Patricia Fahy

New York News
12:34 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Assemblywoman Fahy Convenes Heroin Forum

Members of law enforcement, educators, health care, and treatment experts and others gathered at the Guilderland Town Library Tuesday evening for a panel discussion on heroin and opiate addiction. The panel was organized by Albany Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy.

New York News
6:57 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Families Of Killed Service Members Will Get Flags

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The flags flown at half-staff at New York's Capitol in honor of servicemen and women killed in action will be given to the service members' families under a law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Flags flying at half-staff have long been a tradition at the state Capitol. But until now, the flags haven't been given to the families as is often done with flags flown in Washington.

The law signed Sunday creates the Lt. Col. Todd Clark Memorial Flag Presentation Program. Flags flown in honor of fallen servicemen and women will presented to their families at no cost.

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New York News
7:52 am
Thu October 24, 2013

NY Education Commissioner To Hold Forum In Albany

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It’s back to school and this time for parents…

New York State Education Commissioner John King will be at Myers Middle School in Albany tonight. The controversial Common Core standards forum comes a week after King cancelled the first set of sessions following a raucous  appearance in Poughkeepsie on October 10th. King said the meetings had been "co-opted by special interests whose stated goal is to 'dominate' the questions and manipulate the forum...” The meetings were rescheduled after an outcry from parents and teachers.

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New York News
12:13 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

New York State Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy - Opting Out Of The Electoral College

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After the 2000 presidential election which saw Al Gore win the popular vote, but George Bush win the White House, there was an outcry by some to get rid of the Electoral College.  A bill to change that system has just cleared the New York State Assembly.  

The measure is being supported by Albany area Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy, a Democrat, who says the bill would have New York join an interstate compact in which states would give all of their Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide. Fahy spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.

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