Issues: Gun Control

Senator Larkin meets with Ulster County Sportsmen in Albany

 

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) joined sportsmen and women from around the state at the inaugural Sportsmen and Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day in Albany on Wednesday, January 12th. The event was organized to highlight the large impact hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation contribute to New York's economy. It is estimated that over $1 billion is spent in New York in pursuit of these activities.

 

January 14, 2010
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LARKIN WELCOMES SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN TO ALBANY

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) joined sportsmen and women from around the state at the inaugural Sportsmen and Outdoor Recreation Legislative Awareness Day in Albany on Wednesday, January 12th. The event was organized to highlight the large impact hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation contribute to New York's economy. It is estimated that over $1 billion is spent in New York in pursuit of these activities.

 

January 14, 2010
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NRA and the Belly of the Beast

"Not all of the attendees were rock-ribbed Republicans, but most were avid hunters and outdoorspeople, mostly from rural upstate regions. One of the more popular speakers was the manager of the Remington arms Ilion factory who drew applause with mentions of the firm’s classic shotguns.

Budd Schroeder, an NRA activist from the western New York community of Lancaster, noted that lawmakers of both parties from that region including Francine Delmonte, and Bill Stachowski, both Dems, are pro-gun as are Republicans George Maziarz and Catharine Young."

January 13, 2010
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Senate President Announces Grant To Protect At-Risk Youth Rochester Youth From Culture Of Illegal Guns

Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith will present $500,000 in funding for Operation SNUG to Pathways to Peace in Rochester.

 

January 12, 2010
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Senate President Malcolm A. Smith and Senator Antoine Thompson Present Funding for Operation SNUG. "Erie County Community Organizations Receive $500,000 for the Prevention of Gun Violence."

(Buffalo, NY) – In an effort to cut down on illegal guns and gang violence that plagues communities across the State of New York, Senate President Malcolm A. Smith and Senator Antoine Thompson presented funding to community organizations in Erie County for Operation SNUG, that will help local law enforcement and anti-violence community groups engage in innovative tactics to steer at-risk New Yorkers away from the culture of gangs and illegal guns.

December 8, 2009
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October 8, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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October 8, 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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Funding Secured in Budget For Violence Prevention Program

State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D – 35th District) announced today that the Senate has launched a new program designed to cut down on illegal guns and gang violence that plagues our communities.

“Since the beginning of the year, in Yonkers alone, there have been over twenty incidents of gun violence,” stated Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D – 35th District). “Gun and gang violence is on the rise and aggressively addressing this issue through prevention efforts is in everyone’s best interest.”

April 28, 2009
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