Issues: Finance

Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance  Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair  11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 27, 2015  Room 124 CAP

*Please note change in date for this meeting*

May 27, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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SENATORS GRIFFO, DeFRANCISCO CONDUCT SENATE HEARING TO QUESTION ENERGY OFFICIALS

ALBANY – State senators Joseph Griffo and John DeFrancisco are urging the Governor’s energy policy makers and regulators to seriously consider the concerns of private sector businesses, clean and renewable energy generation developers and labor interests as the State moves forward with its energy sector modernization initiatives.

May 20, 2015
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Public Hearing: The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program

Senate Standing Committee on FinanceChair: Senator John DeFranciscoPublic Hearing: The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) ProgramPlace: Roosevelt Hearing Room C, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor,Albany, New YorkTime: 10:00 A.M.Contact: Anthony Lino (518) 455-4371

June 3, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance  Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair  Tuesday, May 19, 2015  332 CAP

*PLEASE NOTE TIME AND LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS WEEK'S MEETING*  This meeting will be called OFF THE FLOOR and held in Room 332 CAP.  This is a SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA which will be taken up at the meeting being held OFF THE FLOOR

May 19, 4:48 PM - 5:01 PM
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Public Hearing: Update on the Energy Highway and Reform of the Energy Vision Initiatives

Joint – Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications
Chair: Senator Joseph Griffo
and Senate Standing Committee on Finance
Chair: Senator John DeFrancisco
Public Hearing: Update on the Energy Highway and Reform of the Energy Vision Initiatives
Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
Time: 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Contact: Anne Tarpinian (518) 455-3334
Media Contact: Rocco LaDucca (315) 793-9072
ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

May 20, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Public Hearing: Update on the Energy Highway and Reform of the Energy Vision Initiatives

Joint – Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications
Chair: Senator Joseph Griffo
and Senate Standing Committee on Finance
Chair: Senator John DeFrancisco
Public Hearing: Update on the Energy Highway and Reform of the Energy Vision Initiatives
Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
Time: 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Contact: Anne Tarpinian (518) 455-3334
Media Contact: Rocco LaDucca (315) 793-9072
ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

May 20, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Room 124 CAP

May 12, 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM
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Senator Carlucci Honors Ossining Resident as "Woman of Distinction"

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester) honored Dream “The Dreamster” Shepherd at the New York State Senate’s annual “Woman of Distinction” ceremony on May 6, 2015 in Albany, NY.

The Women of Distinction Ceremony is an annual event that honors leading women from across the state for their achievements in business, academics and civics, as well as those who have performed heroic or selfless acts, made significant discoveries or provided examples of personal excellence against difficult odds.

Dream Shepherd, an Ossining resident, was born with sickle cell disease. The hereditary blood disorder resulted in complications for Dream, including chronic pain and a stroke at five years old.

May 6, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance  Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair  12 Noon, Tuesday, May 5, 2015  Room 124 CAP

May 5, 12:00 PM - 1:27 PM
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Senate Democratic Conference Adopted Budget Summary SFY 2015-16

As the Democratic Conference's ranking member on the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Krueger is pleased to make the Democratic Conference's Adopted Budget Summary for SFY 2015-16 available to the public. 

 

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NYS Senate Democratic Conference Adopted Budget Summary SFY 2015-16

April 30, 2015
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SENATOR JEFF KLEIN HOSTS 17TH ANNUAL THROGGS NECK COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP POSTER CONTEST

Hundreds of Bronx Students Enter Local “Eat Well, Play Well” Themed Competition

BRONX, NY - State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), together with the Throggs Neck Community Action Partnership (TNCAP), today hosted their 17th annual poster contest – selecting twenty Bronx students as this year’s award winners in the “Eat Well, Play Well” themed competition.

April 24, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance  Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair  Tuesday, April 28, 2015  Room 332 CAP

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN TIME AND LOCATION.THIS MEETING WILL BE CALLED OFF THE FLOOR.

April 28, 4:40 PM - 4:46 PM
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Senate to Celebrate Earth Week With a Package of Bills to Protect the Environment, Increase Green Jobs, and Boost Recreation

The New York State Senate will be celebrating Earth Week by acting upon an extensive package of 27 bills that would create new protections for natural resources, promote energy conservation, help create green jobs, and increase tourism through enhanced recreational opportunities. Senate Majority Leader Dean G.

April 20, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 11:00 AM, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Room 124 CAP

April 22, 11:00 AM - 11:58 AM
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Senator Comrie Votes to Deliver Surplus Boon to Foreclosure Victims

Senator Comrie stood his ground for South Queens residents by voting 'no' on the Senate Floor against S.2008-B, a bill that implements economic development, transportation and environmental conservation budget for the coming year. 

April 8, 2015
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Ortt: State Budget Provides Funds to Improve Water Infrastructure

$200 Million in Environmental Facilities Corp. Grants Available for Municipalities   

Senator Rob Ortt (R,C,I – North Tonawanda) helped to secure $200 million in the recently adopted 2015-16 New York State Budget for water infrastructure improvements. As part of the NYS Water Infrastructure Improvement Act, millions of dollars in Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) grants will be used to replace and repair existing wastewater and drinking water infrastructure in various municipalities across the state. This money will be spread out over the next three years.   

April 7, 2015
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An Evening with Our State Legislators: A Discussion of Current New York State Education & Budget Issues

On Thursday evening, April 9th, as part of the state delegation representing New Rochelle, Senator Stewart-Cousins will be part of a panel discussion regarding the state budget and education. For additional information, please call our District Office at (914) 423-4031.

April 9, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Senator Stewart-Cousins' State Budget Update & Impact on Town of Greenburgh

Senator Stewart-Cousins will speak at the Greenburgh Town Board meeting to discuss the State Budget and issues of interest to constituents in town. For additional information, please call our District Office at (914) 423-4031.

April 8, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Press Release: Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins Announces Passage of the 2015-16 New York State Budget

Yonkers, NY - New York State’s new fiscal year began April 1st with the 2015-2016 State budget in place. The $142 billion spending plan increases state spending by 2% over last year and includes $23.5 billion in education aid--an increase of $1.3 billion. The state also continues to make strides in reducing the Gap Elimination Adjustment. There are new initiatives, including $1.6 billion to provide basic health coverage for low-income New Yorkers, and important funding (detailed below) that will have a positive impact on constituents and municipalities in the 35th District.

April 7, 2015
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2015-16 State Budget Supports Important Programs

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) says the $142-billion 2015-16 state budget provides critical funding to important state programs while controlling the size and cost of government.  The state’s fifth consecutive on-time budget keeps spending within a two-percent cap, increases aid to education, rejects tax increases and provides property tax relief for homeowners.  The spending plan also includes funding for regional assets such as Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the NFTA and Shea’s Performing Arts Center.

April 1, 2015
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