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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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Senate Passes $6 Billion, Two Year Property Tax Relief Plan

The New York State Senate today passed a three part plan (S.1) to significantly expand the Senate-initiated property tax relief rebate program to provide $2.6 billion in property tax relief this year and $3.4 billion in 2008.The plan would triple the size of direct property tax rebate checks in the first year, give voters greater input on local property tax rates, and establish a Blue Ribbon Commission to make reforms to help reduce property taxes.A report commissioned by the Senate last year, conducted by Global Insights, found that local taxes per household in New York ($6

March 5, 2007
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