In an effort to more effectively advocate for the needs and concerns of their constituents, the five New York senators representing Westchester County will convene a public hearing to assess the priorities and impacts of Governor Paterson’s proposed SFY 2010-2011 budget on the residents, communities, organizations and elected officials of Westchester. Senator Suzi Oppenheimer chairs the Westchester Senate delegation, which includes Senators Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Jeff Klein, Vincent Leibell, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.
Come join Senator Addabbo at his second Job Fair on Friday, April 9, 2010 at Aqueduct Racetrack located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd in South Ozone Park. Call Pete in my district office at 718-738-1111 for more information.
The New York State Senate confirmed 36 appointees to key boards today, including members to the New York State Department of Labor, Advisory Council to the Commission on Quality of Care & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, Board of Visitors of the Rochester Psychiatric Center, and Metropolitan Transportation Authority, among many other entities.
The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation hosted their 4th Annual Labor Heroes Celebration on March 5th, 2010 at The Meadowbrook. Pictured in this photograph is Paul Ellis-Graham, President of the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation, Robert Itzla on behalf of Senator John Bonacic, William Riccaldo, Executive Vice-President of the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation and Tony Cellini, Town of Thompson Supervisor.
On March 5th, 2010 the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation hosted their 4th Annual Labor Heroes Celebration at The Meadowbrook in New Windsor, NY, to honor the outstanding contributions of labor activists and leaders in our region.
Pictured above are Tony Cellini, Town of Thompson Supervisor, Colleen C. Gardner, Acting NYS Labor Commissioner, Robert Itzla representing Senator John Bonacic, and Linda Cellini.
Group Calls on MTA, Port Authority to Improve E-ZPass Customer Service and Reverse Illegal Firings
STATEN ISLAND, NY – Senator Diane J. Savino, Assemblywoman Janelle Hyer-Spencer, representatives from Assemblyman Matt Titone’s and Councilwoman Debi Rose’s office, stood today in front of the E-Z Pass call center to protest the recent firing of 14 E-Z Pass Workers and to demand better customer service for E-Z Pass customers.
Aubertine: Legislature should focus on promoting agriculture, not adding mandates on farmers
ALBANY (March 1, 2010)—The New York State Senate’s Agriculture Committee held a public hearing today to gather testimony on the proposed Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act, after which Committee Chair Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine called for a pro-active agenda to grow our state’s agriculture industry.
On Thursday, February 18th, Senator Robach announced a new jobs initiative program designed to improve New York’s business climate, reduce taxes, and help employers create new jobs for workers across the State. Joining Senator Robach for the announcement was Todd Hockenberger, Corporate Vice President, PGM Corporation; Sandy Parker, President and CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance; Jodie Perry, President and CEO, Greece Chamber of Commerce; and Matt Hurlbutt, Managing Director, Business Development.