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Governor Signs Bill to Rename Portion of 17C after Police Officer David ‘DW’ Smith

(Johnson City, NY) – A section of highway in the Village of Johnson City will be re-named in honor of a Johnson City Police Officer who lost his life in the line duty.Earlier this Summer, Governor Kathy Hochul signed a bill passed by Assemblywoman...

Press & Sun Guest Viewpoint: We Can No Longer Take Ambulance Service for Granted

 We would like to thank all the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers from across Broome County who recently met with us. We were also joined by County Executive Jason Garnar, Deputy County Executive, Mike Ponticello, Patrick Dewing, Director, Office...

Speaker Heastie Continues Statewide Tour, Joining Assemblymember Lupardo to Announce a $1.3 Million Investment in Broome-Tioga BOCES

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Speaker Carl Heastie today continued his annual statewide, joining Assemblymember Donna Lupardo in Binghamton to announce a $1.3 million investment that would enable Broome-Tioga BOCES to develop a trades complex for training heavy equipment operators,...

Assemblywoman Lupardo Announces $125K for VINES

Binghamton, NY – During a visit to the Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES) Urban Farm in Binghamton, Assemblywoman Lupardo announced that she secured $125,000 in funding for the organization: $75,000 was included in the 2022 state...

Lupardo Legislation for 2-1-1 Passes the Legislature

Vestal, NY – During a press conference at the United Way of Broome County, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo announced that the State Legislature passed a bill she introduced to activate the 2-1-1 NYS information and referral service during a state disaster...

Assemblywoman Lupardo Joins Colleagues Calling on Governor to Address Looming UI Increases

Binghamton, NY – Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and 22 of her Democratic colleagues sent a letter on Monday to Governor Hochul calling on the state to allocate revenues exceeding budget projections. This would include excess mobile sports wagering and...

U-E Senior Sheridan Ballard Receives Scholarship from Conference of Italian-American Legislators

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Endicott, NY – For the fourth year in a row, a local student has been awarded a scholarship from the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators. Assemblywoman Lupardo presented graduating Union-Endicott senior Sheridan Ballard with a...

Lupardo & Hinchey Pass Industrial Hemp Legislation

Albany, NY –Agriculture Chairs Assemblymember Donna Lupardo and Senator Michelle Hinchey announced passage of legislation they introduced to promote greater use of NY grown industrial hemp. A9282/S8496 directs the Commissioner of Ag & Markets to work...

State & County Provide Relief at the Pump Through Gas Tax Suspension

Broome County, NY – On Wednesday, recent actions taken by NYS and Broome County take effect to combat out of control gas prices. Due to higher demand, the war in Ukraine, inflation and price gouging, gas prices have been much higher than usual. Earlier...

Lupardo & Hinchey Pass Legislation for Farm Breweries

Albany, NY – NYS Agriculture Chairs Assemblymember Donna Lupardo and Senator Michelle Hinchey announced that legislation they introduced to maintain farm brewery beer labeling requirements through 2028 has passed in both chambers. A7746/S7655 amends...
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