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Coronoavirus Help for Workers

The Federal Government has passed the CARES Act, which extends unemployment benefits. There is help for those who have had their employment interrupted by Covid-19.
The Federal Government has passed the CARES Act, which extends unemployment benefits. There is help for those who have had their employment interrupted by Covid-19.

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Friend And Colleagues Attend Rural Equity Forum

Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C-Big Flats) and his Assembly and Senate colleagues recently held a rural equity forum in Bath, New York. Rural New York is essential to our state’s economy but receives little attention from state leaders. The forum...

Friend Decries Governor’s Plan for Free Health Care Program for Sex Workers

Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C-Big Flats) objects to the Governor’s unilateral actions to create a $1 million sex worker health care program. The program would provide primary, sexual and behavioral health care and dental coverage. “Most law-abiding...

Friend: The Federal Government Must Step Up to Fix Migrant Crisis Before Any State Resources, Including SUNY Campuses, Are Used

“State resources should not be used on a federal failure. SUNY Cobleskill and other campuses should be off-limits to housing migrants. It would be a total disruption to the activities and education that occurs year-round. Summer is a busy time for SUNY...

Friend: Migrant Crisis is Here, NY is Not Equipped to Help, Majority Lawmakers Must Appeal to Washington to Slow Surge of Migrants

Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C-Big Flats) is calling on Majority lawmakers to work with Washington, D.C. to finally put in place reasonable measures to slow down the rate of migrants being released into the country. New York City has been inundated...
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