Thursday, March 10, 2011By PATRICK H. DONGES, The Saratogian
ALBANY — State Sen. Roy McDonald, R-Saratoga, held the first of six scheduled roundtable discussions at the Capitol with local government and health care officials Thursday on how the state budget could affect government and health services.
Several municipal and county officials attended the nearly three-hour meeting…
TROY – Senator Roy McDonald opened his official Senate District Office in the City of Troy on Friday, March 13th. All residents of the 43rd Senate District were welcomed for an open house from 12 to 4 p.m.
The Senator was joined by numerous officials from Rensselaer County including; Troy Mayor Harry Tutunjian, Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino, Chairman of the Rensselaer County Legislature Neil Kelleher Jr., County Clerk Frank Merola, and Rensselaer County Sheriff Jack Mahar for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Hedley Park Place, the former Cluett Peabody building.
Senator joins Supervisors Johnson & Daly to Provide Training for Emergency First Responders
Clifton Park – Senator Roy McDonald joined Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Art Johnson and Supervisor Anita Daly at a conference for Saratoga and Rensselaer County first responders on autism risk and safety management in Clifton Park today.
TROY – Senator Roy McDonald visited with school administrators and faculty from two local schools on February 13, 2009, to discuss concerns with the upcoming state budget and concluded his visit by sharing lunch with students.
Senator McDonald returned to his roots as he walked the halls of Knickerbacker Middle School in Lansingburgh and experienced a bit of nostalgia as he shared lunch with the students.
Senate Task Force on Autism,” said Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos. “Senator McDonald has witnessed first-hand the effects these disorders have on sufferers and their families. That experience will enable Senator McDonald to bring the unique perspective and empathy necessary to provide New Yorkers with a tangible legislative solution to a very real and unfortunately growing problem.”
Senator Roy McDonald being introduced for first time on the Senate floor on January 7, 2008
Senator Roy McDonald (43rd Senate District) was sworn in for his first term as the New York State Senator for the 43rd District representing Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties. Senator McDonald took the oath of office in the Senate Chamber on January 7, 2008, the opening day of the 2009-2010 legislative session.
TROY – Senator Roy McDonald held his first meeting at the Troy District Office with the Executive Director of the Rensselaer County ARC to discuss the governor’s proposed budget and how it will affect mental health services.
The meeting provided an opportunity for parents of mentally disabled children, and care providers the ability to voice their concerns over the negative impacts that the governor’s proposed budget would have on their ability to care for those disabilities.