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Politics/Government
12 June 2021 06:56PM

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19), Senator Michelle Hinchey, President of the New York League of Conservation Voters Julie Tighe, and Executive Director of the NYS Building and Construction Trades Al Catalano called for investment in upstate infrastructure. Rep. Delgado highlighted his recently-advanced legislation to provide…

12 June 2021 06:56PM

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19), Senator Michelle Hinchey, President of the New York League of Conservation Voters Julie Tighe, and Executive Director of the NYS Building and Construction Trades Al Catalano called for investment in upstate infrastructure. Rep. Delgado highlighted his recently-advanced legislation to provide…

12 June 2021 04:46PM
Kate Lisa

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/less-is-more-survives-end-of-session-rush/article_0d03eff1-1a51-55c4-9974-ed90dee0f1af.html

ALBANY — Lawmakers were set to end legislative session late Thursday after passing a handful of criminal justice measures while killing several others that downstate progressives and advocates this week rallied for the hardest.

The Senate and Assembly each passed the Less is More Act on…

12 June 2021 04:46PM
Kate Lisa

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/less-is-more-survives-end-of-session-rush/article_0d03eff1-1a51-55c4-9974-ed90dee0f1af.html

ALBANY — Lawmakers were set to end legislative session late Thursday after passing a handful of criminal justice measures while killing several others that downstate progressives and advocates this week rallied for the hardest.

The Senate and Assembly each passed the Less is More Act on…

12 June 2021 03:27PM
Kate Lisa

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/lawmakers-parents-unmask-our-kids-now/article_aeb7a932-ed6d-5903-9556-43a31b4b1ab1.html

ALBANY — Melissa Jones has had enough. A Cobleskill mom of two children, ages 9 and 4, Jones’s eyes filled with tears Wednesday morning while peaking at a podium in West Capitol Park.

“I asked [my son] what he thought about not wearing a mask in…

11 June 2021 09:10PM

As our City is about to once again enjoy our annual Flag Day tradition, our citizens should be assured that we have taken extraordinary precautions to ensure your safety. Through many years of practice and teamwork, working with all of our city departments, local, county…

11 June 2021 09:48AM
Aliya Schneider

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/hha-plan-to-demolish-bliss-towers-moves-forward/article_5630c503-14a8-5851-998d-2e1b47e60a55.html

HUDSON—The Hudson Housing Authority is moving forward with plans to demolish Bliss Towers and rebuild public housing in the city.

The demolition of the 50-year-old structure would also include Columbia Apartments, which are the low-rise units on the same property as the high-rise building. The…

11 June 2021 09:33AM
Aliya Schneider

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/columbiacounty/conflict-wipes-out-youth-department-director-s-raise/article_e4dce5d7-a04b-5942-9259-f02d2d90c184.html

HUDSON–City attorney Cheryl Roberts called 3rd Ward Alderman Calvin Lewis’ vote a conflict of interest Tuesday, negating a salary increase for the new youth department director.

The raise for Youth Department Director Liz Yorck has been approved by the Common Council in a 6-5 vote.…

10 June 2021 08:32PM
IMBY

Warren and HHS Secretary Agree that Congress Must Make “Generational Change” on Health Care and Put Biden’s Medicare Priorities into Action

“The time for delays, and half measures, and equivocating, and industry-friendly legislating is over”

Washington, DC – At today’s Senate Finance Committee, United States Senator Elizabeth…

10 June 2021 08:11PM
IMBY

Here’s what you need to know tonight:

COVID hospitalizations are at 758. Of the 139,492 tests reported yesterday, 566, or 0.41 percent, were positive. The 7-day average percent positivity was 0.47 percent. There were 190 patients in ICU yesterday, down five…

10 June 2021 08:11PM
IMBY

Here’s what you need to know tonight:

COVID hospitalizations are at 758. Of the 139,492 tests reported yesterday, 566, or 0.41 percent, were positive. The 7-day average percent positivity was 0.47 percent. There were 190 patients in ICU yesterday, down five…

