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.
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
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
Our Trap/Neuter/Release bill to help communities manage community cat colonies is once again moving forward. We’re working with the sponsor in both houses, John McDonald in the Assembly and Kathy Marchione in the Senate to shepherd the bill through the … Continued
Join us in Albany on Wednesday, April 22nd for Voices for Animals Day. For the second year, the Federation is co-sponsoring this wonderful event with the ASPCA. We’ll have all the information you’ll need to educate your legislators on the … Continued
NYSAPF’s President, Brad Shear, and Executive Director, Libby Post, will be at the HSUS Rethinking the Cat Symposium in Syracuse on Tuesday, September 9th. They will speak on how animal welfare folks can get involved with statewide advocacy efforts on behalf of … Continued
Upstate NY and Long Island are one step closer to having access to Animal Population Control funding for Trap, Neuter and Release programs with the passage of A. 9487 in the NYS Assembly last night. Now, on to the Senate where … Continued