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Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan announces $100,000 in grant funding for local libraries

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C-Manchester) is announcing over $100,000 in grant funding that has been awarded to four different library projects within the 131st Assembly District through the New York State Department of Education and the New York State Library. The grants will ... MORE
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Letter to Hochul requests that statewide mask policy in schools be rescinded before start of year

When Governor Kathy Hochul took office one of her first actions leading state government was to request a full mask mandate in public schools amid rising COVID infections. Now, Republican lawmakers from the Finger Lakes are joining calls for the mask mandate ... MORE
Waterloo Library, Historical Society get $25,000 in funding

Waterloo Library, Historical Society get $25,000 in funding

A solid chunk of funding is coming to the Waterloo Library and Historical Society by route of Albany, thanks to the efforts of Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan (R,C -Manchester). The funding will be used to update Fatzinger Hall with new seating. This updated ... MORE
NEVER A GUARANTEE: Leaders past and present reflect on evolution of Sampson Memorial Veterans Cemetery

NEVER A GUARANTEE: Leaders past and present reflect on evolution of Sampson Memorial Veterans Cemetery

Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery was simply at an advantage against others considered for status as New York’s first veterans cemetery. It had plentiful space, a long-standing record of strong management, as well as the backing of the local community. Despite how well-equipped ... MORE
Helming, Gallahan push bill to require committees, commissions, and tasks forces to be ‘equal’ in representation

Helming, Gallahan push bill to require committees, commissions, and tasks forces to be ‘equal’ in representation

Senator Pam Helming has introduced a bill in the State Senate that would require all legislatively-enacted committees, commissions, task forces and other working groups to have an equitable number of appointments by the majority and minority parties of the Senate and Assembly ... MORE
Gallahan reflects on first weeks of serving in New York State Assembly

Gallahan reflects on first weeks of serving in New York State Assembly

Assemblyman Jeff Gallahan[R-131] who took office at the start of 2021 says the the first several weeks of serving in the legislature have been among the most exciting in his life. “While the circumstances we all face have been challenging, it has ... MORE
Upstate lawmakers call for more specifics, focus on recovery after Gov. Cuomo’s ‘state of the state’ address

Upstate lawmakers call for more specifics, focus on recovery after Gov. Cuomo’s ‘state of the state’ address

As Governor Andrew Cuomo held his State of the State Address on Monday, lawmakers waited to see what major components would be included, or not, in his legislative agenda. For Upstate Republicans representing the Finger Lakes and Central New York, the 2021 ... MORE
HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
LIVE ON WEDNESDAY AT 5 PM: Republican Primary Debate for 131st Assembly District (watch)

WEBCAST REPLAY: Republican Primary Debate for 131st Assembly District on FingerLakes1.com (video)

On Wednesday evening, FingerLakes1.com live-streamed a debate between the four candidates involved in June’s Republican Primary in the 131st District. That seat, which has been held by Assemblyman Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) will be vacated at the end of the year. The primary ... MORE
LIVE AT 8:15 AM: Jeff Gallahan talks campaign for New York State Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Jeff Gallahan talks NYS Assembly campaign in 131st District (podcast)

Manchester Town Supervisor Jeff Gallahan was the first Republican to enter the race to succeed longtime Assemblyman Brian Kolb in the 131st District. On episode #219 of the Inside the FLX podcast, he goes in-depth on the issues, as we take a ... MORE
Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Supervisor from Manchester focuses on infrastructure, taxes in campaign

Manchester Town Supervisor Mike Gallahan says running for New York State Assembly in the 131st District first crossed his mind a couple years ago. Then-Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, was contemplating a gubernatorial run. That was when Gallahan says he was ... MORE