Terry Gipson's Press releases

SENATOR TERRY GIPSON INTRODUCES FRANKIE FLORA’S BILL IN THE SENATE

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2013Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

SENATOR TERRY GIPSON INTRODUCES FRANKIE FLORA’S BILL IN THE SENATE

ALBANY, NY -- Hudson Valley Senator Terry Gipson introduced Frankie Flora’s Bill today in the State Senate, four years to the   day Frankie Flora was attacked by a dog leaving him severely injured.  The bill would hold dog owners automatically liable the first time their dog bites someone.  Currently under state law, owners are only issued a warning and not held financially responsible when their dog first bites a person. 

April 16, 2013
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR TERRY GIPSON ON HIS VAMPIRE VOTING ACT PASSING COMMITTE

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2013Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR TERRY GIPSON ON HIS VAMPIRE VOTING ACT PASSING COMMITTEE

Albany, NY -- Senator Terry Gipson issued the following statement after his Vampire Voting Act passed the Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee. The proposed legislation would prohibit voting in either house between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., excluding procedural measures.

April 16, 2013
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SENATOR TERRY GIPSON’S VAMPIRE VOTING ACT RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM PUBLIC INTEREST GROUPS

For Immediate Release: April 15, 2013Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

SENATOR TERRY GIPSON’S VAMPIRE VOTING ACT RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM PUBLIC INTEREST GROUPS

ALBANY, NY -- New York’s Common Cause, the League of Women’s Voters (NYS), and the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) released a statement in support of Senator Terry Gipson’s Vampire Voting Act. The proposed legislation would prohibit voting in either house between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m., excluding procedural measures.

April 15, 2013
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SENATOR TERRY GIPSON SUPPORTS TOUGH ETHICS REFORM

For Immediate Release: April 15, 2013Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

SENATOR TERRY GIPSON SUPPORTS TOUGH ETHICS REFORM

Bills Would Limit Use of Campaign Money and Strip Pensions of Any Official Who Breaches Public Trust—Also Announce Support of Governor Legislative Ethics Package

ALBANY, NY -- The Senate Democratic Conference today unveiled a tough legislative ethics package designed to reform state government and combat the ongoing corruption issues facing New York State. The Conference also announced their support for the principles of the Governor’s legislative package the “New York Public Trust Act.” Senator Terry Gipson (D-Rhinebeck) is the principal sponsor of legislation that would strengthen regulations regarding the use of campaign money. Senator Gipson has previously sponsored legislation to prohibit the use of official position for political fundraising along with closing loopholes in campaign finance law that unfairly benefit large corporations.

April 15, 2013
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SENATOR TERRY GIPSON SUPPORTS TOUGH ETHICS REFORM

For Immediate Release: April 15, 2013Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

SENATOR TERRY GIPSON SUPPORTS TOUGH ETHICS REFORM

Bills Would Limit Use of Campaign Money and Strip Pensions of Any Official Who Breaches Public Trust—Also Announce Support of Governor Legislative Ethics Package

ALBANY, NY -- The Senate Democratic Conference today unveiled a tough legislative ethics package designed to reform state government and combat the ongoing corruption issues facing New York State. The Conference also announced their support for the principles of the Governor’s legislative package the “New York Public Trust Act.” Senator Terry Gipson (D-Rhinebeck) is the principal sponsor of legislation that would strengthen regulations regarding the use of campaign money. Senator Gipson has previously sponsored legislation to prohibit the use of official position for political fundraising along with closing loopholes in campaign finance law that unfairly benefit large corporations.

April 15, 2013
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SENATOR GIPSON SECURES $1 MILLION FOR PUDDING STREET ENGINEERING STUDY

For Immediate Release: April 4, 2013

Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 845.463.0840 | keeler@nysenate.gov

SENATOR GIPSON SECURES $1 MILLION FOR PUDDING STREET ENGINEERING STUDY

Poughkeepsie, NY -- Senator Terry Gipson announced the delivery of $1 million in federal funding to assess a proposed project to construct an overpass that would carry Pudding Street over the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley, N.Y.

April 4, 2013
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON ON CORRUPTION CHARGES AGAINST SENATOR MALCOLM SMITH

For Immediate Release: April 3, 2013Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | jheppner22@gmail.com

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON ON CORRUPTION CHARGES AGAINST SENATOR MALCOLM SMITH

Poughkeepsie, NY – Hudson Valley Senator Terry Gipson  today issued the following statement concerning the arrest of IDC State Senator Malcolm Smith (Queens) on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

April 3, 2013
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON ON THE SALE OF CENTRAL HUDSON

For Immediate Release: April 2, 2013Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 845.463.0840 | keeler@nysenate.gov

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON ON THE SALE OF CENTRAL HUDSON

Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-  Senator Terry Gipson today responded to the Public Service Commission’s (PSC) decision to heed his call for more hearings on the proposed acquisition of Central Hudson Energy Group by the Canadian-based Fortis, Inc.

April 3, 2013
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SENATOR TERRY GIPSON SECURES $6 MILLION FOR BEACON REDEVELOPMENT

For Immediate Release: March 29, 2013Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 845.463.0840 | keeler@nysenate.gov

SENATOR TERRY GIPSON SECURES $6 MILLION FOR BEACON REDEVELOPMENT

Poughkeepsie, NY – Senator Terry Gipson has secured $6 million in redevelopment funds for the Beacon Correctional Facility.

