Issues: Legislature

Public Hearing Schedule: November 2010

This is the latest New York State Public Hearing Schedule for November 24, 2010. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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PHC November 1, 2010.pdf

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PHC November 10, 2010.pdf

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PHC November 19, 2010.pdf

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PHC November 24, 2010.pdf

November 1, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 10/13/10

Period: 
09/30/2010 - 10/13/2010
Check Date: 
10/27/2010

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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October 26, 2010
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Environmental Groups, Community Advocates and Elected Officials Herald Enactment of New Smart Growth Law

Leading environmental advocates, elected officials and community groups joined together to celebrate enactment of the Smart Growth Infrastructure Policy Act (S.5560B/A.8011B). On August 30, 2010, Governor Paterson signed this important legislation into law, which establishes state smart growth infrastructure criteria and requires state agencies to review and consider these guidelines when allocating funds for public infrastructure projects.

The law requires the relevant state agencies to form smart growth advisory committees that will consult with residents, environmental groups, local officials and other stakeholders before approving state construction projects.

October 19, 2010
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Public Hearing Schedule: October 2010

This is the latest New York State Public Hearing Schedule for October 22, 2010. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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PHC October 6, 2010.pdf

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PHC October 8, 2010.pdf

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PHC October 15, 2010.pdf

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PHC October 19, 2010.pdf

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PHC October 22, 2010.pdf

October 6, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 8/14/10 - 8/28/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. This period the website received a total of 44226 visits, a significant drop since the last report. It had a bounce rate of 59%, the same as last report, and higher than the long term average of 44%. The website had new visitors 70% of the time, a three point increase the last report and more than the long term average of 66%.

September 30, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 7/31/10-8/14/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. This period the website received a total of 60752 visits, a bit up since last the last report. It had a bounce rate of 59%, the same as last report, and higher than the long term average of 43%. The website had new visitors 67% of the time, one point less than in the last report and more than the long term average of 66%.

September 30, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 7/17/10-7/31/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. Last week the website received a total of 57986 visits, a slight drop since last the last report. This is most likely due to the fact that this is the second week of August which is a very slow month generally. It had a bounce rate of 59% a small increase and higher than the long term average of 43%. The website had new visitors 68% of the time, more than in last report and more than the long term average of 66%.

September 30, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 7/4/10-7/17/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. Last week the website received a total of 64855 visits, a substantial 30,000 visit drop since last the last report. This is most likely due to the fact that August is a very slow month generally. It had a bounce rate of 55% a small increase and higher than the long term average of 43%. The website had new visitors 67% of the time, more than in last report and more than the long term average of 66%.

September 30, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 09/29/10

Period: 
09/16/2010 - 09/29/2010
Check Date: 
10/13/2010

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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September 29, 2010
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Public Hearing Schedule: September 2010

This is the latest New York State Public Hearing Schedule for September 22, 2010. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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PHC September 10, 2010.pdf

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PHC September 17, 2010.pdf

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PHC September 22, 2010.pdf

September 10, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 09/01/10

Period: 
08/19/2010 - 09/01/2010
Check Date: 
09/15/2010

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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September 1, 2010
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Race to the Top Press Conference

Senator Oppenheimer speaks at the press conferenceannouncing New York's victory in the Race to the Top competition.  From Lto R:  Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Speaker Sheldon Silver, Michael Mulgrew,President of the United Federation of Teachers, Senator Suzi Oppenheimer,Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch, New York City Counsel SpeakerChristine Quinn

August 25, 2010
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Senate Education Chair, Suzi Oppenheimer, Hails New York Educators and Advocates for Race to the Top Victory

Photo Caption:  Senator Oppenheimer listens to Mayor Michael Bloomberg atpress conference announcing New York's winning of $700 million in Race tothe Top funding.  From L to R: Senator John Sampson, Mayor MichaelBloomberg, Michael Mulgrew, Chancellor Merryl Tisch, Christine Quinn,Speaker of the NYC Counsel, Senator Suzi Oppenheimer

August 25, 2010
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New York State Senate Launches Nation's First iPad App For Legislation

Senate Majority Continues National Leadership in Using Technology to Foster Transparent, Efficient, Participatory Government

August 19, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 8/18/10

Period: 
08/05/2010 - 08/18/2010
Check Date: 
09/01/2010

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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August 19, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 8/4/10

Period: 
07/22/2010 - 08/04/2010
Check Date: 
08/18/2010

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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August 5, 2010
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Public Hearing Schedule: August 2010

This is the latest New York State Public Hearing Schedule for August 27, 2010. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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PHC-August-27-2010.pdf

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PHC August 13, 2010.pdf

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PHC August 2, 2010.pdf

August 2, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 6/20/10 - 7/3/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. Last week the website received a total of 95740 visits, more than a 8,000 visit increase over last the last report. It had a bounce rate of 50% a large increase and higher than the long term average of 42%. The website had new visitors 58% of the time, less than in last report and less than the long term average of 66%. The continuation of this high level of attention is likely linked to the delayed budget.

July 30, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 6/6/10 - 6/19/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. Last week the website received a total of 87836 visits, a nearly 10,000 visit increase over last the last report. It had a bounce rate of 35% maintaining a large difference with the long term average. The website had new visitors 62% of the time, less than in last report and less than the long term average of 66%. The continuation of this high level of attention is likely linked to the delayed budget.

July 30, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 5/23/10 - 6/5/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. Last week the website received a total of 76777 visits, the highest amount since traffic to the website picked up in the last three reports. It had a bounce rate of 33%, returning to the 9 point difference with the long term average from two periods ago. The website had new visitors 60% of the time, less than in last report and less than the long term average of 66%. The continuation of this high level of attention is likely linked to the expected production of the budget.

July 30, 2010
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