John Faso
John Faso

New York Congressman John Faso, a Republican of Kinderhook, will not vote for the House republican tax plan in its current form, according to a press release. Faso says the plan does not do enough to ease tax burdens.

"I have consistently stated that my goals for tax reform are to increase economic growth, increase worker paychecks, incentivize small business investment and ensure New York families are better off.  Unfortunately, I do not believe the current tax bill being considered by the House meets all of these goals," Faso said.  "As such, I will vote no when the bill is considered in the House of Representatives tomorrow.

Katherine Carroll

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was in upstate New York Monday. He was joined by local lawmakers to hear from grain and dairy farmers.

Perdue joined Republican Congressmembers John Faso of the 19th House District, Elise Stefanik of the 21st, and Claudia Tenney of the 22nd. They toured the King Brothers dairy shop in Schuylerville and WestWind Agricultural supply in Schagticoke.