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SENATOR RITCHIE WORKING WITH LOCAL LEADERS TO BOOST PUBLIC SCHOOL AID

State Senator Patty Ritchie met with area school officials Thursday to discuss Governor Cuomo’s proposals for school aid in his new state budget, and how the state’s school funding formulas shortchange St. Lawrence County’s rural school districts.

February 16, 2012
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FARMERS CHEER RETURN OF N.Y. MILK TO STATE LUNCH ROOMS

‘Local Food’ Rally Erupts as Senator Ritchie Delivers the News

February 15, 2012
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VETERANS: SENATOR RITCHIE WANTS YOU!

Seeks Nominees for Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame

Senator Patty Ritchie is inviting nominations from veterans’ posts, family members and community leaders across Northern and Central New York for her inductee in the State Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame.

February 14, 2012
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GOV. CUOMO: SENATOR RITCHIE IS 'MAKING A BIG MARK' ON STATE GOVERNMENT

Gov. Cuomo singled out Senator Ritchie at a recent event, saying the freshman lawmaker was "making a mark" on the capital once known for dysfunction, but now seen as getting things done for hardworking taxpayers.

February 14, 2012
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Senator Ritchie introduces Governor Cuomo

Senator Ritchie introduces the Governor at an event regarding the Executive Budget held in February in Syracuse.

February 14, 2012
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Turning 65? Cut Your Property Taxes With Enhanced STAR

My top priority as your State Senator has been to hold the line on taxes.

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February 12, 2012
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SEN. RITCHIE VISITS OSWEGO, JEFFERSON NURSING HOMES FOR VALENTINE'S DAY

Flowers and Cards for Homebound Seniors

State Senator Patty Ritchie visited several nursing homes and urged people to visit their loved ones at area nursing homes during Valentine's Week.

February 11, 2012
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Senator Ritchie paid Valentines Day visits to area nursing homes

Senator Ritchie paid Valentines Day visits to area nursing homes.

February 10, 2012
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RITCHIE BILL CUTS PAPERWORK FOR FARM VEHICLES

Reduces Regulatory Burden On Agricultural Community

February 10, 2012
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JEFFERSON COUNTY FFA LEADERS JOIN SEN. RITCHIE ON 'TALK OF OUR TOWNS'

Student leaders friom Belleville-Henderson and South Jefferson join Senator Ritchie to discuss the future of agriculture on the Senate's "Talk of Our Towns" program.

February 8, 2012
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SEN. RITCHIE APPEARS ON WSYR'S BOB LONSBERRY SHOW

Talking budget, job creation--and Gov. Cuomo's kind words about the Senator, following her introduction of him at Syracuse's OnCenter on February 8.

February 8, 2012
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SUNY OSWEGO NAMED ‘BEST VALUE’ COLLEGE

Academic ‘Jewel on the Lake’ Tops Schools Across the Country

State Senator Patty Ritchie congratulated the students, faculty and alumni of SUNY Oswego for being named by Princeton Review and USA Today to their 2012 list of 150 “best value” colleges and universities in the nation.  

February 8, 2012
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RITCHIE QUESTIONS COMMISSIONER AUBERTINE ON AG BUDGET

Discussing Regulation, Ag Promotion, Flood Recovery and Proposal for Dairy Assessment

State Senator Patty Ritchie today questioned the state’s Agriculture Commissioner on proposals that affect farming in the governor’s proposed budget.

February 7, 2012
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RITCHIE: DEC WANTS TO RESTORE PROTECTION TO WALLEYE SPAWN

Famous Spawning Run Was Put at Risk When Patrols Abruptly Pulled Last Year

State Senator Patty Ritchie today pressed the state’s top environmental officer over the need to protect a vital walleye spawning area from poachers, and was told the agency plans to restore its patrols to safeguard the vulnerable spot.

February 7, 2012
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Senator Ritchie met with future leaders from Oswego Girl Scout Troop 10072


Senator Ritchie met with future leaders from Oswego Girl Scout Troop 10072.

February 6, 2012
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FEDS APPROVE ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY FOREIGN TRADE ZONE

Will Be A Boon To Efforts To Bring New Jobs, Businesses To Area

February 3, 2012
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SUICIDE: KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS--"WITH HELP COMES HOPE"

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Or click this link for more information.

February 3, 2012
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MISS N.Y. FIELDS RESIDENTS QUESTIONS ON BULLYING

Online Forum Sponsored by Senator Ritchie

State Senator Patty Ritchie today hosted an on-line Q-and-A with Miss New York, Kaitlin Monte fielding questions from constituents about the growing problem of schoolyard bullying.

February 2, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE APPOINTED TO BUDGET SUBCOMMITTEE

Reviewing Transportation, Environment, Agriculture, Housing
On-Time Budget Eyed for Second Straight Year
State Senator Patty Ritchie has been named to a special Senate budget subcommittee assigned to review the Governor’s proposed budget.

February 2, 2012
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