Federation Pushing for Companion Animal Capital Fund

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The Federation has been working with the Governor and the State Legislature on the establishment of  $5M Companion Animal Capital Fund that would help defray the costs of capital projects at the state’s animal shelters. Over 20 shelter executives have signed on … Continued

Cuomo Vetoes TNR Bill

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Sad but true, Governor Cuomo vetoed the TNR Funding Bill, A2778/S1081. We are disappointed but not dissuaded. We will continue to meet with his staff to determine the reasoning behind his veto and how to better approach the issue in … Continued

TNR Bill Going to the Governor

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Governor Cuomo has called up the TNR Funding BIll. Click on the Action Center link above to send the Governor an email asking him to sign the bill. There’s plenty of opposition. We have to act today!

TNR Stories and Stats Needed

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Now that the TNR bill has passed both houses, we need statistics and stories about the effectiveness of programs across the state. Please share your information with us. Email our Executive Director at libbypost@nysapf.org.

TNR Rhetoric Heats Up at the Capitol

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As the session winds down and the rhetoric about TNR heats up, we’ve put together a fact sheet with our colleagues at the ASPCA to counter the mistruths and misinformation the anti-TNR folks are spreading. Click here to take a look.

NYSAPF on Capital Tonight chatting about TNR

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Our TNR Bill, A2778/S.1081, has passed the NYS Assembly. Libby Post, our executive director, chatted with Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight, Time Warner’s statewide political news show, on Friday, May 22nd. Click here to watch!

TNR Bill Passes in State Assembly

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Thanks to Assemblyman John McDonald (D-Cohoes) for his leadership in getting A.2778, the TNR bill, passed in the NYS Assembly. Now, on to the Senate where Senator Kathy Marchione (R-Saratoga) is leading the charge.

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TNR Gets More Support

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Our TNR initiative which would set aside up to 20% of the State’s Animal Control fund for trap/neuter/release programs to manage feral cat/community cat colonies has picked up steam and solid support. The Columbia County Board of Supervisors passed a passed … Continued

Voices for Animals Day is Here

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After months of planning, animal shelter advocates from across the state will converge on the state capitol to speak with their state legislators about the Federation’s 2015 Legislative Agenda. The Federation sponsors VFAD with the ASPCA and there’s a great … Continued

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