Thousands of nursing home residents have died because of New York’s policies, and now the governor is lying and relying on his friends in the media to provide cover. NO ONE BUT HIM ORDERED COVID-19 SENIORS INTO NURSING HOMES CAUSING THOUSANDS OF DEATHS. Blood is on his hands! Cowards blame others! Read the FoxNews article here.
Governor Cuomo and the State of New York have some explaining to do. Reports estimate New York sent more than 4,300 COVID19-positive patients into homes, and over 5,800 residents died. We can’t let this go away. New Yorkers deserve answers now. Read more here.
We are pleased to announce this collaborative effort by local hospitals and health networks in the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes and Western New York. This will help ensure medical supplies, test kits and bed capacities are efficiently utilized across the regions to ensure we meet the metrics to remain open. Glad to do our part to bring this together! Read … Read More
Tom was proud to introduce the bi-partisan, bicameral SMART Fund. This protects local property tax payers. We care about helping keep property taxes low, and we don’t need even more political pressure on local government from the Governor. “Speaking with local leaders every day, and as a former small town mayor myself, I knew it was only fair that this … Read More
After our collaborative efforts these past few weeks, I am pleased to hear Governor Cuomo announced that Phase 1 of reopening Western NY started this week! More here.
Now, more than ever, we need to be working together, seeking bi-partisan compromise, and keeping our eye on the ball as we work to get through the historic challenges we face. Unfortunately, the HEROES Act proposed by Speaker Pelosi misses the mark. No committee work. No bi-partisan discussion. The result: a bill that’s largely a partisan wish list and even … Read More
During these uncertain times, one thing is certain: we must find a bipartisan plan to get our nation back on its feet. And to do that, our elected officials must come together for the American people. The Problem Solvers Caucus held our first virtual debate to show that although we are socially distant, we can still make significant discourse on … Read More
With the increases in testing as a result of our deal with Quest Diagnostics, it was announced yesterday that the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions have hit the benchmarks needed to reopen! It’s time to safely reopen! Read more here.
Tom recently visited Brooks Memorial Hospital to discuss a Paycheck Protection Program that would keep the staff employed and allow them to continue to help the people of our community. We must protect those who are on the front lines and stand together as a nation during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
We are committed to helping the Southern Tier and Central and Western New York re-open, and yesterday I announced a deal with Quest Diagnostics to provide the region with thousands of surplus test kits to satisfy the usage needs of approximately 3 million people. There can be no question that the testing requirements in order to reopen based on Governor … Read More