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Assemblymember Barrett to Chair New Regional Tourism Development Subcommittee

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced her appointment as Chair of a new subcommittee on Regional Tourism Development. The committee will focus on the state’s tourist attractions as local and regional economic engines,...

April 27, 2015
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Assemblymember Didi Barrett Helps Push for Fundamental Equality

“Today, the Assembly reaffirmed its commitment to basic equality by passing a series of bills aimed at eliminating pay disparity in the workforce. Women and men across the country have fought tirelessly to raise awareness of pay inequality women...

April 27, 2015
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Local High School Students Shadow Assemblymember Didi Barrett

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) was joined in Albany by Arlington High School honor students Brianna Bisceglia and Owen A. Patterson for Career Shadow Day. The students accompanied Assemblymember Barrett throughout the day,...

April 23, 2015
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Assemblymember Barrett Votes to Protect a Woman’s Right to Make Her Own Healthcare Decisions

“Today’s vote reaffirms the Assembly’s commitment to ensuring the women of New York have access to all of their rights, not just some of them. All my life I have fought to ensure that all women have the same protections, opportunities and respect as...

March 25, 2015
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Assemblymember Barrett Supports Paid Family Leave to Hardworking Families

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced the Assembly passed legislation she sponsored to implement paid family leave benefits for injury or sickness, pregnancy or to care for a family member (A.3870)....

March 18, 2015
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March 24, 2015
Assemblymember Barrett rises in celebration of Women's History Month, and recognizes the contributions of women from Dutchess and Columbia counties, in part, through a book her office publishes annually. "I welcome anyone who would like a copy to call our office; we'd be happy to share it," said Barrett.