Issues: Authorities and Commissions

Senator Valesky Announces Plan to Jump Start Job Growth in New York

SYRACUSE, N.Y.-- Today, Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) presented an innovative jobs and economic development program to get New Yorkers back to work. The program, ‘New Jobs New York,’ consists of three targeted initiatives that will:

March 25, 2010
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IS OUR DEMOCRATIC VISION OF PUBLIC EDUCATION BEING FULFILLED? A DECADE LATER: A LOOK AT THE GROWING CHARTER SCHOOL INDUSTRY

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICENEW YORK STATE SENATESenate Standing CommitteeCorporations, Authorities and CommissionsSenator Bill Perkins, Chair    IS OUR DEMOCRATIC VISION OF PUBLIC EDUCATION BEING FULFILLED?     A DECADE LATER: A LOOK AT THE GROWING CHARTER SCHOOL INDUSTRY

March 23, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Senator Bill Perkins, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Room 816 LOB

March 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Chairman Bill Perkins Announces April 22nd Public Hearing on Charter Schools

 For Immediate Release March 17, 2010Contact: Cordell Cleare | ccleare@senate.state.ny.us| 212-222-7315   Chairman Bill Perkins Announces April 22nd Public Hearing on Charter Schools  Funding & relationships with affiliated companies to be examined; Diane Ravitch to testify                       

March 18, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Senator Bill Perkins, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Room 816 LOB

March 17, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Squadron/Schimminger 500-Foot Law Reform Bill Passes Senate

Bill Will Require SLA Consideration of

Applicants’ History with Community

 

For First Time Ever, Specific and Consistent Standards

of “Public Interest” Must be Applied

March 8, 2010
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Senate Acts to Cut Energy Costs in 24 NNY Towns, Villages

 

Municipal power alliance in Franklin, St. Lawrence counties to reduce electricity rates for residents

March 8, 2010
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Public Authorities Reform Act of 2009 Takes Effect.

For Immediate Release March 1, 2010Contact: Cordell Cleare | ccleare@senate.state.ny.us| 212-222-7315Today, March 1, 2010, the state of New York embarks on a new era of open government.  Public authorities, which have long operated in the shadows with limited oversight and public scrutiny, will be more transparent and accountable to the taxpayers due to the implementation of the Public Authorities and Reform Act of 2009.

March 5, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Senator Bill Perkins, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Room 816 LOB

March 10, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Chairman Perkins Statement on the Public Authorities Reform Act of 2009 Taking Effect March 1, 2010

Today, March 1, 2010, the state of New York embarks on a new era of open government.  Public authorities, which have long operated in the shadows with limited oversight and public scrutiny, will be more transparent and accountable to the taxpayers due to the implementation of the Public Authorities and Reform Act of 2009.

March 1, 2010
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Eminent Domain in the Empire State: Democracy Challenged

NYS Senator Bill Perkins Hosts a Public Hearing Regarding "Eminent Domain" Law in New York State. Feb. 13, 2010 Albany, NY

February 16, 2010
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Eminent Domain in the Empire State: Democracy Challenged

Senator Perkins, along with experts in the field of eminent domain, will host a workshop to review the current status of eminent domain laws and discuss reforms.

February 13, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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The Perkins Report: 1/25/10

On January 25, 2010 Senator Bill Perkins hosted his weekly cable show The Perkins Reprt, and addressed the issue of Eminent Domain by discussing how it has recetnly been affecting resdients all across the state of New York. Specifically, Senator Perkins discusses the recent projects of Columbia expansion and Atlantic Yards.

 

January 27, 2010
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Public Hearing--Unconstitutional: What the Appellate Division’s Eminent Domain Ruling Means for the Columbia Expansion - 1/5/10

On January 5, 2010 Senator Bill Perkins held a public hearing on the Columbia expansion project

 

January 21, 2010
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Lesson on Limits of Eminent Domain at Columbia

New York Times

Lesson on Limits of Eminent Domain at Columbia

By TERRY PRISTINPublished: January 19, 2010

January 21, 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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