Issues: Families

Child Photo and Video Participation Waiver

If you would like your child to appear in Senate photos or videos, please read, download and sign the waiver below. The completed waiver should be returned to the appropriate Senator's office.

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August 10, 2009
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Senator Thompson Presents $2, 500 to the Delaware Soccer Club.

Click the following link entitled Delaware Soccer Club Check Presentatin.pdf to view photo.

August 4, 2009
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R&B Artist Trey Songz Will Come to Buffalo To Promote Anti-Violence. "Inspiring inner city youth with words of encouragement."

For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY-  New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will present R&B artist Trey Songz with a proclamation from the New York State Senate during his visit to Buffalo on Friday, August 7, 2009.  This event will take place in the community at the Delavan-Grider Community Center, located at 877 East Delavan Avenue AT 5:00 PM. 

August 4, 2009
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Senator Bill Perkins & Local Teens Raise Awareness of Urban Issues

Senator Bill Perkins & Local Teens Raise Awareness of Urban Issues

August 3, 2009
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Autistic Services Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Thursday, July 30, 2009 - Senator Ranzenhofer congratulates Autistic Services for the grand opening of their brand new expanded facility in Clarence.

July 30, 2009
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Safety Outreach Program at the East Amherst Fire Department

Saturday, July 25, 2009 - Senator Ranzenhofer holds a Safety Outreach Program at the East Amherst Fire Department.

July 25, 2009
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Breastfeeding Mothers' Bill Of Rights Passes Senate

(Albany, NY) Just days after new research from the Women’s Health Initiative, a long-term study of 140,000 women, indicated clear health benefits relating to breastfeeding for the mother and newborn, the New York State Senate has passed the Breastfeeding Mothers’ Bill of Rights (S1107A). 

July 17, 2009
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Serrano, Advocates, and Parents Urge Mayor to Accept Muslim School Holidays

July 8, 2009 Bronx, NY – State Senator José M. Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx), the New Settlement Parent Action Committee (PAC), and the Gambian Society today called upon Mayor Bloomberg to include Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha in the public school holiday calendar. This followed a near-unanimous vote in the City Council last week. 

July 8, 2009
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Saving Arts Education from Politics

Gotham Gazette

by José M. Serrano

July 6, 2009

CLICK HERE for the article on the Gotham Gazette website.

July 6, 2009
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First Public Assistance Grant Increase In 19 Years Now In Effect

The first increase to the basic public assistance grant in nearly two decades took effect on July 1, 2009, providing more aid to individuals and families struggling in poverty during this unprecedented economic downturn. The public assistance grant will be raised again in each of the next two years, resulting in a cumulative 33 percent increase by July 2011.

July 2, 2009
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Youth Leadership: Sen. Foley Honors 2009 Youth of the Year Nominee Derrick Rountree

Senator Brian X. Foley (D - Blue Point) honored the 2009 Youth of the Year Nominee Derrick Rountree. Derrick has been an integral part of the Bellport Area Boys and Girls Club. He is a budding leader in the 3rd Senate District who has made a difference through his volunteer activities in the Boys and Girls Club.

For more information, please contact us at sd3info@gmail.com or by phone at 631-360-3365 (3356).

June 8, 2009
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Senator Sampson Says June Is Time For Beaches, Barbeques – And Safety

 SENATOR SAMPSON SAYS JUNE IS TIME FOR BEACHES, BARBEQUES – AND SAFETY

COMMON SENSE SAFETY TIPS ENSURE FUN IN THE SUN THIS SUMMER

 

June means beaches, barbeques, and cool dips in the pool. June is also National Safety Month, and Senator Sampson has put together a list of sun safety tips to remember this summer.

June 6, 2009
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2009 Woman of Distinction, Julie Dent, speaks at the June 2, 2009 event alongside Senator Dilan who nominated Ms. Dent based on her community involvement and work in early childhood and elementary education.

Julie Dent, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, is the proud mother of New York City Police Officer Christopher Dent. She loves spending quality time with her grandchildren. Julie's father passed away when she was very young. He was a loving, strong but gentle man who loved his wife and children. Julie enjoyed growing up with her sisters and brothers, who were her best friends.

June 5, 2009
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Senate Passes Legislation To Protect Newborns From Flu

Bill requires flu vaccine access in hospitals with neonatal intensive care units (Albany, NY)- Today, the New York State Senate passed legislation (S3911A) that would require any hospital with a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to offer flu vaccine to the parents and anticipated caregivers of newborns currently in the NICU. 

June 1, 2009
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