ALBANY, NY – Senator Terrence Murphy believes that every child deserves a quality education that can help them realize their potential. In fulfilling his promise to support public education, Senator Murphy has delivered a record-level of funding for schools in the 40th Senate District.

Westchester County will receive $207,199,960, an increase of $15,070,122. Putnam County will receive $77,020,542, an increase of $4,091,274, and Dutchess County will get $65,611,247, an increase of $5,396,036.

LEWISBORO, NY – Senator Terrence Murphy continued to prove his commitment to the Hudson Valley’s veterans by passing legislation in recognition of a fallen American hero.  In recognition of the bravery displayed by a Marine under fire, Senator Murphy has sponsored a bill designating a portion of highway in Lewisboro as the Marine Lance Corporal James J. Jackowski Highway.

ALBANY, NY – Ten days ago Senator Terrence Murphy courageously stood up to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as allegations relating to illegal donations from his failed attempts to buy the New York State Senate in 2014 came to a head.  This morning, New Yorkers woke up to a sixth separate investigation into Team de Blasio’s fundraising apparatus, with reports that during his 2013 Mayoral bid, people were listed as contributors while apparently having no knowledge making any such contributions.

ALBANY, NY – In light of the near-disaster at the Green Street crossing in Bedford, and with the memory of the tragic 2015 Metro-North train accident in Valhalla still fresh in our memories, Senator Terrence Murphy is sponsoring a bill requiring the joint inspection of traffic signals at interconnected grade crossings.

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) will be sponsoring a program in Port Washington to help senior citizens protect themselves from scams and fraud.  The program, which Senator Martins is holding with the New York State Department of State’s Division of Consumer Protection, will take place at the Port Washington Public Library (1 Library Drive, Port Washington) on Wednesday, July 27th at 1:15 pm. 

ALBANY, NY – Senator Terrence Murphy is building on the promise he made to veterans to make their welfare one of his top priorities. A bill passed by the Senate yesterday, Senate Bill S6577, was sponsored by Murphy and allows tax payers to elect to make a contribution to the state’s veterans’ homes through their personal tax returns.

ALBANY, NY - State Senator Terrence Murphy and Mayor Bill de Blasio met face to face for the first time today. Senator Murphy questioned the New York City Mayor during a hearing of the Senate Education Committee on an extension of Mayoral Control for New York City. The system was implemented by the state legislature in 2002 following years of corruption investigations involving pay-to-play, self-dealing, rewarding politically connected contractors at the New York City Board of Education and School Construction Authority.

MAHOPAC, NY – Humbled, but by no means defeated, four former servicemen were recognized by Senator Terrence Murphy for their service to their country at a ceremony held at the Mahopac Library on Monday, May 2nd.

The ceremony marked the unveiling of a Moving Veterans’ Wall sponsored by Senator Murphy and the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame. The wall honors the wartime and civilian accomplishments of veterans from all conflicts of war. It will be on display at the Mahopac Library from May 2nd through the 13th.

CARMEL, NY - Senators Terrence Murphy and Jeff Klein, with community leaders, unveiled "The Great American Bank Robbery: 40th State Senate District and Putnam & Dutchess Counties," detailing over $6 million in property value depreciation resulting from poorly maintained bank-owned homes and zombie properties.