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Assemblyman Skoufis: Medical Marijuana Will Boost Local Economy, Help the Ailing

“The Department of Health recently announced that PharmaCann’s site in Hamptonburgh, Orange County within the 99th Assembly District has been awarded one of the state’s five licenses to grow medical marijuana. An Orange County license will not only...

July 31, 2015
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Assemblyman Skoufis Announces Funding to Repair Palisades Parkway

Senator Bill Larkin (R-Cornwall) alongside Assemblymen James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) and Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) announced that over $10 million in critical state funding has been secured to repair the north section of the Palisades Interstate...

July 12, 2015
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Assemblyman Skoufis: Legislation Provides Real Tax Relief for Upstate Families

“Yesterday the Assembly passed legislation that will provide significant property tax relief for upstate families, including a four year extension of the property tax cap and a $3.1 billion property tax rebate program. The cap has dramatically...

June 26, 2015
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Skoufis Delivers Nearly 10,000 Signatures Urging Governor to Sign Annexation Oversight Bill

Last week, Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) launched an online petition where residents could make their voices heard by urging the governor to approve his annexation oversight bill. The legislation awaits final approval from the Governor...

June 25, 2015
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Skoufis Passes Legislation to Help Families Recover After Natural Disasters

Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury), chair of the Subcommittee on Catastrophic Natural Disasters, announced that legislation he authored to expedite insurance claims after extreme weather events, as well as ensure that policyholders are...

June 18, 2015
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