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Representatives from Orange AHRC speak to NYS Assemblymembers

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange AHRC’s Director of Residential Services, Kevin Larragy, Advocate Stephen Muller, Executive Director Christopher Fortune and Assistant Executive Director Darrin Raynor visited with Assemblyman Karl Brabenec and Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther recently in the New York State Assembly Chambers in Albany for Legislative Action Day to speak about issues facing organizations serving people with developmental disabilities. […]



A Thank You From Assemblyman Karl Brabenec

Dec 29th, 2014 | By | Category: OP ED

I want to thank all of the voters in the 98th Assembly district for their trust and confidence in me to be their next State Assemblyman.  Our district has been without a representative for close to a year, so there is a lot to catch up on. I have many positive ideas on how we […]



National Federation of Independent Business endorsed Sakima Green-Brown

Sep 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Political

New York’s leading small business association, the National Federation of Independent Business, has endorsed Sakima Green-Brown for election in the 104th Assembly district. “Sakima is the right candidate for small business in this race,” said NFIB/New York State Director Mike Durant. “As a small business owner, Sakima knows firsthand the problems small employers face in […]



Skoufis’ Insurance Reform Legislation Passes the Assembly

Jun 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Political

Legislation to streamline insurance claims in the wake of a disaster passes assembly With the ramifications of Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy still being felt  in Orange and Rockland Counties, Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced two bills he authored that would ensure insurance claims following natural disasters are dealt with more efficiently have passed the […]



Assemblymember Barrett Kicks Off Where the Jobs Are Tour

Feb 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Political

In an effort to talk one-on-one with local employers and find new job opportunities for Mid-Hudson Valley families, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Mid Hudson) announced the start of her “Where the Jobs Are Tour.” The tour’s kickoff coincides with Assemblymember Barrett’s appointment to the Assembly Committee on Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry. “Finding ways […]



Barrett Announces Endorsements From Leading Women’s Organizations

Oct 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Political

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Mid-Hudson) announced endorsements from leading organizations focused on women’s health and women’s rights, as well as groups encouraging women candidates to run for local, state and federal offices. They include: NARAL NY, EMILY’s List, Eleanor’s Legacy, Dutchess Democratic Women’s Caucus and the Planned Parenthood Advocates of New York. “I have […]



Maher Calls on Opponent to Return Campaign Cash

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Political

MAHER CALLS ON OPPONENT TO RETURN CAMPAIGN CASH CLAIMS TENNEY ACCEPTS DONATION FROM ANTI-SEWARD GROUP Candidate for Assembly Brian Maher, in response to a report by WKTV News out of Utica , called on his opponent to return a large contribution from an organization working to defeat Senator James Seward. Claudia Tenney accepted a $2,000 […]



Letter to the Editor : August 2 2012

Aug 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: OP ED

Like most people, I am disappointed in the politicians that represent us in Albany and in Washington. They waste taxpayer money and enact unconstitutional laws in an attempt to increase their power, and in doing so limit our lives, our liberty, and our ownership of property.  They addict many voters by creating new entitlement programs, […]