Patty Ritchie's posts related to Local Government

RITCHIE NAMED TO LIBRARY PANEL

State Senator Patty Ritchie today was named to a new Senate Select Committee on Libraries, a 19-member panel charged with looking into the future of public libraries in New York State.

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RITCHIE TALKS MANDATE RELIEF AT STATE BUDGET HEARING

State Senator Patty Ritchie today quizzed Budget Director Robert Megna about Governor Cuomo’s proposals for mandate relief in the new state budget.

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SENATOR RITCHIE REMINDS SENIORS TO APPLY FOR “ENHANCED” STAR

“Doubles Your Tax Savings” But Applications are Due March 1

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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

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YOUR TURN: SUBMIT YOUR IDEAS FOR MANDATE RELIEF

*** CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR IDEAS ***

What are you doing to cut my taxes?

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STATE BUDGET INCLUDES MANDATE RELIEF FOR TAXPAYERS

Medicaid Reform Will Save Millions for Local Counties

State Senator Patty Ritchie today announced that the new state budget, adopted two days before the deadline, includes broad mandate relief for local governments, saving taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.

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RITCHIE-GRIFFO MANDATE RELIEF BILL OK’D BY SENATE

Sets Rules for “Low Use” Roads to Save Taxpayer Dollars

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MARK DAVIS' FAMILY AT THE CAPITOL TO WITNESS SENATE PASSAGE OF "MARK'S LAW"

Mark Davis' family were in the Senate Chamber 5/22 to watch as "Mark's Law" won the Senate's approval in an overwhelming, bipartisan vote.

The photo above shows Mark's brother, Michael; sister, Maricia; Mom, Marsha, and Dad, Larry, with Senator Ritchie, in the Senate Chamber prior to the vote.

"I hope (Mark) gets a chance to hear it, sense it, feel it somehow or someway. Isn't that what makes life worth living? Things like this? When people come together and change things to a better degree. That's what it's all about," said Marsha.