Patty Ritchie's Press releases

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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SENATOR RITCHIE'S 2011 HUNTERS SURVEY

The New York State DEC has reported another successful big game hunting season, but results in Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties were mixed, with St. Lawrence failing to meet a key harvest goal set by the agency.

Senator Ritchie wants to know: How was your 2011 hunt? And what can New York do to make next season's hunt even more satisfying?

Click here to participate in Senator Ritchie's Hunters Survey. Share your results and ideas that can benefit other New York outdoorsmen.

 

 

 

March 2, 2012
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TWO RITCHIE OUTDOORS BILLS PASSED BY SENATE

Two bills sponsored by State Senator Patty Ritchie that are aimed at helping New Yorkers enjoy the outdoors were approved by the Senate Wednesday.

February 29, 2012
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SENATE VOTES TO REPEAL BUSINESS PAPERWORK RULE

Jefferson County Business Owner Brings Issue to Light

February 29, 2012
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AT 4:30 AM, RITCHIE ANSWERS THE CALL FOR RURAL SCHOOLS

Joins in Send-off  for Hundreds of Students and Teachers to Albany Aid Rally

February 29, 2012
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SURVEY SAYS: 3 IN 5 WANT MORE TAX, SPENDING CUTS

Reining in Government is Taxpayer’s Top Choice for Reviving Economy, Creating Jobs 

February 23, 2012
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EEE: RITCHIE REPORT INCLUDES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BATTLING DEADLY VIRUS

Seeks Solutions to Prevent New Outbreak of Virus in Oswego Count

February 21, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE TURNS TO FARMERS FOR OPINIONS ON THE ISSUES

Districtwide “Ag Professionals” Survey is a First for Senate Committee Chair

February 21, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE WORKING WITH LOCAL LEADERS TO BOOST PUBLIC SCHOOL AID

State Senator Patty Ritchie met with area school officials Thursday to discuss Governor Cuomo’s proposals for school aid in his new state budget, and how the state’s school funding formulas shortchange St. Lawrence County’s rural school districts.

February 16, 2012
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FARMERS CHEER RETURN OF N.Y. MILK TO STATE LUNCH ROOMS

‘Local Food’ Rally Erupts as Senator Ritchie Delivers the News

February 15, 2012
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VETERANS: SENATOR RITCHIE WANTS YOU!

Seeks Nominees for Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame

Senator Patty Ritchie is inviting nominations from veterans’ posts, family members and community leaders across Northern and Central New York for her inductee in the State Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame.

February 14, 2012
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SEN. RITCHIE VISITS OSWEGO, JEFFERSON NURSING HOMES FOR VALENTINE'S DAY

Flowers and Cards for Homebound Seniors

State Senator Patty Ritchie visited several nursing homes and urged people to visit their loved ones at area nursing homes during Valentine's Week.

February 11, 2012
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RITCHIE BILL CUTS PAPERWORK FOR FARM VEHICLES

Reduces Regulatory Burden On Agricultural Community

February 10, 2012
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SUNY OSWEGO NAMED ‘BEST VALUE’ COLLEGE

Academic ‘Jewel on the Lake’ Tops Schools Across the Country

State Senator Patty Ritchie congratulated the students, faculty and alumni of SUNY Oswego for being named by Princeton Review and USA Today to their 2012 list of 150 “best value” colleges and universities in the nation.  

February 8, 2012
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