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Senator Kathy Marchione’s 25th Annual Golden Gathering

Senator Kathy Marchione’s 25th Annual Golden Gathering

Senator Kathy Marchione’s 25th Annual Golden Gathering takes place tomorrow, Saturday, October 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Columbia-Greene Community College Golden Gathering is a popular free health and wellness fair featuring free Senior Citizen ID cards; flu shot clinic; free flu shots for uninsured; free blood pressure and hearing screenings; free refreshments,Read more about Senator Kathy Marchione’s 25th Annual Golden Gathering[…]

Marchione endorses Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett for re-election

Marchione endorses Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett for re-election

Senator Marchione says Sheriff Bartlett’s “hard work, professionalism and dedication has made Columbia County a safer place for everyone” Columbia County, NY – New York State Senator Kathy Marchione (R,C,I,Reform-Halfmoon) today announced her strong endorsement of Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett for re-election this fall to another four-year term. “Sheriff Bartlett has done an outstanding jobRead more about Marchione endorses Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett for re-election[…]

Legislation Establishing the “Upper Hudson Wine Trail”

Legislation Establishing the “Upper Hudson Wine Trail”

Senator Kathy Marchione’s legislation establishing the “Upper Hudson Wine Trail” to help grow New York’s vital grape, grape juice and wine industries signed into State Law by Governor Cuomo Halfmoon, NY – Senator Kathy Marchione (R,C,I,Reform-Halfmoon), Chair of the Senate Local Government Committee, today announced that her legislation, Senate Bill S.213A, amending the State’s Highway LawRead more about Legislation Establishing the “Upper Hudson Wine Trail”[…]

Senator Kathy Marchione’s legislation designating Kinderhook Creek as part of the Inland Waterway System signed into State Law

Senator Kathy Marchione’s legislation designating Kinderhook Creek as part of the Inland Waterway System signed into State Law

Halfmoon, NY – Senator Kathy Marchione (R,C,I,Reform-Halfmoon), Chair of the Senate Local Government Committee, today announced that Governor Cuomo has signed into State Law her legislation (Senate Bill S.1125) designating the Kinderhook Creek as part of the Inland Waterway System. The legislation was sponsored in the Assembly by Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin (R-Melrose). The Senate andRead more about Senator Kathy Marchione’s legislation designating Kinderhook Creek as part of the Inland Waterway System signed into State Law[…]

REBUILD NY NOW STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN COMES TO NORTH GREENBUSH

REBUILD NY NOW STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN COMES TO NORTH GREENBUSH

Broad Coalition Calls for Parity in Capital Region North Greenbush, NY… Rebuild NY Now, a broad-based coalition seeking to raise public awareness about the issues impacting New York State’s infrastructure, continued its campaign and call for parity today in the capital region with local elected officials, members of organized labor, and private local businesses. ThisRead more about REBUILD NY NOW STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN COMES TO NORTH GREENBUSH[…]

Senators talk regulatory relief after new study

Senators talk regulatory relief after new study

http://wnyt.com/article/stories/S3280687.shtml The Assembly and the State Senate returned to Albany on Monday afternoon for regular business. Four senators, including Kathy Marchione of Halfmoon, released a study-intended to cut red tape and ease burdensome regulations. The senators, two from each party, held nine public hearings in various parts of the state, asking for comments and takingRead more about Senators talk regulatory relief after new study[…]

State Senate report calls for scrapping over 2,000 rules

State Senate report calls for scrapping over 2,000 rules

 ALBANY >> On the first day of the 2014 legislative session, the state Senate stuck to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “Open for Business” theme Monday, issuing a report calling for scrapping more than 2,200 rules and regulations that put New York at a competitive disadvantage.   Legislators said the regulations range from the scaffold law that putsRead more about State Senate report calls for scrapping over 2,000 rules[…]

SENATOR MARCHIONE NAMED A “LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR” BY THE NEW YORK STATE RIFLE AND PISTOL ASSOCIATION

SENATOR MARCHIONE NAMED A “LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR” BY THE NEW YORK STATE RIFLE AND PISTOL ASSOCIATION

New York State Rifle and Pistol Association President Tom King says Senator Marchione’s “record as a defender of the Second Amendment is extraordinary,” hails her as being at “the forefront of opposition” to the unconstitutional SAFE Act  Senator Kathleen A. Marchione (R,C-Halfmoon) has been named a “Legislator of the Year” by the New York StateRead more about SENATOR MARCHIONE NAMED A “LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR” BY THE NEW YORK STATE RIFLE AND PISTOL ASSOCIATION[…]

SENATOR MARCHIONE’S LEGISLATION EXPANDING CONSERVATION EASEMENTS TO INCLUDE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PASSES THE STATE SENATE

SENATOR MARCHIONE’S LEGISLATION EXPANDING CONSERVATION EASEMENTS TO INCLUDE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PASSES THE STATE SENATE

Legislation is the second of Senator Marchione’s bills to pass the State Senate during this Session Senator Kathleen A. Marchione (R,C-Halfmoon) today announced that the State Senate has passed her legislation, Senate Bill S.4553-A, which expands the definition of “public body” for conservation easements to include the Federal Government. Today’s passage of Senator Marchione’s conservationRead more about SENATOR MARCHIONE’S LEGISLATION EXPANDING CONSERVATION EASEMENTS TO INCLUDE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PASSES THE STATE SENATE[…]