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Fitzpatrick Decries MMA Legalization

“The legalization of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting in New York is the perfect example of what former Senator Patrick Moynihan would characterize as ‘defining deviancy down’ and normalizing a dangerous blood sport in the name of economic...

March 22, 2016
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Fitzpatrick Advocates For Mandate Relief At Local Government Joint Budget Conference Committee Meeting

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Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (R,C,I-Smithtown) was appointed by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) to the General Government and Local Assistance Joint Budget Conference Committee, which is part of the New York State Budget...

March 21, 2016
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Fitzpatrick: Assembly Majority Reform Agenda Lacks Teeth, Offers Nothing New

“The Assembly Majority’s proposal is designed to give the illusion of reform with no substantive change. My Assembly Minority colleagues and I have been advocating for term limits for legislative leadership positions and committee chairs, measures...

March 21, 2016
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Fitzpatrick Offers Alternatives That Support Working Poor Without Eliminating Jobs

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Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (R,C,I-Smithtown) today joined several advocacy groups including the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the New York Farm Bureau, and others to warn against the governor’s 67 percent minimum wage...

March 16, 2016
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Fitzpatrick And Colleagues Host Public Meeting On High School Diploma Options

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Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (R,C,I-Smithtown) recently joined his Minority colleagues at an education forum in the Hauppauge Legislative Auditorium to discuss high school diploma options that include opportunities for students on the career and...

March 7, 2016
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