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Assemblymember Barrett Votes to Protect a Woman’s Right to Make Her Own Healthcare Decisions

“Today’s vote reaffirms the Assembly’s commitment to ensuring the women of New York have access to all of their rights, not just some of them. All my life I have fought to ensure that all women have the same protections, opportunities and respect as...

March 25, 2015
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Assemblymember Barrett Supports Paid Family Leave to Hardworking Families

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced the Assembly passed legislation she sponsored to implement paid family leave benefits for injury or sickness, pregnancy or to care for a family member (A.3870)....

March 18, 2015
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Assemblymember Didi Barrett Applauds Legislative Package Passed to Combat Human Trafficking

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced today that the Assembly passed a legislative package to combat against human trafficking. “Human trafficking is exploitation at its most despicable and the number of victims has...

March 16, 2015
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Assemblymember Didi Barrett Helps Pass ‘Families First’ Budget Proposal

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced the passage of the Assembly’s “Families First” state budget proposal (E.203). Specifically, the Assembly proposal continues to invest in New York’s thriving...

March 12, 2015
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Assemblymember Didi Barrett Announces Her 2015 Diner Stop Tour Dates

Committed to keeping an open dialogue with Hudson Valley residents, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) is again bringing her office to local diners as part of her fourth annual “Diner Stop Tour.” “I am a huge diner fan and we...

March 11, 2015
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March 24, 2015
Assemblymember Barrett rises in celebration of Women's History Month, and recognizes the contributions of women from Dutchess and Columbia counties, in part, through a book her office publishes annually. "I welcome anyone who would like a copy to call our office; we'd be happy to share it," said Barrett.