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Senate Plan Would Double Senior Citizen Property Tax Rebates

State Senator Cathy Young (R,I,C - Olean) today announced a plan to double the size of direct property tax rebate checks for senior citizen homeowners. The Senate is introducing a bill that would return about $200 million to senior citizens. Funds for the increased senior rebate checks would come from higher-than-projected State revenues realized at end of the 2006-07 state fiscal year.The Senate budget proposed tripling property tax rebate checks for all homeowners, including seniors.

May 1, 2007
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Senate Passes Domestic Violence Package

In observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, State Senator Cathy Young (R,I,C - Olean) and members of the New York State Senate today passed a comprehensive package of legislation aimed at protecting victims of domestic violence.Senate action on the legislation was announced at a Capitol news conference where members of the Senate Majority were joined by Mrs. New York State 2007 Lori Donaudy of Smithtown, Long Island. A former victim of domestic abuse, Lori’s platform as Mrs.

April 24, 2007
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SENATOR YOUNG TO CALL ON ASSEMBLY TO PASS "GRANNY’S BILL

101-year-old Rose Morat Brutally Mugged In NewYork

 

April 19, 2007
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April 2, 2007
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Senators Announce $30 Million In Relief To Dairy Farmers

Senator Cathy Young (R-C-I, Olean) and members of the Senate Majority Conference today joined with New York dairy farmers at the Hourigan Dairy in Elbridge, New York to publicly announce the approval of the Dairy Investment Act, a $30 million program included in the 2007-08 state budget that will provide direct and immediate financial relief to New York’s dairy farmers.For more information on the program,or to download the application, click the Dairy Investment Act link below.DAIRY INVESTMENT ACT<

April 1, 2007
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Senator Young Passes Legislation To Combat Online Perverts

Predators webcasting sexual abuse over the Internet and those viewing and participating online would face severe penalties in New York State under a bill just passed by State Senator Catharine "Cathy" Young (R,I,C - Olean).The bill would establish the class B felony of promoting a sex offense for producing, directing or promoting any visual or audio representation, and establish the class C felony of knowingly possessing any such representation, and designates both such felonies as violent felony offenses.

March 21, 2007
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Senator Young Pushes for Team Effort to Avoid More Flooding Mishaps

 

PORTVILLE - The flooding of a Portville senior citizen complex was "a catastrophe that never should happen again," said Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).

March 17, 2007
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Senator Young Pushes For Team Effort To Avoid More Flooding Mishaps

PORTVILLE - The flooding of a Portville senior citizen complex was "a catastrophe that never should happen again," said Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).

"This incident underscores the need for emergency preparedness.

March 17, 2007
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Senate Budget Provides $60 Million In Relief To Dairy Farmers

The State Senate Majority Conference today voted to approve a new budget proposal that would provide $60 million in immediate financial assistance to dairy farmers across the State.

March 12, 2007
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Senator Young Announces Funding For Nunda Historical Society

The Nunda Historical Society’s headquarters will undergo renovations to allow for archive storage, a research library and room for additional educational programs, thanks to a $25,000 grant obtained by State Senator Cathy Young (R,I,C-Olean). The Nunda Historical Society was gifted their building in 1999. Renovations completed in the first few years have resulted in the building being used for history and musical programs, group meetings, public research, and other uses.

March 9, 2007
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