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SEN. GIPSON ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF EPIC COVERAGE FOR SENIORS

April 13, 2014

— POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) announced the inclusion of $4.1 million in funding for the expansion of the Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) program in the 2014/2015 New York State Budget. This funding will increase the number of seniors aged 65 and over who will now be...
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SEN. GIPSON HIGHLIGHTS ADDITIONAL EXTREME WINTER RECOVERY AID FOR MUNICIPALITIES IN 41st DISTRICT

April 4, 2014
SEN. GIPSON HIGHLIGHTS ADDITIONAL EXTREME WINTER RECOVERY AID FOR MUNICIPALITIES IN 41st DISTRICT

— POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) highlighted additional “Extreme Winter Recovery Appropriations” in the 2014/2015 State Budget for local highway department’s in Dutchess and Putnam to help with infrastructure repair efforts after the harsh winter. During the New York State Budget process, Senator Gipson and local highway superintendents...
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SEN. GIPSON, LOCAL LAWMAKERS CALL FOR THE REPEAL OF THE DUTCHESS COUNTY ENERGY TAX FOLLOWING STATE AID INCREASE

April 3, 2014
SEN. GIPSON, LOCAL LAWMAKERS CALL FOR THE REPEAL OF THE DUTCHESS COUNTY ENERGY TAX FOLLOWING STATE AID INCREASE

— POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) today joined fellow elected officials to announce increased funding included in the state budget that will allow for the repeal of the Dutchess County energy tax. Senator Gipson opposed the energy tax from its onset and worked to secure additional aid for Dutchess with colleagues...
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SEN. GIPSON CALLS FOR REFUND AND REPEAL OF DUTCHESS COUNTY’S ENERGY TAX

March 31, 2014
SEN. GIPSON CALLS FOR REFUND AND REPEAL OF DUTCHESS COUNTY’S ENERGY TAX

  Dear Friend, It has been a hard winter, especially for the people of Dutchess County who have had to pay a misguided county energy tax since the beginning of March. In an effort to assist the county, my colleagues and I who represent Dutchess County in the State Legislature worked and succeeded to...
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SEN. GIPSON CONTINUES CALL FOR NYS TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS

March 27, 2014

— ALBANY, NY – New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) continued to advocate for New York State to provide funding to counties for Early Intervention programs. Senator Gipson sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Co-Coalition Leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein, and Speaker Sheldon Silver urging them to include this relief to...
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State education standards fail kids

February 7, 2012

New York state sets the standards for what should be taught and how it should be taught. It defines the tests for evaluating the achieving of its goals. It...
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Election Integrity must be preserved

February 5, 2012

Printed in the Poughkeesie Journal 2/2/2012: Valley Views Nothing is more fundamental to our democracy than the right to vote. The New York State Legislature should be commended for...
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Hayworth Business Policies Strike Out

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February 18, 2011

The Poughkeepsie Journal covered U.S. Rep. Nan Hayworth’s talk with business leaders (“Hayworth talks business with local leaders, Feb. 4). In the article the congresswoman stated the following: “If...
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Politics Trumps Voice of the People

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February 6, 2011

At its January 24th meeting of the Dutchess County Legislature, the Republican majority once more confirmed its commitment to the dubious practice of gerrymandering the boundary lines of the...
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Corporations Are Not People

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January 19, 2011

January 21st marks the first anniversary of the unfortunate 5-4 “Citizens United vs. The Federal Elections Commission” decision of the Supreme Court that gave the rights of personhood to...
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Independent Redistricting

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December 21, 2010

Every so often in politics, a legislative body comes together and passes a good government reform – something that places the voters’ interest ahead of political gain. This happened...
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