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|Name = Jeffrion Aubry
political position  = New York State Assembly District 35 |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 35
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jeffrion Aubry''' (b. February 8, 1948) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 35 since January 1992 when he won a special election.  Aubry has also been a member of Community Board #3.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jeffrion L. Aubry''' (b. February 8, 1948) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 35 since January 1992 when he won a special election. As of the 2013 session, Aubry serves as [[State House Speaker Pro Tempore|Speaker Pro Tempore]].  Aubry has also been a member of Community Board #3.
  
 
Aubry's professional experiences include director, executive director, consultant, and teacher.
 
Aubry's professional experiences include director, executive director, consultant, and teacher.
  
 
Aubry earned a BA from College of Santa Fe.  He and his wife, Rebecca, have five children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4250 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Aubry]</ref>  
 
Aubry earned a BA from College of Santa Fe.  He and his wife, Rebecca, have five children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4250 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Aubry]</ref>  
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Aubry served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Governmental Employees
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|Committee2 = Rules
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|Committee3 = Social Services
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Aubry served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Correction
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Governmental Employees
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|Committee3 = Rules
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|Committee4 = Social Services
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Aubry served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Correction
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|Committee2 = Governmental Employees
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|Committee3 = Rules
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|Committee4 = Social Services
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Pension sweeteners===
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On February 13, 2013, New York legislators introduced eight bills to "sweeten" government employee pensions.  The nonpartisan Citizens Budget Commission released a chart of these bills and their costs, totaling $1.311 billion for the state government and $46 million for local governments.  Aubry sponsored one of these eight.<ref>[http://www.cbcny.org/cbc-blogs/blogs/busy-day-albany Citizens Budget Commission, "A Busy Day in Albany," February 20, 2013]</ref>  E.J. McMahon of the pro-market Empire State Center for New York Policy criticized the bills but placed major responsibility for them on Governor [[Andrew Cuomo]], who in 2012 raised the possibility of better pension deals if the economy improved.<ref>[http://www.nytorch.com/?p=7131 E.J. McMahon, Empire State Center for New York Policy, "Pension follies continue," February 21, 2013]</ref>  The ''New York Daily News'' published an editorial against the bills on February 21, denouncing the proposals as examples of "incorrigible recklessness with the public’s money."<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/-article-1.1269289 ''New York Daily News'', "More, more, always more," February 21, 2013]</ref>
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*Assembly Bill 4914, sponsored by [[Peter Abbate]], [[William Colton]], Aubry, [[William Boyland]], [[Barbara Clark]], [[Vivian Cook]], [[Steven Cymbrowitz]], [[Dennis Gabryszak]], [[Earlene Hill Hooper]], [[Jose Rivera]], [[Matthew Titone]], and [[Harvey Weisenberg]], would give all non-correction officers in the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision a performance of duty disability benefit worth 75% of their final average salary.  This bill would cost the state an estimated $100,000 in increased pension contributions.<ref>[http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=%0D%0At&bn=A04914&term=&Summary=Y Bill summary for NY Assembly Bill 4914, accessed March 12, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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Aubry ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 35. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Working Families Party]] ticket. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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====Endorsements====
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*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
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In 2010, Aubry received $159,812 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|org1 = New York State Trial Lawyers
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|org2 = Correction Officers Benevolent Association
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|org3 = Friends Of Mike Gianaries
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|org4 = 1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East
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|org5 = Gural, Jeffrey
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|orgdonor1 = $7,100
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|orgdonor2 = $4,050
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|orgdonor3 = $3,800
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|orgdonor4 = $3,800
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|orgdonor5 = $3,800
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==Committee assignments==
 
* [[Correction Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Governmental Employees Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Rules Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Social Services Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Ways and Means Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
  
 
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Jeffrion Aubry
JeffrionAubry.jpg
New York State Assembly District 35
Incumbent
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 22
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Speaker Pro Tempore
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCollege of Santa Fe, 1969
Personal
Birthday02/08/1948
Place of birthNew Orleans, LA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jeffrion L. Aubry (b. February 8, 1948) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 35 since January 1992 when he won a special election. As of the 2013 session, Aubry serves as Speaker Pro Tempore. Aubry has also been a member of Community Board #3.

Aubry's professional experiences include director, executive director, consultant, and teacher.

Aubry earned a BA from College of Santa Fe. He and his wife, Rebecca, have five children.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Aubry served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Governmental Employees
Rules
Social Services
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Aubry served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Aubry served on the following committees:

Issues

Pension sweeteners

On February 13, 2013, New York legislators introduced eight bills to "sweeten" government employee pensions. The nonpartisan Citizens Budget Commission released a chart of these bills and their costs, totaling $1.311 billion for the state government and $46 million for local governments. Aubry sponsored one of these eight.[2] E.J. McMahon of the pro-market Empire State Center for New York Policy criticized the bills but placed major responsibility for them on Governor Andrew Cuomo, who in 2012 raised the possibility of better pension deals if the economy improved.[3] The New York Daily News published an editorial against the bills on February 21, denouncing the proposals as examples of "incorrigible recklessness with the public’s money."[4]

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Aubry ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 35. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [6][7]

New York State Assembly, District 35, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJeffrion Aubry Incumbent 100% 19,008
Total Votes 19,008

Endorsements

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Aubry defeated Anthony Miranda in the September 14 Democratic primary. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2.[9]

New York State Assembly, District 35 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffrion Aubry (D) 10,797

2008

On November 4, 2008 Aubry won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 35. He ran unopposed.

Aubry raised $43,000 for his campaign.[10]

New York State Assembly, District 35 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffrion Aubry (D) 15,183

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Aubry received $159,812 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[11]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jeffrion Aubry's campaign in 2010
New York State Trial Lawyers$7,100
Correction Officers Benevolent Association$4,050
Friends Of Mike Gianaries$3,800
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$3,800
Gural, Jeffrey$3,800
Total Raised in 2010 $159,812

2008

In 2008, a year in which Aubry was up for re-election, he collected $43,000 in donations.[12]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Health care Association of New York State $4,000
New York State United Teachers $2,200
Patricia Lynch $2,000
New York State Trial Lawyers $2,000
New York State Correctional Officers $2,000

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