Tag Archives: Hudson Valley

Working to Lick Lyme and Other Tick-borne Diseases

Legislation Waits to be Signed Critical legislation that recently passed both houses of  the New York State Legislature to protect people struggling with chronic Lyme and the doctors that treat them (A.7558-A/S.7854) is an important step in the multi-faceted battle against … Continue reading

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Marking Two Years of Advocating for the Hudson Valley

Two years ago April 17, when I was first sworn in as a member of the New York State Assembly,  I promised my constituents that I would work full-time for them as their state legislator, that I would be their … Continue reading

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Parsing Education Issues in New York State

  In recent months, I have had the opportunity to talk with many members of our community — teachers, administrators, parents and students — about the state of education in New York State, particularly the critical and controversial issues of … Continue reading

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Farewell to Summer

It is no secret how much I love representing this beautiful district in the New York State Assembly.  The spectacular natural beauty of Dutchess and Columbia Counties is simply breathtaking — from the majestic Hudson River to the west to … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Agenda

I am often asked in the one year since I was elected to the New York state Assembly: “How is it in Albany? Is it what you expected?” My honest answer is that I truly had no expectation of what … Continue reading

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One Year in Office

April 17 marks one year since I began serving our region in the New York State Assembly. This past year has been extraordinary on many fronts:  Being sworn in that day to the Assembly, working with my diverse colleagues from … Continue reading

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Celebrating New York Women

Women’s History Month, celebrated each March, is a time to remember the women who helped shape our nation’s history and to shine a spotlight on those women who continue that progress today. In the best of all possible worlds, women’s … Continue reading

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