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Darrel J. Aubertine

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Sen. Aubertine Pushing Agenda for Job Growth and Retention

Legislative package announced today fits with ongoing efforts to boost economy, sustain jobs

March 25, 2010

Senate Resolution Gets Budget Off On Right Foot

Aubertine: A budget to vote “Yes” on would maintain priorities for 48th, Upstate New York

ALBANY (March 23, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that the Senate resolution passed on Monday gets the budget process off to a great start for Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties.

March 23, 2010

Aubertine Pushes for Property Tax Relief


Senator calls “circuit breaker” legislation the beginning of a meaningful debate

March 18, 2010

Aubertine Bill Puts Employer Input at Center of New Bill to Reform State’s Economic Development Power Programs


Bill makes economic development power programs permanent to provide stability for employers

Legislation uses input from Powering New York’s Future Initiative to address job growth, retention

March 17, 2010

Statement from Sen. Aubertine Regarding Ravitch Plan:

ALBANY (March 11, 2010)—“I certainly welcome the plan proposed by Lt. Governor Ravitch for review because we need reform in the budget process. A five-year plan is a good idea and his success with a similar plan during New York City’s crisis decades ago gives the plan a certain amount of credibility to start.

March 11, 2010

Senate Acts to Cut Energy Costs in 24 NNY Towns, Villages


Municipal power alliance in Franklin, St. Lawrence counties to reduce electricity rates for residents

March 8, 2010

Senate Passes Aubertine Bill to Ease Regulations on Maple Producers

Aubertine bill would expand opportunities for maple producers to grow agricultural tourism

ALBANY (March 3, 2010)—The New York State Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine which will ease building codes for maple producers in an effort to increase agricultural tourism.

March 3, 2010

Aubertine: Tax Refunds Must Be Paid


Senator pushing resolution opposing Governor’s plan, signs petition to move bill to prevent it

February 24, 2010

Senate Passes Net Metering Bill to Reduce Energy Costs

Aubertine bill makes clean energy investments profitable for farms/businesses, creates jobs

ALBANY (February 22, 2010)—The New York State Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (S.6700) to amend the state’s net metering law to clear hurdles and allow farms, small businesses, municipalities and other non-residential customers to reduce their energy costs by generating clean electricity and selling it back to the grid.

February 22, 2010

Jobs, Economic Development Focus of Roundtable with Senator Aubertine and Senator Stachowski


Local government, business and economic development officials given voice in 2010-11 budget

February 19, 2010

Senate Passes Bill to Honor Fallen North Country Trooper


Photo of street sign courtesy of Facebook Causes Page: Honoring New York State Trooper Shawn W. Snow


February 9, 2010

Senate Passes Aubertine Legislation to Cut Costs for Municipalities and Help Reduce Property Taxes

ALBANY (February 2, 2010)—The New York State Senate today passed by unanimous vote legislation (S.5426) sponsored by Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine intended to empower county, city, town and village highway superintendents to better share services across municipal lines to save money.

February 2, 2010

State Senate Passes Bill to Open Up “Custom Crush” Wine Sales

WATERTOWN (January 27, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine, chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, said today that a bill passed in the Senate to allow the state’s winemaking industry to engage in “custom crush” sales will enable a growing segment of the state’s agriculture industry to build on its recent success.

January 27, 2010

Aubertine: Ethics, Election Reform a “Critical First Step”

Senate, Assembly agree on groundbreaking reforms for accountability, open government

January 13, 2010

Aubertine Applauds the Creation of State Energy Plan


Plan Will Help Make Energy More Affordable, Reliable, Environmentally Friendly & Secure for New Yorkers

December 15, 2009

Aubertine Hosts Energy Roundtable in St. Lawrence County


Energy Chair, local residents discuss economic development power programs, infrastructure

December 11, 2009

Senate Passes Bipartisan Deficit Reduction Plan


Aubertine-led coalition led the fight to protect against new taxes, fees, devastating cuts

December 2, 2009

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