New York State Senator Terry Gipson

Hudson Valley News
12:40 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Study Finds One Tick Bite Can Deliver Multiple Infections

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A new study in New York reveals that ticks are more likely to be infected with several pathogens, not just the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. The ticks for the study were collected from Dutchess County. 

People who are bitten by a blacklegged tick could be at higher risk of more than one infection. Felicia Keesing is a biology professor at Dutchess County-based Bard College and co-author of a new study.

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Hudson Valley News
6:50 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

NYS Senator Calls For Safer Crude Oil Transport By Train

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A New York state Senator is the latest lawmaker urging the federal government to take action on oil transportation along the Hudson River.

New York State Democratic Senator Terry Gipson has penned a letter to federal representatives urging the federal government to take action to protect communities, the environment, and the local economy from the ongoing risks of crude oil transportation on railways, specifically along the Hudson River.

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Hudson Valley News
7:31 am
Wed May 21, 2014

County Exec Comments on NYS Senate Candidate's Pullout

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After a Republican candidate this week announced he was withdrawing from the race for a New York state Senate seat in the Hudson Valley, the Dutchess County executive who supported him weighs in.

Dutchess County Legislature Chairman Rob Rolison announced he was pulling out of the race for the 41st Senate District, citing too many about personal attacks than a focus on the future of the state and Republican Party. Here’s Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro.

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Hudson Valley News
5:17 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Rolison Pulls Out Of NYS Senate Race

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A Republican candidate has pulled out of the race for a New York state Senate seat in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
12:22 pm
Sat May 17, 2014

Court Issues Order In Lawsuit Against FERC

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A U.S. Court of Appeals has responded to a lawsuit filed earlier this week by a Dutchess County utility and the New York State Public Service Commission concerning a new capacity zone.

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Hudson Valley News
6:03 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Lyme Disease Rx Legislation Passes NYS Assembly

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Legislation that authorizes physicians to prescribe long-term antibiotic therapy to a patient with symptoms of chronic Lyme disease has passed the New York State Assembly.

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Hudson Valley News
7:16 am
Fri May 9, 2014

New Designation Could Bring Federal Funds To A Dutchess Creek

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Two New York state lawmakers from the Hudson Valley say their legislation that would enable a waterway in Dutchess County to become eligible for federal funds awaits the governor’s signature.

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Hudson Valley News
2:56 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

NYS Senator Rolls Out Affordable Energy Plan

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A New York state Senator from the Hudson Valley has unveiled an energy plan he hopes will ease financial burdens and move the state forward. 

State Senator Terry Gipson has an affordable energy plan he says would bring relief from taxes and rate hikes to families and businesses.

“I just can’t sit by any longer and watch hardworking families and business owners suffer under these regressive energy taxes,” says Gipson.

The Democrat from Rhinebeck says his plan has five points.

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Hudson Valley News
3:50 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Sen. Gipson Discusses State Of The State Tax Proposals

In his recent State of the State Address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for a zero percent  corporate income tax for manufacturers 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.

Hudson Valley News
1:38 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

NYS Republican Senator Kicks Off Candidate Forums In 41st District

NYS Senator Greg Ball (standing); Rob Rolison (seated at table on the right)
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A Republican New York state senator is working to ensure that his neighboring district returns to GOP hands in November.

Republican Greg Ball is the state Senate Republican Committee co-chairman, and is hosting a series of forums aimed at unseating the Democratic senator in the 41st District – freshman Terry Gipson. He held the first forum Wednesday night in Putnam County.

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