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Tougher Penalties For Human Traffickers Pass Assembly

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) announced today he was pleased the Assembly finally passed tougher laws against human traffickers. The Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act...

March 16, 2015
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Recent Findings Still Rank NY Among Highest in Tax Collections

Recent findings by the Tax Foundation, a Washington-based research organization, should serve as a reminder to the State Legislature and the Governor during this year's budget negotiations that New York needs to decrease spending, reduce state...

March 16, 2015
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Upstate Priorities Absent From Majority Budget Resolution

The Assembly Majority’s one-house budget proposal doesn’t create enough opportunities for middle-class families in Central and Northern New York. Absent from the majority’s proposal is meaningful tax relief that would help families struggling...

March 12, 2015
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Barclay Signs On To Legislation To Keep Registered Sex Offenders From Living Near Schools

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) today announced that he is a sponsor of legislation that would prevent all registered sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of a school. Last month, the New York State Court of Appeals ruled that...

March 10, 2015
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Email Deletions And New 90-Day Policy Raises Questions

The Governor's office announced in 2013 that it would use Microsoft Office365--an email and software management system to consolidate 27 agency email systems, improve access to applications, share calendars in a cloud-based system, and save taxpayer...

March 9, 2015
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