terry gipson http://wamc.org en Sen. Gipson Discusses State Of The State Tax Proposals http://wamc.org/post/sen-gipson-discusses-state-state-tax-proposals <p></p><p>In his recent State of the State Address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for a zero percent &nbsp;corporate income tax for manufacturers&nbsp;tax that locate in upstate New York, but one state Senator from the Hudson Valley says part of his district is being left out. Democrat Terry Gipson of the 41st district says the zero tax should also be offered in the counties that must now pay the MTA payroll tax: Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Rockland and Dutchess. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:50:00 +0000 Brian Shields 81998 at http://wamc.org Sen. Gipson Discusses State Of The State Tax Proposals Tkazyik Considers Run For State Senate http://wamc.org/post/tkazyik-considers-run-state-senate-0 <p>POUGHKEEPSIE – Mayor John Tkazyik, the Republican mayor of Poughkeepsie, has set up a campaign committee to run for the State Senate seat currently held by first-term Democrat Terry Gipson. The district includes portions of Dutchess and Columbia counties.</p><p>The Second quarter campaign contribution filing with the state Board of Elections shows he has $215,000 in the bank. Among his top contributors are City Administrator Camilo Bunyi, who donated $10,000; and former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth and her husband, Scott, each contributed $5,150.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:46:54 +0000 Hank Gross 69477 at http://wamc.org Tkazyik Considers Run For State Senate Construction Begins On Walkway Elevator http://wamc.org/post/construction-begins-walkway-elevator <p>POUGHKEEPSIE – A 21-story elevator is going to take visitors to the Walkway Over the Hudson from the Poughkeepsie side of the linear park later this year.</p><p>Public officials, Walkway representatives and volunteers ceremonially broke ground for the $2.4 million facility.</p><p>Walkway Executive Director Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart said they are elated to be adding yet another asset to the Walkway State Park.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:07:52 +0000 Hank Gross 67790 at http://wamc.org Construction Begins On Walkway Elevator Lawmakers Propose Farm Thruway Toll Tax Credit http://wamc.org/post/lawmakers-propose-farm-thruway-toll-tax-credit <p>ALBANY – Legislation proposed by Senator Terry Gipson (D- Rhinebeck) and Assemblywoman Didi Barrett (D- Hudson) would provide Thruway toll tax credits to farmers who use their vehicles to transport their products.</p><p>The measure would allow farmers to claim a tax credit equaling 75 percent of Thruway tolls paid for the transport of goods and services during one tax year. The credit would be applicable for travel for the purpose of selling within 150 miles of a taxpayer’s farm, roughly the distance between New York City and Albany, said Barrett.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 12:25:17 +0000 Hank Gross 64807 at http://wamc.org Lawmakers Propose Farm Thruway Toll Tax Credit New York State Senator Terry Gipson - Pros and cons of the budget process http://wamc.org/post/new-york-state-senator-terry-gipson-pros-and-cons-budget-process <p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:09:06 +0000 Brian Shields 60913 at http://wamc.org New York State Senator Terry Gipson - Pros and cons of the budget process They Say the Plans are Ambitious and Important http://wamc.org/post/they-say-plans-are-ambitious-and-important <p>State Senator David Carlucci, an Independent Democrat, represents the 38<sup>th</sup> district, which includes a large part of Rockland County, and a small piece of Westchester. Part of his district was hit by Hurricane Sandy, and he says he was all for what the Governor had to say when it comes to improving emergency response and preparedness.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:39:42 +0000 Allison Dunne 55414 at http://wamc.org Interview with Incoming New York State Senator Terry Gipson http://wamc.org/post/interview-incoming-new-york-state-senator-terry-gipson <p></p><p>Terry Gipson will be sworn in Saturday as the New York State Senator for the 41<sup>st</sup> District. The Democrat’s win was not decided until about one month after the November election. Longtime Republican State Senator Stephen Saland, of Poughkeepsie, conceded the race December 13<sup>th</sup>, after a final count of absentee ballots and affidavits. The race was three-way, with Conservative Neil DiCarlo&nbsp; on the ballot, saying there needed to be a conservative choice in light of Saland’s&nbsp;&nbsp;vote in 2011 for the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York.&nbsp;&nbsp;WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne sat down with state senator-elect Terry Gipson in his home base of Dutchess County’s Rhinebeck, to see what he has in mind for his first term in Albany.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 20:41:53 +0000 Allison Dunne 55227 at http://wamc.org Interview with Incoming New York State Senator Terry Gipson Gipson finds Cuomo's Saland endorsement "incredibly disturbing" http://wamc.org/post/gipson-finds-cuomos-saland-endorsement-incredibly-disturbing <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s cross-party endorsement of Republican Senator Stephen Saland could be a blow to Rhinebeck Village Board of Trustees member Terry Gipson, the Democrat in the three-way race for the 41st district seat. Cuomo says he’s endorsing Saland to honor his courage in breaking with his party to vote for same-sex marriage last year. Gipson spoke with WAMC’s Ian Pickus.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:32:24 +0000 Ian Pickus 50216 at http://wamc.org Gipson finds Cuomo's Saland endorsement "incredibly disturbing"