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Hemp Research Bill Signed into Law by Governor Cuomo

With Governor Cuomo’s signature Wednesday, New York is the 19th state in the nation to set the framework for growing industrial hemp. The bill, introduced by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Senator Tom O’Mara...

December 18, 2014
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Binghamton Opportunity Center Launches as Classes Begin

Binghamton, NY – In an effort to arm local jobseekers with both technical and academic training needed to find employment, the Binghamton Opportunity Center (BOC) launched with its first class Wednesday. This new pilot program, modeled after the...

December 15, 2014
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Lupardo, Hevesi, People-Stokes Pen Letter to Office of Children and Family Services Seeking Answers

Assemblymembers Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills), Donna Lupardo (D-Binghamton), and Crystal Peoples-Stokes (D-Erie County) are seeking answers from the New York State Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS) following a roundtable held last...

November 18, 2014
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Broome Agriculture Plays Major Roll in Local Economy

Binghamton, NY – As part of a nearly $5 billion industry in New York State, Broome County farms generate $150 million annually to the local economy according to new data released...

July 8, 2014
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