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President Donald Trump officially signed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act into law in late November. The measure was sponsored by Congressman Anthony Brindisi, who looked to the local law establishing an animal abuse registry in Oneida County for inspiration.
ONEIDA COUNTY (WUTR-TV) — Congressman Anthony Brindisi announced a $250,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant was awarded to Cornell Cooperative Extension. The grant funds, authorized by the Farm Bill, will be used to continue the Oneida County Public Market Local Food Outreach Education and Marketing Enhancement Initiative.
ALBANY, N.Y. – A new bill is intended to hold foreign countries, like China, responsible for the spread of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids.
The Fentanyl Sanctions Act has been included in the National Defense Authorization Act, which is expected to pass early next week.
From the Office of Anthony Brindisi:
The Support Procurement of our Nation’s Stainless Steel (SPOONSS) Act has been included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act, and requires the Department of Defense to source flatware domestically.
Sherrill Manufacturing holds the distinction of being the only flatware manufacturer left in the United States.
The distinction could mean big business for the Oneida County-based company, which arose from the ashes of Oneida Limited factory in 2005.
WASHINGTON – A $738 billion defense bill agreed to by House and Senate negotiators Monday night contains a provision that will boost a small Upstate New York company that ser
The defense-spending bill federal lawmakers have reached agreement on contains $18 million for the Rome Lab, including $8 million for a quantum research center, Congressman Anthony Brindisi, D-22nd Dist. of Utica, announced today.
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BINGHAMTON, NY – Congressman Anthony Brindisi is still at bat for the Rumble Ponies.
In the aftermath of Major League Baseball’s proposal to cut 42 minor league teams, including Binghamton’s, Brindisi met with MLB officials in Washington D-C this week.
He also joined the Congressional “Save Minor League Baseball” task force for further meetings.