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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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Assemblymember Barrett and Senator Gipson Pass Legislation to Make Wappinger Creek Eligible for Federal Funds

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Hudson) and Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) announced that legislation they authored to define Wappinger Creek as an inland waterway has passed the Assembly and the Senate and now awaits the governor’s...

May 8, 2014
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June 18, 2014
With summer quickly approaching, Assemblywoman Barrett discusses an important step towards preventing tick borne illness such as Lyme Disease, her legislation will bring much needed relief to suffering residents of Hudson Valley. A.7558A