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Assemblywoman Russell Co-Sponsors Legislation Calling for Safe Staffing Levels at Hospitals, Nursing Homes

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell, D-Theresa, has announced the passage of legislation she co-sponsored requiring acute care facilities and nursing homes to adopt minimum staffing requirements, establishing a safe nurse-patient ratio. She has called...

June 17, 2016
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Assemblywoman Russell Announces Passage of Pension Forfeiture Legislation

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell, D-Theresa, has announced legislation she co-sponsored to ensure public officers convicted of corruption do not receive taxpayer-funded pensions (A.7704, Buchwald) passed the state...

June 17, 2016
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Assemblywoman Russell: Assembly Passes Bill Allowing Transfer of Psych Center Land to City of Ogdensburg

The state Assembly has passed legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell, D-Theresa, that will allow the transfer of approximately 56 acres of land on the grounds of the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center to the city of Ogdensburg for...

June 17, 2016
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Assemblywoman Russellís Bill to Support Veterans Who Endured Sexual Trauma Passes Assembly

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell (D-Theresa) announced that legislation she authored requiring the state Division of Veteransí Affairs to provide assistance to veterans who experienced military sexual trauma (MST) during their military service...

June 12, 2016
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Assemblywoman Russell Continues Efforts to Address Heroin Epidemic in North Country

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell, D-Theresa, says nine medical professionals have signed up to take a training course so they can be certified to prescribe Buprenorphine, an office-based treatment for opioid use disorders. Assemblywoman Russell...

June 10, 2016
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