Taking the Companion Animal Capital Fund to the airwaves
Federation executive director, Libby Post, was on Capitol Tonight on Tuesday, March 1st, to talk about our Companion Animal Capital Fund. Click here to watch the segment.
Federation Holds Stand Up for Animal Shelters Forum
Join Shelter and Animal Advocates from across the state for 2016 Stand Up for Animal Shelters: A One Day Policy and Management Forum Sunday, April 10th, at the Renaissance Albany in Albany, NY. Click here to register.
Assemblyman Santabarbara holds Press Conference on Companion Animal Capital Fund
The Federation’s Companion Animal Capital Fund proposal was center stage at the Animal Protective Foundation in Glenville when Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara hosted a press conference on Wednesday, February 24th. Santabarbara, APF Executive Director Deb Balliet and Federation Executive Director Libby … Continued
Send an Email to Your State Senator
State Senators Phil Boyle and George Amedore are circulating a budget sign on letter for the Companion Animal Capital Fund. It will be a letter that goes to Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan asking him to include the fund in the … Continued
Funding for Shelter Capital Projects Gathering Steam
Momentum for the Federation’s $5M Companion Animal Capital Fund is building. Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Schenectady) is championing the initiative in the Assembly. He is circulating a letter to his colleagues asking them to add their support. You can help by … Continued
Federation Pushing for Companion Animal Capital Fund
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
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
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
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 email@example.com.