• The Criminal Justice Reforms, passed in a budget bill, must be repealed and replaced with more realistic, achievable goals.
  • We reject any effort to defund law enforcement anywhere in New York State.
  • Rejection of extending and/or increasing the personal income tax (PIT) on higher income New Yorkers.
  • We oppose the adoption of any revenue stream, that does not include a sunset clause, designed to mitigate the COVID-19 deficit, which will become a permanent burden on taxpayers and businesses, and give Albany more money to play with when the impact of COVID recedes.
  • We support adoption of a constitutional amendment that requires the NYS Budget be strictly limited to budget items and not programs (for example, the Criminal Justice Reform changes) that should stand alone for a legislative vote.
  • We Oppose a Constitutional Amendment that seeks to change the redistricting process including redistricting lines for congressional and state districts
  • The Legislature must immediately rescind the authority granted Gov. Cuomo during the COVID pandemic and reestablish itself as an equal branch of government.
  • Any attempt to establish instant voter registration in New York State must be rejected.
  • We believe that New York’s expanded abortion law should be repealed and the legislature should re-adopt the prior statute permitting therapeutic abortions only under the most clearly defined conditions hazardous to the life of the mother.
  • Terminally ill patients should be provided all palliative care to ease their pain; efforts to have physicians assist their suicide must be rejected.
  • We support term limits for the Governor, Lt. Governor, Comptroller, Attorney General, and Members of the Senate and Assembly and the first passage of a Constitutional Amendment establishing Initiative and Referendum and Recall.
  • We reject efforts to legalize the personal use of marijuana and safe injection sites.
  • We oppose efforts by the Governor and Legislature to create Commissions that possesses the authority to make state law.
  • We reject any new taxes and/or fees to reduce the COVID induced deficit.
  • We support law enforcement agencies efforts utilizing all effective law enforcement techniques, such as profiling, surveillance and stop, question and frisk that keeps citizens safe.
  • We support making all Emergency Medical Services an essential service.
  • New York State government should require all law enforcement agencies to hold for federal law enforcement officials any person in our state illegally and prohibit any state or municipality from becoming a sanctuary government.
  • We support the encouragement of educational choice programs through establishment of a system of educational tax credits or deductions and/or vouchers in payment to parents or school districts for expenses incurred in elementary or secondary education, and we support expanding the number of Charter Schools in New York State. We support the merit testing of students for admission into specialized high schools. We reject the inclusion of the debunked 1619 Project in school curriculums.
  • School districts that decide to permit school personnel to have access to firearms should be provided training and support by state and local law enforcement.
  • The Conservative Party continues to oppose Governor Cuomo’s free college education, while acknowledging that the cost of higher education is far too expensive. “Free” community college or universities is even more costly to taxpayers. Therefore, all levels of higher education should be made available on-line to lower the cost.
  • We believe that any attempt to amend the Human Rights Law to include “transgender” language as a special class of citizens should be rejected.