Senate Young (R-C-I, Olean) today fought to restore $30 million in state funds for the Dairy Assistance Program, as well as restore $10 million for other agriculture programs that are vitally important to the state’s largest industry. The Dairy Assistance Program provided $30 million in direct support payments to the state’s dairy producers to help prevent family farms from going out of business.
ALBANY - The state budget just unveiled by legislative leaders “is a disgrace,” said Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).
“The economy is in the tank, people are losing their jobs, families are having a tough time making ends meet, and the three men in a room, all New York City Democrats, come up with a budget in secret that is the hugest tax hike and spending spree in the history of the state,” she said.
Keeping open the Reynolds Game Farm, a preserve where pheasants are bred to be released for hunting across the state, is a big win for outdoor sportsmen and rural New York, said Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).
Governor David Paterson had ordered the closure of the Department of Environmental Conservation-run facility near Ithaca last December, but reversed his position on Friday.
State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C - Olean), in conjunction with the New York State Department of Corrections, has announced a new exam for correction officers. It will be held April 4, 2009 with a filing deadline of February 17,2009 under the auspices of the New York State Department of Civil Service.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) announces that it has fitted the 565th tractor with a rollover protection system (ROPS) through its rebate program, now entering its third year.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1,412 workers on farms died from tractor overturns between 1992 and 2005.
NYCAMH's efforts have saved hundreds of New York farmers from potential injury and death.
State Senator Cathy Young today visited Brooks Memorial Hospital to tour the site of the Dunkirk Hospital’s future Women’s Imaging Center. Working collaboratively with Brooks Memorial Hospital, Senator Young was able to obtain a $250,000 NYS Economic Development Assistance Program (NYSEDAP) grant for the purchase of a new Digital Mammography system for the Center.
OLEAN – In an effort to block sharp reductions to local government assistance, State Senator Catharine Young, (R,I,C-Olean) has said she will oppose $250 million in local cuts proposed last week by the Governor which would force local governments to raise property taxes to make up for the lost revenue from Albany.
Senator Pledges to Fight Cuts that Cost Jobs, Limit Access to Health CareJAMESTOWN, NY – The Protect Pharmacy Patients coalition today hailed Senator Catharine Young for her successful effort to fend off budget cuts that would have devastated community pharmacies during the August special session of the State Legislature, as well as for her pledge to continue to fight any cuts that may be proposed in the upcoming special session next month.
Westfield - A major investment in economic growth was announced today by Senator Catharine Young, who has secured $1.05 million through the Upstate revitalization capital investment fund to create a Grape Discovery Center in the Westfield area.
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