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Pamelia Woman Named NYS Senior Citizen of the Year

 

Dorothy Austin recognized by Senate for her tireless work, advocacy on behalf of fellow seniors

May 5, 2010
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Senate Acts Quickly to Pass New ‘Power for Jobs’ Program

 

Economic Benefit Power Program to be streamlined and permanent with more power available

New program builds on past success retaining jobs to create new jobs and economic growth

May 5, 2010
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Energy Committee Moves Economic Development Power Program

 

Successor to Power for Jobs, creates permanent program to maximize job retention, creation

May 3, 2010
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Aubertine UTV Bill Moves Out of Committee

 

Bill would redefine ATV in state law to make side-by-side vehicles legal up to 1,500lbs

ALBANY (April 27, 2010)—The New York State Senate Transportation Committee today moved legislation sponsored by Sen. Aubertine (S.4277) that would allow all-terrain vehicle riders to legally register and ride side-by-side ATVs on trail systems throughout the state.

The committee voted 16-1, meaning the bill—which has an Assembly sponsor—will be eligible for consideration soon on the Senate floor.

April 27, 2010
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Aubertine: I Love NY Promos Should Include Agriculture

Senate passes legislation to include information on agriculture businesses in state promotions

April 26, 2010
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Farmers Applaud Ag Committee Vote on Labor Bill

 

Farmers thank Sen. Aubertine for his leadership working with the committee to ‘do the right thing’

April 21, 2010
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Food for Thought

As Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Sen. Aubertine has been pushing for a better understanding of agriculture in New York State, it's importance in our economy, the struggles facing farmers, and to set the record straight on issues.

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April 21, 2010
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Alliance for Municipal Power

Representatives of the Alliance for Municipal Power, a coalition of 24 municipalities in St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties, were in Albany on April 20 to lobby the passage of a bill to create the North Country Power Authority, which would enable the municipalities to band together to buy and sell energy at a discount to residents in those municipalities.

Sen. Aubertine sponsored this legislation in the Senate, which passed on March 8.

April 20, 2010
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Ag Committee Votes Up Mandate Relief, Down Farm Labor Act

 

Aubertine: Today’s votes are votes in support of farmers, farm workers and consumers in NY

 

April 20, 2010
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Sen. Aubertine Named New York Snowmobile Association 2010 Legislator of the Year

After speaking to a packed house at the Liverpool Holiday Inn, Sen. Aubertine posed for a picture with riders from Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties.

April 17, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Agriculture Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture Senator Darrel J. Aubertine, Chair 9:30 AM, Tuesday, April 20, 2010 Hearing Room B

April 20, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Aubertine, Colleagues Call for Conference Committees

 

Lawmakers ask Assembly Speaker and Senate Leader to get the open process started,

Senators call on the minority conferences to provide policy alternatives in lieu of just saying “No”

April 14, 2010
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Aubertine Bill Promotes Food Donations to Charities, Protects Restaurants, Farms From Worrisome Liability

Senate votes unanimously to pass food donation bill that limits liability for good faith donations

April 8, 2010
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NYS Senator Darrel Aubertine comments on budget reform - 4/7/10

NYS Senator Darrel Aubertine comments on budget reform legislation introduced by the Senate Majority- 4/7/10

April 8, 2010
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Aubertine, Senate Majority Push for Budget Reform

Sen. Aubertine: Legislature must seize opportunity to make long overdue fundamental reforms

ALBANY (April 7, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today joined his colleagues in pushing for significant budget reforms that would address several of the root causes of New York State’s current fiscal trouble.

April 7, 2010
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Aubertine Bill Would Promote Fishing Events for Veterans

 

Legislation provides for free temporary licenses to use fishing as rehab for military personnel

WATERTOWN (April 1, 2010)—With trout and salmon fishing season beginning today, State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said he is pushing legislation (S.7041) that would encourage more fishing events as physical and emotional rehabilitation for veterans or active duty members of the armed forces.

April 1, 2010
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