(TIOGA COUNTY, NY) -- Four Tioga County high school seniors from Tioga Central, Candor, Waverly, and Spencer Van-Etten schools, were recognized recently as “Akshar’s All-Stars.” The student recognition program founded by Sen. Fred Akshar (R-Tioga and Broome) is in its fourth year of... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar (R-52nd District / Tioga, Broome and Chenango) has cosponsored legislation to remove the authority for New York State agencies to automatically renew emergency regulations without the involvement of the State Legislature.The proposal responds to the recent mask sweeping mandate issued by... Read More.
(BINGHAMTON, NY) -- New York State Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt, Sen. Fred Akshar and Binghamton Mayor Rich David have called for changes to the state’s disastrous bail “reform” laws to better help individuals struggling with addiction. Since 2019, Democrat “reforms” under... Read More.
State Sen. Fred Akshar, R-52nd District, announced his plans Thursday to run for Broome County Sheriff in the 2022 General Election. Akshar's announcement came one day after Broome Sheriff's Capt. Kate Newcomb said she is running for the Republican nomination to succeed retiring Sheriff... Read More.
BINGHAMTON -- As upstate communities across the 52nd Senate District work toward a safe and responsible return to life after the COVID-19 pandemic, Sen. Fred Akshar will embark on a district-wide Business Recovery and Reopening Tour.
Sen. Fred Akshar of the 52nd District, which includes Tioga and Broome counties, lashed out at Democrats for their overspending and misplaced priorities in the approved 2021 fiscal year budget.Akshar issued this statement: "Democrats in charge of state government are giving $2 billion in... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar, (R-Tioga, Broome) released this statement Tuesday in response to legislation to legalize recreational marijuana.Akshar said: "... as written, (the laws) are setting up our communities, our emergencies services workers, our police, our healthcare workers, our schools, teachers and families to fail.https://youtu.be/M6MH9vNPhTU"Whether... Read More.
New York Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker has a letter on his desk from Sen. Fred Akshar, 52nd Senate District including Tioga and Broome counties.Akshar told Zucker high school graduations are some of the most memorable moments for New Yorkers, when generations... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar, of 52nd District that includes Tioga and Broome counties, issued this statement late Sunday in reaction to Democrats proposed budget for the next fiscal year: "Now that the $12.6 billion in federal aid helped eliminate nearly all of New York's $15... Read More.
VIDEO: Sen. Fred Akshar (R-52nd District) released his latest Community Voice Survey this week to poll the community on various issues facing constituents.“Since the day I was first elected, I've tried to be as open... Read More.
VIDEO: From the Tioga Hills Elementary School, State Sen. Fred Akshar, of the 52nd District, recently recognized 5th grader Ben Cucci as one of "Akshar's All-Stars" for turning tragedy into triumph for his family and his community. Despite being only 10 years old, Ben, who lives... Read More.