Legislation Makes the Viewing of Child Pornography a Class E Felony
State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced that a bill she voted in favor of to close a gaping legal loophole in New York State that makes it legal to view online child porn has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
“I applaud Governor Cuomo for his leadership and for acting quickly to support a measure that would protect the children of New York State,” said Senator Ritchie.
Senator Patty Ritchie was interviewd on WRVO Public Radio on her idea to provide additional mandate relief for local taxpayers by addressing the problem of state prisoners currently being held in local county jails.
Sportsmen in New York State support an expansion of crossbow hunting, and a law that would require the DEC to offer “gift cards” that could be used to pay sportsmen’s fees and oppose lowering the junior hunting age, according to Senator Ritchie’s 2012 Sportsmen’s Survey.
Invites People to Learn About Women’s History in New York State
State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced her “Women of Distinction” exhibit is on display at the Central Square Library, located at 637 South Main Street in Central Square. The display is available for viewing during regular library hours.
Product Can Knock Down Disease-Causing Mosquitoes Before They Bite
In the wake of our region’s first fatality from West Nile Virus, and following growing discoveries of the disease in counties across the state, Central New York lawmakers are reminding homeowners that hundreds of free larvicide treatments that can knock down mosquitoes are still available.
Will Help Support Economic Development, Job Growth in the North Country
State Senator Patty Ritchie is applauding Governor Cuomo’s authorization of a low-cost power supply contract that will help business owners cut down on expenses, create jobs and support economic growth in St. Lawrence County.
They save us from burning buildings. They are the first on the scene at motor vehicle accidents. They go searching when our loved ones go missing. They are the ones running towards danger when everyone else is running away.
Too often though, we forget to say ‘thanks’ to the more than 150,000 volunteer firefighters, EMS, search and rescue teams and other emergency responders that serve across New York State.
I have some photos from last week's Volunteer Appreciation Day in Cape Vincent that I would like to send to attendees. Please take a look at the images above, then click the link and tell me which picture you would like me to send to you.
Thanks again for attending Volunteer Appreciation Day.
I look forward to hosting an even bigger event next year, to say "Thank You" for all you do.
Event Sponsored by Senator Ritchie Draws Volunteers
from Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence County Departments
More than 200 firefighters, rescue, EMS and other emergency first responders and their families joined State Senator Patty Ritchie Tuesday, for her first-ever ‘Volunteer Appreciation Day’, held at Cape Vincent Recreation Park.