Senator O'Mara's weekly column 'From the Capitol' ~ for the week of September 11, 2017 ~ 'Never take emergency preparedness for granted'

Senator O'Mara shares his weekly perspective on issues facing New York State government.

Time after time after time we have been reassured -- and had our faith and hope restored -- through countless gestures of caring and commitment, rescue and recovery. A thousand stories go untold, but collectively they stand as the most powerful force of renewal. We simply do not carry on without them. In recent days, local Red Cross volunteers, businesses, churches, schools, scout troops, and so many other institutions, organizations, and everyday citizens have responded to the current disasters.

Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key challenges and issues facing the Legislature, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more.  Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

This week, "Never take emergency preparedness for granted"

[see attached copy above of Senator O'Mara's column in The Leader on September 10, 2017]