ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — Assemblyman Chris Tague has declared victory within the 102nd Meeting District. Tague will signify Inexperienced and Schoharie Counties and components of Albany, Otsego, Delaware, and Ulster Counties for one more two years.
“I’m extremely grateful to have been re-elected to signify the 102nd Meeting District,” mentioned Tague. “I wish to thank everybody who has supported me all through this course of, together with my fantastic household. With out them, I’m unsure how I might get by way of this.
Tague, a former dairy farmer, criticized the brand new extra time rule for farm employees in his marketing campaign. He mentioned native farms could be devastated when the edge modifications from 60 hours to 40 hours per week.
His opponent, Nicholas Chase, didn’t reply to NEWS10’s request for an interview. Following his obvious victory Tuesday, Tague issued a press release, which you’ll be able to learn in full beneath.
To the individuals of the 102nd district, I’ll by no means cease preventing for you. We are going to proceed to work arduous to make this state extra reasonably priced by bringing down inflation, chopping prices on the gasoline pump, on the grocery retailer, and in your power payments. I’ll work towards radicals within the majority to guard our constitutional rights and to make our streets secure by locking up harmful criminals and overturning the cashless bail coverage. I can even proceed my work to guard the farmers in our nice state. Farmers are the lifeblood of our nation and lowering the extra time threshold for farm employees is every part flawed with ag coverage the democratic majority has pushed by way of. We are going to take a stand for rural training, as they’re at all times pushed apart in favor for extra populated studying facilities. Youngsters in these rural areas like my district deserve the identical form of consideration that main cities obtain, and fogeys shouldn’t should be at nighttime for what sort of curriculum is taught in our faculties.
Collectively, we will flip this state round. As soon as once more, I wish to thanks for the chance to signify you in Albany. I’m very happy with the work I’ve been in a position to accomplish, however there may be a lot extra to do. God Bless you all, and God Bless this nice Nation.
Assemblyman Chris Tague