State Sen. Funke to undergo hip replacement surgery

May 06, 2019 12:26 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (WHEC) — State Sen. Rich Funke announced Monday that hip replacement surgery will break his perfect attendance record. 

He says he will undergo surgery Tuesday and will be out for at least the next two weeks. 

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This is a busy time in the state Capitol as lawmakers are working to get things done before the session ends in June.

"I look forward to returning to Albany in the near future and participating in the flurry of legislative activity that accompanies the end of session," Funke said in a statement. 


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