Catharine Young's Press releases

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

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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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PORTVILLE GIRL SELECTED AS REPRESENTATIVE FOR NATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

ALBANY - Nikita Warner, a student at Portville Central School, was one of only 98 young women selected nationwide to attend the annual American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation held in Washington, D.C.

August 18, 2009
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VIETNAM “MOVING WALL” MEMORIAL COMING TO BROCTON IN SEPTEMBER

ALBANY - Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) and representatives from the Brocton American Legion, Post 434 today announced that the “The Moving Wall”, the nation’s <

August 13, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CATHY YOUNG REGARDING EMERGENCY DISASTER RELIEF REQUEST FOR FLOODED AND DAMAGED AREAS

“I am urging Governor Paterson to immediately declare emergency disaster areas for Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties. 

August 10, 2009
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URGES CONSUMERS TO SIGN PETITION DRIVE TO END BURDENSOME UTILITY TAX

ALBANY - Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) 

August 4, 2009
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July 31, 2009
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SEN. YOUNG & ASSEM. GIGLIO ANNOUNCE FUNDING FOR NEW FUEL DEPOT IN PORTVILLE

ALBANY - Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean)  and Assemblyman Joe Giglio (R,I,C-Gowanda) today were joined by local off

July 31, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG HONORS SENECA VETS

          Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean)  was joined by members of the American Legion Post #1587 and Seneca nation officials recently to make a special presenation to honor Seneca veterans for military service at the annual Salamanca Allegany Casino Veteran’s Powwow.

July 29, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG MEETS WITH LOCAL DAIRY FARMERS

Calls Upon Gov. Paterson To Use Stimulus to Alleviate Dairy Crisis

July 27, 2009
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