Albany — Assemblyman Mike Lawler (R,C,I,SAM-Pearl River) and Orangetown Supervisor Teresa M. Kenny joined together for a press conference celebrating the passage of a land trust for Orangetown in the Assembly (A.5373A), and called on the State Senate to do the same.
“During my campaign for State Assembly, one of the things I heard most often from Orangetown residents was the need for a land trust to protect open spaces,” said Lawler. “I’m proud to say today that this legislation passed the Assembly. Now it’s Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick’s turn to move this bill through the Senate.”
“Assemblyman Lawler promised to help get the Town of Orangetown a land trust,” stated Supervisor Kenny. “He’s held up his end of the bargain. We need Senator Reichlin-Melnick to do the same in the Senate so that we can protect our parks, open spaces, and historical monuments.”
“There is no reason for the Senator to delay this legislation any longer,” concluded Kenny.