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Raising Wage For One Industry Sets Dangerous Precedent

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the governor’s decision to convene a Wage Board for the purposes of considering increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour for fast food workers. It has been reported that the governor convened the...

August 13, 2015
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Barclay Announces State Aid For Library Construction

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I--Pulaski) announced today that the Central Square and Baldwinsville public libraries have been awarded public library construction grant funds. Baldwinsville Public Library, located at 33 East Genesee St. in...

August 11, 2015
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Why Is NYS Protecting Convicted Criminal’s Public Pensions

Joyce Mitchell, the woman who confessed to assisting two convicted murderers escape from Clinton Correctional Facility, will still collect a public pension thanks to Albany’s failure to pass a widely-supported reform measure. In her retirement...

August 10, 2015
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Barclay Invites Input from Community on Telecom Services; Central New York Meeting Added

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) is encouraging interested constituents to participate in a New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) public comment period to assess telecommunication services in New York State. “The PSC is seeking...

August 3, 2015
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Legislation Passes to Help Seniors, Vision Impaired

Two bills, in particular, which passed the State Legislature, could help both seniors and visually-impaired residents if signed into law by the Governor. I supported each in the Assembly and both passed with overwhelming bipartisan support....

August 3, 2015
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