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Primary Dates in New York to be Consolidated

In school, at least when I was a student, one of the first things you learn about American democracy is the importance of voting.  The idea that citizens have the right to be self-governed was the cornerstone political belief of our founding fathers...

Barclay Aims To Make New York More Affordable In 2019

“The Governor’s 2019 State of the State Address laid our numerous proposals for the coming Legislative Session, but I’m troubled by the silence on critical issues that matter to hard-working taxpayers, particularly in Upstate.  Each...

Early Voting Bills Create Unfunded Mandates

“The Assembly Majority passed early voting measures today that, if signed into law, would largely result in unfunded mandates, confusion, and would change our current system when it does not need to be changed.  I voted against these...

2019 Legislative Priorities

On Wednesday, the State Legislature gaveled in for the first time this year marking the start to the 2019 Legislative Session.  I look forward to this day.  It brings a renewed sense of hope and change for the upcoming year and allows for the...

Barclay: ‘Bi-Partisanship Will Be Key To Passing Meaningful Legislation In 2019’

“At a time when politics is at the forefront and divisiveness has caused ongoing conflict across the nation, it’s imperative that members of the state Legislature work together to pass legislation to benefit all New Yorkers. Aside from differences...

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