Issues: Legislature

Valesky’s Independent Redistricting Legislation Clears Another Hurdle

ALBANY, N.Y.—Independent redistricting reform legislation sponsored by Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) was approved by the State Senate Elections Committee today without opposition.

Today’s vote represents another milestone--versions of independent redistricting plans have been introduced in the Senate and Assembly in the past five years, but did not advance through any committee.

May 25, 2010
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Public Hearing Schedule: May 2010

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

May 25, 2010
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Member Directory as of 5/20/10

This is the New York State Senate Directory of Senator Offices and contact information.
May 24, 2010
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May 19, 2010
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5/17/2010: Senator Huntley Supports Resolution Honoring Lance Orton

LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Lance Orton for his heroic actions that played a crucial role in saving the lives of many New Yorkers and visitors to our State on May 1, 2010

WHEREAS, Protecting the safety and security of all New Yorkers as well as those who visit the Empire State is an essential priority and requires each and every person to be attentive, vigilant, and alert to potential threats to the public safety; and

May 16, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 5/12/10

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04/29/2010 - 05/12/2010
Check Date: 
05/26/2010

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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May 14, 2010
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May 10, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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STACHOWSKI & SENATE TASK FORCE TARGET DOT SUSPICIOUS OVERTIME

5/5/10

STACHOWSKI & SENATE TASK FORCE TARGET DOT SUSPICIOUS OVERTIMETask Force Tipped Off On Whistleblower Website; Probes Officials on Wasteful Spending 

May 5, 2010
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SENATE TASK FORCE TARGETS DOT SUSPICIOUS OVERTIME

Task Force Reveals Whistleblower Website Tip; Probes Officials on Wasteful Spending

 

May 4, 2010
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Senator Schneiderman, District Attorney Vance, Assemblyman Kellner Announce Major Reforms To Combat Public Corruption

On the eve of Reform Day in the Capitol, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., State Senator Eric Schneiderman and Assembly Member Micah Kellner today announced the introduction of the Public Corruption Prevention and Enforcement Act (S.7707), legislation to both prosecute and prevent public corruption in New York State.

May 4, 2010
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Senate Committee Approves Groundbreaking Independent Redistricting Legislation

ALBANY, N.Y.—The State Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee approved independent redistricting reform legislation sponsored by Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida). This legislation would eliminate the practice of partisan gerrymandering of New York State Congressional, State Senate, and State Assembly districts, giving residents a clear voice in their representation.

May 4, 2010
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Payroll Report - End Date 04/28/10

Period: 
04/15/2010 - 04/28/2010
Check Date: 
05/12/2010

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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April 29, 2010
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Forum/Town Hall: Senate Task Force on Government Efficiency Examines spending at the New York State Department of Transportation

Senate Task Force on Government EfficiencyChair:    Senator Jeffrey KleinPublic Forum:    Examining spending at the New York State Department of TransportationPlace:    Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany,  New YorkTime:    1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.Contact:    Gwendolyn Bluemich (518) 455-3598Media Contact:    Gwen Rocco (518) 455-3588ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

May 5, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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NYS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WASTED $200 MILLION OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS

Led by Senator Klein, Task Force on Government Efficiency Unveils Millions in Potential Savings

 

April 20, 2010
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Public Hearing Schedule: April 2010

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

April 19, 2010
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KLEIN ANNOUNCES NEW WHISTLEBLOWER WEBPAGE TO EXPOSE GOVERNMENT WASTE

NEW YORK, NY –State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced Monday that the Senate Task Force on Government Efficiency has launched a new webpage where New Yorkers can anonymously submit their ideas, suggestions and feedback on how the state can conserve resources in this tough fiscal time, as well as to report any suspected wasteful government spending or abuse of tax dollars.

 

http://www.nysenate.gov/committee/task-force-government-efficiency

 

April 19, 2010
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April 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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April 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Payroll Report - End Date 04/14/10

Period: 
04/01/2010 - 04/14/2010
Check Date: 
04/28/2010

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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April 15, 2010
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