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'MARK'S LAW’ WINS KEY COMMITTEE VOTE

Bill Inspired by Killing of Cape Vincent EMT Clears First Legislative Hurdle

 

January 18, 2012
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RITCHIE WANTS HEARING ON TV BLACKOUTS

Frustrated Viewers Pay While Contract Fights FesterState Senator Patty Ritchie is calling for a public hearing into the growing incidences of TV blackouts--like the ongoing disputes that have yanked New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres hockey games, and popular programs like "Bachelor" and "Grey’s Anatomy" off some local airwaves--saying consumers are being denied services they are paying for.Senator Ritchie has written to the Chair of the Senate’s Energy and Telecommunications Committee, Niagara Falls-area Sen. George D.

January 18, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR’S BUDGET PLAN

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

January 17, 2012
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STANDING UP FOR THE 'BEST'

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.

January 15, 2012
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RITCHIE HELPS SUNY CANTON WIN OK TO GROW

 College to Add New Degree to Meet Demand

January 13, 2012
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RITCHIE WANTS PORTS' INPUT ON NEW IJC PLAN

Encouraged by New Compromise on Long-Delayed Plan

January 13, 2012
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RITCHIE: OFFER YOUR OPINION ON DIPLOMAS FOR DISABLED

Tell Regents How To Keep Kids in School

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.

January 12, 2012
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QUINIONES CONFIRMED AS NYPA PRESIDENT

 Ritchie Hails Governor’s Choice for Power Agency

January 9, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE: LET'S KEEP MOMENTUM GOING

                           Reaction to Governor Cuomo’s ‘State of the State’

Governor Cuomo has outlined real and achievable goals that build on our success of the past 12 months in starting to turn New York and its economy around, and create jobs.

January 4, 2012
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MAKE A ‘NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION’ TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS

Looking for a New Year’s Resolution that could help your neighbors, friends and hometown?

December 26, 2011
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COMMUNITY RESPONDS TO CHRISTMAS TOY APPEAL

RITCHIE:  SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS BRINGS HELP TO SANTA
Presents Begin Arriving At District Offices
 
 
State Senator Patty Ritchie is shown with toys she collected that are destined for Christmas gift programs in Central and Northern New York.

December 20, 2011
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Senator Patty Ritchie 2011 Year in Review

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.

December 19, 2011
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SENATOR RITCHIE ISSUES URGENT APPEAL FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR NEEDY

Donations at Area Charities Lagging, as Demand Rises; Senator’s Offices to Serve as Drop-off Points

December 15, 2011
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SEN. RITCHIE ATTENDS GROUNDBREAKING FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY HOUSING

Joins State LG Duffy, Army MG Milley at Beaver Meadow Apartments Event

December 15, 2011
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MANDATE PANEL OFFERS FIRST BATCH OF TAX-SAVING IDEAS

Senator, Local Leaders Join Forces to Cut Taxpayer Costs

December 13, 2011
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RITCHIE GATHERS 20,000 ‘STARS FOR TROOPS’

 Overwhelming Response Shows Area’s Respect for Soldiers

December 9, 2011
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CNY AND NNY ARE WINNERS IN JOBS COMPETITION

State Senator Patty Ritchie hailed the selection of both the North Country and Central New York regions as “Best Plan Awardees” in Gov.

December 8, 2011
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'OFFICE-ON-THE-MOVE' HEADS TO EDWARDS, CARTHAGE

State Senator Patty Ritchie is bringing government closer to her constituents in St. Lawrence and southern Jefferson Counties, with two of her highly successful “Mobile District Offices” planned for Edwards and West Carthage next week.

December 8, 2011
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SENATOR RITCHIE HAILS NEW ‘MIDDLE CLASS TAX CUT’

Nearly 100,000 CNY, NNY Constituents to See Relief

December 7, 2011
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