Issues: Cities

INCREASING INNER-CITY ACCESS TO FRESH FARM PRODUCE

Senate Passes Klein Bill to Help NYS Local Farmers Deliver Produce in Urban Areas

 

ALBANY, NY – State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced on Monday that the Senate passed his legislation to increase New Yorkers’ access to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. Klein’s bill (S.6203/NYS Assembly same-as A.6408/Ortiz) authorizes the NYS Urban Development Corporation to offer loans and grants to local and regional farmers, making it easier for them to distribute and transport produce to grocery stores and green markets.

June 14, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Cities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Cities Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 Room 610 LOB

June 8, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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SENATOR KLEIN FIGHTS TO SAVE COMMUNITY GARDENS

Senate Passes Klein Bill to Support Local Gardens, Helping New Yorkers Maintain Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

 

ALBANY, NY – Deputy Majority Leader State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced Thursday that the NYS State Senate passed his bill to provide continued support for local community gardens. Senator Klein’s bill helps support the efforts of many New Yorkers to use these gardens to grow low-cost, fresh fruits and vegetables, and build stronger community and neighborhood bonds.

 

May 27, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Cities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Cities Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Room 610 LOB

May 25, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Senate Approves Members To Key Economic And Urban Development Positions, Authorities And Appeals Boards

The New York State Senate confirmed five appointees to key boards today, including members to the Economic Development Corporation, New York State Department of Economic Development, Urban Development Corporation, Battery Park City Authority, Industrial Board of Appeals, Port of Oswego Authority and New York Convention Center Operating Corporation.

May 12, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Cities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Cities Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Room 610 LOB

May 11, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Committee Meeting: 4/27/2010: Senate Committee on Cities

Senate Standing Committee on Cities Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Room 610, LOB

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April 27, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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SENATE PASSES KLEIN BILL TO HELP CITIES RAISE REVENUE ON DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES

Senator Klein’s Bill Estimated to Raise More Than $50 Million for Local Governments this Year

April 13, 2010
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Committee Meeting: 4/13/2010: Senate Committee on Cities

Senate Standing Committee on Cities Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 Room 610 LOB

April 13, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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March 23, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Sen. Aubertine Stands Up For OCF, Upstate Correctional Facilities

Sen. Aubertine and OCF Task Force Chairman and Ogdensburg Journal Editor and Publisher Charles W. Kelly

ALBANY (March 23, 2010)--State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that while the Senate's budget proposal would protect the Ogdensburg Correctional Facility from closing now and into the future, this important news is not the end of our fight to save the facility from closure.

March 23, 2010
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Senator Aubertine: Senate Budget Proposal Would Save OCF

Budget resolution released today includes language to restore facility, 287 jobs

March 22, 2010
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WESTCHESTER RESIDENTS SPEAK OUT ON STATE BUDGET

Senator Klein and Westchester Delegation Hold Public Budget Hearing

WHITE PLAINS, NY- State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and the NYS Senate's Westchester Delegation listened to more than two-dozen Westchester residents, community groups, businesses, and local elected officials at a public budget hearing in Greenburgh on Friday. Community members expressed their concerns regarding high property taxes, the burden of the MTA Payroll tax, potential cuts in state aid to municipalities, and a wide range of other issues.

March 19, 2010
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Committee Meeting: 3/09/2010: Senate Committee on Cities

Senate Standing Committee on Cities Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Room 610 LOB

March 9, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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NYS Senator Foley comments on new Govt. Efficiency Task Force 3/2/10

March 2, 2010: NYS Senator Brian Foley comments on the creation of the bi-partisan Government Efficiency Task Force. Chaired by Deputy Senate Majority Leader Jeff Klein, the twelve member task force of which Sen. Foley is a member will conduct a statewide investigation into the spending practices of state agencies and operations to uncover areas of administrative inefficiencies and government waste.

March 3, 2010
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Committee Meeting: 2/23/2010: Cities Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Cities Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Room 609, LOB

February 23, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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February 22, 2010
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