Zack Hutchins
Director of Communications

For Release — October 25, 2012

Business Council Endorses Robin Schimminger in the 140th Assembly District

ALBANY— The Business Council of New York State, Inc. is endorsing Robin Schimminger in the 140th State Assembly District.

"Robin Schimminger sees firsthand the need for growth and job creation in New York. He understands that to put New York on a path to economic recovery we need to lower taxes and lower the cost of doing business in this state.” said Heather Briccetti, president and CEO of The Business Council of New York State, Inc.” As a member of the Assembly, Robin has been a champion of pro-growth policies and will continue to focus on those policies when he is reelected."

In the Assembly, Robin supported much of the Business Council's economic reform agenda which includes the enactment of a property tax cap, mandate relief and tax reform, public employee pension reforms and limiting government borrowing.

As one of the top ten highest scorers, Robin scored 92 percent on the Business Council's 2012 Voters' Guide for his votes in the Assembly.

The 2012 Voters' Guide measures New York State legislators' commitment to promoting fiscal reform and improving the state's economic climate by scoring their votes on key legislation during the 2012 session.

This endorsement comes through the Business Council's Political Action Committee.