Issues: Aging

Meeting with U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

March 29, 2010For Immediate Release

State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. and the New York State Senate Advisory Council for Senior Issues to meet with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

March 29, 2010
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Senator Díaz Announces Restoration of Funds to Senior Centers Albany, NY

March 24, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Díaz Announces Restoration of Funds to Senior Centers Albany, NY

State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Aging today announced that the recently-adopted Senate Budget Resolution contains a provision, which he fought for, that effectively restores $25 million for senior centers in New York City.

March 24, 2010
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Save Our Senior Centers - Sign Up

We, the undersigned, are concerned citizens who urge Governor Paterson to act now to restore the $25 million yearly support in Title XX funding for our Senior Centers in the New York State budget.

March 22, 2010
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Save Our Senior Centers - Sign Up

We, the undersigned, are concerned citizens who urge Governor Paterson to act now to restore the $25 million yearly support in Title XX funding for our Senior Centers in the New York State budget.

March 19, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, March 22, 2010 Room 307 LOB

March 22, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr. Announces Computer Lab, Van and Sound System for Bronx Senior Centers

PRESS RELEASEMarch 18, 2010For Immediate ReleaseContact: Brenda Candelaria- 718-991-3161

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr. Announces Computer Lab, Van and Sound System for Bronx Senior Centers

Bronx, NY – On Friday, March 19th  New York State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairman of the NY State Senate Committee on Aging, will unveil new equipment for  senior centers in the Bronx.

March 18, 2010
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Restore discretionary funding for Title XX

March 12, 2010

Honorable John L. SampsonDemocratic Conference Leader409 LOBAlbany, New York 12247

Dear Conference Leader Sampson:     Re: Title XX

March 15, 2010
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NYS Senate Westchester Delegation to Hold Hearings on Executive Budget for 2010-11

 

In an effort to more effectively advocate for the needs and concerns of their constituents, the five New York senators representing Westchester County will convene a public hearing to assess the priorities and impacts of Governor Paterson’s proposed SFY 2010-2011 budget on the residents, communities, organizations and elected officials of Westchester.  Senator Suzi Oppenheimer chairs the Westchester Senate delegation, which includes Senators Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Jeff Klein, Vincent Leibell, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.

 

March 11, 2010
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Senate Approves Members To Key Hospital, Transportation, Labor And Quality Of Care Boards

The New York State Senate confirmed 36 appointees to key boards today, including members to the New York State Department of Labor, Advisory Council to the Commission on Quality of Care & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, Board of Visitors of the Rochester Psychiatric Center, and Metropolitan Transportation Authority, among many other entities.

March 10, 2010
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March 5, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Aging Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., Chair 11:30 AM, Monday, March 8, 2010 Room 307 LOB

March 8, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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SENATOR STEVE SALAND TO HOLD SENIOR SEMINAR

            Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C – Poughkeepsie) today announced he will hold a Senior Seminar on Friday, March 12th.

March 2, 2010
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Winner Blasts New State Utility Tax

Elmira, N.Y., July 22 –State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) said today that a new 2% utility tax enacted by Governor David Paterson and the state’s Democratic legislative leaders as part of the 2009-2010 state budget “is the latest bad news from a bad state budget for New York State taxpayers.”

March 2, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up March 1, 2010: Senate Protects Crime/Fraud Victims And Provides Equal Justice And Emergency Care for New Yorkers

The Senate Majority passed a powerful package of bills enhancing civil protections, and providing for increased access to emergency care resources.

 

Today’s legislative package affords broad protections for New Yorkers by:

March 1, 2010
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Public Hearing: The 2011 Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

Senate standing committee ON AGING

Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chair

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Notice of public hearing

Friday, April 9, 2010

250 Broadway, New York City - Senate Hearing Room, 19th Floor

1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

 

SUBJECT: The 2011 Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

April 9, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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