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"That state Assemblymember Phil Steck spearheaded the effort to get the money for the study in the most recent state budget speaks to his own stature in seeking analytical solutions to issues."

"Mr. Steck, who called his friend Lt. Finn an 'unusual police leader,' said the institute’s work is intended to help decrease violence instead of increasing prosecutions."

Times Union Editorial Board / Times Union / September 13, 2022

The Colonie Junior Raiders use the fields at West Albany Pocket Park. The funds will allow for renovation of park infrastructure, including adding audience seating, replacing the scoreboard and constructing new Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant restroom facilities, according to state Assemblyman Phil Steck’s office, which announced the grant funding on Saturday.

Pete DeMola/ Times Union / September 11, 2022

Assemblyman Phil Steck, D-Colonie, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie were expected to bring a $1 million check to Elks Lane — where the CSSC has demolished the former Elks Lodge to construct a 99-unit, three story building — but instead showed up with twice the amount.

“In the current real estate market, it is very difficult for seniors to downsize into affordable housing. Selling what you own often does not generate enough revenue to avoid stress in retirement,” Steck said in a statement. “Without this aid, it is likely the project could have been postponed for a long time due to increased construction costs. Now it is shovel ready.”

Jim Franco / Colonie Spotlight / August 24, 2022

Convicted politicians should be required to reimburse legal fees taken from their campaign funds

“Some good-government groups and lawmakers, including Assemblyman Phil Steck, a Democrat from Colonie, are seeking to prevent politicians who have left office or have been convicted of a crime from continuing to tap campaign funds.”

Times Union Editorial Board / Times Union / July 28, 2022

Unionization dive expands among Capital Region Starbucks shops

“We live in a time period where people like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are making billions and generally speaking the rest of the country is not doing so well,” Steck said. Starbucks is particularly fertile ground for organizing, he said.“I think that a lot of the workers at Starbucks tend to be relatively younger and they tend to also be well-educated. They aren’t buying into the idea that these companies that are making billions of dollars are treating them fairly.”

John Cropley / The Daily Gazette / July 10, 2022

New York Assembly members urge state OMH, OASAS to treat people holistically

Steck, a Democrat from Colonie, wants OASAS Addiction Treatment Centers to be able to treat the mental health issues of patients who are there for substance abuse disorders. His bill is co-sponsored in the state Senate by Pete Harckham, a Democrat of Peekskill. The bill numbers are A10211/S9087.

Susan Arbetter / Capital Tonight / May 20, 2022

Local lawmakers tout, sorn $220B budget agreement

“The Environmental Bond Act is predominantly about raising money to combat the effects of climate change, rather than funding a green economy that can address the causes of climate change,” Steck said.

Chris Bragg / Times Union / April 9, 2022

New York’s budget talks remain in neutral amid disagreements

"There are certain electeds who are trying to inflame public opinion by saying that public safety is in jeopardy," said Democratic Assemblyman Phil Steck. "All laws can be improved, this law can be improved. But the basic concept has not jeopardized public safety."

Nick Reisman / Spectrum News 1 / March 29, 2022

Cuomo Assembly Report Contains Grounds for Impeachment

Assemblyman Phil Steck says former Gov. Cuomo committed impeachable offenses, according to report.

New York Times / Staff Reporter / November 19, 2021