Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Farley Hears Constitutional Concerns

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) met with representatives from area churches at the annual convention of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms in Albany on March 18th. Members of the Adirondack Baptist Church in Gloversville meet with Senator Farley and discuss their concerns.

March 21, 2014
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Senator Farley Greets New Yorkers

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) met with representatives from area churches at the annual convention of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms in Albany on March 18th.Senator Farley greets Nathan Petersen of Adirondack Baptist Church of Gloversville.

March 21, 2014
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Senate Passes Resolution Making March 18th Fort Drum Day

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting individuals from Fort Drum on March 18th when the New York State Senate declared the day as Fort Drum Day in a resolution that passed unanimously. He met Brig. Gen. Michael L. Howard, acting senior commander of Fort Drum and 10th Mountain Division when Howard went to the Senate floor. 

March 21, 2014
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Senator Farley Salutes Fort Drum Soldiers

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting individuals from Fort Drum on March 18th when the New York State Senate declared the day as Fort Drum Day in a resolution that passed unanimously. Senator Farley greeted Commander Sgt. Maj. David Martel of the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division on March 18th. 

March 21, 2014
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Senator Farley Talks with Glencliff Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting fifth grade students from Glencliff Elementary School, Niskayuna Central School District, when they came to the Capitol on March 18th for a tour.Students in Chris Cipriano’s class were on the tour.

March 21, 2014
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Senator Farley Greets Glencliff Elementary

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting fifth grade students from Glencliff Elementary School, Niskayuna Central School District, when they came to the Capitol on March 18th for a tour. Students in Nicole Melfe’s class  were on the tour. 

March 21, 2014
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Senator Farley Salutes Glencliff Elementary

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting fifth grade students from Glencliff Elementary School, Niskayuna Central School District, when they came to the Capitol on March 18th for a tour. On the tour were students from Beth Montrello's class.

March 21, 2014
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Senator Espaillat Stands With Advocates For Justice For Hit-And-Run Victims

In 2011, 23-year-old Josbel Rivera was struck and killed in a hit-and-run fatality. The driver who took Josbel Rivera's life can't escape appropriate charges simply because the weapon involved was a car. We owe it to Josbel to develop stronger enforcement and smarter policies for keeping our streets safe.

March 21, 2014
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SENATOR GALLIVAN INVITES NOMINATIONS FOR PRESTIGIOUS “WOMAN OF DISTINCTION” AWARD

Annual New York State Senate Program Honors Women’s Outstanding Contributions to the 59th Senate District

March 20, 2014
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ENCOURAGING COLD WAR VETERANS TO APPLY FOR STATE RECOGNITION CERTIFICATE

State Senator Mike Nozzolio is encouraging local servicemen and women to apply for a State program that gives recognition to our valued veterans who served our Nation during the Cold War.“It has long been my belief that there is no greater debt of honor than that which every American citizen owes to the

March 20, 2014
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA'S ANNUAL SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCE FAIR

Click here for information about presentations and round table discussions. 

April 4, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES PRESENTATIONS AND ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS AT ANNUAL SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCE FAIR

Please see the attached document for a list of presentations and round table discussions at Senator Lanza's Annual Special Needs Resource Fair on April 4, 2014. 

 

 

March 20, 2014
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Senator O'Mara, colleagues join Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup during 'Motorsports Appreciation Week'

Albany, N.Y., March 20— State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) today joined Governor Andrew Cuomo, legislative colleagues and Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup at a press conference in the New York State Museum to help celebrate “Motorsports Appreciation Week” and unveil a New York State Motorsports Exhibit in the Empire State Plaza.

It was also announced that New York’s first-ever Ferrari Challenge will take place this September at Watkins Glen International.  The Ferrari Challenge is scheduled for September 19-21. 

March 20, 2014
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Deadline for submitting a 'Women of Distinction' nomination is Monday, March 24, 2014

Elmira, N.Y., March 20—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) reminded area residents today that the deadline for submitting a nomination for the Senate's 17th annual "Women of Distinction" program to honor local women making outstanding contributions to area communities is next Monday, March 24, 2014.

March 20, 2014
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Senator Golden meets with Guha Bala, one of the founders of Vicarious Visions

Senator Golden meets with Guha Bala, one of the founders of Vicarious Visions. Vicarious Visions is a major creator of games for computers and play stations and other devices. Golden is sponsoring legislation to incentive a major expansion in the game development industry in New York, which is currently one-ninth the size of California's.

March 20, 2014
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Senator Montgomery Salutes Adelaide L. Sanford for Her Committment to Excellence in Education and Her Invaluable Contributions to New York Children

LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Adelaide L. Sanford upon the occasion of being honored in conjunction with Women's History Month 2014 in the State of New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to those women of achievement within the Empire State who have made strong contributions to their communities and who inspire others through their model citizenship; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its longstanding traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend Adelaide L. Sanford upon the occasion of being honored in conjunction with Women's History Month 2014 in the State of New York; and

March 20, 2014
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SEN. BALL & GOV. CUOMO ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT AND HOST CEREMONIAL SIGNING OF 6% SET ASIDE FOR SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABLED VETERANS

Albany, N.Y.  – 03/20/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) and Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced an agreement on legislation to facilitate the awarding of state contracts to disabled veterans. Governor Andrew Cuomo hosted a ceremonial bill signing for the legislation at today’s New York State Veterans and Military Families Summit in Albany, NY.

March 20, 2014
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Swans teach life lessons

The mute swan may not speak for itself, but it doesn't need to. It's got friends.

March 20, 2014
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Ranzenhofer announces Earth Day Poster Contest

Encourages kids in grades K-6 to help promote environmental awareness

Senator Mike Ranzenhofer today encouraged local student entries for the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest, a statewide competition that raises student awareness of recycling and waste reduction.

 

“The New York State Senate takes this opportunity to celebrate the great strides New York has made in helping to improve our environment.  By educating students about the importance of recycling, they can be a part of the many New Yorkers who are already helping to make a difference,” said Ranzenhofer.

 

March 20, 2014
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