Legislative Report for April 16, 2015

Legislative Report for August 14, 2014

Activities:  Attended the County Board Meeting.  Also attended the Town of Poughkeepsie Democratic Committee fundraiser and sat on the “Educate Your Rep” panel at Vassar College.  Made numerous phone calls and responded to various emails regarding the new FEMA flood mapping in the Town; Metro North safety and communication issues; the county airport; environmental issues; the NYS budget and common core related matters.  Worked on the 4th Annual Health & Wellness Fair and had to postpone to Saturday, September 26, 2015.  Managed social media content.

Bills:  Voted on Resolution 2015107 asking NYS DEC to study potential impacts of crude oil spill in or near the Hudson River. Also voted in favor resolution 2015127 urging the passage of the Common Core Parental Refusal Act.

Letters: Signed on a letter requesting the passage of Lavalle/Glick legislation to create an animal abuser statewide registry with community notification requirements.