Advocating for Seniors

Joe Robach knows that it is important to ensure that our seniors have the resources necessary to continue living healthy and prosperous lives, here in New York.

  • Voted to fully fund New York’s EPIC program at $132.6 million to help cover the prescription drug needs of our state’s seniors.
  • Delivered property tax relief by fully funding the state’s Enhanced STAR tax relief program.
  • Supported measures to stop elder abuse, further protecting vulnerable senior citizens in our community.
  • Increased access to the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) to help seniors and families in need pay for rising energy costs.