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Assembly’s Energy Chair Michael Cusick, and Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton Introduce Bill to Exclude Major Electric Generating Facilities from Expedited Power Plant Siting Process

On March 27th, NYS Assemblyman Michael Cusick and NYS Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton introduced a bill in the NYS Assembly which would exclude major electric generating facilities, which generate electricity from the combustion or pyrolysis of solid waste...

Lifton Announces Town Hall Meetings

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton (D/WF-125) has announced the 2018 schedule for town hall meetings in her district. The schedule of the meetings will be as follows: Wednesday, February 21st7-9pm Dryden Town Hall 93 East Main Street Dryden, New York Thursday,...

Lifton to SUNY Charter School Institute: Reject New Teacher Certification Proposal

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton (D/WFP-125AD, Tompkins/Cortland) today announced that she has written a letter to the SUNY Charter Schools Institute calling for the rejection of a new teacher certification proposal that would allow charter schools to hire...

Lifton Statement on $4.8 million in State Funding to Upgrade Cortland Water Infrastructure

“Ensuring our communities have safe, accessible water is one of the most important challenges we face today; it has been a priority of mine since I began serving in the state Assembly. While water infrastructure is deteriorating throughout our state and...

Lifton and Assembly En Con Chair Pen Joint Letter to DEC on Mining Under Lake

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton (D/WFP-125AD, Tompkins/Cortland) today announced that she has written and sent a joint letter with Assemblyman Steve Englebright, Chair of the Assembly’s Committee on Environmental Conservation, to DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos...

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