February 15, 2013
INDEPENDENCE PARTY OF NEW YORK RELEASES LEGISLATIVE AGENDA
The Independence Party of New York has developed a list of legislative issues that partyleaders would like the Governor and the State Legislature to consider during the 2013 LegislativeSession.
“We put forward the attached list that ranges from the approval of a new minimum wage
package, passage of enhanced gambling with certain criteria, move a Medical Marijuana system, pass the legislation concerning the Scaffold Act and the Dream Act and bring improvements tothe Brownfield Cleanup Program
,” said State Chairman Frank MacKay.
“These issues are
sensitive to the needs of our business community while moving forward anagenda to improve the quality of life f
or our state’s citizenry,” continued MacKay.
The committee that developed these legislative initiatives was comprised of Len Bernardo,Ulster County Chair and State Executive Committee Member, Lee Kolesnikoff, Former SaratogaCounty Chair and State Executive Committee Member and Chairman MacKay. Mr. Bernardowas Chair of the Legislative Issues Committee.
“We discussed, with our party’s
leaders, their concerns relating to this year’s legislative
session and our committee developed this list of legislative initiatives. The committee willcontinue to review other legislation during the 2013 Session and possibly issue more reports
concluded Chairman MacKay.###Contact: Frank MacKay