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A Mother's Concern

The adage that you never stop worrying about your children is so true. It doesn’t matter how old they are. You hope, wish and pray that they will always be safe and happy. 151 more words

Working to Lick Lyme and Other Tick-borne Diseases

Legislation Waits to be Signed

Critical legislation that recently passed both houses of  the New York State Legislature to protect people struggling with chronic Lyme and the doctors that treat them (A.7558-A/S.7854) is an important step in the multi-faceted battle against tick-borne diseases that has reached crisis proportion here in the Hudson Valley. 817 more words

Didi's Dish

We did not agree in all things, but we did in some, and those we pulled at together. That was my first lesson in real politics.

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Tensions Run High As NY Medical Marijuana Deadline Nears

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he has serious concerns over a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in New York just hours before the midnight deadline. 613 more words


N.Y. State Assembly Endorses Bill To Make Yogurt Official State Snack

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York State drew one step closer Wednesday to making yogurt the official state snack, with the state Assembly endorsing the measure. 453 more words


As NY Legislative Session Winds Down, Minimum Wage, Medical Marijuana Among Unresolved Issues

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Time is running out on lawmakers in Albany.

With attention turning to the fall elections, New York legislators may end their session without voting on a… 528 more words


Keep Marijuana Illegal; It Might Be Used to Aid Sick Children

This is how morally depraved the anti-marijuana legalization debate has become.

The New York Times reports:

For the fifth time in seven years, the State Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana, backing a measure that would far surpass a program Gov. 292 more words