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Buy Local Farm Report (St. Lawrence County)

Here on Senator Aubertine's site, we have made available through Northern New York Agricultural Development (www.nnyagdev.org) this list of farms where you can directly buy the freshest prod

File: 
2009 SLAW Local Food Guide.pdf

July 17, 2009
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Buy Local Farm Report (Jefferson County)

Here on Senator Aubertine's site, we have made available through Northern New York Agricultural Development (www.nnyagdev.org) this list of farms where you can directly buy the freshest produce and meat.

File: 
2009 JC Local Food Guide.pdf

July 17, 2009
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State Awards $1.4M in Housing Grants to 48th District

 

Grants to agencies, municipalities in Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties 

Support housing for low-income individuals/families, seniors and people with disabilities

ALBANY (July 16, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that the announcement of more than $31 million in affordable housing grants statewide includes funding for agencies and municipalities in Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties. 

July 16, 2009
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Aubertine, Senate Pass Historic Reforms

 

New Senate rules to weaken partisan gridlock, empower Senators to better serve constituents

ALBANY (July 16, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today applauded the passing of important and historic reforms that will empower all 62 Senators to better serve their constituents regardless of political party or position within the chamber.

July 16, 2009
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Aubertine Offers Compromise to End Stalemate, Save 400k jobs

Senator: 1-Day President Pro Tem serves in official capacity, steps down after bills pass

Governor, Democratic Conference open to idea, Espada-led conference opts to hold bills hostage

ALBANY (June 26, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that he has presented a compromise plan to the governor and both conferences that would end the stalemate that threatens close to 400,000 jobs across the state.

June 26, 2009
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Senator Aubertine and Senate Democrats: Let’s Put Politics Aside, Get Back to Work

Court asks lawmakers to create power sharing agreement, Espada-led GOP refuses fair deal

ALBANY (June 16, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that the Senate must move beyond new Senate Republican Leader Pedro Espada’s power grab and get back to work on important legislation to create and sustain jobs, provide flexibility for school districts and local governments, and provide substantive property tax relief.

June 16, 2009
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RURAL FUTURES: Spring 2009 by the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources

Newsletter from the New York State Legislative Commission on Rural Resources.

File: 
Spring 2009 LCRR Newsletter

June 15, 2009
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Energy Chair Aubertine Calls New Reactor in Oswego a Priority

Aubertine: UniStar project would stimulate economy without government investment

OSWEGO (June 10, 2009)—Continuing the work he was elected to do, state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today pledged his unwavering support to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a proposed fourth nuclear reactor in Oswego, calling it an economic stimulus for the region that requires no taxpayer funding.

June 10, 2009
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South Jefferson Future Farmers of America present Sen. Aubertine with leadership award

Pictured are Senator Aubertine, Alisha Fregoe, Stephanie Rhoades, and Corinth Dalrymple

June 4, 2009
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June is Dairy Month: Aubertine Urges NYers to Recognize, Thank Dairy Farmers

Multi-billion dollar economic engine faces hard times with milk prices well below cost of production

WATERTOWN (June 1, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today urged all New Yorkers to recognize the important role our dairy farmers play in our state’s economy and the everyday lives of its citizens, as we celebrate June as Dairy Month in New York with parades and other events commemorating the industry’s impact.

June 1, 2009
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Fort Drum 2008 Regional Economic Impact Statement

The local economic impact of the U.S. Army's base at Fort Drum in the 48th Senate District has grown significantly since the the former Camp Drum was expanded more than 20 years ago.

Fort Drum is a prominent fiber in the fabric of the Northern New York community. The installation provides employment for more than 4,000 area residents and millions of dollars in

File: 
FY08 EIB FINAL.pdf

June 1, 2009
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Firefighters to be Legal to Drive Fire Trucks in Parades Again

Aubertine: Bill restores longstanding CDL waiver, lets firefighters drive trucks home, in parades

ALBANY (May 20, 2009)—The New York State Senate today passed a bill co-sponsored by state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine that will clear the way for firefighters to legally drive fire trucks home from the scene of a fire, as well as in this year’s Memorial Day parades.

May 29, 2009
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Aubertine: Power for Jobs should be extended at least a year for certainty, continuity

Governor, Senate, Assembly Leadership Discuss Energy

ALBANY (May 27, 2009)—As Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications, State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine joined the state leader’s meeting today to discuss energy policy, including an extender for the state’s Power for Jobs program.

May 27, 2009
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Senate Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits to 9 months

Aubertine: Legislation protects the unemployed as lawmakers work to turn the economy around

ALBANY (May 19, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine and the New York State Senate today passed legislation to extend unemployment benefits an additional 13 weeks for an estimated 120,000 unemployed New Yorkers.

May 19, 2009
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$50 Million Available for Organic Farming

Aubertine: Interested New York farmers must apply by May 29 for funding and assistance

WATERTOWN (May 14, 2009)—As Chair of the New York State Senate’s Agriculture Committee, Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine announced today that New York farmers are eligible for funding and assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) to help tap into the growing market for organic agriculture products.

May 14, 2009
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Rural Resources Commission Introduces Legislative Agenda

ALBANY (May 12, 2009)—The bipartisan Legislative Commission on Rural Resources has introduced its legislation for the 2009 session, with 12 bills sponsored in the Senate and Assembly intended to benefit the State’s rural communities.

May 12, 2009
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Aubertine Named Chair of Energy Committee

ALBANY (May 11, 2009)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today was selected by Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith to serve as acting Chair of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications.

May 11, 2009
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$2m back on track for work at plant (Watertown Daily Times)

GREAT LAKES CHEESE: Aubertine recaptures grant promised in '07By JUDE SEYMOURTIMES STAFF WRITERSATURDAY, MAY 9, 2009

ADAMS — State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine has recaptured a $2 million commitment to Great Lakes Cheese that was promised two years ago but subsequently lost in the exchange of power in Albany.

May 9, 2009
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DeKalb Junction Senior Floyd "Duff" Powell meets the Dalai Lama when both men were in Albany on May 6.

Mr. Powell is the 2009 recipient of the Most Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Award. He was recognized by the Senate and honored at Senior Day on May 6.

May 7, 2009
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