This week, Governor Kathy Hochul laid out a bold vision for a new era in New York State during his first State of the State address, and I released a package of legislation, the Climate Action Agenda (CAA), to aggressively combat climate change during this year’s legislative session.

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FAHY RELEASES 2022 ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE ACTION PRIORITIES AHEAD OF LEGISLATIVE SESSION

State Lawmaker Lays Out Plans to Tackle Building and Transportation Electrification, Climate Inaction, Emissions-Reduction, Carbon Removal, Land Conservation & More

ALBANY, N.Y. (Jan. 4) — Today I’m announcing a set of urgent legislative priorities related to climate action…

Last week, Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation I sponsor with Senator Robert Jackson to expand the definition of child safety zones, aimed at providing even more students, particularly in the City of Albany, with safe transportation to and from school.

Additionally, UAlbany officially cut the ribbon on its new Emerging…

Assemblymember Patricia Fahy today announced the expansion of her legislation (A.3179-A Fahy/S.7406 Krueger) to dramatically expand the growth of the state’s electric vehicle infrastructure. The legislation institutes requirements for EV-ready (equipped with a charging station) and EV-capable infrastructure in newly constructed or renovated commercial and residential buildings. New York lags…

Progress continues on the $750M upgrade and consolidation project of Albany’s Wadsworth Labs at the Harriman Campus, conversations continue surrounding I-787’s future relationship with our riverfront, and I announced two libraries in the 109th District are slated to receive state aid to help with physical infrastructure upgrades and facility improvements.

Another whirlwind of a week in the Legislature has come to a close. I was on a previously scheduled conference call on gun violence prevention on Tuesday, so it was a surprise to learn New York State Attorney General Tish James’ press event presented her final report on the independent…

Assemblymember Patricia Fahy

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