Overcast
Overcast
64.4 °F
August 31, 2014
River Reporter Facebook pageTRR TwitterRSS Search Login

July 2011

REP. MARINO’S WEEKLY WRAPUP – JULY 22, 2011

MAJOR VOTES THIS WEEK:

HR2560: Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011
SUMMARY: Cuts total spending by $111 billion in fiscal year 2012; caps spending over the next 10 years; requires the passage of a Balanced Budget Amendment before raising the nation’s debt limit
PASSED: 234-190, July 19
MARINO: Yes

HR  Read more

Senator Bonacic Co-Sponsors Caylee's Law

State Senator John J. Bonacic has signed on to co-sponsor the Senate’s Protect Our Children’s Act/ Caylee’s Law. The legislation recognizes serious forms of child abuse that are not adequately covered by existing law, to better protect our children.  Read more

Assemblywoman Gunther Accepting Donations to Veterans’ Food Pantry

Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D,C-Forestburgh) has partnered with the Monticello Veterans’ Food Pantry and agreed to designate her office as a drop-off point for donations to the pantry.  Read more

Three Gunther Bills Signed Into Law by Governor

Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D, C - Forestburgh) announced today that three bills recently sent to Governor Cuomo for his action have been signed into law. Gunther passed 17 two-house bills during this past legislative session. Two have already been acted earlier this year. Today’s action by the Governor will improve the safety of our judges and streamline healthcare practices.  Read more

Marino Concerned about Pharmacy Benefits Manager Merger

U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, PA-10, expressed his concerns regarding the proposed merger of pharmacy benefit management giants Express Scripts and Medco. The agreement, announced today by the two companies, is valued at $29.1 billion and would consolidate two of the three largest pharmacy benefit management firms.  Read more

Opera: 'Don Carlo'

July 27, 2011

Encore broadcast performed by New York's Metropolitan Opera in SCCC's Seelig Theater, 6:30pm, adults $20, students $10. 845/434-5750, ext. 4472.

Street fair

July 30, 2011

Merchandise, art, antiques, crafts, food & live music, 10am-4pm. 845/887-3016.

Open house & dedication ceremony

August 6, 2011

New firehouse, 12noon-4pm, dedication ceremony 2pm. Flag raising ceremony & refreshments. All welcome.

Penny social

August 20, 2011

Firehouse, doors open 5:30pm, calling 7pm. 845/292-7554.

First Friday networking breakfast

August 3, 2011

Lazy Pond Bed & Breakfast, 8/5, 7:45-9am, pre-registered chamber members $12, no pre-registered members: $15, non-members $20. RSVP by 8/3: 845/791-4200, ext. 302.