Sen. Patrick Gallivan

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November 07, 2019 - 10:45 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — State Republicans announced legislation and decried an overhaul to New York's bail law on Thursday, deepening a political battle as widespread changes to the state's criminal justice system go into effect at the beginning of next year. The bail law, passed by lawmakers...
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Tom Puckett
August 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) In light of weekend shootings in El Paso and Dayton, there are questions about whether New York needs more gun control laws. State Senator Patrick Gallivan says no. "In New York, we already have among the toughest gun laws in the country. I don't know if any additional laws are...
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Tom Puckett
March 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) With the state budget due in a week and a half, one state senator says it appears a vote to legalize marijuana will have to wait. "The governor made an announcement he's taking the proposal out of the budget, which I think is appropriate," says State Senator Patrick Gallivan, who...
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March 07, 2019 - 1:57 pm
GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) - A ban on New York state-funded travel to North Carolina is complicating matters for state college swimmers heading south for an NCAA championship. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order in 2016 banning non-essential state-funded travel to North Carolina after...
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