During the Tioga County Legislature's tenth regular meeting on October 12, 2021, in a show of support and gratitude for veterans, an Executive Proclamation was read and presented declaring the county's participation in Operation Green Light.According to the press release from the Tioga County... Read More.
BINGHAMTON, NY – Assembly members Donna Lupardo and Joseph Angelino, and Sen. Fred Akshar celebrated Saturday the recent passage of a bill that will allow for New York air ambulances to carry blood products. The bill passed both the Assembly and the Senate on... Read More.
The following statement was issued Monday by the New York State Sheriff's Association concerning the state mandate that limits people at Thanksgiving dinners: Recently, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an Executive Order which limits “non-essential private residential gatherings” to no more than 10 individuals. That... Read More.
New York State Sheriffs Association has presented a number of legislative proposals aimed at protecting law-enforcement personnel and the public they serve. These proposals were the result of weeks of conversations among Sheriffs about their concerns for the safety of their Deputies... Read More.
State and federal elected officials have joined PA Gov. Tom Wolf in reminding Pennsylvanians to wear a mask to reduce the likelihood of the spread of COVID-19. Wolf said mask-wearing is required whenever people are outdoors.“The order to make mask-wearing mandatory when leaving home... Read More.
Reality Check youth from the Southern Tier, including Lilly Bouton, from Owego Free Academy, were at the state capitol Tuesday to talk with lawmakers about the success of the state’s Tobacco Control Program at lowering the average smoking rate to 12.8... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar, Southern Tier assemblymen Christopher Friend and Clifford Crouch, state Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay, New York State Sheriffs’ Association, New York State Association of Chiefs of Police, District Attorneys Association of New York and state lawmakers stood in protest Tuesday at... Read More.