Issues: Homeland Security

Statement By the New York State Senate Democratic Conference Commemorating September 11th

“Eight years ago, we witnessed the most horrific terrorist attack ever launched on our nation’s soil. Thousands lost their lives and millions were left shaken with despair. Though our resolve to co-exist in a free and tolerant society was tested, our courage and commitment to band together was never in question. “Today, we honor the men and women whose lives were taken far before their time and those brave individuals of the NYPD, FDNY and Port Authority who in service to their nation gave the last full measure of devotion.

September 11, 2009
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Statement By the New York State Senate Democratic Conference Commemorating September 11th

“Eight years ago, we witnessed the most horrific terrorist attack ever launched on our nation’s soil. Thousands lost their lives and millions were left shaken with despair. Though our resolve to co-exist in a free and tolerant society was tested, our courage and commitment to band together was never in question. “Today, we honor the men and women whose lives were taken far before their time and those brave individuals of the NYPD, FDNY and Port Authority who in service to their nation gave the last full measure of devotion.

September 11, 2009
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Statement By the New York State Senate Majority Conference Commemorating September 11th

“Eight years ago, we witnessed the most horrific terrorist attack ever launched on our nation’s soil. Thousands lost their lives and millions were left shaken with despair. Though our resolve to co-exist in a free and tolerant society was tested, our courage and commitment to band together was never in question. 

September 11, 2009
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September 11, 2009
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Statement By The New York State Senate Majority Conference Commemorating September 11th

“Eight years ago, we witnessed the most horrific terrorist attack ever launched on our nation’s soil. Thousands lost their lives and millions were left shaken with despair. Though our resolve to co-exist in a free and tolerant society was tested, our courage and commitment to band together was never in question.

September 11, 2009
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Statement from Senator George Winner -- September 11th Observance

"I appreciate this opportunity -- eight years after the attacks of September 11, 2001 -- to join all of you in a day of observance, remembrance, and respect."

September 11, 2009
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We Remember

We Remember

September 10, 2009
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SENATOR LANZA OUTRAGED BY RELEASE OF LOCKERBIE BOMBER

Calling it appalling and a diplomatic failure,

August 20, 2009
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West Athens-Lime Street Fire Company Inspection Day

Senator Seward will join the West Athens-Lime Street Fire Company for community inspection day as officials unveil two new fire trucks.

August 15, 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Senator Adams Calls on FAA to Re-Evaluate Regulations Governing Low Altitude Urban Airspace

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS CALLS ON THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TO RE-EVALUATE AND REVISE REGULATIONS GOVERNING LOW ALTITUDE URBAN AIRSPACE

NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chairman of the NYS Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, calls on the FAA, as regulator of the nation’s airspace, to propose stronger oversight of the “on-demand” flight industry.  Following the tragic mid-air collision over the Hudson River this weekend, Senator Adams urges the FAA to re-evaluate guidelines and recommend changes to urban air traffic rules.

August 10, 2009
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Emergency Preparedness Seminar

Senator Flanagan joins with representatives of the New York State Emergency Management Office, the Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management, the American Red Cross and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to provide residents with expert advice about how to prepare for and deal with an emergency.

September 16, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Senator Adams Commends Law Enforcement Officials Who Halted the NYC Terror Plot

NYS Senator Eric Adams commends law enforcement officials who halted the NYC terror plot by newly converted Islamic extremists.  Targets included Riverdale synagogues and the Stewart Air National Guard base.

May 27, 2009
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Senator Adams Leads a Homeland Security Meeting Following the Foiled NY Terror Plot

Senator Adams leads a press conference following the foiled terror plot in NYC.  He was joined by representatives from the FBI, Homeland Security, the NYPD and Jewish Community leaders.

May 25, 2009
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Senator Adams Leads a Homeland Security Meeting Following the Foiled NY Terror Plot

Senator Adams Leads a Homeland Security Meeting following the foiled terror plot in NYC.  The meeting included representatives from the FBI, Homeland Security, the NYPD and Jewish Community leaders.

May 25, 2009
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Senator Adams Leads a Homeland Security Meeting Following the Foiled NY Terror Plot

Senator Adams Leads a Homeland Security Meeting following the foiled terror plot in NYC.  The meeting included representatives from the FBI, Homeland Security, the NYPD and Jewish Community leaders.

May 25, 2009
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Senators Adams and Schneiderman Author Op-Ed on Military Commissions

Click here for Senators Adams and Schneiderman Op-Ed on Military Commissions

 

"It is time to move on from this failed experiment. And while President Obama’s proposal represents an improvement over the current military commission system, it’s still no substitute for the U.S. federal courts."

May 21, 2009
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Senator Adams Commends the Outstanding Work of Law Enforcement in Foiling the Plot Against the Riverdale Jewish Center and the Stewart Air National Guard Base

“Thwarting this heinous plot helps safeguard the most basic rights of all Americans, those of life, liberty, and freedom of worship.  We are a people proud of our ideals.  We hold them high for all the world to see.  Today, the Joint Terrorism Task Force of the FBI, NYPD, and NY State Police is to be lauded for defending our homeland security.”

May 21, 2009
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NYS Senator Adams hosts Homeland Security Business Round Table

On Tuesday, May 12, Senator Adams hosted a round table discussion of Homeland Security Business representatives to discuss improvements and ideas from experts in the field.

May 14, 2009
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NYS Senator Adams hosts Homeland Security Business Round Table

On Tuesday, May 12, Senator Adams hosted a round table discussion of Homeland Security Business representatives to discuss improvements and ideas from experts in the field. 

May 14, 2009
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NYS Senator Adams hosts Homeland Security Business Round Table

On Tuesday, May 12, Senator Adams hosted a round table discussion of Homeland Security Business representatives to discuss improvements and ideas from experts in the field. Here, participants weigh in with their comments.

May 14, 2009
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