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SENATOR RITCHIE SECURES $200,000 FOR FORT DRUM HOUSING

Senate Investment Will Help Ease Housing Crunch from Returning Troops

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SEN. RITCHIE ASKS THE EXPERTS: HOW DO WE MAKE FARMING GROW?

Advisory Group Holds First Meeting; Power Upgrades, Overregulation Top Priority List

State Agriculture Committee Chair Patty Ritchie is turning to the experts for ways to help Central and Northern New York farmers grow their businesses, create jobs and strengthen the region’s leading industry.

Senator Ritchie held the first meeting this week of her 13-member Agriculture Advisory Council, and fielded ideas that ranged from the need for power system upgrades to allow dairy farms to expand, to examples of overly cumbersome red tape that makes it tougher for farmers to become more efficient, expand production and markets, and lower costs.

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SENATOR RITCHIE TALKS JOBS WITH POWER AGENCY NOMINEE


State Senator Patty Ritchie met Monday with Gov. Cuomo’s nominee to lead the New York Power Authority, and discussed ways the agency can help Northern New York create jobs and improve the economy.

“I was pleased to have this chance to meet with Gil Quiniones to discuss ways we can work together to help grow the economy of Upstate, Central and Northern New York,” Senator Ritchie said. “NYPA needs someone who knows the issues and can hit the ground running, and I was very encouraged by Mr. Quiniones’ depth of knowledge and obvious concern for the needs of our region.”

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SUNY DROPS PLAN TO MERGE CANTON-POTSDAM PRESIDENTS

 Senator’s Efforts Seen as Key to Preserving Colleges’ Separate Identities

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SENATOR RITCHIE HAILS NEW ‘MIDDLE CLASS TAX CUT’

Nearly 100,000 CNY, NNY Constituents to See Relief

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CNY AND NNY ARE WINNERS IN JOBS COMPETITION

State Senator Patty Ritchie hailed the selection of both the North Country and Central New York regions as “Best Plan Awardees” in Gov.

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'OFFICE-ON-THE-MOVE' HEADS TO EDWARDS, CARTHAGE

State Senator Patty Ritchie is bringing government closer to her constituents in St. Lawrence and southern Jefferson Counties, with two of her highly successful “Mobile District Offices” planned for Edwards and West Carthage next week.

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SEN. RITCHIE ATTENDS GROUNDBREAKING FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY HOUSING

Joins State LG Duffy, Army MG Milley at Beaver Meadow Apartments Event

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