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Assemblymember Barrett Supports Recommendation to Ban Hydrofracking

“Our communities have worked hard to protect our natural resources and our beautiful Hudson River because we know how important it is to have a vibrant, safe and healthy water supply. The Department of Health’s recommendation to ban fracking is...

December 17, 2014
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Governor Enacts Barrett’s Lyme Bill

Assemblymember Didi Barrett’s (D-Columbia, Dutchess) bill to improve the care of those suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses has been signed into law (Chp. 532 of 2014). This new law will allow physicians to prescribe long-term...

December 17, 2014
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Area Regional Councils Awarded Over $140 Million

“The Mid-Hudson Valley and Capital regions have been awarded over $140 million by the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) to help strengthen our economy and expand our core industries. The Mid-Hudson Valley has been named a “Top Performer”...

December 11, 2014
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Barrett Encourages the Governor to Sign Important Lyme Legislation

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Columbia, Dutchess) announced that legislation she authored that would expand treatment options for patients suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses has been delivered to Governor Cuomo...

December 10, 2014
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Barrett’s Bill to Support Senior Farmers Delivered to Cuomo

Continuing her efforts to help strengthen agriculture and better support senior farmers, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Columbia, Dutchess) announced that a bill she authored to support senior farmers was delivered to Governor Cuomo’s desk this...

December 8, 2014
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December 11, 2014
Assemblywoman Barrett recognizes the immense benefit of the Regional Economic Development Council’s work. “We have an opportunity to continue to grow and attract the jobs that we need,” said Barrett.