August 15, 2017

Murphy to tour Hunts Place remediation with New Castle Supervisor

Chappaqua, NY – On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 10:30am, New York State Senator Terrence Murphy (40th Senate District) will be joining New Castle Town officials on the Route 120 Bridge to witness firsthand the brownfield remediation taking place at 54 Hunts Place, Chappaqua. Less than two weeks ago, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) directed the …

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August 4, 2017

Terrence Murphy’s Legislation helps Small Farms in Big Cities

Albany, NY – According to the United States Department of Agriculture, more than 90 percent of farms in the United States are classified as small, with a gross cash farm income of $250,000, or less. These farms, most of which are family-owned and operated, face considerable operating and economic challenges.  They are vital to our economy and well-being as a …

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August 1, 2017

Hudson Valley Lawmakers PROD DOT to release railway crossing safety study

State Report Three Months Late Valhalla, NY – An assembled crowd of legislators, railway safety advocates, policeman and invited guests stood at the Commerce Street railway crossing in Valhalla as they recalled the grim details surrounding the deadliest commuter train crash in Metro-North’s history. The accident occurred on February 3, 2015 when a Metro-North commuter train struck an SUV at …

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July 27, 2017

Senator Murphy recommended to Coast Guard PAWSA workgroup on Hudson River

WASHINGTON DC – Senator Terrence Murphy was the first state elected official to oppose and bring attention to the Coast Guard’s recently scrapped proposal to create new barge anchorages on the Hudson River last year. Now Congressman John Faso is recommending Senator Murphy serve on the Coast Guard’s recently announced ports and waterways safety assessment (PAWSA) work group. “I believe …

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July 26, 2017

Murphy trains his sights on MTA’s Infrastructure woes

NEW YORK CITY, NY – As New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman Joseph Lhota announced a 30-day action plan to repair and restore New York City’s deteriorating subway system, Senator Terrence Murphy called for an end to the political bickering over the mass transit system. Chairman Lhota and the MTA recommended the estimated $800 million cost be split between …

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July 26, 2017

Governor Cuomo’s Traffic Safety Committee to study TEXTALYZER Bill

Chappaqua, NY – According to a December 2016 report by The Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research, 12 people were killed in New York State and 2,784 people were injured in cell phone crashes between 2011 and 2015. During that time, 1.2 million tickets were issued for cell phone violations. A total of 217,021 tickets were issued for cell …

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