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SACKETS HARBOR CHAMPS TO BE HONORED IN ALBANY

Senate, Assembly Will Honor Honor Undefeated Patriots May 2

March 23, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE CELEBRATES LOCAL ARTISTS

*** CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE EXAMPLES OF LOCAL ARTISTS WORK ***

What I enjoy most as your State Senator is helping to highlight the people and places that make Central and Northern New York such a special place to live.

March 23, 2012
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BUDGET TO CONTAIN $5 MILLION TO PROTECT FORT DRUM

State Senator Patty Ritchie today announced that the new state budget that’s due to be enacted next week will include $5 million to help protect Fort Drum in a new round of military base closings.

March 22, 2012
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Committee Meeting: Agriculture Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture Senator Patricia Ritchie, Chair 9:00 AM, Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Room 816 LOB

March 27, 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
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RITCHIE JAIL CROWDING BILL OK’D BY SENATE PANEL

Aids Oswego, Jefferson, Other Counties Facing Inmate Crunch

March 21, 2012
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RITCHIE ASKS GUN OWNERS TO HELP ‘STAMP OUT MICROSTAMPING’

Calls Assembly Efforts to Link Issue to State Budget a ‘Sneak Attack” on Gun Rights; Launches Online Petition to Let Sportsmen’s Voices Be Heard

March 21, 2012
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‘BUY FROM THE BACKYARD’ AIMS TO BOOST N.Y. FARMS

Senate OKs Ritchie Bill to Require 20 Percent Purchases from Local Sources

March 19, 2012
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RITCHIE HAILS PASSAGE OF KEY REFORMS

State Senator Patty Ritchie is hailing passage of a series of reforms last night that protect the public from violent, repeat criminals and boost public safety; provide billions of dollars of savings to local taxpayers, and overhaul New York’s once-a-decade process for redrawing legislative districts.

March 15, 2012
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Senator Ritchie with Oswego High School student Kayla Volkomer, a talented young artist whose work is on display at the Capitol.


Senator Ritchie with Oswego High School student Kayla Volkomer, a talented young artist whose work is on display at the Capitol.

March 15, 2012
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SENATE SEEKS $5 MILLION TO ‘SAVE’ DRUM

Budget Funding Would Be Used to Protect Post from BRAC Cuts

March 14, 2012
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RITCHIE NAMED TO TWO BUDGET COMMITTEES

Albany One Step Closer to Enacting Another On-Time Budget

State Senator Patty Ritchie was named Tuesday night to two bipartisan committees tasked with ironing out differences between the Senate and Assembly budget proposals.

March 14, 2012
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RITCHIE BACKS BILL TO BAN ‘SPICE’

Experts Cite Dangers of “Party High” Drugs Declared Off-Limits by Fort Drum Brass

March 13, 2012
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RITCHIE HIGHLIGHTS SENATE’S BUDGET GOALS

Jobs, Property Tax Relief, EPIC, Rural Schools, EEE Top List; Plan Includes Funds to Protect Fort Drum

March 12, 2012
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March 12, 2012
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TAXES, RED TAPE ARE TOP PRIORITIES OF NY’s FARMERS

Agriculture Professionals Survey Results

March 12, 2012
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RITCHIE HEARS MANDATE RELIEF IDEAS FROM LOCAL LEADERS

Delivers More Recommendations to Fellow Panelists on Statewide Mandate Relief Council

March 8, 2012
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RITCHIE HOSTS GOV’S TOP SCHOOL ADVISOR IN TALKS ON RURAL FUNDING

Deputy Education Secretary Also Tours Local School

March 8, 2012
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RESULTS OF 2012 HUNTING SURVEY

Here are the highlights from my 2012 Hunter’s Survey. I created the survey in the wake of a new DEC report that showed a continued decline in the number of deer harvested by hunters in Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties, and asked your suggestions to improve the hunting experience.

March 8, 2012
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RITCHIE BACKS JOB-CREATING, SMALL BIZ TAX CUT PLAN

Gives Small Business a Needed Push to Boost Hiring; Includes Extra Help for Farmers, Returning Vets

State Senator Patty Ritchie is backing a plan to cut taxes on small businesses to create jobs and boost New York’s still-struggling economy.

March 8, 2012
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