March 29, 2013
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SENATOR GIPSON PUSHES VOTE TO IMMEDIATELY END 18-A UTILITY TAX SURCHARGE

For Immediate Release: March 27, 2013Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 845.463.0840 | keeler@nysenate.gov

SENATOR GIPSON PUSHES VOTE TO IMMEDIATELY END 18-A UTILITY TAX SURCHARGE

(Poughkeepsie, NY) -- Senator Terry Gipson today advanced legislation to immediately end the 18-A energy surcharge instead of allowing the tax to continue and be phased out over several years. The Senate Republican Majority Coalition voted to reject Senator Gipson’s proposal and maintain the tax.

March 27, 2013
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR TERRY GIPSON ON BEACON FACILITY CLOSING AND THE PUBLIC PROTECTION BUDGET BILL

 

For Immediate Release: March 25, 2013 Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 845.463.0840 | keeler@nysenate.gov

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR TERRY GIPSON ON BEACON FACILITY CLOSING AND THE PUBLIC PROTECTION BUDGET BILL

March 24, 2013
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SENATOR TERRY GIPSON COMMENDS PUTNAM COUNTY LEGISLATURE FOR PROTECTING RESIDENTS FROM FRACKING BY-PRODUCTS

For Immediate Release: March 21, 2013Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 845.463.0840 | keeler@nysenate.gov

SENATOR TERRY GIPSON COMMENDS PUTNAM COUNTY LEGISLATURE FOR PROTECTING RESIDENTS FROM FRACKING BY-PRODUCTS

ALBANY, N.Y.- Senator Terry Gipson today sent a letter commending the Putnam County Legislature for passing legislation that bans the use of hydraulic fracturing byproducts in road de-icing products. The bill was passed with unanimous, bipartisan support, and also prohibits the sale of “fracking” waste and its introduction into wastewater treatment plants in Putnam County.

March 21, 2013
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON IN OPPOSITION TO THE SATELLITE TAX

 

For Immediate Release: March 18, 2013 Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 917.647.2279 | brian@TerryGipsonNY.com

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON IN OPPOSITION TO THE SATELLITE TAX

March 19, 2013
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON ON THE OPWDD BUDGET CUTS

For Immediate Release: March 7, 2013Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 845.463.0840 | keeler@nysenate.gov

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON ON THE OPWDD BUDGET CUTS

Poughkeepsie, NY ~ Governor Cuomo’s 30 day Amendment Budget release includes a $120 million cut in funding to the Office of People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). These cuts would have a devastating impact on the non-profit organizations that deliver services for the OPWDD, not to mention their clients' families and communities.

March 7, 2013
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SENATOR TERRY GIPSON LEADS PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE PROPOSED CLOSING OF THE BEACON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

For Immediate Release: February 19, 2013Media Contact: Daniel Torres | 845.399.5092 | danieltorresnysenate@gmail.com

SENATOR TERRY GIPSON LEADS PRESS CONFERENCE ON THEPROPOSED CLOSING OF THE BEACON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

February 20, 2013
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SENATOR TERRY GIPSON STATEMENT ON MTA PAYROLL TAX

Poughkeepsie, NY. - “I was disturbed to read the details in the Comptroller’s recent audit of the MTA,” said Senator Terry Gipson.

Comptroller DiNapoli’s audit revealed that the MTA held over $90 million in funds and bank accounts. These funds have not been designated for any specific use.

February 14, 2013
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SENATOR GIPSON TOURS ROOSEVELT ESTATES

For Immediate Release: February 13, 2013Media Contact: Daniel Torres | 845.399.5092 | danieltorresnysenate@gmail.com

Hyde Park, NY- This afternoon, Senator Terry Gipson held a press conference outside the home of Former President Franklin Roosevelt after a tour of Val-Kill, the FDR Library, and FDR’s home where he addressed a wide range of questions.

February 14, 2013
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SENATOR GIPSON TO FIGHT THE CLOSING OF BEACON FACILITY

For Immediate Release: February 6, 2013Media Contact: Daniel Torres | 845.399.5092 | danieltorresnysenate@gmail.com

SENATOR GIPSON TO FIGHT THE CLOSING OF BEACON FACILITY

February 7, 2013
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SENATOR GIPSON SPONSORS VAMPIRE VOTING ACT OF 2013 - S.3412

For Immediate Release: February 4, 2013Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 845.463.0840 | brian@TerryGipsonNY.com

SENATOR GIPSON SPONSORSVAMPIRE VOTING ACT OF 2013 - S.3412

February 4, 2013
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SENATOR GIPSON, ASSEMBLYMAN KATZ, SUPERVISOR TENDY HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON PUDDING STREET OVERPASS

For Immediate Release: February 1, 2013Media Contact: Brian Keeler | 845.463.0840 | keeler@nysenate.gov

SENATOR GIPSON, ASSEMBLYMAN KATZ, SUPERVISOR TENDY HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON PUDDING STREET OVERPASS

 

February 1, 2013
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