Issues: Victims

Statement by New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz

Saturday, September 5, 2009Patchogue, New York

This past Tuesday night, the Iglesia Evangelical Refugio de Salvacion was burglarized.  The criminals involved left a note on the altar of this church with anti-Hispanic comments.

This is not an isolated incident. 

While this church was being vandalized, the Southern Poverty Law Center released a report that documents what is a serious problem in Patchogue, is a growing national problem. 

September 5, 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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Senators Johnson, Valesky: Pull State Pension Funds From U.K. Companies with Libyan Ties

Call to Action Amid Outrageous Release of Pan Am Flight 103 Terrorist

State Senators Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) and David J. Valesky (D-Oneida,) incensed over the release and subsequent “hero’s welcome” received by the terrorist convicted of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombings, today sent a letter to NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli urging him to divest state pension funds from any United Kingdom-based companies that conduct business with Libya. 

August 26, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES STATE FUNDING TO AID VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ABUSE

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that the State Senate recently passed a resolution which included $5,000 in state funding for Parent’s For Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center.

August 20, 2009
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