New York is consistently ranked at the bottom for business climate. Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy and Chris is always fighting to remove the red tape and barriers to economic growth and prosperity in Upstate New York.
Albany has been a poster for corruption. As your Assemblyman, Chris fought against the corrupt rule of convicted felons like Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos. Chris is proud to have voted twice in the Assembly to allow for a Constitutional amendment to strip corrupt politicians from their pensions.
In New York, property taxes are sky high in most part due to the many unfunded mandates handed down to counties from the state.
Since joining the Assembly, Chris has fought to protect taxpayers from programs that increase property taxes like Medicaid cost increases. Thanks to Chris' efforts, increases in Medicaid are now capped.
Fighting for the people of the Southern Tier