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Carl Heastie

Assembly Leader Says ‘Green Light’ Resistance ‘Shortsighted, Wrong’

ERIE COUNTY CLERK SINGLED OUT

Assembly Leader Says

‘Green Light’ Resistance

‘Shortsighted, Wrong’

Carl Heastie

ALBANY – Efforts by New York’s county clerks to clarify their responsibilities to the U.S. Constitution in regards to the “Green Light” bill are “shortsighted and just plain wrong,” Speaker of the Assembly Carl Heastie declared in a statement released today.

He singled out Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, who went to federal court Monday evening seeking an injunction against the bill, which would require county clerks like Otsego’s Kathy Sinnott Gardner who run state DMV offices to issue driver’s licenses to undocumented residents/illegal aliens.

Here’s is Heastie’s full statement:

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