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Congratulations Honorees!

 

Congratulations to the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 honorees. I wish you continued success in our community.

June 5, 2014
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June 5, 2014
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The 19th Annual Linda Bodley Police, Firefighter and EMT Heroes Award Dinner

 

Michelle and I attended the 19th Annual Linda Bodley Police, Firefighter and EMT Heroes Award Dinner honoring Dutchess & Putnam County's emergency service workers. Thank you for your selfless sacrifices to keep our communities safe.

June 5, 2014
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Our children's education is a top priority!

 

In my continued efforts to support local educational opportunities for our kids, I visited North East Community Center's after school program in Millerton. I'm committed to supporting such dedicated programs in our community because there is no greater investment than in our children's education and futures.

June 5, 2014
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SENATOR GIPSON ANNOUNCES EFFORTS TO GET FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS OUT OF NYS EDUCATION SYSTEM

For Immediate Release: June 5, 2014 Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

SENATOR GIPSON ANNOUNCES EFFORTS TO GET FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS OUT OF NYS EDUCATION SYSTEM

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam), joined by educators from Dutchess and Putnam counties, announced a legislative initiative that would end the State Education Department’s reliance on Pearson, a for-profit foreign-based corporation, for student testing and teacher certification. The legislation was inspired by Senator Gipson meeting with educators and parents who continually cited their serious concerns with Pearson’s service as part of the many issues facing New York State’s public education system. The announcement was held at the Arlington Teachers' Association office.

June 5, 2014
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June 4, 2014
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June 4, 2014
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Fishkill Tax Relief Town Hall

 

Enjoyed having another constructive conversation with members of our community at my Tax Relief Town Hall in the Village of Fishkill. Stay connected for our next Town Hall coming soon.

June 4, 2014
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Welcome The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse to Poughkeepsie!

 

Wonderful to join The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse at the opening of their new building in the City of Poughkeepsie. I was proud to secure a $100,000 Economic Development Grant for its construction earlier this year. This is a special organization in our community and I look forward to their continued work in their new home.

June 4, 2014
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Honoring the legacy of Rosa Parks

 

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, I was honored to be part of the REAL Skills Network's 1st Annual Rosa Parks Benefit in the City of Poughkeepsie, and celebrate the legacy of Rosa Parks with her family and members of our community.

June 4, 2014
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Happy Valentines Day!

 

 

I had a wonderful time visiting and handing out valentines w/ veterans at Castle Point -- also talking with former Congressman Benjamin Gilman.

June 4, 2014
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Celebrating Beacon Elks Lodge #1493's 4th Annual First Responders Dinner

 

Michelle and I had a nice evening at the Beacon Elks Lodge #1493's 4th Annual First Responders Dinner honoring the City of Beacon and Town of Fishkill first responders. Thank you for your selfless commitment to our community.

June 4, 2014
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