State Senator Tom Libous announced last week that he will run for another term. His decision was announced at a campaign fundraiser last Thursday, but may not dispel speculation that he could step down later due to health concerns.
State officials announced Monday that State Senator Tom Libous is stepping down as head of the Senate Republican Campaign Committee.
The 60-year-old Senator said he was giving up the job due to a difficulty in scheduling time for the job due to his long term chemotherapy treatments. Senator Libous was diagnosed with cancer in 2009.
New York State Senator Thomas Libous is concerned about the effects of closing the Greater Binghamton Health Center, formerly known the psychiatric center. The Binghamton lawmaker objects to a state plan to close the center, along with the Broome Developmental Center nearby.
State Senator Tom Libous said Tuesday that the legislative session went well this year, even with the apparent failure of the governor’s campaign finance reform and abortion-rights bills.
The Deputy Senate Majority Leader John J. Bonacic says the coalition between republicans and the breakaway independent democratic conference has worked well and there are a number of issues the senate will pass c
State Senator Tom Libous, Lourdes president David Patak and Yes! Safe Choices for Kids were joined by parents, teachers and school administrators to honor more than 535 Broome, Tioga, and Chenango Yes! leaders last week at a recognition reception in Endicott.
The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council has awarded over $91 million for various projects throughout the southern tier region. State Senator Tom Libous says the money will be divided up into individual projects.
New York Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general farm advocacy organization, has named 96 state legislators to its 2012 “Circle of Friends" award. The award is an indication of the individual lawmaker’s support of New York agriculture and the farm bureau.