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Utica Business Panel

Utica Business Panel

March 31, 2009
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Utica Business Panel

Utica Business Panel

March 31, 2009
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Senator Seward speaks on the Upstate NOW plan at SUNYIT during the Utica Business Panel meeting

Senator Seward speaks on the Upstate NOW plan at SUNYIT during the Utica Business Panel meeting

March 31, 2009
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Cobleskill Town Hall meeting

Cobleskill Town Hall meeting

March 31, 2009
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Cobleskill Town Hall meeting

Cobleskill Town Hall meeting

March 31, 2009
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Cobleskill Town Hall meeting

Cobleskill Town Hall meeting

March 31, 2009
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Senator Seward speaks with Richmondville resident Horst Fierek about property taxes at the recent Cobleskill Town Hall meeting

Senator Seward speaks with Richmondville resident Horst Fierek about property taxes at the recent Cobleskill Town Hall meeting

March 31, 2009
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State Budget: Read What Others Are Saying

ALBANY,  03/31/09- Senator James L. Seward (R/I/C- Oneonta) has called the state budget proposal an embarrassment that spends too much, raises taxes and fails to increase jobs.  Seward condemned the secret process that generated the budget bills involving Governor Paterson and his fellow New York City leaders.

Senator Seward is not alone, newspaper editors around the state are also roundly criticizing the budget.

Take That Poster Down - Syracuse Post-Standard

March 31, 2009
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March 30, 2009
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A Better Plan for New York... A Responsible Economic Stimulus Budget Plan for New York State

A Better Plan for New York

A Responsible Economic Stimulus Budget Plan for New York State

Senate Republican Conference

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A Better Plan for New York

March 30, 2009
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Utica Business Panel

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March 28, 2009
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Utical Business Panel

Utical Business Panel

March 28, 2009
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Senator Seward receives support for the Upstate NOW program

Senator Seward receives support for the Upstate NOW program from Custom Tool and Machine President John Piseck, Kwik-Kut President Mary Morse, and Hale Manufacturing President James Benson 0.405 MB

March 28, 2009
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Senator Seward speaks at the 2008 Frankfort Fire Department Memorial Service 0.895 MB

Senator Seward speaks at the 2008 Frankfort Fire Department Memorial Service

March 28, 2009
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Drug Dealers Protection Act

The Rockefeller Drug Laws, a series of stringent anti-drug measures passed in 1973 which were once considered among the strongest in the nation, were dramatically reformed in December 2004 and August 2005.  Now, once again, additional reforms are being considered.  These reforms though would do much more harm than good.  To put it quite simply this so called reform should be called the “Drug Dealers Protection Act.”

March 27, 2009
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Seward Celebrates Agriculture and Literacy

ATHENS, 03/26/09 - State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) attended Agriculture Literacy Day at Edward J. Arthur Elementary School in Athens today.

Senator Seward read to Michelle Whiting’s second grade class from the book, “The Empire State Investigator: The Applesauce Bandit.” The book was donated to the school by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Greene County.

March 26, 2009
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Budget Logjam Needs to Break

ALBANY, 03/24/09 – Senator James L. Seward (R/I/C- Oneonta) commented today on the closed state budget process:

“I am extremely disappointed with the lack of progress on the state budget. Promises of openness and reform by Democrats have come up short, and now we are a week away from the budget deadline with nothing to show to the public.

March 24, 2009
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Grants to Improve Upstate Health Care

ALBANY, 03/23/09 - State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today announced that a number of physicians, hospitals, and health care facilities in the 51st district will receive funding under New York State’s Doctors Across New York program.

Under the program $15.6 million in funding is provided to offer loan forgiveness, grants and enhanced reimbursement to encourage new primary care and specialist physicians to practice in underserved areas.

March 23, 2009
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Seward and State Pay Tribute to Oneonta Student

ONEONTA, 03/23/09 - State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today presented Oneonta Middle School student Charlotte McKane with a legislative resolution honoring her as a recipient of the 2009 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

March 23, 2009
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