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Friend Honors Vietnam Veterans

Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C,I,Ref-Big Flats) sponsored a resolution on the Assembly Floor to honor our nation’s Vietnam veterans for Vietnam Veterans Day. “The heroes of the Vietnam War often didn’t receive the level of respect they...

March 30, 2017
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Friend Applauds Gov. Cuomo’s Commitment To Direct Care Workers

“At today’s #bFair2DirectCare rally, Governor Cuomo committed an additional $10 million toward raising the wages of direct care workers, and a 6.5 percent increase over the next two years. Our direct care workers, and all the staff at these...

March 28, 2017
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Palmesano, Friend Welcome Corning Community College Students to Capitol

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Assemblymen Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) were pleased to welcome local students from Corning Community College (CCC) to the Capitol last week. They met with the students to hear more about their priorities and...

March 10, 2017
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Friend: Assembly Finally Fixes STAR Program

Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C,I,Ref-Big Flats) saw legislation he cosponsored to revert the STAR program back to a reimbursement that unanimously passed the state Assembly yesterday. “It’s great to see that the Assembly has seen the...

March 2, 2017
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Area Legislators Meet With Young Advocates for a Tobacco-Free New York

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This week, Assemblymen Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning), Joe Errigo (R,C,I,Ref-Conesus) Joe Giglio (R,C,I-Gowanda) and Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) met with local young people from the advocacy group Reality Check, an organization dedicated to...

February 13, 2017
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