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Hinchey Announces Service Academy Nominations for Class of 2017

Dec 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) Wednesday announced his nominees to the U.S. service academies for the Class of 2017. After a thorough examination process in which his office reviewed numerous applications, Hinchey selected 21 local high school students whom he believes would excel at the U.S. Air Force, Military, Naval and Merchant Marine Academies. “It is […]



After 20 Years in Congress, Hinchey Says Thanks

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Article

After 20 Years in Congress, Hinchey Says Thanks Retiring Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) today kicked off the first leg of his final tour throughout New York’s 22nd Congressional District. In visits with constituents and local officials in Binghamton, Ithaca and Owego, Hinchey discussed his many accomplishments, but the primary reason for his visit was to […]



Senior Action Council Honors Hinchey For Support of New York Seniors

Oct 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

New York StateWide Senior Action Council Honors Hinchey for Public Service and Support of New York Seniors The New York StateWide Senior Action Council honored Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) for his distinguished career in public service and his longtime commitment to protecting and strengthening Medicare and Social Security as well as fighting for other issues […]



Extension for Hudson River Valley Heritage Area Funding Approved

Jul 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Current Events

With authorization for the Hudson River Valley Heritage Area set to expire at the end of September, Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) Thursday secured the approval of the House Appropriations Committee to reauthorize funding for the program for another two years.  Hinchey, who authored the legislation to establish the Heritage Area in 1996, used his position […]



Town of Newburgh Post Office Set to Close Receives 1-Month Reprieve

Jun 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Hinchey Secures One Month Reprieve for Post Office in Town of Newburgh While Thorough Review of Facility is Conducted Contract Postal Unit on South Plank Road Was Slated to Close This Friday In response to repeated calls and letters from Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) to reverse course on the planned June 29 closure of the […]



Hinchey Receives Clean Water Champion Award from Riverkeeper

Jun 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Article

Congressman Honored for Work to Protect Environment from Fracking & All Other Environmental Accomplishments He Achieved Over Nearly Four Decades in Public Office In recognition of his strong commitment and leadership to clean water and environmental protection throughout his nearly four decades in public service, Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) received the Clean Water Champion Award […]



Hinchey Secures Key Federal Funding to Protect the Highlands

Jun 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) announced that he has restored $4 million for the Highlands Conservation Act (HCA) as part of the Fiscal Year 2013 Interior Appropriations bill.  The Highlands program, which protects water quality and promotes tourism in the Hudson Valley, was slated to be completely cut, but Hinchey used his position on the House […]



Hinchey Urges Use of Local Workforce to Build New West Point Barracks

Jun 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Hinchey Urges U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Use Project Labor Agreement for Construction of Cadet Barracks at West Point Congressman Says Agreement to Use Local Construction Workers Would Save Army Money, Result in Quality Work Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) this week urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use a Project Labor Agreement […]



Democrats Want Vacation Before Tax Cuts

Dec 20th, 2011 | By | Category: OP ED

Intent on going on vacation before finishing the job voters sent them here to do, Hinchey and his fellow Democrats are threatening to leave middle class American families with the looming threat of a tax increase in the new year. Hinchey and his fellow Democrats want to rush out of town and kick-the-can down the […]



New Insurance Bill Would Cover Children up to Age 26

Nov 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Political

Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) today introduced legislation to allow parents who have health care coverage through retiree health plans to extend that coverage to their adult children up to age 26. Retiree-only plans were exempted from many of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, including the dependent coverage provision that allowed children to stay […]