Issues: Legislature

Web Analytics Report 8/30/09 - 9/5/09

NYSenate.gov and Internet Analytics Office of the CIOfor 8/30/09 - 9/5/09

The information below shows the status of the New York Senateʼs web presence as well as an overview of how, in general, of how the Senate is engaging across Social Media.

The website has been experiencing a healthy amount of traffic even though the average level of visits has declined since session finished. The most obvious trend is the peaking of visits during the week and the lulls that occur over the weekend. In Social Media, many Senators have been growing their networks on Twitter and Facebook and have found attention through the most popular, most emailed and most linked sections of nysenate.gov. The online video has also been popular. The live streaming channel has accrued over 1 million viewer minutes watched and both YouTube channels have garnered thousands of views.

Through Crowdsourcing the Senate has engaged constituents and garnered several ideas and thousands of votes.

Internally, the CIOʼs office has been keeping on pace with itʼs development cycle. Nearly 60% of all new features currently requested have been implemented and 70% of all bugs reported have already been fixed. Over 80% of all requests for support have been addressed.

Please direct all feedback to ciodesk@senate.state.ny.us

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September 24, 2009
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Independent Analysis: Foley Top 10 in Bills Passed Last Session

Meaningful legislation marks Foley’s first year as state senator, giving Foley more bills passed than any other freshman senator

September 21, 2009
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Statement from Senator Valesky: Senate Payroll Now Searchable on Web

“Consistent with the rules reform adopted July 9, 2009, the New York State Senate is now making Senate payroll records publically accessible online in a searchable and sortable format. This is another step demonstrating the Senate Majority’s commitment to making state government more open, accountable and transparent for the people it serves.”

 To view the New York State Senate payroll records go to http://www.nysenate.gov/opendata and search “payroll report.”

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September 18, 2009
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Senate G.O.P. Blocks Stronger Albany Ethics Rules

By Danny Hakim and Nicholas Confessore

Feature article in The New York Times

ALBANY— Republicans in the State Senate blocked a plan to overhaul the state’s ethics laws Thursday night, the latest blow to attempts to reform New York’s scandal-prone government.

he vote was taken at a special session of the State Senate as lawmakers also returned to the capital to confirm new leaders for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the state Insurance Department.

September 10, 2009
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Senator Squadron Statement on Comprehensive Ethics Reform

"The Republican opposition to our strong ethics package -- sponsored by myself and Senator Sampson -- and the fact that our conference was down one vote today means we will have to wait for passage.  While it is frustrating to wait, I strongly believe it is better to be able to pass our whole reform package – made up of two crucial bills – than to vote today on a piece of the package and come away with only half the changes we need."

September 10, 2009
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Public Hearing Schedule: September 2009

September 4, 2009
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State looking at several measures to reform Albany

Feature article in Courier-Life Publications

By Stephen Witt

While not quite the new sheriff of Albany, recently elected State Senator Daniel Squadron is beginning to make an impact on possible reforms in Albany.

The freshman lawmaker who was elected last year representing parts of lower Manhattan along withBrooklyn Heights and Carroll Gardens has introduced several bills that have longtime Albany watchdog groups wagging their tail.

September 2, 2009
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Democratic Committee Assignments 2009

September 1, 2009
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2008-09 Joint Legislative Budget Schedule

Schedule for the joint meetings between the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly on the 2008-09 Budget.

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September 1, 2009
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August 31, 2009
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Senator Allocations of Funding to Community Projects (CPFs): 2005-2006

August 27, 2009
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Senator Allocations of Funding to Community Projects (CPFs): 2006-2007

August 27, 2009
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Senator Allocations of Funding to Community Projects (CPFs): 2008-2009

August 27, 2009
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