New York state's mandate to transition school buses to electric power has left many questions, and Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C-Big Flats) has voiced significant concerns over the feasibility and implications of this ambitious plan. According to a press release from... Read More.
(Albany, NY) - Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend, whose district includes Tioga County, recently served breakfast in Albany to students from FFA, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, on their annual advocacy day. He and the students discussed ways to promote and improve agricultural... Read More.
Statement from Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend, Tioga County/Big Flats: "Democratic leaders have been unfolding this budget piece by piece, and every part unveiled is revealing more of their misplaced priorities which put our New York families last. Our residents are struggling... Read More.
Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) is troubled by the recent report from the Division of Budget, which indicates that the state is facing a $6.1 billion deficit in the next fiscal year’s budget, with about half due to Medicaid over-spending. There is a... Read More.