Press Releases

Lupardo Secures Grant for Broome County Head Start

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) visited Broome County Head Start today to tour the facility and see the recent upgrades. Lupardo secured a $50,000 legislative grant for upgrades to the Endicott Children’s Center, located at 1604 Union Center...

Governor Signs Amended Version of State Green Building Construction Act Authored by Lupardo

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that Governor David Paterson signed an amended version of the State Green Building Construction Act (A.7246-B/S.5779), which she authored. The changes transfer the authority to develop green building...

Lupardo Unveils Plans for “The Stage at Little Italy” During 3rd Annual Gusto! Celebration in Endicott

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) unveiled the plans for “The Stage at Little Italy,” during the 3rd annual Gusto! celebration in Endicott on Friday, August 21, 2009. She was joined by Village of Endicott Mayor John Bertoni and Jon Sarra, Co-President...

Governor Signs Legislation Introduced by Lupardo to Create the Binghamton Energy Efficiency (Be2) Loan Program

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that Governor David Paterson recently signed legislation (Chapter 344 of 2009) she introduced at the request of the City of Binghamton to create the Binghamton Energy Efficiency (Be2) Loan Program....

Lupardo and New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs Host Conference on "Veteran Friendly Campuses"

Governor Signs Historic Property Tax Credit Legislation Co-Sponsored By Lupardo

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that Governor David Paterson signed into law legislation she co-sponsored to improve the State’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit. This will expand New York's first-ever rehabilitation tax credit...

Assemblywoman Lupardo & County Executive Fiala Announce Public Patio Added to Courthouse Plaza

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) was joined by County Executive Barbara Fiala to announce the addition of a Public Patio, with tables, benches and planters to Courthouse Plaza. The Broome County Planning Department designed the space with wheelchair...

Lupardo Elected First Vice-Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that she was elected First Vice-Chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus. The Caucus is an organization of women elected to the New York State Legislature. Today, 52 women serve in both the Assembly...

Lupardo Serves As Assembly’s “Speaker” For the Day

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that she was asked by the Assembly’s leadership to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore on Wednesday, June 17, 2009. The post has been temporarily vacant since its last occupant, former Assemblywoman Aurelia...

Assembly Unanimously Passes Natural Gas Advisory Board Bill Authored By Lupardo

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that the Assembly unanimously passed (147-0) legislation she authored to re-invigorate the defunct New York State Oil, Natural Gas and Solution Mining Advisory Board. The board will provide assistance,...

Assembly to Recognize Women Veterans at Capitol

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell), Chair of the Subcommittee on Women Veterans, is inviting women veterans from across New York State to join her for lunch and a ceremony in Albany on Monday, June 8, 2009. There will be a luncheon for women veterans...

Lupardo Organizes Briefing to Discuss How the Federal Economic Stimulus Package Advances “Green Jobs”

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) convened a “green economy briefing” today as a follow-up to her Green Economy Summit last year. This year’s briefing was attended by over 60 local business and community leaders and focused on how the federal...

Assemblywoman Lupardo Announces Library Grants

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today public library construction grant awards to local libraries. The Broome County Library has been awarded $19,605 to expand parking and install additional lighting. The George F. Johnson Memorial Library...

Assemblywoman Lupardo Welcomes Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith and Senator David Valesky to Binghamton

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) welcomed State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith (D-Queens) and Senate Vice President Pro-Tem David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) to the City of Binghamton today. Today’s visit marks the fourth Upstate city that...

Assemblywoman Lupardo & Homebuilders Announce "Green Building 101" Program for Local Governments

Assemblywoman Lupardo’s State Green Building Construction Act Signed by Governor Paterson

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced at a news conference that Governor David Paterson has signed two new measures to promote “green building” in New York: The State Green Building Construction Act, authored by Assemblywoman Lupardo,...

Assemblywoman Lupardo Receives “Legislator of the Year” Award from American Institute of Architects in New York State

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced that she received the “Legislator of the Year” award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in New York State. She was presented with the award at a reception in Endicott, NY. The State...

ATTAIN Lab Opens at Urban League in Binghamton

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) and the Broome County Urban League celebrated the grand opening of a new Advanced Technology Training and Information Networking (ATTAIN) lab at the League’s Technology Center in Binghamton today. Assemblywoman...

Lupardo: Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Gas Drilling

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced that the New York State Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee will hold a public hearing to solicit input on the environmental impacts of natural gas and oil drilling. The hearing will take place...

Governor Signs Lupardo’s “Tenant Notification” Bill

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that legislation (A.10952-B/S.8634) she authored with Senator Thomas Libous (R-Binghamton) to help protect tenants from indoor air contamination was signed into law by Governor David Paterson. The...