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$50,000 SECURED FOR ALLEGANY COUNTY FIRE TRAINING FACILITY

Young Obtains Construction Funding

 

June 13, 2005
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$50,000 Secured For Allegany County Fire Training Facility

State Senator Catharine "Cathy" Young (R,I,C - Olean) today announced that she has secured $50,000 for the construction of the Allegany County Emergency Services Training Facility, which includes a training tower, classrooms and other office facilities."I was pleased to sponsor this grant for the Allegany County Training Facility," Senator Young said. "The construction of this facility will not only serve to benefit Emergency Service personnel, but the residents of Allegany County as well.

June 13, 2005
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Young Acts On Legislation To Strengthen Megan's Law

Ten years after the enactment of legislation creating New York State’s Sex Offender Registry, the New York State Senate acted on the "Tenth Anniversary Omnibus Sex Offender Registration Reform Act." The bill would strengthen Megan’s Law in 25 ways, including: mandatory notification by police when a registered sex offender moves into a community, lifetime registration of all sex offenders, requiring information about all levels of sex offenders to be posted on the Internet, and GPS monitoring for the worst offenders.You can link to the Sex Offender Registry by clicking <

June 9, 2005
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Senator Young: Laud Veterans With "hall Of Fame"

Senator Cathy Young and members of the Senate Republican Conference today proposed creating a New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame to honor the courage, sacrifice and achievements of service men and women from across the state.The initiative is the centerpiece of the New York Armed Services Recognition and Support Plan, a sweeping set of bills that expands benefits -- including providing combat life insurance for all New Yorkers serving in war zones, expanding opportunities for higher education, and lower property taxes -- in honor of their service.The Hall, only the fourth

May 27, 2005
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CATHY YOUNG TAKES OATH OF OFFICE

Senate Majority Leader, Joseph L. Bruno (left)and Senator Mike Nozzolio administer the oath of office

 

May 24, 2005
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Senator Young Appointed To Chair Agriculture Committee

State Senator Cathy Young (R-I,C, Olean) was recently appointedto Chair the Senate Agriculture Committee.After being officially sworn into office on Monday, May 16, Senator Young was named to the post by Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. BrunoSenator Young said: "To be appointed to the Senate’s Agriculture committee is a great honor. Growing up on a third generation dairy and crop farm, I’ve been acutely aware of the issues and concerns facing the farming community.

May 24, 2005
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