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.
State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C - Olean) today honored Frank Guyett from Jamestown with this year’s New York State Senate’s Achievers' Award. The prestigious award recognizes an individual’s ability to overcome personal physical challenges and honors their accomplishments on behalf of their community.
In response to Senator Young's call for the Federal Government to declare several upstate counties as disaster areas due to hail, high winds and excessive rain that occurred May 20, 2008 through June 13, 2008, the State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in New York has announced that the USDA has designated Livingston, Orange, Oswego, Rockland and Wayne Counties in New York Ag-disaster areas.
KILLBUCK - State Senator Cathy Young today visited Kill Buck Fire District #1 to announce funding towards the purchase of an All Terrain Vehicle to assist in the effort to respond quickly and efficiently to wildfires and other emergencies.
State Senator Cathy Young today visited Kill Buck Fire District #1 to announce funding towards the purchase of an All Terrain Vehicle to assist in the effort to respond quickly and efficiently to wildfires and other emergencies.
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
The attraction will be modeled after the successful Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center that draws tens of thousands of visitors every year.
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
Senate Republicans have successfully stopped former Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s devastating state budget cuts to hospitals, nursing homes and home care, and have eliminated an oppressive proposed tax on health insurance policies, said Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).
Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean) today lauded State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s recommendations to postpone future toll hikes by reiterating her opposition to the proposal to hike tolls by up to 20 percent over the next four years.
"The Thruway Authority should immediately put the brakes on their unwarranted and destructive proposed hikes," said Senator Young. "The Comptroller's report that the Senate requested confirmed what we suspected -- the Thruway Authority should find cost savings instead of sticking it to the traveling public."
Governor David A. Paterson today visited Chautauqua County in Western New York to announce State support for an advanced coal power plant in Jamestown. Advanced coal technology could represent the next major step in addressing global climate change while also helping to diversify the state’s energy supply and create “clean-tech” jobs Upstate.
State Senator Cathy Young honored two local women at the State Capitol in Albany today at the annual prestigious "Women of Distinction" ceremony. Mrs. Delores Cross, Cuba and Dr. Lillian Ney, Jamestown were recognized for dedicating themselves to improving the quality of life in their respective communities.
Members of the New York State Senate Majority Conference today introduced SAFE-TEEN New York, a comprehensive package of legislation designed to keep New York’s younger, less experienced drivers safe while on the road and prevent future tragic accidents.
The package of bills was announced today at a Capitol news conference, where the Senators were joined by John Arout of Staten Island, whose 17 year old daughter Michelle was killed in a high speed crash while the driver of her car was racing another teen driver.
ALBANY – Legislation that clarifies the law allowing farmers to rightfully manage and harvest woodland lots in conjunction with their overall farm management plan, has passed both houses of the legislature and awaits consideration by Governor Paterson, Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) has announced.
SCIO - Faced with a threat to the motoring public and local communities along Route 19, Senator Catharine Young has secured a $750,000 state grant for the Genesee River Hazard Mitigation Project. The potential loss of life, property and infrastructure and communities along Route 19 in Belfast and Amity prompted Senator Young’s effort to ensure the grant was included in this year’s state budget as it was needed to serve as the match for the federal FEMA grant.
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