Issues: Families

Parents for Megan's Law Lecture at PS 254 in Richmond Hill

A speaker from Parents for Megan's Law will be present to discuss the prevention programs, advocacy services and counseling they offer. The event is being sponsored by Senator Addabbo and is free to attend.
http://www.parentsformeganslaw.org/

June 17, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Children and Families Meeting: THIS MEETING WAS CANCELLED

Senate Standing Committee on Children and Families Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Room 710 LOB

"THIS MEETING WAS CANCELLED"

June 2, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Construction Begins on Midtown East's New Home to PS 59 and Whole Foods

By Gabriela Resto-Montero

MIDTOWN EAST — Officials broke ground Friday at the new, $500 million home to P.S. 59 and Whole Foods at 250 East 57th Street.

The 1.5 acre campus will house P.S. 59 and the High School of Art and Design when it opens in September 2012. A Whole Foods Market will take up 38,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor.

"In these tough financial times, it is absolutely critical that we look to the private sector to support our efforts at building new schools," Joel Klein, the schools chancellor, said in a statement.

May 25, 2010
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SENATOR KRUEGER BREAKS GROUND AT TWO NEW MIDTOWN SCHOOLS

For Immediate Release | May 21, 2010

Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485

May 25, 2010
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Conference Of Black Senators Releases Their Signature Agenda Issues

Yesterday, the NYS Conference of Black Senators (CBS) unveiled their 2010 Signature Agenda issues and expressed their concerns regarding these particular bills not being brought to the Senate floor for a vote. Members of CBS truly believe that African American Communities have suffered long enough within the areas of Economic Development, Education, Health, Housing, Environment, Crime, Racism and Discrimination.

May 25, 2010
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Families First: Senate Bill Empowers Parents To Retain Custodial Rights

(Albany, NY) The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation (S2233-A/Montgomery) which will reform foster care agencies’ current policy of instantly terminating parental rights – of specifically mothers – who are incarcerated, allowing them to clean up their act and retain rightful custody of their children.

May 19, 2010
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Families First: Senate Bill Empowers Parents To Retain Custodial Rights

The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation (S2233-A/Montgomery) which will reform foster care agencies’ current policy of instantly terminating parental rights – of specifically mothers – who are incarcerated, allowing them to clean up their act and retain rightful custody of their children.

May 19, 2010
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Senator Suzi Oppenheimer Congratulates Local Girl Scouts for Winning Bronze Award

 

 

On May 11, 2010, Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) awarded Certificates of Merit to members of the Junior Girl Scout Troop 2694 and congratulated them on receiving the Bronze Award, the highest honor given to junior girl scouts.  The girls traveled to Albany as part of the New York State Girl Scout Legislative Network.

May 17, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Civil Service and Pensions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Civil Service and Pensions Senator Diane Savino, Chair Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Off The Floor

Addendum E :  Please note time and location change.

May 18, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Senate Bill Bars Sex Offenders From Public Housing

Streamlines Communication & Coordination BetweenLaw Enforcement, Public Housing Administrators

May 10, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SIGNS JOINT LETTER TO GOVERNOR

At a recent rally organized by the Long Island Organizing Network (LION), Senator Kenneth P.

May 10, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SPONSORS LONG ISLAND CARES MOBILE OUTREACH

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (center) recently sponsored the Long Island Cares, Inc.

May 7, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SPONSORS LONG ISLAND CARES MOBILE OUTREACH

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (center) recently sponsored the Long Island Cares, Inc.

May 7, 2010
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2010 Summer Reading Program

As the school year draws to a close, students naturally turn their thoughts to summer vacation and time away from books! It is important, though, to keep school age children in the mindset of learning. For this reason, the New York State Senate has partnered with the New York State Library to offer you the 2010 Summer Reading Program, a fun and exciting way to keep students in the fourth through sixth grades reading while on break through the summer months. This year's theme is "Make a Splash...Read!"

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May 7, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Civil Service and Pensions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Civil Service and Pensions Senator Diane Savino, Chair 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Room 512 LOB

May 11, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Children and Families Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Children and Families Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Room 710 LOB

May 11, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Senate Majority Works to Reform Antiquated Matrimonial Laws

Today, the Senate Democratic Majority held a hearing on matrimonial law reform, hosted by Senate Majority Conference Leader, John L. Sampson and Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Chairwoman, Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee and Chairwoman, Majority Task Force on Domestic Violence.  The hearing focused on :

May 6, 2010
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