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Libraries Matter!

I was honored this year to be appointed Chair of the Assembly Standing Committee on Libraries and Education Technology. As a lifelong library fan, I have particularly delighted in working with the l6 local libraries in my 106th Assembly District–all … Continue reading

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Our 2017 Women’s History in the Hudson Valley Booklet

This year, 2017, marks the 100th anniversary of  New York State signing woman’s suffrage into law. New York’s legislation became law three years before the U.S. passed the 19th Amendment– which ensured the right to vote for women across the … Continue reading

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Women’s History is Hudson Valley History

Women’s history has long been written on the leaves of diaries, penned across the pages of let­ters and scribbled on the backs of photographs.Their stories — even those of bravery or tur­moil — tend to be shared in family lore, … Continue reading

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