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Sen. Young receives Outstanding Community Service Award

Senator Catharine Young receives the Dunkirk-Fredonia Lions Club’s Outstanding Community Service Award in recognition of more than a decade of dedicated and responsive public service from club President Philip Kumler, Monday February 15, 2010.

February 16, 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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SKF Staying Put

 

Company Will Build New Plant In Falconer To Keep 687 Jobs LocalBy Robert Rizzuto, rrizzuto@post-journal.com

December 15, 2009
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Senator Young visits with Army Specialist Brandon Rethmel and his family in Olean.

Senator Young visits with Brandon Rethmel and his family in Olean in November.  In September, Sen.

December 8, 2009
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Senator Young pauses to reflect with Commander Dave Bower prior to ceremonies at Ripley’s Veterans’ Roll of Honor.

Senator Young pauses to reflect with Commander Dave Bower prior to ceremonies at Ripley’s Veterans’ Roll of Honor.

December 8, 2009
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Ripley holds Veterans Monument rededication

By ROBYN NEAR Special to the OBSERVER

RIPLEY — On the first anniversary of the dedication of the Ripley Veterans’ Roll of Honor Monument, Nov. 11, more than 70 new veterans’ names were added to the Roll. The ceremony drew approximately 200 spectators, including New York State Senator Catharine Young. 

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December 6, 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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11.24.09 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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Audio Address From Sen. Young on Budget Deficit -11.17.09

Sen. Young made a radio announcement regarding Albany's inaction on a Budget Deficit Plan (DRP) on November 17, 2009.

November 18, 2009
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HAPPY TRAILS

Area leaders meet with county snowmobile clubsOBSERVER Staff Report

November 18, 2009
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Intro To Government

Intro To Government

State Sen. Young Visits Clymer StudentsBy Dave Emke demke@post-journal.com

CLYMER - State Sen. Cathy Young's favorite football team is the Buffalo Bills, and her favorite color is red.

November 16, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CATHARINE YOUNG

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CATHARINE YOUNG

 

November 16, 2009
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Sen. Young Meets with 8th Grade History Class in Clymer

Senator Cathy Young answers questions for a group of 8th Grade US History students from Clymer Central School on 11.13.09.

November 13, 2009
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