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Murphy backs women’s resource center with $15k grant

Funding for Victims Support Services Coincides With Domestic Violence Awareness Month CARMEL, NY – According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), one in every four women experience domestic violence in their lifetime, and an estimated 1.3 million women in the United Stated are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year. […]

Murphy’s $50,000 grant gives Valhalla FD the jaws of life

Valhalla, NY – Mention the word “jaws” and everyone thinks about the great white shark from the cult classic sea thriller. The word has a far more serious connotation for firefighters, who associate “the jaws of life” with rescuing someone trapped in a car after an accident. Looking to upgrade their ability to respond to […]

State Building & Construction Trades say Murphy has tools to keep workers working

​ALBANY, NY – The New York State Building and Construction Trades Council has announced its endorsement of State Senator Terrence Murphy.  The council represents more than 200,000 unionized construction workers across New York State and represents 16 local building and trades councils, 12 district councils and 120 affiliated local unions.  Since taking office in 2015 […]

Local professional firefighters endorse Murphy for reelection

​MOHEGAN LAKE, NY – Two professional firefighter unions officially endorsed State Senator Terrence Murphy on Monday.  Standing at the Hollow Brook Firehouse, the Lake Mohegan Professional Firefighters Local 2956 and the Peekskill Professional Firefighters Local 2343 applauded the Senator’s commitment to local first responders citing his firsthand experience as an EMT for nearly ten years. […]

Murphy, community leaders seek to break down barriers

Will Host Fact-Finding Hearing on USACE’s Proposed Hudson River Storm Barriers ​Albany, NY – In early July, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) held a series of meetings to explore the impact of installing offshore barriers to protect the metropolitan region from storm surge flooding. They neglected to hold any meetings in the […]

Murphy kicks off debate schedule, challenger stiffs Chamber debate

MAHOPAC, NY – It was a who’s who Monday morning at the Putnam County Golf Course as the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce held its candidate forum.  State Senator Terrence Murphy, who is vying for reelection spoke about his work reducing the regulatory burden that continues to crush his fellow small business owners.  Incumbents and […]

Harckham endorses cuts to school funding by NYC pols

MARYKNOLL, NY – In a peculiar move, embattled Senate candidate Peter Harckham called for a return to power in the Senate Chamber to the individuals who created a state school funding formula which shortchanged public schools statewide by billions of dollars. While holding the majority in 2010, New York City Senators created the Gap Elimination […]

​AFSCME Endorses State Senator Terrence Murphy

New York’s Largest Public Service Union Says Proof is in the Record. ALBANY, NY – New York’s largest public service union has formally announced its endorsement of State Senator Terrence Murphy.  The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) based its endorsement on Senator Murphy’s proven record of supporing issues of importance to […]