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Palmesano, Friend Meet With Representatives From The Southern Tier Library Association

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This week, Assemblymen Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Christopher S. Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) were pleased to meet with officials from the Southern Tier Library Association. They discussed their shared priorities, including increasing public...

March 5, 2018
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Cuomo Flying Over Southern Tier Yet Again

Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C,I,Ref-Big Flats) is gravely concerned with Gov. Cuomo’s desire to court big businesses outside of the state for the right media headline or the biggest donation to his war chest. The governor’s courting of...

March 5, 2018
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A Tip for the Governor: Let Us Speak

Assemblyman Christopher Friend (R,C,I,Ref-Big Flats) is concerned by the governor’s proposal to eliminate tipped wages throughout the state. There have been 7 total hearings scheduled and not one is in the Southern Tier. This is just another issue...

February 16, 2018
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Friend, Palmesano Welcome Area Families to the Capitol

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Assemblymen Chris Friend and Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) were pleased to welcome the Pawlak and Orcutt families to the Capitol. The families were visiting Albany on behalf of Loving Education At Home (LEAH), an organization that supports...

April 28, 2017
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Friend Honors Vietnam Veterans

Assemblyman Christopher S. Friend (R,C,I,Ref-Big Flats) sponsored a resolution on the Assembly Floor to honor our nation’s Vietnam veterans for Vietnam Veterans Day. “The heroes of the Vietnam War often didn’t receive the level of respect they...

March 30, 2017
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