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Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee: Food, Farm and Nutrition Programs in State Budget

Albany – Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Rockland), Chair of the Assembly's Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy announced that the Assembly successfully restored or increased funding for agriculture and nutrition programs in the recently...

April 22, 2014
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Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee: Assembly Declares April 8 Equal Pay Day in New York

(Albany, NY) – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) announced the Assembly passed a resolution declaring April 8 as Equal Pay Day in New York State (K.1034). “Women deserve equal pay for equal work, period,” Jaffee said....

April 8, 2014
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Jaffee Statement on Passage of 2014-15 State Budget

Albany, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern, Rockland County) today issued the following statement in response to the passage of a completed 2014-15 budget for which she voted in favor. “The state budget increases school aid by $1.1...

April 1, 2014
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Jaffee Helps Make New York a Popular Vote-Based State in Presidential Elections

Pearl River, NY – Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced that the Assembly passed legislation to permit New York State to join an interstate compact to award its electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national...

March 26, 2014
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New Law to Protect Child Victims of Human Trafficking in Effect

Pearl River, NY – Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) today announced that the law she sponsored to help protect child victims of human trafficking is in effect. It’s estimated that nearly 300,000 children become victims of labor and sex...

March 14, 2014
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April 8, 2014
Assemblywoman Jaffee rises to speak in support of a resolution that calls for equal pay for women and for April 8, to be recognized as Equal Pay Day. K1034


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