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It is time to return New York State government to you, the people.

June 15, 2010
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SEN. YOUNG: COALITION SEEKS TO MAKE KENDRA’S LAW PERMANENT

Sen. Young Leads Effort for Public Safety and Humane Treatment for Those with Severe Mental Illness

June 1, 2010
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Frank Tracz

Private First Class (PFC) Frank Tracz, 684 East State Street, Olean, NY, is a U.S. Army combat-decorated veteran of the Battle of the Bulge. A telephone lineman with the 106th Infantry Division, (the Golden Lions), PFC Tracz’s Division received the full brunt of the German Fifth and Sixth Panzer Divisions on December 16, 1944, during the initial German assault of the Battle of the Bulge or the Ardennes-Alsace Campaign. From this battle alone, the Division suffered 417 killed in action, 1,278 wounded in action, 53 died from their wounds, and 6,697 were taken prisoner.

June 1, 2010
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Pvt. George V. Baker

Pvt. George V. Baker is a highly decorated U.S. Army World War II veteran and former prisoner of war. While serving with the 361st Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division, Fifth Army, the Franklinville, New York native was part of a combat force that pushed the enemy back 150 miles during intensive fighting to Leghorn, Italy. There, the enemy was entrenched in an attempt to defend the approaches of what was then the third largest seaport in Italy.

May 28, 2010
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Senator Young Honors "Woman of Distinction" Helen Worth

ALBANY - State Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean) honored Portville resident Helen Worth yesterday at the annual prestigious “Women of Distinction” ceremony at the State Capitol in Albany.  Mrs.

May 27, 2010
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5.25.10 Legislative Update

Here is my latest "Legislative Update" program where I talk about my concern about the late budget and our attempts to get our Parks back open in time for Memorial Day Weekend.

May 26, 2010
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Sen.Young Calls for Resignation of OCFS Commissioner Gladys Carrion

Senator will also conduct a hearing to further investigate the incidentas well as reports of increased violence against staff at state youth facilities

May 26, 2010
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May 12, 2010
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LATE BUDGET UNACCEPTABLE, Column by Sen. Cathy Young

            Recently, I was visiting one of my volunteer fire departments, and a state corrections officer told me he knew how to save taxpayers $1 million.

May 12, 2010
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May 4, 2010
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FARM LABOR BILL DIES IN AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE


ALBANY – A major victory was scored on behalf of farms across Upstate New York on Tuesday, when a farm labor bill that would devastate upstate’s farming industry was defeated in the Senate’s Agriculture Committee, according to the committee’s ranking member Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean).

April 20, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR YOUNG REGARDING LATE BUDGET


           “It is disappointing that the New York City-controlled Senators today staged a phony press event, instead of obeying state law and advancing the state budget process.

April 14, 2010
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PARKS STILL TARGETED DESPITE WARNINGS TO KEEP PARKS OPEN

ALBANY – Despite stern warnings by federal officials to keep state parks open or face losing significant federal funding for park projects, Governor Paterson is moving ahead with his plan to close and cut programming and services at state parks, including Allegany State Pa

April 8, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR YOUNG REGARDING LATE BUDGET


“It is unconscionable that the New York City-controlled legislators who currently are in the majority of both Houses left Albany without even trying to get the state budget passed by the April 1 deadline.

March 29, 2010
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Fishing Poles in the Library

Senator Cathy Young and Dansville Library Director Teresa Dearing (left) show some of the new fishing gear available at the Dansville Library to Richie Aprile and Ben Carey.

March 23, 2010
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Long Point Rally

I had the privilege of speaking at a rally supporting Long Point State Park on this past Saturday, March 6. I will be hosting a Rally this coming Saturday March 13 from 12-3 at the Quaker Beach Area in Allegany State Park. Please come out, show your support and let the Governor know that we need to keep our parks open. Also please take a minute and sign my petition to save the parks.

 

March 9, 2010
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Long Point Rally

 

I had the privilege of speaking at a rally supporting Long Point State Park on this past Saturday, March 6. I will be hosting a Rally this coming Saturday March 13 from 12-3 at the Quaker Beach Area in Allegany State Park. Please come out, show your support and let the Governor know that we need to keep our parks open. Also please take a minute and sign my petition to save the parks.

March 9, 2010
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SENATOR YOUNG PUSHING GOVERNOR TO RELEASE TAX REFUND CHECKS ON TIME

ALBANY – Saying the state has no right to hold onto personal income tax refunds, Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean) is sponsoring legislation to require the checks

February 24, 2010
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