Issues: Legislature

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj & State Senator Jeff Klein honor President of Albania H.E. Bujar Nishani for the Albanians role in saving Jews during WWII

Legislators also herald photographer Norman Gershman whose work captures the heroism and altruism of the Albanians during WWII

ALBANY, NEW YORKAssemblyman Mark Gjonaj (D-Bronx) and State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) on Tuesday honored President of Albania H.E. Bujar Nishani for the role Albanians played in saving thousands of Jews during the Holocaust and celebrated photographer Norman Gershman whose photographs capture the essence of their history at a reception at the State Capitol in Albany.

May 5, 2015
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NY Senate Web Presence Analytics April 2015

Monthly analytics for the New York State Senate’s web presence.

File: 
NYSenate_Web_Analytics_2015-04-01_to_2015-04-30.xls

May 1, 2015
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NY Senate Web Presence Analytics March 2015

Monthly analytics for the New York State Senate’s web presence.

File: 
NYSenate_Web_Analytics_2015-03-01_to_2015-03-31.xls

May 1, 2015
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Public Hearing Schedule May 2015

This is the latest New York State Public Hearing Schedule for May 1, 2015. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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May 1, 2015
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Member Directory as of 4/29/2015

This is the New York State Senate Directory of Senator Offices and contact information.

April 29, 2015
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Payroll Report - End Date 4/22/2015

Period: 
04/09/2015 - 04/22/2015
Check Date: 
05/05/2015

Bi-Weekly report of monies disbursed to Senate employees. The report is issued by the Secretary of the Senate and is available as both a .csv file and it's original PDF format for download at the bottom of the page.

The Report includes fields for the employee name, the employing office, city of employment, the employee title, the employee biweekly or hourly rate (whichever applies), the employee payroll type (see below), the pay period, the pay period's beginning and end date, the check date and the employing legislative entity.

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April 22, 2015
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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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Payroll Report - End Date 4/08/2015

Period: 
03/26/2015 - 04/08/2015
Check Date: 
04/22/2015

Bi-Weekly report of monies disbursed to Senate employees. The report is issued by the Secretary of the Senate and is available as both a .csv file and it's original PDF format for download at the bottom of the page.

The Report includes fields for the employee name, the employing office, city of employment, the employee title, the employee biweekly or hourly rate (whichever applies), the employee payroll type (see below), the pay period, the pay period's beginning and end date, the check date and the employing legislative entity.

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April 9, 2015
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Senator Klein Speaks in Support of Funding for NYCHA in State Budget

New York State Senator Jeff Klein speaks in support of $100 million in funding for the New York City Housing Authority in the 2015-2016 legislative budget.

April 6, 2015
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Public Hearing Schedule April 2015

This is the latest New York State Public Hearing Schedule for April 24, 2015. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

April 2, 2015
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Senator Klein Speaks on the Senate's Final 2015-2016 Budget

New York State Senator Jeff Klein addresses the accomplishments of the State Senate's fifth on-time budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. 

April 1, 2015
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Public Hearing Schedule March 2015

This is the latest New York State Public Hearing Schedule for March 20, 2015. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

March 27, 2015
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Senator Parker's Session Remarks on Mixed Martial Arts Legislation

Senator Parker's session remarks on Mixed Martial Arts Legislation in March 2015. 

March 26, 2015
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Payroll Report - End Date 3/25/2015

Period: 
03/12/2015 - 03/25/2015

Check Date: 
04/08/2015

Bi-Weekly report of monies disbursed to Senate employees. The report is issued by the Secretary of the Senate and is available as both a .csv file and it's original PDF format for download at the bottom of the page.

The Report includes fields for the employee name, the employing office, city of employment, the employee title, the employee biweekly or hourly rate (whichever applies), the employee payroll type (see below), the pay period, the pay period's beginning and end date, the check date and the employing legislative entity.

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Payroll Report - End Date 3/25/2015

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Payroll Report - End Date 3/25/2015

March 25, 2015
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Senator Klein Speaks on the 2015-2016 Legislative Budget

Senator Jeff Klein outlines some of his and the Independent Democratic Conference's top priorities for the 2015-2016 Legislative Budget. 

March 24, 2015
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SENATOR LARKIN TO SERVE ON NEW TASK FORCE FOCUSING ON WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-On-Hudson) has been appointed by Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos to serve on a new Task Force that will focus on workforce development. The Task Force will identify ways to improve job readiness and employee training in an effort to create more jobs and grow the economy.

“Workforce development is a top priority,” said Senator Larkin. “I look forward to hearing from leaders in business, education, state and local governments, and other workforce experts in an effort to find feasible solutions to some of the problems our workforce faces today. We must do everything we can to ensure that individuals who want a job have every opportunity to obtain one.”

March 24, 2015
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Committee Meeting: New York State General 2015-2016 Budget Joint Conference Committee Schedule

Senate members serving on the committee are: Republican Conference Leader Dean Skelos, Co-Chair; Finance Committee Chair John A. DeFrancisco; Deputy Republican Leader Thomas W. Libous; Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey D. Klein, Co-Chair; James L. Seward, Chairman, Majority Program Development Committee; Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins; 

Assembly members serving on the committee are: Carl E. Heastie, Co-Chair; Ways and Means Chair Herman D. Farrell, Jr.; Majority Leader Joseph Morelle; Deputy Speaker Earlene Hooper; and Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb. 

 

March 19, 12:30 PM - 12:32 PM
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Senate Passes "Sunshine Week" Bill to Increase Public Access to Legislative Proceedings

The New York State Senate today passed legislation that would require both houses to implement the Senate’s policy of making state legislative proceedings more open and transparent.

March 18, 2015
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Senator Hamilton calls for legislative modernizing to better serve constituents

(Brooklyn - March 18, 2013) Senator Hamilton urged reforms for the New York State Legislature in order to better meet the needs of constituents, writing in the Brooklyn Reader today. Senator Hamilton praised recent developments to incorporate technology into the legislature's day-to-day work and urged carrying that work forward. Senator Hamilton called for the legislature to use tools like tablet computing and mobile offices to reach out to constituents in the community writing, "District office staff are ready, willing, and able to get out into the field to serve constituents."

March 18, 2015
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SENATOR LARKIN PROMOTED TO ASSISTANT MAJORITY LEADER FOR HOUSE OPERATIONS BY MAJORITY LEADER DEAN SKELOS

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-On-Hudson) has been promoted by the New York State Senate Republican leadership to Assistant Majority Leader for House Operations in the Senate.  In this new leadership position, Senator Larkin will be working closely with Majority Leader Dean Skelos and the rest of the Senate Republican leadership to create jobs, stabilize taxes and continue to ensure New York State government does not infringe on the rights of law abiding citizens.

March 16, 2015
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