Governor Cuomo has presented a budget plan that continues the progress we began last year, by cutting taxes and spending, and emphasizing steps that will lead to more jobs and a stronger economy.For the second year in a row, the Governor’s budget contains no new taxes, reduces spending and seeks to further streamline state government by eliminating needless bureaucracy, inefficiency and waste.I was pleased that his budget protects the jobs at local prisons in my district, and by the Governor’s attempt to address the
SUNY Canton comes out on top in the newest rankings of "Best Colleges" by US News and World Report.
The story ran alongside another piece about my fight to preserve the school's independence in the latest issue of the college's campus magazine. Congratulations to the faculty, staff and students for making Canton college such an important part of our community.
State Senator Patty Ritchie is urging parents, educators and special education advocates to weigh in as the New York State Regents consider options to provide safety net diplomas for students with disabilities.
When Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State message this week, it was clear to me that he recognizes that we have a lot more work to do to get our Empire State back on track to create more jobs for New Yorkers.
What does New York need to continue our recovery, build a stronger economy and create jobs?
Over the past 12 months, we reached across party lines to cut taxes—including the new Middle Class Tax Cut that takes effect New Year’s Day—reduce spending, and reform Albany to make state government work again.
I listened to the people of Central New York and Northern New York and stood up to cut taxes, stop runaway spending and bring common sense to Albany—all part of an effort to get New York back on track, create jobs and more opportunity. In the end, as the New York Post declared, “the taxpayers” are the winners.
Shopping and buying local MATTERS! RESOLVE to help make a difference in your community by supporting local businesses and buying LOCAL!
Keeping more of our hard-earned money right here in our local community helps make our economy grow, supports vibrant towns and villages, and helps create jobs. Studies show that as much as 68 cents of every dollar you spend locally stays right here--helping to strengthen and grow our communities, and protecting local jobs.