Issues: Aging

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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Family Health Care Decisions Act

Imagine someone you love is incapacitated and unable to make decisions concerning his own well being.  Now imagine that there is no way you can help this individual because the proper paper work is not in place.  Even though you know very well the wishes of your loved one, your hands are tied. 

February 25, 2010
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Senate Passes Family Health Care Decisions Act

The New York State Senate passed the Family Health Care Decisions Act (FHCDA) today by a vote of 55-3, empowering family members and others close to the patient to make medical decisions for  incapacitated patients. 

February 24, 2010
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Senate Supports Families To Make Health Care Decisions

The New York State Senate today is expected to pass the Family Health Care Decisions Act (FHCDA), empowering family members and others close to the patient to make medical decisions for incapacitated patients.

February 24, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

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

February 22, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Stachowski and Polanski Announce Lackawanna Senior Center Project Completion

Stachowski and Polanski Announce Lackawanna Senior Center Project Completion

February 5, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Aging Meeting

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

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February 8, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Senator Bonacic speaking with Pam Harmon, Administrator of Robinson Terrace Nursing Home, Stamford, NY

Senator Bonacic speaking with Pam Harmon, Administrator of Robinson Terrace Nursing Home, Stamford, NY, regarding the fines imposed by Attorney General Cuomo, on 15 nursing homes and hospitals in the watershed area.

February 1, 2010
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Senator Díaz letter to Governor Paterson Regarding EPIC Funding Reduction

January 27, 2010

Honorable David A. PatersonGovernor of the State of New YorkState Capitol Albany, New York 12224

Dear Governor Paterson:

January 27, 2010
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NYS Senate Committee on Aging committee meeting January 25, 2010 at 11:30 am

Director Michael Burgess, State Office for the Aging is giving an overview of the

SFY 2010-2011 Budget

January 26, 2010
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Senator Valesky Calls for Responsible Budget Action and Long-Term Solutions

ALBANY, N.Y.—Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) echoed the call for long-term budget solutions made by Governor Paterson during his Executive Budget presentation today.

January 20, 2010
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