Issues: Consumer Protection

Senators Saland and Fuschillo Introduce Legislation Banning Sale of Drop-Side Cribs in NYS -- Suffocation Deaths of New York State Infants Prompts Call for Proposed Law

State Senator Stephen M. Saland (R-I-C Poughkeepsie), Ranking Member of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee and Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) have introduced legislation to ban the sale of drop-side cribs in New York State, which have caused the suffocation deaths of at least two New York infants, and 11 infant fatalities nationwide. 

December 28, 2009
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Senators Fuschillo and Saland Introduce Legislation Banning Sale of Drop-Side Cribs in NYS

Suffocation Deaths of New York State Infants Prompts Call for Proposed Law

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Senator Stephen M. Saland (R-I-C Poughkeepsie), Ranking Member of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, have introduced legislation to ban the sale of drop-side cribs in New York State, which have caused the suffocation deaths of at least two New York infants, and 11 infant fatalities nationwide.

December 22, 2009
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DON’T GET DUPED

DON’T GET DUPED

Senator Klein Fights To Prohibit Deceptive Solicitations by Real Estate Brokers

December 18, 2009
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Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips

While many of us still enjoy supporting our local businesses during the holiday, shopping online has become  a very popular way to purchase gifts.

December 16, 2009
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Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips

While many of us still enjoy supporting our local businesses during the holiday, shopping online has become  a very popular way to purchase gifts.

December 16, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Offers Safety Tips For Holiday Shoppers

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is again reminding residents to be vigilant as they shop this season.  To help consumers protect themselves, especially those who do a majority of their shopping via the Internet, Senator Flanagan has established a special section on his web site – Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips – with a variety of tips and links to help make the holiday season safer.

December 11, 2009
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Landmark Consumer Protection Legislation Becomes Law

Reform Outlaws Improper Practices in the Life Settlement Industry

November 24, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REMINDS CONSUMERS TO BE AWARE BEFORE THEY BUY GIFT CARDS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

With the official start of holiday shopping season kicking off on Black Friday in just a few days, New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), is reminding consumers about their rights under New York State’s Gift Card Law.

November 23, 2009
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Sen. Foley Speaks on the Passage of Landmark Mortgage Foreclosure Bill

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) announced the passage of landmark legislation (S. 66007) that protects homeowners across New York State from the foreclosure crisis.

November 19, 2009
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Senator Oppenheimer Congratulates Briarcliff Middle School Students on Their "Internet Smarts"

 

 

The Senator Discusses Internet Safety with Students at Briarcliff Middle School

 

November 9, 2009
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Senate Banking and Codes Committees Take On Mortgage Fraud In New York

SENATE BANKING AND CODES COMMITTEES TAKE ON MORTGAGE FRAUD IN NEW YORK STATE

As FBI identifies New York State as a top mortgage fraud state, joint committee holds hearing to assess damage done and prevent future fraud

October 29, 2009
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Senate Banking And Codes Committees Take On Mortgage Fraud In New York State

As FBI identifies New York State as a top mortgage fraud state, joint committee holds hearing to assess damage done and prevent future fraud

 

October 28, 2009
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Senate Banking And Code Committees To Take On Mortgage Fraud Across NYC, Long Island, And SurroundingSuburbs

As FBI identifies New York State as a top mortgage fraud state, joint committee to hold hearing to assess damage done and prevent future fraud

 

October 26, 2009
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Public Hearing: Residential Mortgage Fraud Hearing

New York State SenateNotice of Public HearingOral Testimony by Invitation OnlySenate Standing Committee on BanksBrian X. Foley, ChairHugh T. Farley, Ranking Minority MemberSenate Standing Committee on CodesEric T. Schneiderman, ChairDale M. Volker, Ranking Minority MemberWednesday, October 28, 200910:00am – 3:00pm250 Broadway, 19th Floor Hearing RoomNew York, NY  10007

October 28, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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November 14, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Fishy Feet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 12, 2009

Contact: Abby Ross (718) 822-2049 or (479) 283-3505

 

Klein Investigation Finds Dangerous Fish Pedicure Practices

 

Unveils Legislation to Protect Consumer’s Health and Wallets

 

October 16, 2009
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No More Fine Print

“NO MORE FINE PRINT”

 

Klein and Benedetto Expose Deceptive Consumer Practices by DirecTV and Unveil Legislation Calling for more Transparency and Disclosure in Marketing

 

 

September 29, 2009
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Sen. Foley's Bill to Crack Down on Bogus Auto Warranty Calls Becomes Law

Wide-spread scam targets cell phone users offering fake auto warranties

September 29, 2009
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SENATOR SALAND ANNOUNCES BROADCAST FEATURING HOME IMPROVEMENT EXPERTS

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C – Poughkeepsie) announces from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. , Wednesday, September 30th, WMHT, the Capital Region’s public broadcasting association will host an “Ask the Expert Call In Day” featuring a wide array of home improvement specialists. 

September 29, 2009
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