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Assemblymember Didi Barrett Applauds New Laws to Protect the Rights of NY Women

“I have devoted my life to fighting for the rights of women and girls in this state and with the passage of these new laws New York can celebrate a step towards ensuring equality for all women. While today we took steps in the right direction,...

October 21, 2015
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Assemblymember Didi Barrett Announces Grant to Bolster Tourism in Hudson

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced a $60,000 economic development grant has been awarded to Hudson Opera House to help promote tourism in the region. The grant is part of Governor Cuomo’s $16.7 million in...

September 21, 2015
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Assemblymember Didi Barrett Announces Additional Stops on Her 2015 Diner Tour

Continuing her tradition of enjoying an open dialogue with constituents over a good cup of coffee, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) has extended her 2015 Diner Stop Tour to include four more stops. The tour allows constituents to...

September 15, 2015
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Assemblymember Barrett and Commissioner of Agriculture Visit Dutchess County Fair

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Columbia, Dutchess) attended the 170th Annual Dutchess County Fair with New York State Agriculture & Markets Commissioner Richard Ball and his wife, Shirley, on Saturday, August 30. The group was guided by General...

September 1, 2015
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Legislation to Support Older Farmers Signed Into Law

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced legislation she authored that ensures aging farmers have the support they need to continue their businesses has been signed into law. Specifically, the bill would require the state to...

August 20, 2015
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November 17, 2015
"In a city like Hudson, it's in the news, it's a buzz, it's full of all sorts of energy but you need to have schools in order to attract businesses  in order to sustain an economy that's viable," Assemblymember Barrett said, speaking on behalf of bill number A.5463, the Small City Successful School Act. This bill addresses the necessity in developing schools in small cities. A.5463