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NYLCV Endorses Didi Barrett For Assembly

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

The New York League of Conservation Voters, which works to make environmental sustainability a top political and policy priority in New York State, has announced its endorsement of Didi Barrett for New York’s Assembly District 106. Completing her first term, Didi Barrett is widely seen as an up-and-coming environmental leader in the Assembly. One of […]

Greenville Supervisor Endorses Brabenec for Assembly

Mar 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

Greenville Town Supervisor George “Red” Hossann, Jr. has announced his endorsement of Karl Brabenec for New York State Assembly in the 98th District. “I have had the pleasure of working with Karl for quite some time finding cost saving solutions for the taxpayers,” said Supervisor Hossann.  “Karl Brabenec has done great things in Deerpark and […]

Barrett calls for special education funding to be included in UPK plans

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Events

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) is requesting that state funding for Universal Pre-K (UPK) include coverage for pre-kindergarten special education programs. She recently sent a letter to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver asking for both UPK and pre-K special education funding to be included in the 2014-15 budget. “New York State needs to make good on its […]

Assemblymember Barrett Appointed to Assembly Tourism Committee

Feb 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) announced that she has been appointed to serve on the influential New York State Assembly standing Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts & Sports Development. “Tourism and all its facets continue to be a major economic driver in the Hudson Valley,” said Assemblymember Barrett. “People come from all over to visit our […]

Deerpark Supervisor Brabenec Launches Assembly Bid

Dec 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Political

Deerpark Supervisor Karl A. Brabenec officially kicked off his campaign for the New York State Assembly this past Sunday at the Greenwood Lake American Legion Hall.  Approximately 100 friends, family members, and colleagues attended the official announcement, where Brabenec said he will seek the Republican, Conservative, and Independence party lines to become the next assemblyman […]

Bipartisan Term Limits Bill Introduced For New York Assembly and Senate

May 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Political

Assemblyman Lalor and Senator Gipson Join to Reform Albany: Announce Bipartisan Term Limits Bill In a bipartisan effort to end corruption in Albany, State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Rhinebeck) and Assemblyman Kieran Lalor (R,C,I-Fishkill) joined in front of the Wappinger Town Hall to introduce joint legislation that creates term limits in both the New York State […]

Equal Pay Legislation Passes the Assembly

Apr 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that he helped pass legislation that he sponsored which would end wage discrimination in the state of New York. “It is a real shame that in this great state we have women doing equivalent work as their male counterparts yet they are not being paid the same amount,” Skoufis said. […]

New York State Assemblyman William F. Boyland Charged with Mail Fraud

Mar 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Current Events

A superseding indictment against New York State Assemblyman William F. Boyland, Jr. was filed this week in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, which added new charges of mail fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud New York State by submitting fraudulent vouchers for travel expense and per […]

Lalor to Cosponsor Governmental Transparency Act

Feb 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Political

Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I – Fishkill) announced Wednesday that he will be cosponsoring the NYS Governmental Transparency Act.  The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, is a response to Governor Cuomo’s repeated abuse of the system to rush bills through the legislature, often in the middle of the night. “Nothing good happens after midnight […]

Skoufis Back To Work After Cuomo’s State of the State Address

Jan 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Events

Assemblyman Skoufis gets right to work after Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address After attending his first State of the State address, Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) expressed his eagerness to begin working with Governor Cuomo in the upcoming legislative session. “I’m looking forward to working with the governor and my colleagues in the legislature […]