Catharine Young's Press releases

SENATOR YOUNG RECEIVES COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

           ALBANY- Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) has been awarded the “Outstanding Community Service Award” from the Dunkirk-Fredonia Lions Club in recognition of more than a decade of dedicated and responsive public service.

February 18, 2010
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SEN. YOUNG DECRIES GOV’S “RAID” OF SNOWMOBILE FUND

 

            ALBANY – Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) today called on Gov. David Paterson to stop a raid into the state’s dedicated snowmobile fund.

February 12, 2010
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SENATOR YOUNG VOWS TO STOP FARM LABOR BILL IN ITS TRACKS

ALBANY - Senator Cathy Young (R,I,C) has vowed to fight the farm labor bill that advanced through the Senate Labor Committee yesterday because "it would destroy our farms and kill Upstate's economy," she said.

January 21, 2010
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Statement from Senator Catharine Young regarding State of the State

 “It is heartening that Governor Paterson focused on ethics, fiscal responsibility and jobs.

 I was pleased to hear the Governor speak of a spending cap to get out-of-control spending in line.  Albany has to rein in irresponsible behavior, and a spending cap is a good first step.  My conference passed a spending cap before New York City took control of the Senate last year, and currently, I have a petition drive to contain reckless spending.  We need to push the Assembly to pass it too, to finally help our hardworking, overburdened taxpayers.

January 6, 2010
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SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM SEN. CATHY YOUNG

           “Recently, I had the opportunity to ring the bell for the Salvation Army.  As passersby dropped money in the kettle, it was a great time to reflect about the wonderful district that I am so fortunate to represent.  I passionately believe that our area is the best part of New York State -- we have neighbors who r

December 23, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SEN. YOUNG ON DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

           “I entirely agreed with the Governor that tough decisions had to be made.  We had to take action to address the budget crisis before the state runs out of money, but in many ways, I was disappointed by the bill that was put on the floor.  

December 3, 2009
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STATEMENT REGARDING DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CATHARINE YOUNG

November 24, 2009
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TASK FORCE ON JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM SEEKS ANSWERS FROM OCFS

TASK FORCE ON JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM SEEKS ANSWERS FROM OCFS

November 19, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CATHARINE YOUNG

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CATHARINE YOUNG

 

November 16, 2009
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THERE IS A BETTER WAY

THERE IS A BETTER WAY

A Column on New York's Fiscal Situation

October 26, 2009
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DAIRY FARMERS PLEA FOR SUPPORT FROM LEGISLATIVE LEADERS

ALBANY – Dairy farmers and industry leaders from across the state gave testimony at the State Capitol today to offer solutions regarding the ongoing milk crisis which has been described as a “Depression” for farmers.

October 19, 2009
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SEN. YOUNG TO HOST DAIRY ROUNDTABLE IN ALBANY ON OCT. 19th

ALBANY -    Trying to spur Albany into action, Senator Catharine Young, (R,I,C-Olean) is hosting a public forum on extremely low milk prices to draw attention to farmers’ plights and gain support for a solution.

October 14, 2009
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SPORTSMEN TARGETED WITH HIGHER FEES

            

September 30, 2009
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DAIRY FARMS STILL IN CRISIS

News Column from                                                                 

September 3, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG INVITES COMMUNITY TO FUNDRAISER FOR WOUNDED SOLDIER

ALBANY – Expecting sunny skies and great weather, Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) and Frank Higgins, event chairman, are encouraging communit

September 2, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR YOUNG REGARDING RECENTLY ANNOUNCED FEMA AID FOR FLOOD DAMAGE

Although we are grateful that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has partially okayed the disaster declaration so that local and state governments have the green light to make much-needed repairs to infrastructure, the federal government’s job is only half done.

September 1, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG UNVEILS DAIRY INVESTMENT ACT

ALBANY – With emotions continuing to run high as the state’s dairy farmers face an escalating crisis, Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C- Olean), ranking member of the Senate’s Agricultural Committee, today unveiled the “2009 Dairy Inv

August 28, 2009
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Join The Fight - Repeal the Utility Tax

Join The Fight - Repeal the Utility Tax
Starting July 1st, individuals and businesses will have to pay a 2% State Assessment Fee on top of their monthly utility bills as part of the 2009-10 New York State Budget.

August 28, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG TO HOST FUNDRAISER FOR WOUNDED SOLDIER

            ALBANY – At a press conference held today at War Vets park in Olean, Senator Catharin

August 20, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR YOUNG REGARDING THE LOSS OF SHERIFF DENNIS JOHN

            “This news is shocking and tragic, and I’m deeply saddened by the loss of my friend.  My heart goes out to Denny’s entire family.  He was a son, husband, father, and grandfather who was loved dearly.  My sympathies also go to the Sheriff’s Department, other county employees and Denny’s countless friends.

August 18, 2009
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