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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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SUNY DROPS PLAN TO MERGE CANTON-POTSDAM PRESIDENTS

 Senator’s Efforts Seen as Key to Preserving Colleges’ Separate Identities

December 6, 2011
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December 6, 2011
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SENATOR RITCHIE TALKS JOBS WITH POWER AGENCY NOMINEE


State Senator Patty Ritchie met Monday with Gov. Cuomo’s nominee to lead the New York Power Authority, and discussed ways the agency can help Northern New York create jobs and improve the economy.

“I was pleased to have this chance to meet with Gil Quiniones to discuss ways we can work together to help grow the economy of Upstate, Central and Northern New York,” Senator Ritchie said. “NYPA needs someone who knows the issues and can hit the ground running, and I was very encouraged by Mr. Quiniones’ depth of knowledge and obvious concern for the needs of our region.”

December 5, 2011
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SEN. RITCHIE: HELP NY FARMERS, BUY A NATURAL CHRISTMAS TREE

Buying From Local Christmas Tree Dealers Keeps Dollars Local

December 2, 2011
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SEN. RITCHIE ASKS THE EXPERTS: HOW DO WE MAKE FARMING GROW?

Advisory Group Holds First Meeting; Power Upgrades, Overregulation Top Priority List

State Agriculture Committee Chair Patty Ritchie is turning to the experts for ways to help Central and Northern New York farmers grow their businesses, create jobs and strengthen the region’s leading industry.

Senator Ritchie held the first meeting this week of her 13-member Agriculture Advisory Council, and fielded ideas that ranged from the need for power system upgrades to allow dairy farms to expand, to examples of overly cumbersome red tape that makes it tougher for farmers to become more efficient, expand production and markets, and lower costs.

December 2, 2011
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