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NY Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

After looking at the issue of medical marijuana from all aspects, the New York State Assembly and Governor Cuomo reached an agreement Thursday on this issue.

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Seward Voices Opposition to Ammo Microstamping Legislation

State Senator James Seward joined his fellow senators last week to voice a strong opposition to gun control legislation requiring microstamping of ammunition.

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NY Senate Votes to Outlaw ‘Revenge Porn’

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It would be illegal in New York to disseminate private, explicit photos of another person without their consent under legislation that's been endorsed by the state's Senate.

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NY Senate Passes ‘Buy From The Backyard’ Act

The New York State Senate this week passed the "Buy from the Backyard" Act to promote the purchase of locally grown and produced food.

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Narcotic Abuse Legislation Passes NY Senate

State Senator James Seward has announced  senate passage of a package of legislation to fight the growing heroin and opioid abuse epidemic. 

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NY Senate Announces Legislation to Benefit Veterans

The New York State Senate announced Monday the passage of legislation to provide New York's veterans with tax relief, expanded benefits, and special honors.

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Oneonta Bill Would Provide Tax Exemptions for Housing Investors

State Senator James Seward has announced final legislative approval of a bill he sponsored authorizing the City of Oneonta Common Council to provide tax exemptions for those investing in the city’s housing stock.

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NY Senate Passes Two Anti-Animal Cruelty Bills

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers have passed a couple of pet-related bills while accompanied by their own pets at the Capitol.

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NY State Proposing Utilities Prepare For Climate Change

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that his office will propose legislation requiring electric and gas utilities to ensure that the services they provide are properly protected from the impacts of climate change.

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NY State Assembly Passes Microbead-Free Waters Act

The New York State Assembly has passed the first in the nation legislation banning a form of plastic pollution that is an emerging threat to New York’s great lakes and other lakes.

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