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A Letter to the Editor about Aileen
Wed, Sep 26, 2012
To the Editor: I am writing to thank Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther for her tireless efforts on behalf of public education and her constituents. As a teacher and as a Middletown resident, I applaud Assemblywoman Gunther’s advocacy for our local schools. Ms. Gunther has fought in Albany to restore critical funding to public Read More
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Sullivan officials going to Albany to talk about prison annex
Wed, Mar 24, 2010
Gunther arranged a meeting in Albany with DOCs officials to discuss the possibility of the County gaining control of the Sullivan Annex property for use as the new Sullivan Jail. 
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Racino may get money to make improvements
Fri, Mar 19, 2010
Aileen sponsors a bill to provide capital funds to the Monticello Raceway.  The track had always received these funds prior to the project anticipated at the site of the old Concord resort.  Since the Concord project is not moving forward, the Raceway should receive the funding available to other tracks Read More
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PJ school board members lobby legislators for aid
Fri, Mar 19, 2010
Aileen met with Roger Kalin, Tom Sexton and Bill Smith of the Port Jervis School Board to discuss the Governor's proposed budget cuts for schools.  Aileen is a strong voice in Albany for school funding, reducing mandates and consolidation of services whenpossible.
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Sullivan libraries receive renovation grants
Tue, Mar 16, 2010
Aileen announced grants for several Sullivan libraries.  The funds are for capital improvements.
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Students lobby at state capitol
Tue, Mar 2, 2010
Pine Bush teens try to head off cuts to district. Aileen met with teens from the Pine Bush School District to hear their pleas for a restoration of funds to education in the final budget. 
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More New York state parks, sites could be at risk
Sun, Feb 28, 2010
Gunther opposes the Governor's plan to close state parks and historic sites. 
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Proposal irks child advocates
Mon, Feb 22, 2010
Paterson wants major changes to early intervention Aileen believes early intervention is very important to many of our children.  She does not support the Governor's proposal.
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Sullivan officials tour prison
Fri, Feb 19, 2010
Aileen helped arrange the tour of the Annex for county officials.  Legislation in Albany would be needed in order for the county to get control of the Annex property.  The Tour allowed county officials to assess the viability of the property for use as the County Jail.
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Sullivan officials to tour prison annex as possible jail replacement
Thu, Feb 18, 2010
Sullivan County Legislators will visit the closed Woodbourne Annex on Thursday. It is a recently closed section of the state prison in Fallsburg to see if it could be renovated to serve as the new Sullivan County jail and save the taxpayers a bundle in construction costs. It is estimated a Read More
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