Patty Ritchie's Press releases

RITCHIE ASKS GUN OWNERS TO HELP ‘STAMP OUT MICROSTAMPING’

Calls Assembly Efforts to Link Issue to State Budget a ‘Sneak Attack” on Gun Rights; Launches Online Petition to Let Sportsmen’s Voices Be Heard

March 21, 2012
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‘BUY FROM THE BACKYARD’ AIMS TO BOOST N.Y. FARMS

Senate OKs Ritchie Bill to Require 20 Percent Purchases from Local Sources

March 19, 2012
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RITCHIE HAILS PASSAGE OF KEY REFORMS

State Senator Patty Ritchie is hailing passage of a series of reforms last night that protect the public from violent, repeat criminals and boost public safety; provide billions of dollars of savings to local taxpayers, and overhaul New York’s once-a-decade process for redrawing legislative districts.

March 15, 2012
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SENATE SEEKS $5 MILLION TO ‘SAVE’ DRUM

Budget Funding Would Be Used to Protect Post from BRAC Cuts

March 14, 2012
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RITCHIE NAMED TO TWO BUDGET COMMITTEES

Albany One Step Closer to Enacting Another On-Time Budget

State Senator Patty Ritchie was named Tuesday night to two bipartisan committees tasked with ironing out differences between the Senate and Assembly budget proposals.

March 14, 2012
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RITCHIE BACKS BILL TO BAN ‘SPICE’

Experts Cite Dangers of “Party High” Drugs Declared Off-Limits by Fort Drum Brass

March 13, 2012
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RITCHIE HIGHLIGHTS SENATE’S BUDGET GOALS

Jobs, Property Tax Relief, EPIC, Rural Schools, EEE Top List; Plan Includes Funds to Protect Fort Drum

March 12, 2012
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March 12, 2012
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TAXES, RED TAPE ARE TOP PRIORITIES OF NY’s FARMERS

Agriculture Professionals Survey Results

March 12, 2012
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RITCHIE HEARS MANDATE RELIEF IDEAS FROM LOCAL LEADERS

Delivers More Recommendations to Fellow Panelists on Statewide Mandate Relief Council

March 8, 2012
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RITCHIE HOSTS GOV’S TOP SCHOOL ADVISOR IN TALKS ON RURAL FUNDING

Deputy Education Secretary Also Tours Local School

March 8, 2012
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RESULTS OF 2012 HUNTING SURVEY

Here are the highlights from my 2012 Hunter’s Survey. I created the survey in the wake of a new DEC report that showed a continued decline in the number of deer harvested by hunters in Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties, and asked your suggestions to improve the hunting experience.

March 8, 2012
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RITCHIE BACKS JOB-CREATING, SMALL BIZ TAX CUT PLAN

Gives Small Business a Needed Push to Boost Hiring; Includes Extra Help for Farmers, Returning Vets

State Senator Patty Ritchie is backing a plan to cut taxes on small businesses to create jobs and boost New York’s still-struggling economy.

March 8, 2012
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RITCHIE RELEASES SECOND MANDATE RELIEF REPORT

Cost-Saving Ideas from Local Leaders to be Presented to Statewide Panel Thursday; Citizens Urged to Submit Your Ideas

March 7, 2012
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RITCHIE SEEKS NOMINEES FOR 2012 ‘WOMAN OF DISTINCTION’

State Senator Patty Ritchie is looking for one good woman.

She's asking people in Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties to suggest outstanding volunteers, business people or women who have made a difference in their communities, to be nominees for the State Senate’s 2012 “Woman of Distinction.”

March 7, 2012
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RITCHIE’S ‘LET NEW YORK FARM’ BILL PASSES AG COMMITTEE

Comprehensive, Bipartisan Bill is Top Priority of Farm Advocates

March 6, 2012
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RITCHIE BILL KEEPS ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY REP ON NYPA BOARD

Senate Passes Bill To Require Local Representative On Board Of Trustees

State Senator Patty Ritchie called a bill she cosponsored (S.2601) that passed the Senate today to require that one trustee of the New York Power Authority be a resident of St. Lawrence County vital to insuring that the agency works as a partner with Northern New York to create jobs and grow the region's economy.

Citing the example of current NYPA trustee, Eugene Nicandri, a retired St. Lawrence County Court Judge, as an example, Senator Ritchie said it is important that the county have a voice.

March 5, 2012
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MISSING SOMETHING? ALBANY MAY BE HOLDING YOUR MONEY

*** NEW *** SEARCH ALL STATES FOR "UNCLAIMED FUNDS"

New York State may owe you money.

March 2, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE OUTLINES SENATE AG PRIORITIES

 In Address to Jefferson County Ag Leaders, Ritchie Pledges to Help Farms Grow

March 2, 2012
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