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Haiti Assistance & Relief Taskforce (HART)

As the Chairwoman of the Haiti Assistance and Relief Taskforce – H.A.R.T., Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson is sponsoring this town hall meeting to: 

January 28, 2010
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January 22, 2010
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UPDATE ON HAITI

Leadership of US Efforts:   Former President Clinton, the UN Special Envoy for Haiti, traveled to Haiti on Monday, January 18th to meet with Haitians and deliver emergency relief.

January 18, 2010
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Organizations responding to the Haiti Earthquake

** Information on finding family members, and conditions on Haiti, is being provided by calling the following number at the State Department: 1 (800) 407-4747For Donations:• American Red Cross International

Donation Phone #: (800) HELP-NOW     Website: http://redcross.org 

January 15, 2010
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NYS Conference of Black Senators offer their support and prayers to the families and friends affected by this terrible natural disaster in Haiti

Members of the NYS Conference of Black Senators sent messages of prayers and support today, to families and friends that have been affected by the tragic earthquake that took place south of Port-Au Prince, Haiti yesterday. “The Haitian community is a very vibrant and important part of our districts and we will do everything possible to aid them during this painful time”, Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson of the 36th District (Westchester and Bronx), Chairwoman of the NYS Conference of Black Senators (CBS).

January 13, 2010
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NYS Conference of Black Senators Unveiled their Signature Agenda

Today, the NYS Conference of Black Senators announced their support for the Signature Agenda of Legislative Issues that they wish to see passed before the end of this session. The members stressed the need for them to be brought to the floor quickly:

-Article 15-A : Senate Bill 1799, Sponsored by Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson

-Better School Act (School Governance): Senate Bill 5576, sponsored by Senator Kevin Parker

-Foreclosure: Senate Bill 4109A, sponsored by Senator Jeff Klein

June 2, 2009
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NYS Conference of Black Senators Unveil their Signature Agenda

The NYS Conference of Black Senators will be unveiling their Signature Agenda Issues that they would like to see passed before the end of this legislative session. They will discuss the following bills: Article 15-A, Better Schools Act, Foreclosure, The Repeal of Vacancy Decontrol, Healthy Teens Act, Child Sexual Abuse Reform Act, Property Tax Relief, NYS Fair Pay Act, Reproductive Health Act, Paid Family Leave Act, and Green Collar Jobs.

Where: The Red Room, Cap 328

June 2, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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6/02/2009: New York State Conference of Black Senators

Senator Huntley talks about her Signature Agenda: Mayoral Control

June 2, 2009
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NYS Conference of Black Senators 2009 Profile Directory

Click the PDF link  to view the full  2009 CBS Profile Directory.

File: 
NYS Conference of Black Senators 2009 Profile Directory2.pdf

May 27, 2009
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