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Assemblymember Barrett’s Working Farm Protection Act Signed by Governor

In an effort to support New York’s existing farmers and farmland for future generations, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Columbia, Dutchess) announced that Governor Cuomo has signed her legislation, A.10301-B, into law. The new law will strengthen the...

Assemblymember Barrett Calls on Army Corps of Engineers to Extend Public Comment Period for Proposed Surge Barriers

One year after ten thousand residents across the Hudson Valley and New York State successfully fought against a federal proposal to add over 40 anchorage sites to the Hudson River – thereby preventing it from becoming a fossil fuel highway – a new set...

Assemblymember Barrett Makes Strides to Combat Lyme Disease

As New York enters the height of tick season, and as a new and rare tick-borne disease is emerging in the region, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D - Columbia, Dutchess)announced the passage of two critical pieces of legislation that aim to prevent the spread...

Groundbreaking Carbon Farming Project for Hudson Valley Passes Legislature

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D - Columbia, Dutchess) announced the passage of landmark legislation to create a two year soil health project promoting environmentally friendly practices known as carbon farming. The bill creates a pilot project in Columbia...

Assemblymember Barrett Passes Legislation to Help Struggling Public Libraries Gain Access to Construction Aid Funds

Public libraries got a boost this week as Assemblymember Didi Barrett’s (D - Columbia, Dutchess) legislation to make libraries in economically disadvantaged communities eligible for up to ninety percent of the approved construction costs passed the Assembly...

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Barrett on Agriculture Investments
Barrett on Agriculture Investments
Maximize Marketing for NY Wines, Ciders and Spirits
Maximize Marketing for NY Wines, Ciders and Spirits
Extended Agricultural Apprenticeships for Future Famers
Extended Agricultural Apprenticeships for Future Famers
Barrett Addresses Lyme and Tick-Born Disease Awareness
Barrett Addresses Lyme and Tick-Born Disease Awareness
Barrett Advocates for New York Libraries
Barrett Advocates for New York Libraries
Internet Access within Public Libraries
Internet Access within Public Libraries
Funding for Libraries
Funding for Libraries
Funding Streams for Libraries
Funding Streams for Libraries
Working to Secure Necessary Library Infrastructure Funding
Working to Secure Necessary Library Infrastructure Funding
NYSCA Grant Proposals
NYSCA Grant Proposals
Funding Arts Education in Schools
Funding Arts Education in Schools
Supporting the Role of the Arts
Supporting the Role of the Arts
Revitalizing Downtown Hudson
Revitalizing Downtown Hudson
Disabilities Awareness Day
Disabilities Awareness Day
Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Resolution Honoring Volunteer Firefighters
Resolution Honoring Volunteer Firefighters
Marc Molinaro Introduction
Marc Molinaro Introduction
Introduction of the Hudson Opera House's Executive Team
Introduction of the Hudson Opera House's Executive Team
Working to Remove Barriers for People with Autism
Working to Remove Barriers for People with Autism
Joint Budget Conference Committee on Mental Hygiene
Joint Budget Conference Committee on Mental Hygiene
Carbon Farming Act
Carbon Farming Act
Transportation and Training Challenges and Home Care Pay
Transportation and Training Challenges and Home Care Pay
Assembly-Senate Budget Hearing on Funding for Human Services
Assembly-Senate Budget Hearing on Funding for Human Services
Supports Reproductive Health Care Act
Supports Reproductive Health Care Act
Increasing Access to Testing and Treatment  for Breast Cancer
Increasing Access to Testing and Treatment for Breast Cancer
Women's Reproductive Rights
Women's Reproductive Rights
Special Introduction
Special Introduction
Special Guest Introduction
Special Guest Introduction
Assemblymember Barrett expresses her excitement about Legislative Women's Caucus agenda
Assemblymember Barrett expresses her excitement about Legislative Women's Caucus agenda
Barrett Discusses Priorities and Housing of Disability Services
Barrett Discusses Priorities and Housing of Disability Services
Barrett Questions Commissioner Sullivan On Lack Of Revenue For Special Needs Students
Barrett Questions Commissioner Sullivan On Lack Of Revenue For Special Needs Students
Assemblymember Barrett Discusses Private and Public Partnerships
Assemblymember Barrett Discusses Private and Public Partnerships
Barrett Discusses Minimum Wage and the Effect on Farmers
Barrett Discusses Minimum Wage and the Effect on Farmers
Barrett Advocating for Family Planning
Barrett Advocating for Family Planning
Barrett Advocating for Family Planning
Barrett Advocating for Family Planning
Providing Affordable High Speed Internet
Providing Affordable High Speed Internet
Ethics Reforms Necessary to Restore Public Trust
Ethics Reforms Necessary to Restore Public Trust
Support for Agriculture
Support for Agriculture
Standing Strong for Schools
Standing Strong for Schools
TBI Patients
TBI Patients
Bill of Adoptee Rights Passes the Assembly
Bill of Adoptee Rights Passes the Assembly
Celebrating Women's History Month
Celebrating Women's History Month
Streamlining Mental Health Services
Streamlining Mental Health Services
Shelter Workshop Providers Meeting
Shelter Workshop Providers Meeting
Mental Hygiene Budget Hearing
Mental Hygiene Budget Hearing
Expanding Universal Pre-K
Expanding Universal Pre-K
Governor’s Regional Economic Development Council
Governor’s Regional Economic Development Council
Preventing Lyme Disease
Preventing Lyme Disease
Assemblymember Didi Barrett on NYS Budget
Assemblymember Didi Barrett on NYS Budget
Tax Credit For Farmers
Tax Credit For Farmers
Funding for Infrastructure
Funding for Infrastructure
Women’s Equality Act
Women’s Equality Act
Governor’s Budget Address
Governor’s Budget Address
State of the State
State of the State
Student Privacy
Student Privacy
OPWDD Funding Restorations
OPWDD Funding Restorations
Earth Day 2013
Earth Day 2013
2013 State of the State Reaction
2013 State of the State Reaction
Pride of NY Legislation
Pride of NY Legislation
Synthetic Marijuana
Synthetic Marijuana
Assembly Achievement Award Winner
Assembly Achievement Award Winner
ReCharge NY
ReCharge NY
November 28, 2018
"I'm wondering what have you been thinking as we move into the budget about programming carbon farming that would incentivize this kind of climate-smart agriculture or other initiatives that would be positive for environmental outcomes?" asked Assemblymember Didi Barrett, Member of the Committee on Agriculture, during an exchange with Richard Ball, Commissioner of New York State Department of Agriculture at a public hearing to examine the impact, implementation and oversight of the 2018-19 state budget on New York's agriculture industry. PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
November 28, 2018
"I'm wondering what have you been thinking as we move into the budget about programming carbon farming that would incentivize this kind of climate-smart agriculture or other initiatives that would be positive for environmental outcomes?" asked Assemblymember Didi Barrett, Member of the Committee on Agriculture, during an exchange with Richard Ball, Commissioner of New York State Department of Agriculture at a public hearing to examine the impact, implementation and oversight of the 2018-19 state budget on New York's agriculture industry. PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE