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A.l. Lee To Stay Open For Another Year

FULTON (June 27, 2008)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said Friday that the state Department of Health has renewed A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital's operating certificate through June 30, 2009. The extension provides time to negotiate toward operating under another hospital's operating certificate. 

June 27, 2008
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A.l. Lee Memorial Receives 1-year Extension

Oswego Palladium TimesAfter a year of uncertainty for Fulton's A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, it was announced Friday that the New York State Department of Health (DOH) has granted the hospital a one-year extension to meet the criteria set forth by the Berger Commission.

June 26, 2008
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Junior Hunting Bill Passes Senate, Assembly

Legislation would permit 14-year-olds hunt deer, bear with adult supervision 

WATERTOWN (June 25, 2008)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (D-Cape Vincent) commended the Senate and Assembly for passing legislation that will lower the hunting age from 16- to 14-years-old with adult supervision.  

June 25, 2008
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Bill Before Governor To Lower Hunting Age

Oswego Palladium Times

 Both the New York State Assembly and Senate have passed legislation that would lower the hunting age across the state from 16 to 14 years old. Pending the governor's approval, the legislation passed would also allow 12- and 13-year-olds to hunt small game.    

June 25, 2008
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Statement By State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine On Brownfields Legislation:

"The need for a more efficient brownfield cleanup program has been critical and I am very pleased that we were able to come together with the Assembly and Governor to get this done today. Throughout Central and Northern New York, and statewide, there are many locations ranging from old industrial sites to closed corner gas stations that get passed up for new development. This program will help bring them back to life and generate new revenue for the state and local communities.

June 19, 2008
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Senate Votes Unanimously To Reverse Sweep

Sen. Aubertine: Put the $1 million taken from snowmobilers back where it belongs

 

ALBANY (June 18, 2008)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today restated his call for Gov. David Paterson’s administration to restore $1 million taken from the state’s snowmobile trail development fund and joined his colleagues in a unanimous vote on legislation to put the money back in the dedicated fund.

June 18, 2008
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Sen. Aubertine Urges Public To Speak At Ijc Hearings

Senator: The International Joint Commission needs to hear us, Plan B+ the best option

 

WATERTOWN (June 13, 2008)—Public hearings with the International Joint Commission on water levels in the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario will be held June 19 in Massena, June 25 in Alexandria Bay and June 26 in Oswego. All hearings start at 7 p.m.

June 13, 2008
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Epf Grants Benefit The North Country

Sen. Aubertine thanks Gov. Paterson for his selections in the 48th Senate District

WATERTOWN (June 6, 2008)—Today’s announcement of Environmental Protection Fund Grants by Gov. David Paterson includes more than $830,000 for Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) projects in the state’s  48th Senate District, represented by Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (D-Cape Vincent).

June 6, 2008
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Report On Property Tax Relief Frames Debate For Change

ALBANY (June 3, 2008)—The following is a statement from state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (D-Cape Vincent) regarding the preliminary report of findings and recommendations from the New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief:

 

June 3, 2008
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Sen. Aubertine: Report On Property Tax Relief Frames Debate For Change

ALBANY (June 3, 2008)—The following is a statement from state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (D-Cape Vincent) regarding the preliminary report of findings and recommendations from the New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief:  

June 3, 2008
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Hospital Deal Close

Sen. Aubertine, DOH, and A.L. Lee Working on Deal to Preserve Jobs, Acute Care in Fulton  FULTON (June 3, 2008)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (D-Cape Vincent) is close to a deal between the state Department of Health and A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital that could preserve some level of acute care and Emergency Room services at the facility. 

June 3, 2008
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State Ag & Markets To Reach Out To Farmers On Nais

Public relations campaign on controversial program to be expanded at Senator's request

WATERTOWN (May 30, 2008)—At the request of state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (D-Cape Vincent), the state Department of Agriculture and Markets will expand its outreach to farmers to explain participation in the National Animal Identification System.

May 30, 2008
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U.s. And Canada Discuss Trade In Northern New York

Sen. Aubertine: Seminar fosters good relationship, brings investment and jobs

OGDENSBURG (May 22, 2008)—United States and Canadian officials came together for the first U.S./Canada Cross Border Seminar on Thursday morning to help boost trade between the two countries around Northern New York.

May 22, 2008
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Aubertine Supports Cutting Summer Gas Taxes

Senator votes “yes” in conjunction with bills for conservation, alternative fuels

May 7, 2008
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Aubertine Calls On The Ijc To Make Changes

Senator: B+ is the best option for the North Country’s environment and economy

ALBANY—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (D-Cape Vincent) repeated his call for the International Joint Commission to accept an environmentally friendly and economically beneficial plan to the North Country to regulate water levels on the St. Lawrence River.

May 5, 2008
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Senator Aubertine Calls For The Return Of Snowmobile Funds

Sweep of dedicated fund will short change trail maintenance and development

May 2, 2008
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Sen. Aubertine Urges Dec To Open Truck Trails To Atvs

safe, well-maintained trails bring in $35 million annually Local ATV leadership must help mitigate environmental concerns

April 30, 2008
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Great Lakes Agreement Clears New York Hurdle

ALBANY, NY – An agreement that was two years in the making was finally signed into law earlier this month protecting the Great Lakes, which spans eight states and two Canadian Provinces.

This accord is designed to improve the management, protection, and conservation of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin and associated water-dependent natural resources.

April 2, 2008
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