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Assemblymember Barrett: Public Service Commission Needs to Address Local Concerns Before Building New Power Lines

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) announced that she sent a letter to the Public Service Commission (PSC), urging the PSC to consider the outpouring of local feedback as they continue to move ahead on the energy highway proposed for the region....

September 2, 2014
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Landmark Lyme Disease Legislation Passes Assembly and Senate

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) announced that legislation she authored, which would allow physicians to prescribe treatment on an individual basis to their patients with symptoms of chronic Lyme disease, including but not limited to the...

June 19, 2014
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State Makes Critical Investment in Special Education

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) announced that the state will increase reimbursement rates to special education providers by 3.8%. This critical funding will benefit 853 Schools and Special Act School Districts – many of which are located in...

June 17, 2014
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Assemblymember Barrett to Host Third Public Energy Forum

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) announced that in response to concerns from Hudson Valley residents about rising energy rates, a new capacity zone, and the energy highway she will host the third in a series of public energy meetings in the...

May 20, 2014
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Legislation to Improve the Care of Lyme Disease Patients Passes Assembly

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) announced that legislation she authored that authorizes physicians to prescribe long-term antibiotic therapy to a patient with symptoms of chronic Lyme disease has passed the Assembly...

May 13, 2014
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December 11, 2014
Assemblywoman Barrett recognizes the immense benefit of the Regional Economic Development Council’s work. “We have an opportunity to continue to grow and attract the jobs that we need,” said Barrett.