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Standing Committee on  Agriculture Chair  Donna A. Lupardo Donna A. Lupardo

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LOB 829
Albany, NY 12248

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Senate and Assembly Agriculture Chairs Secure Historic Agriculture Budget to Bolster Support for New York Farmers

ALBANY, NY – Historic funding levels for New York agriculture are included in the final enacted State Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. The two Legislative Agriculture Chairs, Senator Michelle Hinchey and Assemblymember Donna Lupardo secured over...

Senate and Assembly Agriculture Chairs Secure Historic Agriculture Budget to Bolster Support for New York Farmers

Albany, NY – Historic funding levels for New York agriculture are included in the final enacted State Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. The two Legislative Agriculture Chairs, Senator Michelle Hinchey and Assemblymember Donna Lupardo secured over...

Governor Signs Legislation Granting Temporary Permits for Craft Beverage Industry

Albany, NY – New York is making it easier for new craft beverage producers to start their businesses. Governor Kathy Hochul signed A7757/S6256A, a bill introduced by Assemblymember Donna Lupardo & Senator Michelle Hinchey, requiring the State Liquor...

2021 Annual Report of the New York State Assembly Committee on Agriculture

Assemblymembers Listen to Two Dozen Stakeholders at Hearing

Albany, NY – Last week, the NYS Assembly held a budget hearing sponsored by the Agriculture and Small Business Committees, along with the Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy Task Force and several Sub-Committees. Over two dozen stakeholders addressed...

Notice of Public Hearing - Oversight of the SFY 2021-2022 State Budget as it relates to assisting small- and medium-sized farms and related small businesses to compete in the state, national and international marketplace

Lupardo & Hinchey Custom Operators Bill Signed by Governor

Albany – Earlier this week, Governor Cuomo signed into law (A1889/S2135) for agricultural custom operators sponsored by Agriculture Chairs, Assemblymember Donna Lupardo and Senator Michelle Hinchey. The bill will extend some agricultural district...

Senator May and Assemblymember Lupardo Announce New Law to Expand the State’s Grown and Certified Program to Textile Products like Wool and Hemp

Senator Rachel May (D-Onondaga, Madison, Oneida) and Assemblymember Donna Lupardo (D-Broome) are pleased to announce that their legislation to expand the state’s Grown and Certified Program to include fiber-based textiles has been signed by Governor...

Governor Hochul Signs Senator Hinchey and Assemblymember Lupardo’s Soil Health and Climate Resiliency Act

Albany, NY – Today, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law the Soil Health and Climate Resiliency Act(S.4722A/A.5386A), legislation sponsored by Senator Michelle Hinchey (SD-46) and Assemblymember Donna Lupardo (AD-123), which directs the Department...

Bill by Senator Hinchey and Assemblymember Lupardo to Protect Animals During Emergencies and Natural Disasters Signed into Law

Albany, NY – Today, State Senator Michelle Hinchey (SD-46) and Assemblymember Donna Lupardo (AD-123) announced that their bill to keep animals safe in disaster situations was signed into law by the Governor. The legislation, S.6713/A.7122, authorizes...
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