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Assemblymember Barrett’s Bill to Safeguard the Hudson River Is Signed into Law

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – Assemblymember Didi Barrett’s (D - Columbia, Dutchess) legislation asserting the state’s authority over the Hudson River by expanding the criteria used to establish “tanker avoidance zones” beyond existing...

October 24, 2017
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Assemblymember Didi Barrett to Chair Committee on Libraries and Education Technology

New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has named Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D - Columbia, Dutchess) to chair the Assembly Committee on Libraries and Education Technology. Assemblymember Barrett has been a longtime advocate...

September 29, 2017
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Assemblymember Barrett: EPA Must Expand PCB Remediation Efforts to Entire Hudson Valley Region

Dutchess County, NY – As the September 1st deadline rapidly approaches to submit public comment to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the Hudson River Superfund cleanup, State Assemblymember Didi Barrett...

August 30, 2017
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Assemblymember Barrett Represents New York at National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

State Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Columbia, Dutchess) represented New York as the state’s sole legislator to convene at the 2017 National Issues Forum of the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators in Cambridge, MA earlier...

August 14, 2017
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Community Urges Governor to Sign Bill Aimed at Safeguarding the Hudson

Poughkeepsie, NY – Senator Sue Serino (R, C, I – Hyde Park) and Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D – Hudson) today joined Scenic Hudson in bringing together a group of local leaders, environmental advocates and concerned community members to urge the...

August 7, 2017
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August 1, 2017
Assemblymember Didi Barrett joined Governor Cuomo in announcing the City of Hudson as the winner of the Capital Region portion of this year's Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The city will receive 10 million dollars to revitalize its downtown neighborhood and generate new opportunities for long-term growth.