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SEN. GIPSON & A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN ENCOURAGE LOCALITIES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF FUNDING TO PREVENT HEROIN DEATHS & UPGRADE POLICE EQUIPMENT

July 8, 2014

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) has informed localities throughout the 41st Senate District about grant opportunities for their police departments through the Office of the Attorney General. The grants are aimed at training and equipping police departments with Naloxone, also known as Narcan, to save lives during heroin...
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SEN. GIPSON ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT LYME LEGISLATION PASSES STATE SENATE

June 19, 2014

ALBANY, NY – New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) announced that legislation to protect doctors who treat patients with chronic Lyme disease (S.7854) has passed the State Senate. Senator Gipson is a co-sponsor of this legislation. “During my first term, advocating for those suffering from Lyme disease and tick-borne illness has been one...
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Sen. Gipson to co-host Heroin Prevention Panel and Narcan Training at DCC

June 9, 2014

In partnership with The Council on Addiction Prevention & Education of Dutchess County, Inc. (CAPE), I will be co-hosting a Heroin Prevention Panel and Narcan Training. Please join us and be part of this important event. Thursday, June 26, 2014 6:00PM-8:00PM Dutchess Community College, James & Betty Hall Theatre 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY...
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SEN. GIPSON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO MITIGATE COST IMPACT OF FEDERAL CAPACITY ZONE IN THE HUDSON VALLEY

May 19, 2014

— POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — NYS Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) today announced that he has introduced legislation, S.7537 and S.7507, aimed at mitigating the financial impact of the federal government’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) mandated capacity zone in the lower Hudson Valley that could potentially cost residential, commercial, and industrial customers up to an...
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SEN. GIPSON’S STATEMENT ON THE PSC’S LEGAL ACTION AGAINST CAPACITY ZONE

May 14, 2014

— POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — NYS Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) issued the following statement on the New York State Public Service Commission’s petition to the United States Court of Appeals to halt the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) federally mandated capacity zone in the Hudson Valley. “Residents, local leaders, the business community and myself have...
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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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