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Area State Legislators Help Honor Local Senior Volunteers At State Capitol Tribute To Service

Albany, N.Y. - New York State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) will help welcome senior citizen volunteers from Chemung, Schuyler and...

May 10, 2016
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O’Mara, Palmesano, Friend Issue Statement In Support Of Correction Officers At ECF

Elmira, N.Y., May 9—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) threw their support behind the correction officers at the Elmira Correctional Facility (ECF)...

May 9, 2016
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Assemblymen Palmesano, Friend Join Local Families, Mental Health Experts To Discuss Protecting The Rights Of People With Developmental Disabilities At Task Force Forum

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) hosted a forum this evening in Corning focused on supporting the rights of individuals with developmental disabilities. Invitees included people with...

April 18, 2016
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Assembly Minority Protects Rights Of Individuals With Developmental Disabilities

The impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Olmstead v. L.C. continues to generate concerns from family members, caregivers, community organizations and individuals with developmental disabilities throughout the transition process into...

April 11, 2016
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Friend: Assembly Should Go Much Further On Ethics Reform

“The resolution before the Assembly yesterday was almost a year in the making, but it didn’t include a majority of the Assembly Majority’s own recommendations. I am thankful the Assembly has taken two of the Minority’s recommendations to publish...

March 22, 2016
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