Issues: Legislature

Web Analytics Report 5/9/10 - 5/22/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. Last week the website received a total of 72264 visits, only slightly less than in the last reporting period. It had a bounce rate of 43%, 9 points higher than in the last report and one point higher than the long term average of 42%. The website had new visitors 64% of the time, nearly as high as 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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Web Analytics Report 4/25/10 - 5/8/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. Last week the website received a total of 72527 visits, twice as much as the last reporting period. It had a bounce rate of 34%, 8 points lower than it’s long term average of 42%, and new visitors 64% of the time, nearly as high as the long term average of 66%. This is very likely linked to the expected production of the budget.

July 30, 2010
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Expenditure Report 03/31/10

Period: 
10/01/2009 - 03/31/2010

An accounting detailing total salary payments for senators and staff and every payment for travel, services and other general expenses for a 6 (six) month period. The full report is a five (5) section document consisting of a Cover, Letter from the Secretary, Table of Contents, Introduction and the Report. 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.

July 29, 2010
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Griffo Rips No-Show State Senators in Latest Extraordinary Session

Griffo Rips No-Show State Senators in Latest Extraordinary Session

Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-IP-C, Rome) today lashed out at the Democratic leadership of the state Senate over the continued stall delaying adoption of the state’s long-overdue budget.

July 29, 2010
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Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Speaks About NYS Senator Eric Adams' Commitment to Reform

“I applaud Senator Eric Adams as a “Hero of Reform” for signing the three New York Uprising pledges. This year voters are counting on candidates to commit to specific reforms in advance, as Eric has done. I look forward to working with him to see them swiftly implemented should he be reelected.”

 

—Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch, Founder, NY Uprising

July 27, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 7/21/10

Period: 
07/08/2010 - 07/21/2010
Check Date: 
08/04/2010

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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July 26, 2010
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Public Hearing Schedule: July 2010

This is the latest New York State Public Hearing Schedule for July, 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 July 7, 2010.pdf

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PHC July 16, 2010.pdf

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PHC July 26, 2010.pdf

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PHC July 30, 2010.pdf

July 16, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 07/07/10

Period: 
06/24/2010 - 07/07/2010
Check Date: 
07/21/2010

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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July 9, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 06/23/10

Period: 
06/10/2010 - 06/23/2010
Check Date: 
07/07/2010

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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June 24, 2010
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Senator Dilan Helps to Secure Funding For New York’s Roads and Bridges, Student MetroCards

Senator Martin Malavé Dilan (D-Brooklyn) and Senate colleagues last night passed a budget agreement that funds a 2-year New York State Department of Transportation Capital Plan as well as provides more than $25 million to fund reduced-fare MetroCards for New York City students.

June 22, 2010
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Senate Passes "Questions Hour" Bill Requiring Monthly Public Forums Between The Governor And The Legislature

The State Senate has passed legislation (S7938/Krueger; A11207/Kellner) which will increase dialogue and debate between the Executive and Legislative branches of government, while also opening the door to the public on the strategic direction, financial status, and general governance of the State by establishing a “Governor’s Questions Hour” in the British tradition of “Prime Minister’s Questions.” 

June 15, 2010
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New York State Senate Launches First Mobile Legislative App in Nation

The New York State Senate today announced full availability of its mobile application, "NYSenate Mobile," the first mobile application in the nation developed by a legislative body.  NYSenate Mobile brings New Yorkers closer to their elected officials, making comprehensive access to Senate information and content from all New York State Senators available any time, anywhere in the palm of your hand.  Citizens, staff, and journalists can use the app to search for bill information, contact their Senator, review event calendars, read Senator's blogs, watch archived video of Senate Se

June 15, 2010
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November 30, 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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November 16, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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June 30, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Senate Bill Provides Governor Authority To Fill Lieutenant Governor Vacancy

Governor has authority to nominate replacement,confirmation of Legislature required

June 15, 2010
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Senate Launches First Mobile Legislative App In The Nation

Majority Continues National Leadership on Using Technology to Foster Open Government

June 15, 2010
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You Cut Albany

It is time to return New York State government to you, the people.

June 15, 2010
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March 19, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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March 18, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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