Issues: Youth

Keep New York State Safe - with Senator Adams

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS USES A HIDDEN CAMERA VIDEO TO SHOW THE PURCHASE OF 30- ROUND BULLET MAGAZINES AT AN UPSTATE GUN STORE. THE SENATOR WILL CALL FOR LEGISLATION BANNING THE ACQUISITION OF THESE DEADLY MAGAZINES.

March 28, 2010
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Senator Adams Unveils Billboard and Viral Campaign to Tell Youth: End the Sagging Pants Culture!

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NYS Senator Eric Adams Unveils Billboard Campaign to Tell Youth: End the Sagging Pants Culture!

March 28, 2010
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May 22, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Montgomery Vows to Fight Child Care Cuts! (3-17-10)

On Friday, March 12, 2010 in Brooklyn’s Boro Hall, Senator Velmanette Montgomery  met with child care advocates, parents, educators, and elected officials to  develop a response to Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal to slash funding for child care and head start programs.     

The proposed cuts fall disproportionately on Brooklyn.      

March 17, 2010
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Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith and Senator David J. Valesky Present Funding for Operation SNUG

New Justice Conflict Resolution Services Receives $500,000 for the Prevention of Youth Gun Violence

March 12, 2010
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Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Partners With AARP To Inform Grandparent Caregivers About Financial Assistance Program

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, in partnership with the Kinship Caregiver Program, is working to inform residents about financial assistance available to grandparents and other relatives raising children. The individuals currently enrolled in the program receive an average of $400 per month to care for a child and $150 for any additional children. However, due to limited awareness about this program, it is estimated that only 10% of New Yorkers who qualify for assistance apply to the program.

March 11, 2010
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Robert Moses Middle School Chorus and Jazz Band perform in Albany!

Photo left to right:  Cameron Schmid, trumpet player, Owen H. Johnson, and Teresa Pino, Director of the Jazz Band.

Robert Moses Middle School Select Chorus and Jazz Band perfomed on March 8, 2010 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany as part of the New York State School Music Association's "Music in Our Schools" month.

March 10, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Visits with the 2009-2010 Liverpool High School Student Council at the Capitol.

Senator DeFrancisco Visits with the 2009-2010 Liverpool High School Student Council at the Capitol.

March 10, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Visits with the Baldwinsville Football Team at the Capitol.

Senator DeFrancisco with the 2009 Undefeated Section III Baldwinsville Football Team.

March 10, 2010
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Sen. Foley, Small Businesses Rally to Protect Jobs, Oppose Wine Sale in Grocery Stores

On Saturday, March 6, 2010, State Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) was joined by small business owners and activists in rallying against the governor’s proposal to sell wine in grocery stores. The measure, which is proposed as part of the governor’s budget, will costs thousands of jobs at small wine and liquor stores across the state and increase access to alcohol for underage drinkers.

March 8, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Schenectady County 4-H

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with 4-H delegates from Schenectady County as part of 4-H Capital Days in Albany on March 2nd. Pictured with Senator Farley are Kaitlin Arndell of Delanson (middle) and Sarah Shufon of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County. Senator Farley met with them at a legislative breakfast in Albany and they shared their 4-H experiences with the Senator. Senator Farley also discussed New York State government with them as part of the 75th annual event.

March 4, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Saratoga County 4-H

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with 4-H delegates from Saratoga County as part of 4-H Capital Days in Albany on March 2nd. Pictured with Senator Farley are (from left) Jake Singer of Ballston, Rachel Trojan of Scotia and Nancy Robertson, representing Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. Senator Farley met with them at a legislative breakfast in Albany and they shared their 4-H experiences with the Senator. Senator Farley also discussed New York State government with them as part of the 75th annual event.

March 4, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Fulton and Montgomery Counties 4-H

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with 4-H delegates from Fulton and Montgomery Counties as part of 4-H Capital Days in Albany on March 2nd. Pictured with Senator Farley are Sarah Wagoner of Johnstown and Lucas Chapin of Glen. Also at the breakfast was Craig Clark, representative for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Fulton and Montgomery counties. Senator Farley met with them at a legislative breakfast in Albany and they shared their 4-H experiences with the Senator.

March 4, 2010
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Senator Martin Malavé Dilan Legislative Update

Senator Dilan speaks with Executive Director of the Cypress Hills Local Development Corp., Michelle Neugebauer about recent updates to services in Cypress Hills and City Line.

March 2, 2010
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