Press Releases

Assemblywoman Lupardo: Assembly Passed Bill to Provide Consultant Guidelines

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced the Assembly passed a bill she authored to ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely by requiring the state to document expenditures for private consultants (A.6542). "We spend millions in public...

Lupardo: Assembly Passes Legislation to Ease Tax Burden on Flood Victims

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced the Assembly passed the Flood Assessment Relief Act of 2005, legislation she sponsored allowing reassessment of property damaged by flooding (A.7625-A). The bill is currently on the Senate calendar. "Initial...

Lupardo: Assembly Passes Tougher Penalties for Drunk Drivers Who Kill

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced the Assembly passed bipartisan legislation she sponsored to toughen the penalties for people who cause accidents under the influence of drugs or alcohol in New York State. "Too many New Yorkers...

Lost Money May Be Waiting For You

Did you ever move without collecting your utility deposit, leave a job without your last pay check or forget to cash a dividend check? In cases such as these, your money was likely turned over to the Office of New York State Comptroller Alan G. Hevesi. Representatives...

Lupardo: First Authored Bill Passes Assembly Floor

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) and the state Assembly celebrated Earth Day 2005 by passing a package of bills to protect New York’s air, soil and water. As part of this package, Lupardo’s first prime-sponsored bill (A.7083) passed...

Lupardo: Assembly’s Earth Day Legislation Ensures a Healthier, Cleaner New York

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) and the state Assembly celebrated Earth Day 2005 by passing a package of bills to protect New York’s air, soil and water. Lupardo was one of the founding members of Earth Day Southern Tier. "We all...

Lupardo Continues Efforts to Secure Aid for Flood Victims

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) continued her efforts to assist flood victims in Broome County by pushing for rapid dispersal of funding to localities in this year’s budget and urging the governor to use his influence to secure federal disaster...

Lupardo: Final Budget Provides Aid for Local Flood Victims

"The final bipartisan state budget includes $1 million in immediate funding in order to provide food, clothing and emergency shelter to flood victims in Broome County and across the state. This is a stop gap measure intended to bring immediate relief...

Assemblywoman Lupardo Encourages New Yorkers to Donate

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) is teaming up with other state and national leaders in urging New Yorkers to learn more about organ and tissue donation during National Donate Life Month, and to add their names to the New York State Organ and Tissue...

Lupardo Joins Fellow Assembly Members in Request for Federal Aid

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) joined Assembly members Kevin Cahill, (Dutchess, Ulster Counties) and Aileen Gunther, (Orange, Sullivan Counties) with a written request to federal representatives Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Hillary Rodham...

Lupardo: Assembly, Senate Reach Agreement on Education Plan

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced that the state Assembly and Senate have passed a budget plan that will provide over $848 million more in funding to public schools than last year – approximately $354 million more than the governor...

Lupardo: Brownfield Funding Will Help Clean Up Former EJ Industrial Sites

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced that an agreement has been reached between the Assembly, Senate and Gov. Pataki that will provide $155,000 in funding to help identify, investigate and clean up contaminated sites, known as brownfields,...

Scholarship Application Available for Cadet Appointment Program

BINGHAMTON – Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today the availability of scholarships to SUNY Maritime College. Elected officials can nominate qualified New York State residents from across the state to attend the College and receive...

Assemblywoman Lupardo to Discuss Timothy’s Law

BINGHAMTON – Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) will discuss Timothy’s Law (A.2912) with Tom O’Clair, Timothy’s father. The interview will be televised on Time Warner Cable channel 12 at 7:00pm, Tuesday, March 15, 2005. Timothy’s...

Lupardo: Assembly Passes Bill to Reform Public Authorities

The Assembly passed a measure Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) sponsored that will dramatically improve transparency and accountability for New York’s public authorities and public benefit corporations (A.5626). "Scandals and fiscal...

Lupardo: Reform Bill Will Close Lobbying Loophole

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced the Assembly passed a bill she supported to limit the influence of lobbying on the awarding of state and local government contracts (A.9-C). "Billions of taxpayer dollars are spent every year...

New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Accepting Scholarship Applications

BINGHAMTON - Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) announced today that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications throughout New York State for two athletic scholarships at $1,500 each and two academic...

Assemblywoman Lupardo to Meet with Binghamton University Students, Faculty and Staff

Lupardo to Participate in Community Health Forum

BINGHAMTON – Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-Endwell) will present her plan for Medicaid reform as part of a Community Health Forum, Friday, February 25, at the Broome County Public Library, from 10am-Noon. Assemblywoman Lupardo is a co-sponsor...

Lupardo: Empire Zones Need Reform

BINGHAMTON – Assemblywoman Donna A. Lupardo (D-Endwell) said today the only way to truly fix the state’s broken Empire Zones program is to pass the Assembly’s reform plan she has sponsored (A.6). "Before we extend the program which...