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High-Speed Internet Needed in Rural Stretches of Our Region

I always appreciate how many of you reach out to me with your thoughts and concerns. There are many major state issues that affect you, from the economy to our children’s education. One issue my constituents often bring up supports the growth of the...

September 25, 2015
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State’s Blanket Policy on Sheltered Workshops Ignores Local Reality

Our local sheltered workshops, like Production Unlimited in Jefferson County and the one operated by the Oneida-Lewis County ARC, play an important role in providing work, a place of community, a sense of contribution and belonging for many with...

September 18, 2015
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Rural Upstate Struggles Often Overlooked

Upstate New York is facing serious struggles. Report after report during the summer showed that there were jobs lost upstate and taxpayers have been abandoning the state in droves. For so many years, the state has poured so much investment and...

September 14, 2015
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Training, STEM Education Needed To Prepare Region For Nano-Tech Jobs

The $1.5 billion Nano Utica project will have a large impact on our region, bringing in many high-tech and support-related jobs. The joint partnership with SUNY Polytechnic Institute and technology-driven companies Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions...

September 4, 2015
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