eNews: August’s Top 5

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Below are the Top 5 items from August 2017. 1. GREATER BINGHAMTON FUND TO HELP DEVELOP URBAN CORE: Since winning one of the three $500 million Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) awards in 2015, the Southern Tier has been working on many transformative projects. One of the main components of the Southern Tier proposal was to create three Innovation Districts, or … Read More

eNews: July’s Top 5

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Below are the Top 5 items from the month of August. 1. GOLDEN PARK PROGRAM BENEFITS OLDER NYers: As Chair of the Assembly Committee on Aging, one of my top priorities is to enhance the quality of life for seniors across the state. With older New Yorkers staying more active, the Golden Park Program is a great incentive that many … Read More

Lupardo Announces $100,000 Grant for Endicott History & Heritage Center

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Historical library, conference space part of expansion to second floor (ENDICOTT, NY) – To help preserve Endicott’s vast and rich history, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo joined the Old Village of Union Historical Society Monday to announce details of a $100 thousand Assembly capital grant. Funding will be used as part of an ongoing expansion at the Endicott History & Heritage Center … Read More

Broome’s First Industrial Hemp Crop Planted

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Partnership announced between growers, researchers and processors to bolster industry in Southern Tier (TOWN OF UNION, NY) – Broome County’s first industrial hemp crop in over 80 years is in the ground at Nanticoke Gardens. The owners of Nanticoke Gardens joined Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, and Binghamton University’s School of Pharmacy Dean Dr. Gloria Meredith on Thursday to discuss their new … Read More

eNews: June’s Top 5

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Below are the Top 5 items from the month of June. 1. SESSION WRAP UP Our Legislative session wrapped in in Albany the last week of June, as we finally settled several outstanding items.  As you probably know, many significant policy items are now advanced and passed during the state budget process. The rest of the session is now dedicated … Read More

2017 Legislative Wrap Up

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The NYS Legislature recently wrapped up our legislative session for 2017. I wanted to take the opportunity to provide you with ten highlights of the work we accomplished this year after the budget was passed; some are bills that I specifically sponsored. Please feel to contact my office if you have any questions about these or any other measures before … Read More

State Legislature proclaims Sock Out Cancer Day in NYS

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On Tuesday, the New York State Senate and Assembly passed a resolution to proclaim Sock Out Cancer Day in the state of New York in conjuction with the observation of National Cancer Survivors Day. Sock Out Cancer is a community effort to benefit families of those battling cancer through a community partnership with the foundations of Lourdes Hospital and United … Read More

Lupardo introduces bill to create Senior Tourism Program

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Activities, promotions across the state encourage ‘aging in style’ (ALBANY, NY) – Following the success of similar programs in the state and abroad, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo announced Monday that she introduced a new bill to promote tourism among seniors. The creation of a New York Senior Tourism Program will allow the state to take advantage of its growing tourism industry … Read More

eNews: May’s Top 5

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Below are the Top 5 items from May 2017. 1. COL. DAVID IRELAND MEMORIAL HIGHWAY DEDICATED On May 18th, the Col. David Ireland Memorial Highway was dedicated in Binghamton. This portion of NY Route 434 honors the memory and legacy of Col. Ireland and the 137th NY Volunteer Infantry, who courageously defended Culp’s Hill at Gettysburg against a Rebel attack … Read More

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