot of big-picture issues with our state budget process that are getting a fair amount of attention, and they should. How did the administration mismanage the Medicaid program so badly that it’s running billions of dollars in the red? How can the governor …

TribuneGovernor’s Misplaced Priorities in Plain Sight as Budget Talks Continue
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB