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'Miller to run in 122nd Assembly District'
State Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, has announced he will run for the newly redrawn 122nd Assembly District which comprises parts of Oneida, Herkimer, Madison and Otsego counties, according to a campaign statement. Miller has represented the 101st district for the past five years.
'Miller urges disbanding of Farm Laborers Wage Board'
Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, is calling on the state legislature to take action in disbanding the Farm Laborers Wage Board, which could lower the threshold of overtime for farm workers in September to 40 hours per week. The assemblyman has advocated for the threshold to remain at 60 hours per week.
'Miller seeks higher pay for home care workers'
ALBANY — Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, joined home care workers and advocates in advocating for higher pay in the 2022-23 state budget. Miller has sponsored legislation to set the base minimum wage and reimbursements for home care workers at 150% of the regional minimum wage, according to an announcement from his office.
'Miller, colleagues seek repeal of HALT Act'
ALBANY — New York State Assemblyman Brian Miller has joined with the state correctional officers union to support the return of solitary confinement. Miller announced a new bill to repeal the HALT Act.
'Miller delivers hand sanitizers to local libraries'
After his long bout with COVID-19 Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) is back out in the district hearing the concerns of constituents and delivering hand sanitizer to help keep residents safe and healthy.
'Miller makes pitch for milk, bill'
ALBANY — Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, and fellow Assemblyman Robert Smullen, R-118, Gloversville, are calling for the passage of Miller’s bill, A.9990, which would allow schools to purchase whole and 2% milk from local dairy producers.
'Miller seeks halt in energy taxes'
Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, is calling on legislators and state officials to suspend state taxes on all energy, invest in domestic energy and reform regulations. Between inflation and disruptions due to the war in Ukraine, gasoline and other fuels have skyrocketed, Miller said,
'Miller urges $500 million investment in vets'
NEW HARTFORD — Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, is urging the state Legislature to include a $500 million investment in a pandemic relief package in the 2022-23 state budget called Invest In Vets, which would provide spending in operational and capital support for veterans programs.
'Assemblyman seeks more state funds for local roads, bridges in budget'
NEW HARTFORD — Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, recently joined highway superintendents and his legislative colleagues calling for increased funding for local roads and bridges.
'Miller Applauds $10.7 Million Award for New Hudson Valley Food Bank '
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a $10.7 million award to construct a new food distribution warehouse for the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley in the Orange County town of Montgomery. The increased demand for emergency food assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a larger facility with additional capacity for cold storage and sorting. The new 40,000-square-foot warehouse is expected to benefit 179,000 low- to moderate-income New Yorkers currently receiving assistance from Hudson Valley food banks.
'Assemblyman recognizes Lincoln Davies Co. at ceremony'
SAUQUOIT — Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, presented Lincoln Davies Co., 8689 Summit Road, with its recent New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry distinction at a ceremony on Friday.
'Eviction moratorium extension draws opposition'
The extension of the eviction moratorium in New York has drawn criticism from local politicians, who see it as being unfair to landlords, while others say renters and landlords need to take advantage of state assistance in order to mitigate a potential housing crisis.
'Assemblyman seeks temporary halt in state sales tax'
ALBANY — Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, is among a group of Republican state lawmakers that have introduced legislation to seek a two-year halt to state sales tax to help businesses and individuals recover from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
'New Hartford, Sauquoit Valley state champions recognized by Miller'
New York State Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-Rome, and Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-New Hartford, recognized state champions from New Hartford and Sauquoit Valley high schools Thursday morning.
'Miller urges Hochul to drop ‘farm-killing labor policy’'
ALBANY - Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101, New Hartford, spoke up for small family farms and the agricultural sector in fighting the lowering of the overtime threshold during a news conference on Tuesday.
'Area state elected officials weigh in on Hochul’s mask order'
On the heels of a Friday announcement by Gov. Kathy Hochul declaring masks would again be required in all indoor public places unless the businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement, area state elected officials weighed in on the move.
'State touts groundbreaking for Fountainhead project'
SCHUYLER — In a recent announcement, Empire State Development touted the groundbreaking for the Fountainhead Group’s $19 million, 195,000 square-foot warehouse and distribution center at the Schuyler Business Park.
'Miller Appointed To Lead Agenda For Assembly Minority Conference'
Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) has been appointed by Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) to serve in the Conference’s leadership as the Vice-Chair of the Steering Committee. Through this position, Miller will take on responsibilities helping to lead the legislative policy agenda for the Assembly Minority Conference.
'Miller seeks to raise awareness of domestic violence'
YWCA Mohawk Valley was joined by partners and elected officials Thursday for a virtual press conference to mark the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed nationally every October.
'GOP bill would exempt volunteer firefighters from state income tax'
KINGSTON, N.Y. – Three Republican state legislators who represent parts of the Mid-Hudson Valley are promoting legislation that would give income tax breaks to volunteer firefighters and emergency service volunteers.
'The power of local representation: Meet Assemblyman Brian Miller'
n this conversation, New York State Assemblyman Brian Miller shares his approach to politics and governing. His background as an engineer informs how he methodically and patiently approaches each challenge in an effort to make New York state a better place for everyone. He has been a long time advocate of individuals with disabilities and the people who care for them.
'Miller presents Delhi Telephone Co. with Historic Preservation distinction'
Assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C-New Hartford) presented Delhi Telephone Company with its recent New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry distinction. The company was founded in 1897 by local resident Stephen F. Adee with the vision that people and local businesses deserved the opportunity to communicate effectively; since then, the company has grown exponentially through Delaware County, offering 4,000 subscribers telephone, cable, broadband internet, home security and smart home devices.
'Miller Awards New Hartford, Clayville Libraries 25k in funding'
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. – The New Hartford Public Library and the Clayville Library Association have received $25,000 in bullet aid to support library functions and initiatives. The New Hartford library was awarded $15,000 and the Clayville library received $10,000.
'County, state leaders take aim at New York's new gun laws'
A senator and county executive joined two Central New York sheriffs and four assembly members today, to put a bullseye on New York's new gun laws, which they say have no chance of preventing gun crime. "This isn't going to make our communities any safer. It's not going to make anybody any safer. This is just putting a restriction on already law-abiding citizens," said Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-101.
'Miller helps secure state approval to build hotel'
Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill Friday, Oct. 8, that allows for the exchange of properties between the College Foundation at Delhi and SUNY Delhi as the first step to build a hotel in the village of Delhi State Sen. Mike Martucci, R-New Hampton; and Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-New Hartford; sponsored bills to allow the transfer, and it was passed in June. They issued a joint statement that read: "We are pleased to announce that Governor Hochul has signed our legislation to