Press Releases

Lemondes to Host Blood Drive June 16

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) is hosting a blood drive at the Finger Lakes Mall this Wednesday, June 16, in an effort to support blood banks that are short on supply. New York has historically struggled to maintain sustainable blood donation...

Lemondes: Get Our Kids Out Of Masks!

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) joined his Assembly Minority colleagues at a press conference calling for an end to draconian mask mandates for children. After a weekend of flip-flopping and inconsistent messaging between the governor’s...

Lemondes: End the ‘Cuomo Disaster Emergency’

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) joined Assembly and Senate Minority for a press conference calling for an end to the executive order that declared a disaster emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in New York. Executive Order 202 has...

Lemondes Celebrates Passage of Military Dependent Student Support Bill

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) welcomed the passage of a bill yesterday that aims to provide children and dependents of military service members an easier transition into the state’s local school systems. Having moved frequently while...

Lemondes: Get Our Kids Out of These Masks

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) blasted a new mandate requiring children as young as two years old to wear masks in public spaces in response to the rapid re-opening of childcare centers and overnight summer camps. Lemondes considers the new...

Lemondes Blasts Cuomo for Keeping Book Profits, Calls for Legislation to Prevent It in The Future

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette), in partnership with Assembly andSenate Minority, is introducing legislation to prevent public officials from collecting profits on published works while they serve in office. A man of public service throughout...

Assemblyman Lemondes Signs on Letter Calling for Aid for Disabled Students

Lemondes Slams Tax Cut Block for Senior Veterans, Stimulus Checks for Illegal Immigrants

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) is dumbfounded following an Assembly Ways and Means vote that takes steps to cut a proposed tax break for senior veterans in New York state. Spearheaded by Assembly Majority and following the already-outrageous...

Lemondes Curfew Letter to Leaders

The State of Our Local Correctional Facilities

After recently visiting the Auburn Correctional Facility, I am amazed at how different it was from my perception of what a “prison” was and how it functions. As a huge proponent of law enforcement and public safety, monitoring the conditions...

Lemondes Writes to State Health Commissioner Asking for H.S. Graduation Guidelines

Lemondes Sends Letter to Department of Health to Urge Vaccines for Agricultural Workers

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) has sent a letter to Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker urging him to allow farmers, their employees and other agricultural workers into the early vaccination phases. As this group of individuals...

Lemondes Sends Letter to Department of Health to Urge Vaccines for Agricultural Workers - Letter

Lemondes Criticizes Budget Proposal, Highlights Lack of Growth in New York State

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) is criticizing the single-party budget proposal that was debated and deliberatedyesterday, calling the proposed tax hikes in New York ‘a stretch too far’ given all that has occurred over the course...

Lemondes: Assembly Majority Lied, Gave Governor More Power

“Assembly Minority gave Assembly Majority every opportunity to do the right thing and remove Gov. Cuomo’s extraneous emergency powers – in their entirety - in the wake of his administration’s lies and his personal scandals. They...

Farmers and Their Teams

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) is making sure locals know where they can turn if they continue to have difficulties signing up for the COVID-19 vaccine. A recent development shows there is a unique organization set up to ensure those who...

Lemondes Calls for Further Funding for Mental Health Care of New York’s Veterans

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) joined his Assembly colleagues to draft a letter to Speaker Heastie requesting that additional funding for mental health care for the state’s veterans be considered in the one-house budget proposal, for...

Lemondes Calls for Further Funding for Mental Health Care of New York’s Veterans - Letter

Lemondes: Assembly Majority Blocks Vote on Removal of Emergency Powers

“Majority members are completely disregarding their commitment to public service in order to defend a unilateral hold on emergency powers by a clearly unethically-incompetent governor is dumbfounding. This is a sad day for New York, as it definitively...

Lemondes Slams State Majority Politicians for Their Silence on Cuomo Cover-Up

Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) continues his efforts to hold state leadership accountable following the bombshell report by the New York Post detailing how a Cuomo aide admitted the administration misreported nursing home COVID-19 deaths...