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Senator Farley Enjoys St. Johnsville Fair

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) talks with participants of the St. Johnsville Firemen's Fair that was held in August.

September 8, 2010
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Senator Farley Secures Funds for Schenectady Free Health Clinic

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) today announced that he has obtained a $75,000 state grant to assist the Schenectady Free Health Clinic.

“I’m pleased to once again provide a hand to this volunteer-based organization that performs so many good works for the people of Schenectady County. It takes a special kind of medical staff to do this type of work for free,” said Senator Farley.

September 2, 2010
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SENATOR FARLEY CALLS ON GOVERNOR PATERSON, STATE LEADERS TO KEEP PROMISE MADE TO RESIDENTS OF CANAJOHARIE

Senator Hugh T. Farley today called on state leaders to keep the promise they made to the residents of Canajoharie, who are facing significant tax increases as a result of the relocation of the Beech-Nut baby food manufacturing facility to the Town of Florida, NY. “When the State announced the approximately $100 million deal to relocate the Beech-Nut manufacturing facility to another site within Montgomery County, I stood beside then-Governor Spitzer as he made a commitment that the residents of Canajoharie would not be harmed in any way,” said Senator Hugh T. Farley.

August 31, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes the 90th Anniversary of Women's Equality Day

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) will be celebrating the 90th anniversary of Women's Equality Day on August 26th in Johnstown at a luncheon sponsored by the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Consortium

"I look forward to this event," Senator Farley said, "Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 - 1902) is well known for her work in women's rights. She hailed from Johnstown, New York, which is in my Senate district, so I am especially pleased to participate in this day of commemoration. Not only is she important in the history of Fulton County and New York State, Elizabeth Cady Stanton played a vital role in our Nation's history."

Women's Equality Day commemorates the passage in 1920 of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.

August 24, 2010
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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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