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Senator Hugh Farley Named a Guardian of Small Business

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today named State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C,I - Schenectady) a 2010 Guardian of Small Business for his consistent support on issues that affect small businesses.

"Senator Farley has long been one of the staunchest supporters and defenders of small business in the Legislature," said Mike Elmendorf, NFIB/New York State Director. "Senator Farley has consistently stood in opposition to job-killing tax and fee increases and has fought for policies to lower New York’s high cost of doing business. We are grateful for Senator Farley’s support, and we are proud to name him a ‘Guardian of Small Business," Elmendorf continued.

August 18, 2010
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SENATOR FARLEY CALLS FOR A STOP TO THE GROUND ZERO MOSQUE

Senator Hugh T. Farley (R-I-C, Schenectady) called today to immediately stop the proposed plans to build a mosque in lower Manhattan. The mosque would be sited mere blocks from the Ground Zero site where the World Trade Center was violently attacked on September 11, 2001. Senator Farley noted that the placement of the proposed mosque and community center, is an affront to all of those New Yorkers who lost friends and relatives in the World Trade Center Attacks. Moreover, it would present a serious security threat in an area of New York that has already seen repeated attacks by radical Islamic terrorists.

August 17, 2010
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Senator Farley Is Pleased Batchellerville Bridge Project Is Moving Forward

The following is a statement from State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C,I - Schenectady) in regards to the August 3rd groundbreaking ceremony for the Batchellerville Bridge in Edinburg, Saratoga County:

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Today's events bring the replacement for the Batchellerville Bridge from dreams to reality. It has been a long and tough road in ensuring this project remains viable and the town officials, emergency response personnel and residents of Edinburg are the ones who need to be congratulated the most for their persistence and determination in getting their community's lifeline replaced.

August 3, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Local Neighborhood Watch

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) recently attended an event hosted by Neighborhood Watch at Riverside Park. He joined local officials, volunteers and law enforcement officials and applauded their efforts to ensure safety in their community. Senator Farley was pleased he was able to assist the public safety efforts in the area by securing funding for radios.

August 2, 2010
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Senator Farley Applauds Neighborhood Watch Efforts

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) recently attended an event hosted by Neighborhood Watch at Riverside Park. He joined local officials, volunteers and law enforcement officials and applauded their efforts to ensure safety in their community. Senator Farley was pleased he was able to assist the public safety efforts in the area by securing funding for radios. Seen in the photo are Senator Farley with Fred Lee.

August 2, 2010
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Senator Farley Attends Fulton County OFA Picnic

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C,I - Schenectady) chatted with Mary Niles of Fulton County at the July 29th Office for the Aging 23rd annual senior picnic.

July 29, 2010
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Senator Farley Spends Afternoon With Fulton County Seniors

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C,I - Schenectady) spent the early afternoon in Gloversville at the 23rd Annual Senior Picnic hosted by the Fulton County Office for the Aging.

Over 500 people attended the July 29th event.

"Fulton County seniors are wonderful and the OFA staff did an excellent job," Senator Farley said about the day.

July 29, 2010
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Sen. Farley and NYS Senate Mourns the Death of Wilton Soldier in June 25th Session

Below is the New York State Resolution Senator Farley helped introduce into Session on June 25th in regards of Private First Class David Taylor Miller of Wilton, New York. Senator Farley askes constituents to keep Miller and his family in their thoughts and prayers.

June 28, 2010
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Sen. Farley and NYS Senate Mourns the Death of Wilton Soldier in June 25th Session

Below is the New York State Resolution Senator Farley helped introduce into Session on June 25th in regards of Private First Class David Taylor Miller of Wilton, New York. Senator Farley askes constituents to keep Miller and his family in their thoughts and prayers.

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MOURNING  the untimely death of Private First Class David  Taylor Miller of Wilton, New York, and paying tribute to his courageous actions as a member of the United States Army

June 25, 2010
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Senator Farley Greets School Tour in Albany

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met the fourth grade students of Fonda-Fultonville school district on June 15th at the Legislative Office Building in Albany. He discussed New York State history and government with the youths.

June 21, 2010
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Sen. Farley Discusses NYS Government With Fonda-Fultonville Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met the fourth grade students of Fonda-Fultonville school district on June 15th at the Legislative Office Building in Albany. He discussed New York State history and government with the youths.

June 21, 2010
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Senator Farley Chats With Fourth Grade Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met the fourth grade students of Fonda-Fultonville school district on June 15th at the Legislative Office Building in Albany. He discussed New York State history and government with the youths.

June 21, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Fonda-Fultonville School

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met the fourth grade students of Fonda-Fultonville school district on June 15th at the Legislative Office Building in Albany. He discussed New York State history and government with the youths.

June 21, 2010
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JUVENILE JUSTICE TASK FORCE CONDUCT PUBLIC FORUM EXAMINING POLICY SHIFT WITHIN NYS JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM THAT HAS PUT NEW YORKERS IN DANGER

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) and members of a Senate Republican Task Force on Juvenile Justice reform today held a public forum to investigate growing concerns among community members, youth facility staff and law enforcement officials that newly-implemented policies set forth within New York State’s juvenile justice system have resulted in escalating violence by juvenile offenders that has put New Yorkers in danger.

June 16, 2010
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Senator Farley Discusses State Government With Students from Rotterdam

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Jefferson Elementary School at the Legislative Office Building on June 14th. Senator Farley discussed State government and the importance of Flag Day with the students who hailed from the Rotterdam area.

June 16, 2010
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Senator Farley Greets Jefferson Elementary School Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Jefferson Elementary School at the Legislative Office Building on June 14th. Senator Farley discussed State government and the importance of Flag Day with the students who hailed from the Rotterdam area.

June 16, 2010
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Senator Farley Discusses Government Issues With Mr. Johnson's Class

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Galway's Joseph Henry Elementary School on June 10th when they visited Albany and toured State structures such as the Legislative Office Building.

June 14, 2010
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