July’s Top 5

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Below are the Top 5 items from the month of July: 1. Assembly Speaker Heastie tours the 123rd Assembly District: After becoming Speaker in February, Carl Heastie pledged to visit a number of Upstate communities. I made sure that the Binghamton area was one of the first he got to see. While in town on July 30th, he met with the … Read More

Speaker Heastie joins Assemblywoman Lupardo for tour of Broome County

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123rd AD continues Speaker’s Upstate tour (BINGHAMTON, NY) – In his latest stop along his tour of Upstate New York, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie visited Broome County Thursday. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo served as his tour guide, showing the Speaker the area and introducing him to local leaders. “I appreciate the Speaker taking the time to visit the area learn about … Read More

June’s Top 5

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Our legislative session in Albany is over and I wanted to provide you with an update on some of the bigger items at the Capitol and in the district from the last 30 days. 1. End of session: After a week-long extension, the legislative session has wrapped up in Albany. Session was originally scheduled to finish on June 17th, but … Read More

Legislature passes bill to ensure quality services remain available for the developmentally disabled

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(Albany, NY) – Developmentally disabled residents in New York State would continue to have access to quality services following the passage of legislation through both houses of the Legislature. The bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Binghamton) passed the Assembly on June 17th. The Senate’s bill, sponsored by Senator Tom Libous (R-Binghamton), passed the following day. The state announced in … Read More

Lupardo’s legislation helps afterschool programs

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Activities in school buildings to be regulated by SED (ALBANY, NY) – Keeping students engaged outside of the classroom has been made easier following the passage of a new bill through both houses of the Legislature. Afterschool programs taking place inside a school building will now be governed under the regulations of the State Education Department (SED), rather than the … Read More

Legislators call on Congress to legalize industrial hemp

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Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015 would remove barriers to growing crop A year after the New York State Legislature passed a bill to permit the research of industrial hemp, legislators are calling on the federal government to remove all barriers to growing the lucrative crop. The Assembly passed a resolution last week introduced by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (K578) urging … Read More

EITC ad campaign misleading to taxpayers

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Mailers, robo-calls don’t give all the facts regarding proposal (BINGHAMTON, NY) – Over the last few weeks, as many as six mailers and dozens of robo-calls have been received by residents asking them to call on Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo to support the Parental Choice in Education Act, commonly referred to as the Education Investment Tax Credit (EITC). However, this multi-million … Read More

Lupardo elected Chair of Legislative Women’s Caucus

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(ALBANY, NY) – Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Binghamton) has been elected by her colleagues to serve as the new Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus. Lupardo had previously served as the First Vice-Chair. “It is an honor to be chosen for this position by my colleagues from both sides of the aisle and from both houses of the Legislature,” Lupardo said.  “A substantial … Read More

May’s Top 5

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With the legislative session winding down in Albany, here is the Top 5 items from the last month. 1. Mailers, phone calls create confusion on proposed education tax credit: Recently, many of my constituents have received multiple mailers and a number of robo-calls criticizing my lack of support for the Education Investment Tax Credit (EITC), now known as the Parental … Read More

Assembly passes CARE Act

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Bill, co-sponsored by Lupardo, provides assistance for home caregivers (ALBANY, NY) – Millions of New Yorkers providing at-home health care to friends and loved-ones will receive much-needed help as a result of a bill passed unanimously by the New York State Assembly on Monday. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo was the prime co-sponsor of the CARE Act (Rosenthal A1323b/Hannon S676b) which would … Read More