Press Releases

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lupardo Bill to Help Address Veterans’ Mental Health Issues Signed Into Law by Governor Paterson

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that Governor David Paterson signed into law legislation (A.9685-A) that she authored in response to the increasing mental health concerns of veterans and troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan....

“Tenant Notification” Legislation Passes Assembly, Senate

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that legislation she authored with Senator Thomas Libous (R-Binghamton) to help protect tenants from indoor air contamination passed both the Senate and Assembly. The bill (A.10952-B/S.8634) would...

Cancer Mapping Legislation Co-Sponsored by Lupardo Passes both Assembly and Senate

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that legislation she co-sponsored (A.1143-B/S.1592-B) to establish a comprehensive cancer mapping program in New York State passed in both the Assembly and the State Senate. The legislation was sponsored...

Junior Big-Game Hunting License Approved by Assembly

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced that the New York State Assembly passed legislation she co-sponsored that extends big-game hunting privileges to 14- and 15-year-olds in New York State (A.11033). The junior big-game hunting license, which...

Lupardo State Green Building Construction Act Passes both Assembly and Senate

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo announced today that the State Green Building Construction Act (A.2005-C) has now been passed unanimously in both the Assembly (6/2/08) and State Senate (6/12/08). She authored the legislation in response to rising energy...

Lupardo Calls for PTSD to be Included in Timothy’s Law

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) today called for an expansion of Timothy’s Law to include Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She is co-sponsoring legislation that would include post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among the list of biologically...

Women Veterans’ Recognition Day - Thursday, June 12, 2008