Issues: Drugs

Senator Johnson, Assemblyman Weisenberg, DA Rice, Announce Legislation to Combat LI Heroin Epidemic

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau) and Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg, (D-Long Beach),  joined with Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice  to announce tough new legislation to help combat the heroin epidemic on Long Island and hold drug dealers accountable for the deaths and destruction that they cause. 

January 24, 2010
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STATE SENATORS, SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS SAY FEDS SHOULD REVERSE DECISION CUTTING ANTI-DRUG FUNDING FOR LI SCHOOLS

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., (8th SD), today joined with fellow Senators Kemp Hannon (6th SD), Carl Marcellino (5th SD), Dean Skelos (9th SD), Owen H. Johnson (4th SD), John Flanagan (2nd SD), and Senator Kenneth P.

January 13, 2010
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Sen. Foley Introduces Legislation to Combat Growing Drug Addiction Crisis on Long Island

Denise's Law will help parents keep minors in detox treatment, requires healthcare coverage for detox treatment

January 6, 2010
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Drug Dealers Protection Act Takes Hold

ONEONTA, 10/12/09 -- State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I – Oneonta) said today that thousands of drug felons are much closer to being set free and put back into our communities, as a result of drug law changes that senate Democrats pushed through as part of the 2009-10 state budget. 

October 12, 2009
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STACHOWSKI ANNOUNCES STATE GRANT FOR CHEEKTOWAGA DRUG COURT

For Immediate Release:                                    Contact: Dennis KozuchOctober 9, 2009                                                 826-3344   &nbs

October 9, 2009
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Rockefeller Drug Law Changes Will Put Hundreds of Drug Felons Back On the Streets Faster

            Senator Lanza said today that thousands drug felons will be much closer to being set free and put back into our communities, as a result of drug law changes that Senate Democrats pushed through as part of the 2009-10 state budget.  Senator Lanza voted against the changes in the law.

October 9, 2009
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Senator Valesky Joins Attorney General Andrew Cuomo in Announcing Arrests in CNY Narcotics Sweep

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) today joined New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo in the announcement of narcotics trafficking charges being filed against 24 individuals who are alleged to have been involved in drug distribution networks in and around Central New York.

September 29, 2009
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Report of the Senate Finance Committee on the SFY 2008-09 Executive Budget

August 31, 2009
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SENATE LEADERS FIGHT TO FIX DANGEROUS PROVISION THAT WOULD HIDE CRIMINAL RECORDS OF DRUG DEALERS

NEW YORK STATE SENATE

Senator Thomas P. Morahan, 38th District

Albany, New York 12247

New York State Senator Thomas P. Morahan joined Senator Dean Skelos and other Senate colleagues to push for legislation, supported by District Attorneys and concerned advocates throughout the State, that would fix a dangerous problem created by state legislators who voted to change the State’s drug laws as part of the 2009-10 state budget. Morahan voted against changing the State’s drug laws as well as the 2009-10 state budget.

June 3, 2009
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Drug law changes upset GOP lawmakers - Allows records to be sealed

By Robert J. McCarthy
NEWS POLITICAL REPORTER

A group of Republican state lawmakers Thursday said they are unhappy about a new law that permits courts to seal the criminal records of certain drug felons so there will be no record of their conviction when the offender applies for a job.

May 29, 2009
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