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Herkimer Libraries To Get State Grants

ALBANY,11/2/05 -- Senator James L. Seward today announced that local community libraries in Herkimer County would be receiving direct, unrestricted grants through the state senate."Our libraries are vital to our communities," Senator Seward said. "They provide books and periodicals -- the most important -- but they also offer a portal into a new information age that people use for job searches, genealogical purposes, and self improvement, among others. Libraries in some areas are community centers, and they are foundations of a free, democratic society.

February 13, 2008
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Groton, Dryden Libraries To Get State Grants

Senator James L. Seward today announced that two libraries in the 51st senatorial district portion of Tompkins County would be receiving direct, unrestricted grants through the state senate.

February 12, 2008
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Greene Libraries To Get State Grants

Senator James L. Seward today announced that local community libraries in Greene County would be receiving direct, unrestricted grants through the state senate.

February 11, 2008
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Seward On Nyri: 'never Surrender'

"A mule on a racetrack is still a mule. And changing the route of the proposed NYRI power line doesn't change the fact that it will raise our upstate rates and mar our landscape.

"The towns and property owners coped with the frustration and agony of the Marcy-South power line, and the last thing they need is to be forced to wage another war against another power line that will take their property, change their landscape, and diminish their property values. The alternatives, and the original route, are not acceptable.

February 11, 2008
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Too Many 'get Out Of Jail Free' Cards

Remember those rainy days when you played Monopoly and you got a 'Get out of jail free' card' so you could keep playing if you landed in jail? It's for real for some New York jailbirds right now.

February 11, 2008
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Seward Announces $200k For Cortland Med

Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Milford) today announced a $200,000 senate funding initiative for two programs at Cortland Regional Medical Center in Cortland. Seward unveiled the senate grant at a ceremony in Cortland today, joined by hospital and local officials.

The funding will support the center's cancer registry and medication bar coding programs.

February 11, 2008
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Senate Oks Id Theft Insurance

The state senate has approved legislation that would authorize identity theft insurance in New York State, Insurance Committee Chairman Sen. James L. Seward said today. Senate bill 2397-a authorizes the sale of identity theft insurance on a group basis.

February 5, 2008
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Seward: Stop Skyrocketing Increase In Parole Of Thugs

Senator James L. Seward joined members of the New York State Senate Majority Conference and the family of fallen New York City Police Officer Harry Ryman to announce the introduction of comprehensive legislation that will dramatically strengthen the state’s parole laws to help restrict the release of potentially dangerous violent felons.

February 5, 2008
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A Budget Of Broken Promises

Governor Spitzer has made a number of promises to New Yorkers during his first 13 months in office. Let's see how his proposed budget matches up.

The promise: "I will not raise taxes – you can take that to the bank." In his 2008 State of the State the governor said: "We need lower taxes, strong infrastructure, great places to live and above all great jobs." In his State of Upstate speech he promised his budget "will not raise taxes."

February 4, 2008
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State Fund Helps Caroline Fire Co

An annual state report shows the effectiveness of the state's emergency services revolving loan fund in helping provide equipment for the fire and ambulance squads of the state's rural areas, Senator James L. Seward said today. Seward is chairman of the Senate Majority Task Force on Emergency Volunteer Services, and authored the legislation establishing the loan program.

February 3, 2008
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State Fund Helps Schoharie County Vol Fire/ems

An annual state report shows the effectiveness of the state's emergency services revolving loan fund in helping provide equipment for the fire and ambulance squads of the state's rural areas, Senator James L. Seward said today. Seward is chairman of the Senate Majority Task Force on Emergency Volunteer Services, and authored the legislation establishing the loan program.

February 2, 2008
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Seward Announces Sherburne Police Grant

Senator James L. Seward was in Sherburne on Friday, February 1 to announce a $20,000 senate award for a new patrol vehicle for the Village of Sherburne Police Department. Seward was hosted by village Mayor William Acee at the village hall.

February 1, 2008
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State Fund Helps Otsego County Vol Fire/ems

An annual state report shows the effectiveness of the state's emergency services revolving loan fund in helping provide equipment for the fire and ambulance squads of the state's rural areas, Senator James L. Seward said today. Seward is chairman of the Senate Majority Task Force on Emergency Volunteer Services, and authored the legislation establishing the loan program.

February 1, 2008
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State Fund Helps Herkimer Vol Fire/ems

An annual state report shows the effectiveness of the state's emergency services revolving loan fund in helping provide equipment for the fire and ambulance squads of the state's rural areas, Senator James L. Seward said today. Seward is chairman of the Senate Majority Task Force on Emergency Volunteer Services, and authored the legislation establishing the loan program.

January 31, 2008
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State Fund Helps Greene County Vol Fire/ems

An annual state report shows the effectiveness of the state's emergency services revolving loan fund in helping provide equipment for the fire and ambulance squads of the state's rural areas, Senator James L. Seward said today. Seward is chairman of the Senate Majority Task Force on Emergency Volunteer Services, and authored the legislation establishing the loan program.

January 30, 2008
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Seward: Audit Confirms No Toll Hike Stance

Senator James L. Seward today called on the New York State Thruway to rescind its proposed July toll hike in light of the state comptroller's recent audit finding that the proposed toll hikes are unwarranted.

January 29, 2008
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State Fund Helps Cortland County Vol Fire/ems

An annual state report shows the effectiveness of the state's emergency services revolving loan fund in helping provide equipment for the fire and ambulance squads of the state's rural areas, Senator James L. Seward said today. Seward is chairman of the Senate Majority Task Force on Emergency Volunteer Services, and authored the legislation establishing the loan program.

January 29, 2008
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Senate Passes Upstate Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 28, 2008
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State Fund Helps Chenango Vol Fire/ems

An annual state report shows the effectiveness of the state's emergency services revolving loan fund in helping provide equipment for the fire and ambulance squads of the state's rural areas, Senator James L. Seward said today. Seward is chairman of the Senate Majority Task Force on Emergency Volunteer Services, and authored the legislation establishing the loan program.

January 28, 2008
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