Col. David Ireland Memorial Highway dedicated

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(BINGHAMTON, NY) – 154 years after they trained for battle on Binghamton’s south side, a portion of NY 434 was officially designated in honor of the men of the 137th NY Volunteer Infantry. Named for their commander, the Col. David Ireland Memorial Highway was dedicated Thursday evening as descendants of the men of the 137th NY looked on. Assemblywoman Donna … Read More

eNews: April’s Top 5

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Below are the Top 5 items from the month of April. 1. GOVERNOR CONVENES HEMP SUMMIT: The state’s first ever Industrial Hemp Summit was convened at Cornell University on April 18th. This is the culmination of my efforts to bring together government, academia, farmers, and businesses to plan for the full scale development of this new agricultural commodity. New York … Read More

eNews: NYS 2017-18 Budget Edition

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Below are highlights from the enacted 2017-18 State Budget. 1. INVESTING IN EDUCATION The 2017-18 State Budget includes an increase of $1 billion (4.1%) in education aid for a total of $25.7 billion Foundation aid is increased by $700 million, for a total of $17.2 billion $95.6 million is included for public libraries across NYS, restoring a $9 million cut … Read More

BTSAC, Girl Scouts unveil 100th Suffrage Anniversary patch

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(BINGHAMTON, NY) – Joining together at the Roberson Museum and Science Center Monday, the Broome-Tioga Suffrage Anniversary Committee (BTSAC) and the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways unveiled a brand new patch celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New York State. Girl Scouts throughout New York will be eligible to earn the patch by completing a variety of activities … Read More

eNews: March’s Top 5

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Below are the Top 5 items from the month of March. Typically, the March update includes information that was included in the final state budget, but I’m sure you know that the Legislature and the Governor were unable to come to an agreement on the 2017-18 State Budget by the April 1st deadline. While others suggested waiting to finish the … Read More

Broome & Tioga Counties encourage residents to help decorate the community to celebrate women’s suffrage

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As part of the yearlong celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New York State, the Broome-Tioga Suffrage Anniversary Committee (BTSAC) is encouraging local businesses and residents to decorate their buildings and homes with the colors of the suffrage movement. BTSAC is in the process of ordering decorative, yellow, white, and purple bunting that will hang from facades … Read More

Lupardo & Brindisi ask Governor to provide supplemental assistance for expenses related to historic winter storm

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Assembly Members: Communities Need Help With Costs Associated With Post-Storm Clean Up Brindisi, Lupardo Say Cuomo Has Provided Good Outreach to Communities in the Region Following The Massive Blizzard Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica and Assemblywoman Donna A. Lupardo of Binghamton say they are asking Governor Andrew Cuomo to provide supplemental assistance to communities and human service agencies in the … Read More

More than 17,000 write in opposition to senior center closures

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Assemblymembers, aging advocates urge rejection of Title XX funding shift (ALBANY, NY) – Assemblymembers and aging advocates joined together to highlight the growing concern with the proposed shift of Title XX funding in the Executive Budget proposal. Concerned seniors from New York City have sent more than 17,000 letters to Governor Cuomo’s office in opposition of the proposed shift, which … Read More

eNews: February’s Top 5

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Below are the Top 5 items from the month of February 1. Advocating for issues important to seniors As the Chair of the Assembly Committee on Aging, I am actively involved in budget negotiations that impact programs and services for seniors. February began with a ‘Step Up for Seniors’ news conference in Albany with Senator Sue Serino, the Chair of … Read More

Aging Chairs call on state leaders to ‘Step Up for Seniors’

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Request Additional Budget Funding for Senior Services (ALBANY, NY)—Joined by aging advocates representing thousands of seniors from across New York State and a bi-partisan group of lawmakers from both the Senate and the Assembly, Senator Sue Serino (R, C, I—Hyde Park) and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D—Binghamton) came together Tuesday to call on legislative leaders to make New York’s seniors a … Read More