Speaker Carl Heastie

WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie was in the mid-Hudson Valley Thursday as part of his fourth annual statewide tour. He visited a center in Poughkeepsie that provides community services and programs before heading for lunch at a restaurant in the city.

New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie visits Bombardier in Plattsburgh
Pat Bradley/WAMC

The Speaker of the state Assembly was in northern New York today to tour the Bombardier rail car manufacturing plant in Plattsburgh. Now that the legislative session is over, it was his first stop on a summer tour of the state.