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DeKalb Junction Man Honored by New York State Senate

Floyd “Duff” Powell recognized with 2009 Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen award

ALBANY (May 6, 2009)—The New York State Senate honored 48th Senate District resident Floyd “Duff” Powell with a resolution recognizing him with the 2009 Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen award.

May 6, 2009
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Governor Responds to Senate Upstate Democratic Caucus Call to Release $120 million Upstate Regional Blueprint Fund

ALBANY (May 6, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine and the Upstate Democratic Caucus applauded Gov. David A. Paterson for responding today to their call to release the $120 million Upstate Regional Blueprint Fund available this summer for job creation in Upstate New York.

May 6, 2009
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NY Senate to USDA: Give Farmers What They’re Owed

Agriculture Chair’s Resolution calls on USDA to investigate, fix reporting errors and repay farmers

ALBANY (April 21, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine and the entire New York State Senate are sending a message to the United States Department of Agriculture: Make sure our dairy farmers get what is rightfully theirs.

April 21, 2009
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Senate Passes Bill to Bring Farmers Markets Featuring New York Produce to Urban Areas

ALBANY (April 20, 2009)—The New York State Senate today unanimously passed legislation that will create a program to provide for the planning and development of regional and urban farmers market facilities that will give consumers access to fresh, locally grown New York produce and other goods. This initiative will aid farmers and rural producers by opening up new agriculture markets, while also providing healthier goods at lower costs to communities, particularly urban areas across the state.

April 20, 2009
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Aubertine: Put Upstate Funding to Work Upstate Now

Senator and colleagues call for release of blueprint, agriculture and city by city funds WATERTOWN (April 14, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today called on Gov. David A. Paterson to put the remaining funds—especially those dedicated to agriculture and upstate cities—from the 2008-09 state budget’s $700 million Upstate Revitalization Fund to work for our Upstate economy.

April 14, 2009
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DOH Provides $17.8 million for Lee Memorial Transition

Commissioner, Sen. Aubertine announce deal to preserve healthcare in Fulton

FULTON (April 9, 2009)—State Department of Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines M.D. said today that the state will provide $17.8 million in HEAL grant funding to preserve healthcare services at the A.L. Lee Memorial facilities in Fulton. The commissioner made the announcement at City Hall with state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine, who worked with the DOH to secure the funding, and Ann C. Gilpin, president and CEO of Oswego Health.

April 9, 2009
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DOH Provides $17.8 million for Lee Memorial Transition

(Oswego Health CEO Ann C. Gilpin, Commissioner Richard F. Daines M.D., Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine)

FULTON (April 9, 2009)—State Department of Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines M.D. said today that the state will provide $17.8 million in HEAL grant funding to preserve healthcare services at the A.L. Lee Memorial facilities in Fulton. The commissioner made the announcement at City Hall with state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine, who worked with the DOH to secure the funding, and Ann C. Gilpin, president and CEO of Oswego Health.

April 9, 2009
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Op-Ed: New Budget Isn’t Perfect, but It Benefits Upstate New York

The budget we passed last week for the 2009-10 fiscal year is not a perfect budget. No budget can be. What it is though, is a responsible, balanced spending plan that restores funding for vital services and programs, limits the impact of these hard fiscal times on Upstate New York and puts us in position to create jobs and build a better future for all New Yorkers.

April 6, 2009
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Senate GOP proposes billions in new spending as Majority adopts difficult but responsible budget

Aubertine and Valesky Speak Out Against Further Increases in Spending   (Albany, NY) Seventeen hostile amendments proposed by Senate Republicans would increase spending and put New York State in an $8 billion hole, all while violating their own proposed constitutional amendment.  

April 2, 2009
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Senate passes Budget that invests in agriculture and new upstate economic opportunity

ALBANY —The enacted 2009-10 State Budget approved today by the New York State Senate will fund agriculture programs at levels close to 43 percent higher than the Executive Budget had proposed, restoring critical programs and investing in the future of our farmers and producers.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Darrel Aubertine - Budget Comments

Senator Darrel Aubertine - Budget Comments

March 31, 2009
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Senator Aubertine's Protect yourself from Identity Theft brochure

Dear Friends:Picture this scenario: After a long, hard day working to make ends meet, you come home and sit down to one of your least favorite activities — paying the bills. You open your credit card statement and find that you have apparently purchased a big-screen tv, a stereo system large enough for the dance club down the block, and a 12-piece dining room set that certainly won't fit in your eat-in kitchen.

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Senator Aubertine's Protect yourself from Identity Theft brochure

March 30, 2009
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New York State Senate, Senator Aubertine, Congratulates Senator Gilibrand

New York State Senate, Senator Aubertine, Congratulates Senator Gilibrand

March 30, 2009
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Voter Registration Form

Dear Friend,As a United States citizen, you can help shape the laws and policies used to govern our federal, state and local governments. Whether you are choosing a representative or voting on a referendum, you play a vital role. All you have to do is vote.

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VOTER REGISTRATION FORM

March 29, 2009
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Keeping Yourself Safe A Guide for Seniors

Dear Friend,In our ever-changing society, it is more important than ever to be aware of personal safety issues and make necessary adjustments to protect yourself. This brochure was created to serve as a guide to Seniors, with helpful tips and suggestions on how you can create a afer environment for yourself.

 

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Keeping Yourself Safe A Guide for Seniors

March 29, 2009
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Sen. Aubertine listens to Assemblywoman DeDe Scozzafava answer a question at forum

Sen. Aubertine listens to Assemblywoman DeDe Scozzafava answer a question at forum

March 28, 2009
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Senator Aubertine meets with North Country Children's Clinic representatives on Feb 3, 2009

Senator Aubertine meets with North Country Children's Clinic representatives on Feb 3, 2009

March 28, 2009
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Sen. Aubertine and New York State Senators in Washington DC meet with U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Sen. Aubertine and New York State Senators in Washington DC meet with U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

March 28, 2009
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