10 June 2021 03:10PM
IMBY

Bill Provides A One Year Window To Apply For Debt Relief; Will Keep Farmers Operating For At Least Two Years After Receiving Loan Forgiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced The Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act…

10 June 2021 03:10PM
IMBY

Bill Provides A One Year Window To Apply For Debt Relief; Will Keep Farmers Operating For At Least Two Years After Receiving Loan Forgiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, introduced The Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act…

10 June 2021 10:23AM

Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado voted to pass the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act and the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021 through the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.…

10 June 2021 10:23AM

Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado voted to pass the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act and the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021 through the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.…

10 June 2021 09:41AM

www.amazon.com/dp/B096X6SM7Z/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1623234584&sr=8-4

In March and April, I posted a few of the essays that made up the Down in the Rabbit Hole series. The entire series is now available on Amazon as either an ebook or a paperback.

The following is the forward from the book:

In the wake…

10 June 2021 09:41AM

www.amazon.com/dp/B096X6SM7Z/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1623234584&sr=8-4

In March and April, I posted a few of the essays that made up the Down in the Rabbit Hole series. The entire series is now available on Amazon as either an ebook or a paperback.

The following is the forward from the book:

In the wake…

10 June 2021 09:41AM

www.amazon.com/dp/B096X6SM7Z/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1623234584&sr=8-4

In March and April, I posted a few of the essays that made up the Down in the Rabbit Hole series. The entire series is now available on Amazon as either an ebook or a paperback.

The following is the forward from the book:

In the wake…

10 June 2021 09:41AM

www.amazon.com/dp/B096X6SM7Z/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1623234584&sr=8-4

In March and April, I posted a few of the essays that made up the Down in the Rabbit Hole series. The entire series is now available on Amazon as either an ebook or a paperback.

The following is the forward from the book:

In the wake…

9 June 2021 09:05PM
IMBY

Despite High Number Of Lyme Disease Cases In United States, Federal Investment In Research And Prevention Remains At Just $191 Per Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called for $12 million for the Department of Defense’s Tick-Borne Disease Research Program (TBDRP) and…

9 June 2021 09:05PM
IMBY

Despite High Number Of Lyme Disease Cases In United States, Federal Investment In Research And Prevention Remains At Just $191 Per Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called for $12 million for the Department of Defense’s Tick-Borne Disease Research Program (TBDRP) and…

9 June 2021 08:31PM
Kate Lisa

www.hudsonvalley360.com/news/nystate/lawmakers-agree-on-1-of-3-parole-reform-bills/article_de0ae741-c772-529f-8c7f-0cc235c3f3dc.html

ALBANY—Lawmakers reached agreement on one of three main parole reform bills Tuesay, causing formerly incarcerated people and survivors of physical violence and sexual abuse to rally harder for changes in the state’s parole system.

Senator Brian Benjamin, D-Hrlem, and Assemblymember Para Souffrant-Forrest, D-Brooklyn, announced Tuesday…

9 June 2021 08:13PM

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (June 8, 2021) – Today, on Saugerties Main Street, alongside business owners and Chamber of Commerce leaders from Ulster and Greene Counties, Senator Michelle Hinchey (SD-46) announced the imminent launch of the $800 million COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program and encouraged…

9 June 2021 08:13PM

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (June 8, 2021) – Today, on Saugerties Main Street, alongside business owners and Chamber of Commerce leaders from Ulster and Greene Counties, Senator Michelle Hinchey (SD-46) announced the imminent launch of the $800 million COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program and encouraged…

9 June 2021 08:10PM

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Soil Health and Climate Resiliency Act, sponsored by State Senator Michelle Hinchey (SD-46), went to the floor for a vote in the Senate on Tuesday, passing unanimously alongside a package of bills to protect New York’s natural resources. Hinchey’s bill (S.4722A),…

 

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