Should State legislators be full-time?
Yes. I would support a requirement that state legislators be full-time.
The measure of a strong economy is a growing middle-class where every American has a chance to work and an opportunity to succeed. I have and will spend my entire career standing up against special interest and fighting hard for our working families. As a state legislator, I have also actively worked to ensure that issues of social, racial, and economic justice are kept at the forefront of the political conversation. In addition, I have long advocated for the passage of various types of civil rights, ethics, and reform legislation. I am proud of the work that I have accomplished. However, there is much more that needs to be done and I am excited to take on the challenges of the coming years.
Owner of a Service Disabled Veteran Business
Colonie, New York
Family: Bob Domenici has been married to his wife, Virginia, for 25 years. She is a Registered Nurse at St.Peter's Hospital. He is the father of two sons: Robert A. (24), a Sergeant in the 10th Mountain Division, with one completed combat tour in Afghanistan; and Nicholas (16), a South Colonie High School Sophomore. They have a daughter, Mary (22), who is studying to be a Registered Nurse. Robert is the grandfather of Andrew Thomas O'Hare (2 _ years) and Great Uncle to Molly Serawak (6 Months).
Community Involvement: South Colonie School Board, BOCES School Board
Military Experience: Retired Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army (22 years)
Education/Degrees: M.S.S. (Masters of Strategic Studies) United States Army War College (2004); M.P.A. (Masters Public Administration) Marist College (1999); Command and General Staff College, FT Leavenworth (1990); B.A. Liberal Arts, Queens College (1983); New York State HazMat Specialist, New York State Fire Academy (2002).