Senator Marchione recently met with, and honored, Rachael Murray, the Upstate New York Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s 2013 “Girl of the Year." Senator Marchione also spoke on the Senate Floor in support of the bi-partisan Legislative Resolution she sponsored to honor Ms. Murray's inspirational achievements.
Immediately following the State Senate Session on Monday (April 29, 2013) Senator Kathleen A. Marchione (R,C-Halfmoon) presented a Legislative Resolution to Rachael Murray, who was named the Upstate New York Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s 2013 “Girl of the Year.” Senator Marchione also met with the Murray Family on the Senate Floor to present the Legislative Resolution. Pictured, from left to right, are Senator Kathleen Marchione and the Murray Family: Bill Murray; Ryan Murray; Michele Murray and Rachael Murray.
Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest. This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 43rdSenatorial District.
Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state. I am proud of your work and that of your classmates, and encourage you to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.
I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is:
Sen. Kathy Marchione seeks nominees for 2013 New York State Veterans' Hall of Fame
The Saratogian, Saturday, March 23, 2013
Sen. Kathleen A. Marchione invites residents in the 43rd State Senate District, which includes parts of Rensselaer, Saratoga and Washington counties and all of Columbia County, to nominate veterans as 2013 inductees into the New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame.
The online Veterans’ Hall of Fame is designed to pay tribute and honor the selfless service and personal sacrifice of New York veterans whose courageous service in America’s Armed Forces is complemented by their service to the community.
On Wednesday morning, March 13, 2013, Senator Kathleen Marchione attended and addressed the Mental Health Association in New York State (MHANYS) and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) annual legislative lobby day rally in Albany to support of the PFC Joseph Dwyer PTSD Peer-to-Peer Veterans Counseling Program that she has strongly advocated for.
Senator Marchione was interviewed by NRANews' Ginny Simone before addressing the historic crowd of pro-Second Amendment supporters who recently gathered in Albany. Senator Marchione discussed her support for preserving and protecting the Second Amendment Constitutional freedoms of all New Yorkers, and outlined her new legislation, the "Second Amendment Protection Act" (Senate Bill S.3948) which would repeal the unconstitutional provisions of the SAFE Act.
State Sen. Kathleen Marchione seeks award nominations
State Sen. Kathleen Marchione, R-Halfmoon, announced she is seeking nominations for the annual Senate Women of Distinction program. Nominees can be local community leaders, business owners, educators, artists or community volunteers.
Marchione has established a three-woman advisory panel to review nominations and recommend a woman from the 43rd Senate District to be honored. The 43rd District includes Columbia County and portions of Washington, Saratoga and Rennselaer counties.