Lupardo, aging advocates to discuss ways to help protect seniors on Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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(ENDWELL, NY) – As part of Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo was joined by a number of local agencies Friday to discuss important information and resources that can help protect seniors. Lupardo and representatives from the New York State Attorney General’s Office, Broome County Office for Aging, Action for Older Persons, and the Family Abuse Prevention Council spoke … Read More

eNews: May 2018

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Below are the Top 5 items from May 2018. 1. BARBARA UNDERWOOD APPOINTED FIRST WOMAN AG: On May 22nd, another glass ceiling in state government was shattered when the Legislature appointed Barbara Underwood as New York’s first woman Attorney General. I was proud to vote for her to fill out the remainder of the current term, which expires at the … Read More

Historical marker, walking tours, & receptions honor Ladies of Lisle

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Weekend celebration pays tribute to first women to vote in NYS (LISLE, NY) –. A village-wide series of events were held the first weekend in June to celebrate and honor the first women to vote in New York State. One hundred years ago this year, the “Ladies of Lisle” cast ballots in a special election to determine whether their town … Read More

Silver Rose Monument Unveiled at Post 1700

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Marker honors Vietnam Veterans affected by Agent Orange (TOWN OF UNION, NY) – A monument honoring local Vietnam Veterans was unveiled Friday, a day ahead of Armed Forces Day, at its permanent location. The Silver Rose Monument is a tribute to servicemen and women affected by the chemical Agent Orange in Vietnam. The new memorial was dedicated at Post 1700 … Read More

Veterans with local ties honored in D.C.

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Twin Tiers Honor Flight posthumously recognizes six vets (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – As a salute to their service, 60 veterans were flown to the nation’s capital on May 12th to visit the monuments and memorials dedicated to them and their fellow servicemen and women. Another six veterans with ties to the Southern Tier were also honored posthumously during the day’s ceremonies … Read More

eNews: April 2018

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Below are the Top 5 items from April 2018. 1. ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTER OPENS AT BDC: The month began with some positive news in our ongoing response to the opioid epidemic. On April 5th I attended the grand opening of Syracuse Behavioral Health’s new addiction treatment center at the former Broome Developmental Center. This facility includes up to 50 medically … Read More

Fair Repair Bill Gains Support in Albany

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Legislation would help consumers fix their own electronics, reduce waste (ALBANY, NY) – Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo joined Majority Leader Joe Morelle, Senator Phil Boyle, and the Repair Association on Tuesday to make a push for legislation to help consumers more easily repair their electronic devices, as well as reduce electronic waste. Lupardo is the prime co-sponsor of the “Fair Repair … Read More

Lupardo, Endicott PD announce new police cars

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Assemblywoman secures funding to purchase vehicles (ENDICOTT, NY) – Three new patrol vehicles have been added to the Endicott Police Department’s fleet. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo joined members of the department Friday to debut the new cars which were purchased through funding secured by the Assemblywoman. “Our police officers do a tremendous job keeping our community safe.  I’m happy to have … Read More

eNews: March 2018

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Below are the Top 5 items from March 2018. 1. 2018-19 STATE BUDGET FINALIZED: Last weekend, the State Legislature approved the 2018-19 State Budget. This year’s negotiations were particularly challenging as a multi-billion dollar budget gap was looming, but the Assembly, Senate, and Governor were able to come to an agreement and pass an on-time budget. The State’s fiscal plan … Read More

eNews: February 2018

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Below are the Top 5 items from February 2018.   1. SUPPORTING STOP-DWI EFFORTS TO KEEP OUR ROADS SAFE: On February 9th, I joined Senator Akshar, Co. Executive Jason Garnar, representatives from the Broome County STOP-DWI Program, and law enforcement to talk about our efforts to address impaired driving. Last year, Senator Akshar and I were able to secure $1.6 … Read More