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SENATOR YOUNG: "PROPOSED BUDGET TAXES TOO MUCH AND SPENDS TOO MUCH"

"Gov. Spitzer said repeatedly ‘no new taxes,’ yet his budget proposal raises taxes and fees by a jaw-dropping nearly $2 billion. He taxes too much and spends too much. He also doesn’t deliver on his promise to revive the Upstate economy or provide property tax relief. His priorities are totally misplaced," said Sen. Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).

January 22, 2008
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SENATOR YOUNG LEADS EFFORT TO KEEP KINDT BEHIND BARS

Kindt to stay in prisonParole denied for rapist, murderer

SALAMANCA PRESS

By Amanda GrabowskiLifestyles Editor

By Amanda GrabowskiLifestyles Editor

SALAMANCA — Jerry Lockwood said he is satisfied that the community will be safer for the next two years, since a state parole board has denied parole for Edward Kindt.

Kindt was just 15 when he raped and killed Lockwood’s daughter, Penny Brown on Mother’s Day 1999.

January 14, 2008
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SENATE MAJORITY UNVEILS MULTIBILLION DOLLAR PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PLAN AS TOP PRIORITY FOR 2008

State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C -Olean) and the New York State Senate Majority today advanced its top priority for 2008 through introduction of a multi-billion dollar property tax relief plan that would double the size of the current STAR rebate for most homeowners and triple the size of the STAR rebate for seniors next year, while abolishing the current income eligibility thresholds instituted last year by Governor Spitzer.

January 8, 2008
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Senator Young Announces 20,000 in funding for Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary

The Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary will be receiving funds to repair the handicapped-accessible trails and overlook platform thanks to a $20,000 grant obtained by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C- Olean).

January 7, 2008
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Senator Young Announces 20,000 In Funding For Jamestown Audubon Center And Sanctuary

The Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary will be receiving funds to repair the handicapped-accessible trails and overlook platform thanks to a $20,000 grant obtained by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C- Olean).

The Audubon Center and Sanctuary is comprised of five miles of trails within its 600 acres. Several organizations such as ASPIRE and The Resource Center take advantage of the grounds which accomodates people with disabilities.

January 7, 2008
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SENATOR YOUNG JOINS "CIRCLE OF FRIENDS"

State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C - Olean) today announced that she was included on the New York State Farm Bureau’s listing of Legislators included on their annual "Circle of Friends" list. The award is provided based upon an individual lawmaker’s record of support for New York agriculture and the Farm Bureau. 

January 6, 2008
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Senator Young Announces Funding for The Heritage Group

Local Senior Citizens participating in the Heritage Group’s services will benefit from a new handicapped-accessible shuttle bus, thanks to a $25,000 grant obtained by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).

January 6, 2008
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Senator Young Joins "circle Of Friends"

State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C - Olean) today announced that she was included on the New York State Farm Bureau’s listing of Legislators included on their annual "Circle of Friends" list. The award is provided based upon an individual lawmaker’s record of support for New York agriculture and the Farm Bureau. 

January 6, 2008
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Senator Young Announces Funding For The Heritage Group

Local Senior Citizens participating in the Heritage Group’s services will benefit from a new handicapped-accessible shuttle bus, thanks to a $25,000 grant obtained by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).

January 6, 2008
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"FIASCO: THE GOVERNOR''S PLAN TO GRANT ILLEGAL ALIENS DRIVER''S LICENSES IN NEW YORK STATE."

NYS SENATE MAJORITY TASKFORCE ON IMMIGRATION ISSUES REPORT ON GOVERNOR SPITZER’S DRIVER’S LICENSE PLAN

December 17, 2007
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November 13, 2007
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Sgt. Jason Denfrund Memorial Dedicated

A monument dedicated to the memory of fallen soldier Army Sgt. Jason C. Denfrund and all service men and women from the village of Cattaraugus was unveiled Saturday at the Liberty Park Cemetery. A $6,000 state grant for the memorial was secured by Senator Catharine Young.

November 13, 2007
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Senator Young Presents Plans For Upstate "Now."

BY JESSICA WASMUNDJamestown Post-JournalMaintaining jobs and a healthy economy in Chautauqua County is something state Sen. Cathy Young, ROlean, is pushing as a member of Upstate Now, the Senate Republican plan for job growth. ‘‘You are the people who are on the front lines working everyday to revitalize Chautauqua County,’’ Young told a room full of business leaders Friday at the Robert H. Jackson Center. ‘‘We need action — we need results.

November 5, 2007
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