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Barrett Announces Legislation to Expand Program Helping NY Farms

Highlighting her support for the Hudson Valley's vital farms and farmers, and to encourage more New Yorkers to buy local, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Mid-Hudson) announced that two bills she co-sponsored expanding the Pride of New York program have...

Assemblymember Barrett Fights to Stop the Harassment of Pre-Recorded Telemarketing Calls

To protect families across New York State from harassing telemarketer calls, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Mid Hudson) sponsored legislation that passed the Assembly that would make sure all telemarketers sending calls into New York comply...

Assemblymember Barrett Helps Pass Legislation to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

On Tuesday, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Mid-Hudson) announced that the Assembly passed legislation she co-sponsored that would strengthen protections for victims of domestic violence and crack down on repeat offenders (A.10624). The legislation has...

Assemblymember Barrett Helps Pass Veterans Mental Health Legislation

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Washington) announced the Assembly passed the Veterans Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Act today (A.9415). “The Mid-Hudson Valley has always held veterans in the highest regard. We have a responsibility...

Ban on Synthetic Marijuana Passes the Assembly

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Washington) announced she helped pass a bill that would add synthetic cannabinoids, the primary chemicals in synthetic marijuana, to the list of controlled substances (A.9855-A). The legislation is in response to a growing...

Assemblymember Didi Barrett Attends Roundtable on Childhood Sexual Abuse

Barrett’s Nomination, Margaret Fettes, Awarded During New York’s Senior Citizens’ Day

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Assemblymember Didi Barrett’s (D-Washington) nomination for the 2012 Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen, Margaret Fettes, was presented the award on Tuesday at the state Capitol as part of New York State Senior Citizens’ Day. Fettes, 86,...

Assemblymember Didi Barrett Helps Pass Legislation to Aid and Protect Crime Victims and Their Families

Today, Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Washington) helped passed several pieces of legislation in recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. These measures would help protect victims from any further harm and increase aid to ease...

ReCharge New York Program Will Help Mid-Hudson Valley

Assemblywoman Didi Barrett (D-Washington) announced that Ginsberg’s Institutional Foods in Hudson and IBM in Hopewell Junction have been approved to receive the first round of low-cost power allocations under the ReCharge New York (RNY) program. “ReCharge...

Assemblymember Didi Barrett helps pass pay equity legislative package

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Washington) announced the Assembly passed a legislative package that would work to end wage discrimination throughout New York State. The legislation is accompanied by a resolution proclaiming April 17, 2012, as Equal Pay...

Barrett seated in New York State Assembly

Assemblymember Didi Barrett (D-Washington) was officially seated today in the state Assembly chamber in front of friends and family after being elected in a special election that took place on March 20. She will be representing the 103rd Assembly District,...