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The Watertown Daily Times is reporting that former New York senator and state Agriculture and Markets commissioner won’t run for the 21st District Congressional seat currently held by Bill Owens. He told the paper that the congressional run...
Long time North Country politician and life long farmer Darrel Aubertine, from Cape Vincent, is stepping down as New York's agriculture commissioner on Wednesday. The news was first reported in the Watertown Daily Times Saturday. But it has been...
News stories tagged with "aubertine"
Oct 09, 2003 — Assemblyman Darrel Aubertine is hailing a decision by the state Assembly to relieve counties across New York of millions of dollars in previously owned Medicaid debt. Aubertine says the Medicaid relief means a savings of $1.2 million for Jefferson County, and $1.4 million for St. Lawrence County. Go to full article
Aug 28, 2003 — As a member of the Assembly's Energy Committee, Darrel Aubertine represented the North Country during yesterday's hearings. The first-term Assemblyman says the hearings will allow committee members to refine their focus. Go to full article
Jun 09, 2003 — Assemblyman Darrel Aubertine wants to make sure New York's emergency response teams are working as efficiently and effectively as possible. Aubertine says hes concerned by the number of state agencies that seem to overlap in their duties. Go to full article
May 16, 2003 — North Country River District Assemblyman Darrel Aubertine was among the legislators who were pleased by what they called a fair, bipartisan budget for New York. While the budget process was definitely not the norm this year, Aubertine says some people have the misunderstanding that the political process is broken. Go to full article
by Karen DeWitt
Apr 29, 2003 — The Democrat-dominated Assembly Monday got the two-thirds votes necessary to override Pataki's veto of a bill that would delay school budget votes around the state from May 20th to June 3rd. The vote was 111-38, 11 votes more than what chamber needed to override. River District Assemblyman Darrel Aubertine, the first North Country Democrat in the Assembly in 30 years, voted with the majority. Go to full article
Mar 19, 2003 — New York lawmakers will hear firsthand from farmers about agricultural issues in a series of town meetings held across the state. The first will be held this Friday at SUNY Canton at noon. David Sommerstein talks with Assemblyman and dairy farmer Darrel Aubertine about the issues facing the dairy industry. Go to full article
Dec 16, 2002 — Freighters on the St. Lawrence Seaway are making their last pick-ups and deliveries around the Great Lakes before they begin clearing the waterway for winter this week. The North Country's only shipping port, in Ogdensburg, receives an average of six ships a year. David Sommerstein visited the port while longshoremen were loading a Dutch freighter to see how life on the docks has changed over the years and what an expanded seaway would mean for the port. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Dec 09, 2002 — When the new state Assembly officially opens January 2nd, Assmeblyman-elect for the 118th district Darrel Aubertine will be the first North County Democrat in that body in almost 30 years. Aubertine is a 6th generation dairy farmer from Cape Vincent in Jefferson County. In November, he defeated Republican St. Lawrence County Clerk Patricia Ritchie in a close race. Martha Foley talks with Darrel Aubertine about his hopes for the coming term in Albany. Go to full article
Nov 29, 2002 — Assemblyman-elect Darrel Aubertine is reading resumes and scouting out office space as he prepares to be the first North Country Democrat in the state Assembly in almost 30 years. Aubertine will represent the new "river" district of St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article