Attorney General James’ Statement on the Passing of Former New York Assembly Member William Magee

SYRACUSE – Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement on the passing of former Assembly Member William Magee last week:

“The rural and farming community had a true champion and advocate in the ‘people’s house’ with Bill Magee,” said Attorney General James. “The former Assembly Member served the communities of Madison, Otsego, and Oneida counties with tenacity and a vigorous dedication to the local needs of the agricultural community. His guidance and voice taught many leaders, myself included, about the issues facing the farming community in New York state and his loss is sorely felt by all of us. Together we grieve and offer our deepest condolences to Bill’s family and friends.”