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Assemblymen Palmesano, Friend Join Local Families, Mental Health Experts To Discuss Protecting The Rights Of People With Developmental Disabilities At Task Force Forum

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) hosted a forum this evening in Corning focused on supporting the rights of individuals with developmental disabilities. Invitees included people with...

April 18, 2016
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Assembly Minority Protects Rights Of Individuals With Developmental Disabilities

The impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Olmstead v. L.C. continues to generate concerns from family members, caregivers, community organizations and individuals with developmental disabilities throughout the transition process into...

April 11, 2016
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Friend: Assembly Should Go Much Further On Ethics Reform

“The resolution before the Assembly yesterday was almost a year in the making, but it didn’t include a majority of the Assembly Majority’s own recommendations. I am thankful the Assembly has taken two of the Minority’s recommendations to publish...

March 22, 2016
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Area State Lawmakers Will Join Area Farm Bureaus To Voice Concerns About $15 Minimum Wage

Albany, N.Y. —State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) will join local New York Farm Bureau representatives from across the Southern Tier...

March 16, 2016
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Friend: Overspending And Over Taxation Mar Assembly Budget

“What we saw today was how New York City does business every day. Instead of cutting spending we watched New York City liberals call for an increase of $5.6 billion in taxes. We watched them call for free college for illegal immigrants. We watched...

March 15, 2016
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