Issues: Banks

Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Room 124 CAP

June 16, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Senator Foley Passes Bill to Modernize Banking Law

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) sponsored legislation (S7444), which passed the senate this week, that would modernize banking laws relating to unissued shares and shareholder preemptive rights.

June 10, 2010
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Senator Foley Extends Check Cashing Law

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) sponsored legislation (S6699), which passed the Senate this week, that extends the sunset date of legislation aimed at protecting check cashing facilities.

June 10, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Room 124 CAP

June 9, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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The Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis

One of the issues that I began to see hitting a tipping point during the time I was running for the Senate two years ago was the mortgage foreclosure situation. In the time since then, it has shifted from reaching a tipping point to outright crisis. My office receives calls on a daily basis from individuals who are fighting to save their homes. Fortunately, we have been able to help many of these residents.

 

June 3, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Room 124 CAP

May 26, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Room 124 CAP

May 18, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Senator Foley Hosts Second Successful Foreclosure Prevention Event

On Saturday, May 1st, State Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) hosted a major foreclosure prevention event in Mastic Beach that helped hundreds of homeowners facing home foreclosure. The event, modeled after a similar one held last November in Central Islip, featured major lenders who conducted one-on-one conferences with homeowners and worked towards loan modifications as an alternative to foreclosures.

May 13, 2010
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Senate Approves Members To Key Budget, Banking, Health And Environmental Boards

The New York State Senate confirmed 24 appointees to key boards today, including members to the Independent Authorities Budget Office, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Port of Oswego Authority, Public Employment Relations Board, State Banking Board, Great Lakes Protection Fund, Republic Airport Commission, Medical Advisory Committee, Advisory Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Citizen’s Policy and Complaint Review Council, Continuing Care Retirement Community Council, Minority Health Council, State Hospital Review and Planning Council and Board of Visitors Broome

April 13, 2010
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New Foreclosure Law to Save Homes and Preserve Neighborhoods

Sweeping foreclosure regulations to finish going into effect April 15

Law will require banks to maintain foreclosed properties and make it easier for homeowners to avoid foreclosure

April 7, 2010
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April 13, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Senator Foley to Host Foreclosure Prevention Event at William Floyd High School

On Saturday, May 1st from 10 am – 4 pm, Senator Brian X. Foley will host a mortgage foreclosure prevention event at William Floyd High School located at 240 Mastic Beach Road, Mastic Beach, NY 11951.

May 1, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Sen. Foley and Touro Law Center Launch Pro-Bono Foreclosure Clinic in Central Islip

Foreclosure/Bankruptcy Law Clinic will be first of it's kind, provide free services to local communities battered by foreclosure crisis

March 23, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Room 124 CAP

March 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Public Hearing: Argentine Bond Default

Senate Standing Committee on BanksChair: Senator Brian X. FoleyPublic Hearing: Argentine Bond DefaultPlace: New York State Insurance Department, 25 Beaver Street, New York,New YorkTime: 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.Contact: Christina Bautista (518) 455-2327Media Contact: Ibrahim Khan (631) 360-3356ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

April 23, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Room 124 CAP

March 10, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Committee Meeting: Insurance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Insurance Senator Neil D. Breslin, Chair 11:00 AM, Monday, March 8, 2010 Room 124 CAP

March 8, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Senate Approves Members To Key Small Business, Banking, Medical Boards And More

The New York State Senate confirmed 24 appointees to key boards today, including members to the Empire State Plaza Art Commission, Correctional Medical Review Board, Citizen’s Policy and Complaint Review, Board of Trustees of the State University of New York, Small Business Advisory Board, New York State Bridge Authority, State Banking Board,  Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Autho

March 2, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 9:30 AM, Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Room 123 CAP

February 9, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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