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Region Named Natural Disaster Due to Drought; Local Farmers Can Apply for Help

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I—Pulaski) said today he is pleased that the federal government designated Oswego and Onondaga counties as part of a natural disaster area due to the summer’s drought. The designation will make farm operators eligible...

August 31, 2016
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Back to School Means More Traffic, Buses, Kids on the Roads

Each school day, approximately 2.3 million students ride to school on some 50,000 school buses across the state. With the start of school this week in most Central and Northern New York communities, drivers are encouraged to slow down and to be on...

August 31, 2016
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Fulton Resident Completes Internship at Barclay’s Office

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Ashley Cummins, a senior at University of Albany, recently completed a summer internship at Assemblyman Will Barclay’s office. She is a dual major in criminal justice and psychology and is from Fulton. Ashley said she enjoyed interning at the...

August 26, 2016
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Veterans Resources Provide Important Employment Connections

Recently, my office was contacted by a family member of a decorated soldier who had retired after serving 20 years in the Army at Fort Drum. In addition to serving the Army with distinction, he found the time to take college courses, earn a...

August 26, 2016
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Scandals, Repeated Corruption Prompts Meaningful Pension Forfeiture Reform

During the last week of session, the State Legislature passed a resolution to amend the State Constitution to permit the forfeiture of state pensions for those public officials convicted of a felony related to their public duties (e.g. bribery)....

August 22, 2016
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