Recent NewsRead All

Assemblymember Barrett Passes Legislation to Combat Hudson River Anchorages

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D, Columbia-Dutchess) announced legislation she sponsored to fight the Hudson River anchorages passed the Assembly A.6825-A. The US Coast Guard’s anchorage proposal has been met with widespread...

June 21, 2017
Read More

Assemblymember Barrett Stands Up for Childhood Sexual Abuse Victims

“Passing the Child Victims Act today is a long overdue step in recognizing, supporting and empowering victims of child sexual abuse. This devastating predatory and coercive behavior has no place in our society and we must do all we can to end it. I...

June 7, 2017
Read More

Assemblymember Barrett Stands Up for Childhood Sexual Abuse Victims

“Passing the Child Victims Act today is a long overdue step in recognizing, supporting and empowering victims of child sexual abuse. This devastating predatory and coercive behavior has no place in our society and we must do all we can to end it. I...

June 7, 2017
Read More

Assemblymember Didi Barrett Statement on Ride-Sharing

“The residents of Columbia County and all those using the Hudson train station have waited too long for the convenience of ride-sharing. On June 29th, ride-sharing will at last be available to Columbia County visitors and residents. While these new...

June 6, 2017
Read More

Assemblymember Didi Barrett Statement on EPA Decision

“The Hudson River is the lifeline of this region; it connects us economically, culturally, and historically. This decision by the EPA highlights how the alarming policies coming out of Washington directly impact us here in the Hudson Valley....

June 1, 2017
Read More

Photos


(Click "Stop" to pause slideshow)


Videos

Javascript is required to view the video...
May 22, 2017
"I firmly believe in the priorities of protecting the rights and improving the lives of people with disabilities… Disabilities Awareness Day is a priority to the assembly because we bring together people with disabilities, their friends and family members, program and service providers, and advocates all in one place right here today," said Assemblywoman Barrett, Chair of the Task Force on People with Disabilities and host of the Disabilities Awareness Day event, as she spoke about Disabilities Awareness Day in The Well of the Legislative Office Building.