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Governor Signs Legislation to Expand Hemp Program

Albany, NY – New York’s industrial hemp industry took another step forward as Governor Cuomo signed into law legislation that will position New York as a national leader in the industrial hemp industry. This spring, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and...

August 19, 2016
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Lupardo, Lt. Governor Hochul Host Women’s Roundtable

Vestal, NY – Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul hosted a Women's Roundtable with more than 20 local women from government, business, academia, and the not-for-profit sector on Wednesday. The discussion...

August 10, 2016
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Kopernik Observatory Unveils New High-Efficient HVAC System

Vestal, NY – In addition to looking to the skies, Kopernik Observatory is now looking at lower utility costs after installation of a new HVAC system at its Vestal educational center. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo secured a $50,000 Assembly Capital...

August 9, 2016
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Lupardo Announces $250,000 for BC Humane Society

The Broome County Humane Society’s capital campaign moved one step closer to completion Monday as Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo announced a $250,000 Assembly Capital Grant for the shelter. Lupardo joined the Humane Society to encourage the community...

July 11, 2016
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First Hemp Seeds Planted as Part of State’s Research Program

Eaton, NY – For the first time in 80 years, hemp seeds have been sewn in New York State. Planting took place Sunday at JD Farms in Eaton, NY as part of New York’s Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program. “We are thrilled to be the first farm to...

July 3, 2016
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