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Attorney General James Leads Coalition Fighting for Reproductive Health Access During Coronavirus Pandemic

 New York Attorney General Letitia James has led a multistate coalition of 23 attorneys general in taking legal action against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

President Trump Signs Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Co-Sponsored by Cong. Brindisi to Help...

President Donald Trump today signed legislation originally co-sponsored by Congressman Anthony Brindisi. The Brindisi-backed Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act will make urgently needed changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The PPP is a vital initiative for...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: State Liquor Authority Permits Outdoor Alcohol Service for Bars, Restaurants Following COVID-19...

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica/Rome) announced that, following a letter she sent to the State Liquor Authority (SLA) last month, restaurants and bars will be allowed to serve liquor to outdoor seating areas in compliance...

Brindisi, Katko Lead Bipartisan Delegation Requesting Full Federal Reimbursement for New York’s COVID-19 Response

Congressmen Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) and John Katko (R, NY-24) today led members of New York’s Congressional Delegation in urging the President to approve a 100% federal cost share for assistance provided under the Major...

Brindisi and Colleagues Meet with NY Farmers to Discuss Impact of Coronavirus on Agriculture

Representatives Anthony Brindisi (NY-22), Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), and Antonio Delgado (NY-19), members of the House Agriculture Committee, met virtually this week with members of the New York Farm Bureau to discuss how the...

City of Utica Issues Updates for Public & Business Owners as the Region Moves...

The City of Utica has issued the following updates and new initiatives to share with the public: The State of New York is allowing outdoor dining for regions who have already entered Phase Two effective...

Reminder: Johnson Park Center Food Giveaway Takes Place June 8th Through 10th

Thanks to the Mohawk Valley COVID-19 Respond Fund created by United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area and The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties as a single community-wide fund. The...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon Honors Mohawk Valley Police & EMS Recognition Award Winners

Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon (D-Utica/Rome) announced the recognition of Police and EMS Recognition Awards, which she held to celebrate National Police Week (May 10 to 16) and National EMS Week (May 17 to 23). There...

Rome Mayor Jacqueline Izzo and Rome Police Chief Kevin Beach Issue a Joint Statement...

In a joint statement Mayor Jacqueline M. Izzo and Rome Police Chief Kevin C. Beach denounced the unfortunate events surrounding the arrest and needless death of Mr. George Floyd on May 25, 2020, in...

Local Artist Launches ‘Life is Sweet’ Project

Clinton, NY – Nine years after opening the doors to Tarat Studio, local artist Tim Rand has decided that a bit of change was needed. The newly renamed TRand Art Studio & Gallery will...