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The New York State Assembly Minority Conference Jan. 7 elected Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref-Pulaski) as its next Minority Leader. The leadership vote was held Tuesday afternoon at the Capitol, one day before the opening of the 2020 Legislative Session. “I am enormously proud of the work the Assembly Minority Conference has done to advocate on behalf of the people of this great state, and tremendously humbled to have the support of my colleagues,” Barclay said. “As we start a new year, the members of our Conference will help ensure that every corner of our state is a better place for every New Yorker. I am honored and excited to have their confidence and to work alongside them as Minority Leader.” Barclay was elected unanimously by his peers, and takes over as Minority Leader after serving as the Conference’s Ranking Member on the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. In that role, he was responsible for leading the review, analysis, and debate of the details contained in New York’s $176 billion budget. “The 2020 Legislative Session will be challenging, but we are firmly committed to putting our state back on the right track, and promoting measures that are fair and protect constituents