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Blankenbush: Education Needs Investment, Individualized Approach

With the new school year just around the corner, I wanted to highlight some of the many initiatives I helped pass to ensure our children have every resource at their disposal to succeed. This session, I fought for a strong commitment to...

September 1, 2016
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Blankenbush: Pay Commission Misdirection Is Business As Usual For NYC

With New York struggling to rebuild its image after years of corruption and in-the-dark operations, we cannot afford to betray the recovery process with misguided and shady tactics such as allowing a pay commission to endow legislators with a hefty...

August 26, 2016
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Lowering Taxes For The Middle Class

New York is currently the most taxed state in the nation. It is a number one ranking I, along with many of the residents in our district, am concerned about and would like to see drastically changed. Recently, I have spoken to many of the residents...

August 8, 2016
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Old Lowville Cemetery Up For Consideration

Preserving the history of a community is crucial if we are to hold onto the past and pass down an era’s accomplishments to the next generation. Whether it is historic buildings or landmarks, these places tell a story that lasts longer than any...

August 1, 2016
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‘Fair’ Funding For All Of New York

While the dog days of summer may bring muggy weather to our neck of the woods, it also brings the time of the year I look forward to most: fair season. One of my favorite parts of the fair is the time I get to spend with my grandchildren. I love to...

July 25, 2016
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