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Giving The Gift Of Life

This week, I had the honor of meeting some amazing people who were saved by the life-giving gift of an organ or tissue donation. I was so moved by their stories, and by how many young people have been given a chance to enjoy longer lives due to...

May 14, 2015
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Blankenbush Says START-UP NY Program Should Be Abandoned After Comptroller’s Audit

Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) is calling for an end to the governor’s failed START-UP NY program, which is using millions of dollars in taxpayer money for an advertising program many have criticized as a marketing program for the...

May 11, 2015
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New York’s Tax Freedom Day Arrives Too Late For Upstate Families

Tax Freedom Day is a day when you, the taxpayer, have worked long enough to pay your annual federal, state and local taxes. This year, New York’s Tax Freedom Day falls on May 8, one of the latest in the nation. According to the Tax Foundation, in...

May 8, 2015
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Blankenbush Greets St. Lawrence County Honoree At Senior Citizens’ Day In Albany

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Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) welcomed St. Lawrence Senior honoree Edward J. Fischer at the annual New York State Senior Citizens’ Day at the Capitol. Fischer is from DeKalb Junction and has been an active volunteer for more than...

May 6, 2015
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Blankenbush Welcomes West Point Cadet Brandon A. Lloyd To Capitol

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Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush (R,C,I-Black River) had the honor of introducing Cadet Brandon A. Lloyd of Watertown at the annual West Point Day celebration in Albany. This is Cadet Lloyd’s second visit to the Capitol. “I know I can say on behalf of...

May 6, 2015
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