Darrel J. Aubertine's Press releases

NORTH COUNTRY POWER DISCOUNT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR THOUSANDS OF BUSINESSES AND DAIRY FARMS

Businesses and Dairy Farms in St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Franklin Counties Will Receive Average One-Year Savings of $1,200  Low-Cost St. Lawrence Hydropower to Provide Up to $10 Million in Savings

CAPE VINCENT (October 27, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today joined Governor David A. Paterson to announce that more than 3,500 Northern New York businesses and dairy farms will receive an approximately 9 percent discount on their electric bill for the next year.

October 27, 2009
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Aubertine, Burling, Koon Host Agriculture Roundtable

 

Lawmakers discuss dairy crisis, farm labor with farmers, business and community leaders 

October 21, 2009
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Ag Chair Introduces Bill to Provide Relief for Dairy Farmers

 

Ban on “stop & haul” charges would effectively add $1-2 per CWT to bimonthly milk checks

Aubertine holds issues roundtable in Ithaca to hear farmers on this bill, farm labor, dairy crisis 

October 20, 2009
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POWERING NEW YORK’S FUTURE: Syracuse/Kingston Roundtables

Senate and Assembly Leaders in Syracuse to Continue Discussion of Low Cost Power for Economic Development Programs

 

October 15, 2009
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Roundtable with Sen. Aubertine, Sen. Valesky Gives Farmers a Voice

Matthew Critz (far left) of Critz Farms (www.critzfarms.com) discusses with Sen. Aubertine (far right), Assemblyman Magee (center right), and Sen. Valesky (center ) how the Farm Labor Fair Practices Act would hurt his farm, put farm workers out of work,  and force many of the workers themselves to move elsewhere.

October 15, 2009
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GOVERNOR SIGNS GREEN JOBS/GREEN NEW YORK BILL IN SYRACUSE

Program Will Assist Low-Income and Unemployed New Yorkers Train for Green Collar Jobs

Governor Paterson Launches New Website – GreenCareersNY.com – to Match Job Seekers with Green Training Opportunities

October 13, 2009
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Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine Hosts 2009 Oswego County Senior Health and Information Fair

Photo: Sen. Aubertine talks with Muriel Allerton and her husband at the Oswego County Senior Health and Information Fair.

Event draws several hundred from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 10

October 10, 2009
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Statement from Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine regarding DOT Capital plan and Governor Paterson’s statement:

“Maintaining and improving our state’s infrastructure is vital to the economic growth we need to emerge from this downturn a stronger New York. As signs of improvement in our economy are beginning to emerge, now is not the time for the governor to walk away from a commitment we secured last May to fund road and bridge projects in Upstate New York.

October 8, 2009
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Dates Set for Senate Agriculture Committee Roundtables

Photo from Agriculture tour in Western New York at Eden Valley Farms

Ag Chair Aubertine to host six roundtables and a public hearing to gather input from farmers

October 7, 2009
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Sen. Aubertine Secures $1.02 M for City of Oswego

Funding will enable to the city to meet pressing heavy equipment needs, save property taxpayers

 

October 6, 2009
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POWERING NEW YORK’S FUTURE: Oswego Roundtable

 

Sen. Aubertine Continues Public Discussion of Low Cost Power for Economic Development Programs in Oswego

 

October 6, 2009
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Sen. Aubertine, Senate President Secure $2.5 million to Replace Lake Street Bridge in City of Ogdensburg

 

Sen. Malcolm Smith at Dobisky Visitor Center to announce capital funding for city’s top priority

October 5, 2009
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Agriculture Chair Tours Long Island Farms

Aubertine meets with farmers to hear concerns and highlight importance of agriculture

September 30, 2009
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POWERING NEW YORK’S FUTURE: Long Island Roundtable

 

State Senators Bring Discussion of Low Cost Power for Economic Development Programs to Long Island for Input from Local Businesses, Trade Groups and the Public 

September 29, 2009
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Senators Aubertine, Gillibrand get USDA to Reverse Ruling

U.S., State Senators teamed up to open up program to provide more local foods in schools

September 25, 2009
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Senate Agriculture Chair Visits Farms in Western New York, Stresses Importance of Agriculture

Photo: Sen. Aubertine at the John Knight Dairy Farm, discussing the impact of current low milk prices on this family farm.

JAMESTOWN (September 24, 2009)—State Senate Agriculture Chair Darrel J. Aubertine today visited several farms in Western New York to hear from farmers and stress the importance of agriculture in our state. The meetings are part of a statewide agriculture tour in anticipation of a set of public roundtables with farmers and in conjunction with Senate Energy Committee hearings and roundtables.

September 24, 2009
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POWERING NEW YORK’S FUTURE

Hearings Bring Businesses & Public to the Table with Lawmakers to Reshape State’s Energy and Economic Development Strategy

Senate and Assembly Lead Public Discussions on the Future Use of Low Cost Power for State Economic Development Programs

September 22, 2009
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Aubertine to Host Roundtable Discussions on New York Agriculture

 

Ag Chair wants to give more farmers a voice on a spectrum of issues, including Farm Labor Bill

 

September 17, 2009
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