Issues: Miscellaneous

With 90-degree plus temperatures expected across the state, agencies issue reminders on extreme heat precautions, pet safety, other tips ~ Read more

Safety reminders are being issued by various local, federal and state agencies as 90-plus degree temperatures are expected across New York State.  

From the Ithaca Journal: "With hot, sunny days finally on the forecast this week, be careful of leaving pets in the car, even for just a few minutes. On an 80 or 90-degree day, in just 10 minutes, the temperature can rise over 100 degrees in a car. Cracking the window often doesn’t make much of a difference..."

July 29, 2015
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Heat Wave Safety Tips

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July 28, 2015
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SENATOR LANZA ADVISES NEW YORKERS TO STAY SAFE IN SUMMER HEAT

Senator Andrew Lanza today urged New Yorkers to take precautions as high temperatures and humidity are being predicted throughout New York State this week. Temperatures are expected to top 90 degrees over the next few days in communities across the state. 

“Temperatures are expected to climb significantly across the state this week, and it’s important for New Yorkers to take appropriate precautions,” Senator Lanza said. “I encourage everyone to remain indoors when possible, stay hydrated, and check on any neighbors who may need assistance. Together, we can make sure that everyone stays safe during the period of extreme heat.”

July 28, 2015
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SENATOR CARLUCCI TO KICK OFF POVERTY HEARINGS IN ROCKLAND

Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Social Services will host a series of hearings throughout New York State on poverty. The first hearing will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at the Pearl River Library, located at 80 Franklin Avenue, in Pearl River, NY, at 1 p.m.

July 28, 2015
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What Can Be Done to Prevent Cyber Attacks in the Future?

Cyber crime and cyber terrorism are currently the fastest growing threats to individuals in the United States. Statistics show that cyber crime has now surpassed illegal drug trafficking as a way for criminals to profit. Our digital infrastructure is being compromised every day and as such, it has never been more vital to protect ourselves and our personal information from the threat of cyber attack.

July 28, 2015
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Senator Ortt Presents Proclamation at Revolutionary War Event

The Daughters of the Revolutionary War held its 115th Dysinger Family Reunion Sunday afternoon where Corporal Nicholas Deissinger was honored with a plaque in his memory. Corporal Deissinger fought in the Revolutionary War. Senator Ortt was on hand to take part in this historic commemoration, and presented the family with a proclamation. Read the full article from the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

July 27, 2015
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Media Advisory: Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins to be Guest on Capitol Pressroom and Capital Tonight

Albany, NY - Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins will be a guest on The Capitol Pressroom this morning at 11:06 AM and again this evening on Capital Tonight airing at 8:00 PM & 11:30 PM.

WHAT: Interviews on The Capitol Pressroom & on Capital Tonight

WHO: Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins

WHEN: Monday, July 27, 2015 - The Capitol Pressroom at 11:06 AM, Capital Tonight, airing at 8:00 PM & 11:30 PM.

July 27, 2015
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July 27, 2015
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DONALD TRUMP, BILL CLINTON Y JOE BIDEN: ¿CUAL ES LA DIFERENCIA?

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABERPor el Senador Rev. Ruben DiazDistrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New York718-991-3161

DONALD TRUMP, BILL CLINTON Y JOE BIDEN:  ¿CUAL ES LA DIFERENCIA?

Usted debe saber que últimamente todos los cañones politicos, comentarios, programas televisivos, radiales y criticos se han concentrado en la persona de Donald Trump, el billonario empresario que aspira a la Presidencia de la Nación Americana.

July 27, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS COMMUNITY BBQ IN THE TOWN OF GREENVILLE

(Middletown, NY)-Senator  Bonacic  was pleased to join friends and neighbors for a community BBQ in the Town of Greenville this past Saturday. Not only did the food taste good but the weather was perfect, allowing more residents to come out and enjoy themselves.

July 27, 2015
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column 'From the Capitol' ~ for the week of July 27, 2015 ~ 'Finding a ride in rural New York'

Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key challenges and issues facing the Legislature, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more. Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

This week, "Finding a ride in rural New York"

[see attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in The Leader on July 26, 2015]

July 27, 2015
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Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, and Joseph Biden: What’s the Difference?

What You Should Know By Senator Rev Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District 718-991-3161 Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, and Joseph Biden: What’s the Difference? You should know that lately all political guns, political commentaries, radio and television pundits have all aimed their sites on the person, Donald Trump, a real estate mogul and billionaire who is a Presidential Candidate for our nation.

July 27, 2015
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Senator Serrano Commends the City for Reaching Over 400,000 IDNYC Enrollments

(New York, NY)- Senator Serrano applauded Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on the success of the IDNYC program, with over 400,000 New Yorkers, or 5.5% of eligible City residents, already having an IDNYC card. IDNYC launched six months ago and is now the largest municipal ID program in the country. 

July 27, 2015
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New Law Permits Rifles for Deer Hunting in Genesee County

Governor Cuomo has signed Senator Ranzenhofer's bill into law, allowing the use of rifles for big game hunting in Genesee County.  Last fall, the Genesee County Legislature and the Genesee County Federation of Sportsman Club requested the special legislation.

Photo: Senator Ranzenhofer presents a ceremonial pen certificate to representatives of the Genesee County Federation of Sportsman Club.

July 27, 2015
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Senator Serrano Celebrates the 2015 Bronx Dominican Day Parade

(Bronx, NY)- Senator Serrano marched in the annual Bronx Dominican Day Parade, which took place along the Grand Concourse, south from East Tremont Avenue to East 167th Street in the Bronx. The parade, which is widely attended by thousands of people across all nationalities,  honors and celebrates the history and culture of the Dominican people.  

July 26, 2015
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