Stephen M. Saland's posts related to Agriculture

Senator Saland celebrates Hudson Valley Wine Country at the Bounty of the Hudson Wine Festival

Senator Saland recently attended a ribbon cutting at the Millbrook Winery, as they celebrated the Hudson Valley Wine Country at the Bounty of the Hudson Wine Festival. Hudson Valley Wine Country was created as the branding initiative developed by the Dutchess & Shawangunk Wine Trails.

SENATOR STEVE SALAND NAMED TO FARM BUREAU’S CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

Senator honored as good friend of agriculture in New York State 

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SENATOR STEVE SALAND NAMED TO FARM BUREAU’S CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

 

Senator honored as good friend of agriculture in New York State 

            For the 11th year in a row, Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie), has been named by the New York State Farm Bureau to its Circle of Friends.

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SENATOR STEVE SALAND NAMED AS MEMBER OF NEW YORK FARM BUREAU’S CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

Designation honors Saland’s commitment to agriculture

in the 41st Senate District

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SENATOR STEVE SALAND PRESENTS CITATION TO ERIC OOMS

Senator Steve Saland presented a Citation honoring distinquished community agri-business leader Eric Ooms during the Annual President's Award Breakfast at Columbia-Greene Community College on November 4, 2011. 

CAPITAL REGION COUNCIL UNVEILS 5-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN

Written by W. T. Eckert, Hudson-Catskill Newspapers

The Capital Region Economic Development Council unveiled its five-year strategic economic development plan for the Capital Region at a press conference at the Albany International Airport Monday. 

Proposals for transformative projects that would sustain and grow jobs by leveraging $11 in private sector investment for every $1 invested by the State are included within the plan.

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SENATOR SALAND NAMED TO THE FARM BUREAU’S CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

Designation honors Saland’s commitment to agriculture

Senator Steve Saland (R, I, C Poughkeepsie) today announced that he has been named to the New York Farm Bureau’s “Circle of Friends” for the 2010 legislative session.  The award is based on a legislator’s voting record on issues of importance to New York agriculture, bills sponsored by the legislator, as well as overall legislative support for agricultural issues.  Senator Saland has been named to the “Circle of Friends” every year since its inception in 1990.

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SENATOR SALAND’S AGRICULTURE LEGISLATION BECOMES LAW

Requires Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets to consult with local government officials concerning local land use regulations, ordinances and laws

Senator Steve Saland (R, I, C Poughkeepsie) today announced that Governor Cuomo has signed his legislation that enables local government officials to request an opinion from the Department of Agriculture and Markets before a municipality considers adopting a local ordinance that may impact agriculture (S.3626).  This legislation does not require a municipality to contact the Department of Agriculture and Markets prior to enacting a local law, but merely gives the local government officials the option to access the Department’s expertise.  

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GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS LAW TO APPROVE $50 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL RELIEF FOR AREAS DEVASTATED BY FLOODING

In Broome County, Governor Also Announces $1.3 Million in Additional Disaster Aid for Farms, $1 Million to Main Street Businesses; $3 Million to Hire Unemployed New Yorkers to Help with Flood Recovery in Southern Tier

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today traveled to Johnson City, Broome County, to sign into law $50 million in additional relief for areas devastated by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

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Senator Saland meets with members and constituents of the New York State Farm Bureau.

3/06/12 - Senator Saland met with members and constituents of the New York State Farm Bureau where the Senator was presented with a Circle of Friends Plaque.