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Legislation to Combat Breast Cancer Passes the Assembly

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Columbia, Dutchess) announced the passage of legislation she sponsored that will grant women better access to breast cancer screenings in New York State (A.10679). Specifically, the measure...

June 14, 2016
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Assemblymember Barrett Passes Legislation to Make Columbia County Waterways Eligible for Public Funds

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Columbia, Dutchess) announced she has authored and passed three pieces of legislation to designate creeks in Columbia County as inland waterways (A.9508-A, A.9509, and...

June 9, 2016
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Significant Mandate Relief Measure Passes the Assembly

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Columbia, Dutchess) announced that the Assembly passed legislation she is a sponsor of that will require the state to fully reimburse counties for the costs associated with indigent legal services...

June 3, 2016
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Assemblymember Barrett Passes Legislation to Combat the Spread of Lyme Disease

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced the passage of three pieces of legislation she authored that focus on efforts to curb the spread of Lyme disease. Specifically, the bills provide students and teachers with appropriate...

June 2, 2016
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Assemblymember Barrett Hosts Community Broadband Meeting

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Columbia, Dutchess) hosted a community meeting on broadband access this morning at Columbia-Greene Community College. Her office invited staff members from the NY Broadband Program Office to provide county...

May 26, 2016
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June 27, 2016
During a press conference at Citi Field in Queens with Governor Cuomo, who signed into law legislation that will increase access to testing and treatment for breast cancer, Assemblywoman Barrett praises the governor for his commitment to public health in working with the legislature in getting this bill passed. "This new legislation which we are going to sign today is truly life changing and will ensure millions of women across New York have the opportunity to obtain the critical services and support they need," said Barrett.