Lupardo sworn in for sixth Assembly term

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Economic diversity, infrastructure upgrades among top priorities (ALBANY, NY) – On the first day of New York’s legislative session, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo was sworn in for her sixth term in office. The Endwell democrat, who ran unopposed in November’s election, has represented residents of the City of Binghamton and the Towns of Union and Vestal since 2005. She currently serves … Read More

Lupardo calls for State to focus economic efforts on Southern Tier

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Manufacturing must be central to plan, Assemblywoman says At a news conference Monday, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo called upon the Governor to work with her and her regional colleagues to establish an enhanced economic development plan for the area; a ‘Southern Tier Billion’ similar to other initiatives in other parts of the state such as Buffalo. “In light of recent announcements … Read More

Hemp research bill signed into law

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Provision in US Farm Bill opens door for State to begin growing With Governor Cuomo’s signature Wednesday, New York is the 19th state in the nation to set the framework for growing industrial hemp. The bill, introduced by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Senator Tom O’Mara (A9140/S7047) creates an agricultural pilot program to research the multi-use crop. It passed both houses … Read More

Binghamton Opportunity Center launches with first class

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Program adds academic development to existing tech training at top ATTAIN lab in the State                 (BINGHAMTON, NY)—In an effort to arm local jobseekers with both technical and academic training needed to find employment, the Binghamton Opportunity Center (BOC) launched with its first class Wednesday. This new pilot program, modeled after the SUNY UCAWD Educational Opportunity Centers, combines courses at … Read More

Lupardo, Preston Announce Details of America Recycles Day

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Binghamton, NY – Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo joined Broome County Executive Debbie Preston Friday to announce details of America Recycles Day. This year, America Recycles Day is Saturday, November 15th and the theme for this year is “I want to be recycled.” The Broome County Landfill will be participating in the day, collecting electronics from 7:30 am until 11:30 am on … Read More

Assemblywoman Lupardo elected to sixth term

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After winning reelection on Tuesday, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo will represent the residents of the City of Binghamton and the Towns of Union and Vestal for another two years. Following the election, Lupardo thanked her supporters and looked ahead to her sixth term. “It’s an honor and a privilege to represent my constituents in Albany. I am grateful to be able … Read More

Assemblywoman Lupardo announces bid for reelection

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(Endicott, NY) –Surrounded by supporters at her annual Blues & BBQ fundraiser, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced Thursday her plans to seek a sixth term in the New York State Assembly. “It’s an honor to serve the people of the 123rd Assembly District,” said Assemblywoman Lupardo. “I work hard every day to make sure that the needs of the Southern … Read More

Assemblywoman Lupardo releases new data on economic impact of Broome County farms

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Broome Agriculture Plays Major Roll in Local Economy Fact Sheet Details County Farms’ Impact on Region (BINGHAMTON, NY) – As part of a nearly $5 billion industry in New York State, Broome County farms generate $150 million annually to the local economy according to new data released today by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County, and the … Read More

Agreement reached to slow BDC closure

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After months of advocacy, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, along with Senator Tom Libous, reached an agreement with the Governor’s Office to slow the planned closure of the Broome Developmental Center. BDC, along with four other facilities operated by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), will remain open through the end of the 2014-2015 fiscal year and will maintain all … Read More