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Lifton Introduces Legislation to Improve Lead Testing in Water for Schools and Day Care

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton (D/WFP-125AD, Tompkins/Cortland) announced today that she is introducing legislation to improve the process for testing, monitoring, and notification of lead in the water of our schools and day care facilities across New...

March 17, 2016
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Lifton Introduces Legislation to Improve Rural Non-Emergency Medicaid Transportation

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton (D/WFP-125AD, Tompkins/Cortland) announced today that she has introduced legislation to prioritize the use of public transportation systems in rural counties for non-emergency medical transportation. “We know that...

March 17, 2016
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Assemblywoman Lifton: Assembly Budget Restores GEA, Includes $1.1B for Foundation Aid

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton (D/WFP-125AD, Tompkins/Cortland) today announced some details of the Assembly’s one-house budget resolution, praising the increased funding for education, which is $1.1B over the Governor’s Executive Proposal. The...

March 11, 2016
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Assemblywoman Lifton’s Statement on the Passing of Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton (D/WF-125) released the following statement today in response to the tragic news of the passing of Cornell President Elizabeth Garrett: “I am devastated to hear the news of President Garrett’s passing. She was a lovely,...

March 7, 2016
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Lifton Writes Governor: Problems with Medicaid Transportation Still Unaddressed

Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton (D/WF-125) wrote to Governor Andrew Cuomo identifying the many problems that continue with Medicaid transportation in her district and in rural Upstate New York as a whole. “While we managed to secure some helpful...

September 16, 2015
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