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A Day Wasted Is A Life Lost

Many issues that New York State faces can draw party lines, pit one side’s idea against the other and bring out the worst in us. However, one issue New York is currently facing has nothing to do with political ideas or agendas. It is an issue that...

May 20, 2016
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Blankenbush: Assembly Majority Drags Its Feet On Heroin Epidemic

“Today, the Senate released the findings of its Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force and voted on legislation that would ensure the state is actively combating the epidemic that has shaken the state. I applaud Sen. Griffo and his house for taking...

May 17, 2016
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Leave Our Farmers Alone

Once again, New York’s family farmers are under attack, this time by the governor’s office and its group of disconnected followers. The brazenness of this administration to depict farmers as ruthless and abusive employers is outrageous. The way the...

May 13, 2016
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Blankenbush: Lateness Of Tax Freedom Day Highlights Burden On New Yorkers

“Yesterday, New York became the 48th state to celebrate Tax Freedom Day in 2016. Tax Freedom Day marks the day when residents have earned enough money to cover their federal, state and local tax requirements. The fact that it takes 132 days of...

May 12, 2016
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