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State Releases Revised Regulations for Hemp Pilot Program

Albany, NY – New York’s first legal hemp seeds are closer to being sown next spring by universities and local farmers after revised regulations were issued by the State Department of Agriculture and Markets last week. Research of industrial hemp by...

October 5, 2015
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Lupardo Honored for Outstanding Leadership on Kinship Care

Johnson City, NY – September is Kinship Care Month, and as the month-long advocacy period wraps up, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo was recognized Tuesday for her leadership in supporting the Kinship Care Program, which assists grandparents and other...

September 29, 2015
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Lupardo Wraps Up Statewide Poverty Hearings

New York City – As part of an ongoing effort to begin addressing the issue of poverty throughout New York State, the Assembly Committees on Children and Families and Social Services hosted Thursday the third and final in a series of...

September 25, 2015
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Mercy House Breaks Ground

Endicott, NY – A former Endicott church is getting a new life thanks to an innovative concept in caring for the terminally ill. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo helped break ground at the future Mercy House on Wednesday. The facility provides hospice...

September 9, 2015
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Statewide Hearings to Address Childhood Poverty

With 22% of New York children living in poverty, the Assembly Committees on Children and Families and Social Services will hold a series of meetings to address the issue beginning next week. A roundtable discussion and two public hearings (full...

August 21, 2015
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