Patty Ritchie's Press releases

RITCHIE BILL BOOSTS EFFORT TO FIND VACCINE FOR EEE

Directs State Health Leaders to Target “21st Century” Challenges

June 21, 2012
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June 21, 2012
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RITCHIE BILL WOULD STOP FUGITIVES FROM COLLECTING WELFARE

Bipartisan Measure Prompted by Oswego Case of Absconder Who Was on Welfare

June 21, 2012
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SENATE PASSES BILL TO LET ‘GOLD STAR’ MOMS KEEP PLATES

Measure Sparked by Case of CNY Woman Forced to Surrender Commemorative License that Honored Fallen Son

June 21, 2012
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RITCHIE BILL WOULD STOP FLEEING FELONS FROM COLLECTING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

 

Would Require Checks on Felon Status, Parole Violation of Those Applying for Public Assistance

Senator Patty Ritchie today announced Senate approval of her bill that would prevent wanted fugitives from being able to collect public assistance.

June 21, 2012
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RITCHIE BILL TO EASE JAIL OVER-CROWDING PASSES IN THE SENATE

Would Allow Only 10 Days for Transportation of Parole Violators from County Jails to State Facilities; Save Taxpayer Dollars

June 19, 2012
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SENATE GIVES SECOND OK TO ‘MARK’S LAW’

Revised Bill Aims to Smooth Passage by Assembly

June 19, 2012
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RITCHIE BILL HELPS POLICE FIND LOVED ONES IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

Online ‘Next-of-Kin Registry’ Could Mean Difference at Serious Accident Scenes

June 19, 2012
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PROPOSED NEW LAW HELPS SCHOOLS CRACK DOWN ON CYBERBULLYING

Would Require School Officials to Respond to Complaints; Receive Training on How to Identify and Stop Bullying

June 18, 2012
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SENATE PASSES RITCHIE BILLS TO SUPPORT STATE’S CRAFT BREWERIES

Includes Measures to Increase Demand for Locally Grown Farm Products 

June 18, 2012
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SENATE PASSES CHANGES TO ‘ROPES RULE’ THAT TIED UP VOLUNTEERS, WASTED TAX DOLLARS

Reforms Were Top Priority of Senator’s Mandate Relief Panel

June 18, 2012
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RITCHIE: NO WELFARE BENEFITS FOR SMOKES, BOOZE OR LOTTO

Sponsors Bill After Constituent Complaints About Misuse of EBT Cards

Senator Patty Ritchie today announced legislation to stop the use of taxpayer-paid EBT welfare cards to buy lottery tickets, beer and cigarettes.

June 15, 2012
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SENATE OK’S BILL TO MAKE CROSSBOW HUNTING PERMANENT IN N.Y.

Two-Year Experiment is Set to Expire in December

June 13, 2012
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SENATE OK’S RITCHIE BILL TO BOOST NUCLEAR PLANT SECURITY

Security at Oswego County Plants Would Gain Police Powers

June 13, 2012
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RITCHIE PRAISES NYC PLAN TO ‘BUY LOCAL’

Might of Big Apple Purchasing Power Would Be Boon to Upstate Farmers

June 12, 2012
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RITCHIE BILL BOOSTS WILDERNESS RESCUE GROUPS

Final Passage: Governor’s Signature Would Set Standards 30 Years in the Making

June 12, 2012
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I NEED YOUR SUPPORT FOR ‘MARK’S LAW’

Ritchie Urges Citizens to Sign Petition to Support Firefighters, First Responders

June 11, 2012
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Tell the Assembly: I Want My STAR Rebate

Ritchie Launches Online Petition to Convince Assembly to Vote to Restore Property Tax Relief

State Senator Patty Ritchie is urging homeowners in Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties to join her fight to restore STAR ebate checks and help bring relief to overtaxed Central and Northern New Yorkers.

*** CLICK HERE TO TELL THE ASSEMBLY: I WANT MY STAR REBATE!" ***

June 10, 2012
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