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Student Press Day Brings Young Journalists to State Capitol

Albany, NY – Student journalists from six high schools around New York State gathered at the State Capitol Tuesday as part of Student Press Day. The focus of their advocacy was the Student Journalist Free Speech Act, a bill which was discussed in...

UE Senior Named Presidential Scholar Semifinalist

A Union-Endicott High School Senior has been named one of just a few hundred semifinalists from around the country for the national Presidential Scholars Program. Jared Welch was nominated by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo for the program’s Career and...

State Budget Sweetens NY Maple Industry

Albany, NY – The newly adopted state budget provides funding to continue the promotion of the nation’s second-largest maple industry. In addition to its annual $225,000 allotment, the NYS Maple Producers’ Association received a one-time...

Agriculture Committee Chairs: Procurement Changes for NY Military Bases Would Harm Dairy Farmers

Albany, NY – State Senator Jen Metzger and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo are calling on the Department of Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) to reconsider a proposal that would hurt New York’s dairy farmers. In a joint letter sent this week, the...

Legislative Resolution Recognizes Student Press Freedom Day

Albany, NY – A New York State legislative resolution passed this week proclaims today, January 30th, as Student Press Freedom Day in the state. The day is recognized nationally by the Student Press Law Center and is part of an effort to secure more...

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