May 18, 2018

Murphy Inducts Legendary WWII Serviceman Chick Galella Into New York State Veterans Hall Of Fame

Albany, NY – With Memorial Day approaching, it seemed appropriate that Senator Terrence Murphy would honor Armando “Chick” Galella, one of the most respected veterans living in the 40th Senate District. Senator Murphy inducted Galella into the New York State Veterans Hall of Fame at a prestigious ceremony held at the State Capitol in Albany on May 15. The Senate …

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May 18, 2018

Murphy Takes Charge, Moves Utility Reform Bill Through Senate Energy Committee

Albany, NY – Public utilities may soon be held accountable in New York and subject to minimum benchmarks for their emergency plans. On Wednesday, The State Senate’s Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications met to review and approved legislation proposed by Hudson Valley Senator Terence Murphy, who joined the committee to provide detailed information on the legislation he authored, S.7262. …

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May 16, 2018

Murphy Comments On More Storm Related Outages In The Hudson Valley

Albany, NY – On Tuesday, a band of strong storms passed through the Hudson Valley and once again tens of thousands of homeowners and businesses are left without power. This comes just 10 weeks after this region experienced a major blackout, that in some cases, lasted more than a week. Earlier today Governor Cuomo hosted a press conference in Putnam …

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May 15, 2018

Murphy Announces $9.3 Million For Affordable Housing In Lewisboro & Carmel

Albany, NY – There’s no place like home. For too many New Yorkers, the dream of owning their own house or apartment has turned into an unaffordable and unobtainable nightmare. For some New Yorkers, that dream is about to come true. Senator Terrence Murphy is pleased to announce that $9.3 million has been awarded to finance two affordable housing projects …

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May 15, 2018

Murphy’s Trio Landmark Legislation That Protect Victims Pass In Senate

Albany, NY – A new horror story involving a sex offender surfaces virtually every day. Most recently, a Bedford Central School bus driver was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with an 11-year-old girl and sending her explicit text messages. In a heavily publicized case, a level 3 offender, whose victims were eight and nine-years-old at the time of his …

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May 10, 2018

Murphy Gives A+ For Teacher Appreciation Week

Co-Sponsors Bill to Delink State Standardized Tests From Teacher Evaluations Albany, NY – Teaching is a difficult profession with its own unique set of challenges. Being an educator in charge of cultivating young minds requires tremendous ability and preparation. It also requires continuous learning and support. Unfortunately, the current statutory system for evaluating teachers is tied to state standardized tests …

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May 7, 2018

Fourth Grader From Croton Named Winner of Murphy’s Earth Day Poster Contest

Croton-on-Hudson, NY – Now that spring is finally here, more families will be spending time outdoors swimming, playing sports or picnicking. Unfortunately, capitalizing on our leisure time also puts a strain on our natural resources, increasing pollution. This past Earth Day (April 22) saw a precipitous increase in the number of students taking responsibility for the future of the planet. …

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May 7, 2018

Murphy Campaign Comments on Governor’s Meddling In SD-40

BALDWIN PLACE, NY – Following Thursday night’s massive rally and convention nominating incumbent Senator Terrence Murphy for re-election, his campaign this morning commented on the stunning implosion of the Democratic party’s nominating process in the 40th Senate District covering Westchester and the Hudson Valley. Reports say progressive activists are left feeling infuriated and betrayed after the Governor himself was working …

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May 4, 2018

State Senator Terrence Murphy Launches Bid For Re-Election

PEEKSKILL, NY – Surrounded by family, friends, supporters, fellow elected officials, union presidents and party officials, State Senator Terrence Murphy launched his bid for reelection last night. Focusing on values and work ethic, the Senator from Yorktown made it clear his mission of cleaning up Albany and providing greater opportunity for his neighbors is not yet done. “I have earned …

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