Issues: Military Affairs

West Point Day 2010

Senators Adams and Larkin talk about the service, sacrifice, honor and excellence of the cadets at West Point.

April 28, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Senator Eric Adams, Chair 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Room 915 LOB

May 11, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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LOCAL WAR HEROES RECEIVE HIGH MILITARY HONORS

On Friday, April 16th, I presented fourteen local war veterans with military awards sanctioned by the State of New York – the Conspicuous Service Cross, New York’s highest military honor, the Conspicuous Service Star, and the Medal for Merit.

April 20, 2010
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Election Reforms Ensure Absentee and Affidavit Votes Are Counted, Improves Election Administration

For Immediate Release

Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485

(Albany, NY) Today, The New York State Senate passed a package of election reforms to improve the absentee and affidavit voting process and election administration. These bills underscore the Senate Majority’s commitment to delivering an inclusive, reliable and efficient electoral process to the voters of New York.

April 15, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Veterans, Homeland Security, Military Affairs

Senate Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Senator Eric Adams, Chair 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 20, 2010 Room 915 LOB

April 20, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Aubertine Bill Would Promote Fishing Events for Veterans

 

Legislation provides for free temporary licenses to use fishing as rehab for military personnel

WATERTOWN (April 1, 2010)—With trout and salmon fishing season beginning today, State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said he is pushing legislation (S.7041) that would encourage more fishing events as physical and emotional rehabilitation for veterans or active duty members of the armed forces.

April 1, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Expresses Grief and Sympathy; Assures New Yorkers that Everything is Being Done to Protect Our State Following the Terrorist Subway Bombings in Moscow

MEDIA ADVISORY

NYS Senator Eric Adams Expresses Grief and Sympathy; Assures New Yorkers that Everything is Being Done to Protect Our State Following the Terrorist Subway Bombings in Moscow

March 29, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams to Host 4th Homeland Security Business Roundtable to Develop Strategies to Combat Terrorism and Promote Other Homeland Security Issues

PRESS ADVISORY

NYS Senator Eric Adams to Host 4th Homeland Security Business Roundtable to Develop Strategies to Combat Terrorism and Promote Other Homeland Security Issues

March 16, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams and Majority Colleagues: Save Soldiers’ Homes By Protecting Service Members Who Face Foreclosure

MEDIA ADVISORY 

NYS Senator Eric Adams and Majority Colleagues: Save Soldiers’ Homes By Protecting Service Members Who Face Foreclosure

March 16, 2010
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Warrior Family Assitance Program

Familes of Servicemembers and Veteran's should check out the Warrior's Family Assistance Program: http://bit.ly/crXEIt

The American Legion is generously providing grants to help out the families of our warriors.

March 16, 2010
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Veterans, Homeland Security, Military Affairs Meeting: March 9, 2010

UPDATE: (rev.3/9/10, 2pm)

 

All the nominations from the committee passed. 

 

Brigadier General Patrick Murphy answered questions from members attending the committee meeting.

 

S.1384 Stavisky (held at the request of the sponsor)S.4025C Foley (held at the request of the sponsor)S. 5347 Leibell - referred to FinanceS.6041 Foley- reported to First Reading Calendar

 

March 15, 2010
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Senator Adams and TWU President Urge MTA to Rescind Cuts that Will Reduce Passenger Safety and Decrease Security Against Terrorism

PRESS ADVISORY

Senator Eric Adams, Chair Of The NYS Senate Homeland Security Committee, and TWU President John Samuelsen Cite this Year’s Al Qaeda Plot To Detonate a Bomb In The NYC Subway and Urge The MTA to Rescind Cuts that Will Reduce Passenger Safety and Decrease Security Against Terrorism  

March 13, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Senator Eric Adams, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Room 123 CAP

March 9, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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