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Yonkers’ State Delegation Honors Yonkers Native and ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Co-Creator Patrick Quinn for Raising Awareness about ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease

(Albany - March 3rd) The state delegation that represents Yonkers, Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Senator George Latimer, Assembly Member Shelley Mayer and Assembly Member Gary Pretlow, honored Yonkers native Patrick Quinn for raising awareness about ALS and the Ice Bucket Challenge. Quinn and a friend, Peter Frates of Boston, are credited with co-creating the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS, that in 2014, spread like wildfire on social media.

March 3, 2015
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES OPENING OF 80 NEW FREE TAX ASSISTANCE SITES

Expanded Program Offers More Than 900 Free Sessions Statewide, Targets Assistance to Low-Income New Yorkers

Senator Andrew Lanza recently announced the launch of a greatly-expanded network of free tax filing assistance sites across New York. The State is offering 942 free sessions to New Yorkers – a 400 percent increase over last year – at 80 locations statewide. Each site is staffed by State Department of Taxation and Finance tax experts who are available to assist low-income New Yorkers with electronically filing their 2014 taxes.

March 3, 2015
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES OPENING OF 80 NEW FREE TAX ASSISTANCE SITES

Expanded Program Offers More Than 900 Free Sessions Statewide, Targets Assistance to Low-Income New Yorkers

Senator Andrew Lanza recently announced the launch of a greatly-expanded network of free tax filing assistance sites across New York. The State is offering 942 free sessions to New Yorkers – a 400 percent increase over last year – at 80 locations statewide. Each site is staffed by State Department of Taxation and Finance tax experts who are available to assist low-income New Yorkers with electronically filing their 2014 taxes.

March 3, 2015
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES OPENING OF 80 NEW FREE TAX ASSISTANCE SITES

Expanded Program Offers More Than 900 Free Sessions Statewide, Targets Assistance to Low-Income New Yorkers

Senator Andrew Lanza recently announced the launch of a greatly-expanded network of free tax filing assistance sites across New York. The State is offering 942 free sessions to New Yorkers – a 400 percent increase over last year – at 80 locations statewide. Each site is staffed by State Department of Taxation and Finance tax experts who are available to assist low-income New Yorkers with electronically filing their 2014 taxes.

March 3, 2015
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Senator Farley Meets Local 4-H Educator

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting local 4-H students and 4-H educators at the annual 4-H Legislative Breakfast on March 3rd in Albany. The breakfast, as part of 4-H Capital Days, gives youth an opportunity to meet and interact with legislators and tell their 4-H story, create an awareness of career opportunities in New York State government, better understand state government, and network with delegates from other counties. Senator Farley meets Fulton-Montgomery 4-H Educator MacKenzie Moore.

 

March 3, 2015
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Senator Farley Salutes 4-H

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting local 4-H students and 4-H educators at the annual 4-H Legislative Breakfast on March 3rd in Albany.

March 3, 2015
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2015 Constituent Questionnaire

On January 2, I officially took the oath of office as your representative in the New York State Senate. Together, I believe we can make New York a better place for our families to live and work.

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March 3, 2015
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On Friday March 6th, Your Presence Is Important

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District(718) 991-3161On Friday March 6th, Your Presence Is Important

You should know that this Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9AM, I will be participating in a Breakfast Meeting to deal with some of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s education proposals – especially the Education Investment in Tax Credit – and  I am extending an invitation to you to attend.

This Breakfast Meeting will be completely free, and will take place in the St. Athanasius School Gymnasium, located at 830 Southern Boulevard, on the corner of Intervale Avenue, in Bronx County.

Your presence is important!  We need to work together.

March 3, 2015
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SENATOR MARCELLINO INVITES NOMINEES FOR 2015 "WOMEN OF DISTINCTION"

Annual Program Honors Women's Contributions to Our Community

March 3, 2015
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Queens County St. Patrick's Day Parade

The 40th Annual Queens County St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place on March 7, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Beach 129th Street and Newport Avenue in Far Rockaway. The senator will march.

March 7, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Senator Sanders to Debut Mobile Office

State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) will be debuting his mobile office this Friday, March 6, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Baisley Houses Community Center, 116-80 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica. The senator invites his constituents to meet with him and share their questions, concerns and suggestions.

March 6, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Senator Venditto's Pet Food Drive

Senator Michael Venditto is partnering with Long Island Cares and their Baxter’s PET PANTRY to collect pet food. Baxter’s PET PANTRY has distributed nearly one million pounds of pet food, all of which has been donated through pet food drives like this one. Please help by donating any of the following needed items:

March 2, 12:00 AM - March 31, 12:00 AM
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Senator Sanders to Debut Mobile Office

State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) will be debuting his mobile office this Friday, March 6, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Baisley Houses Community Center, 116-80 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica. The senator invites his constituents to meet with him and share their questions, concerns and suggestions.

March 3, 2015
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LANZA, MALLIOTAKIS CONTINUE FIGHT TO EXPAND TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Today, State Sen. Andrew Lanza (R,C,I-Staten Island) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I – Staten Island/Brooklyn) held a press conference in the New York State Capitol highlighting the need to expand New York’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) to help middle-class families with the growing expense of higher education.

March 2, 2015
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Senator Sanders Presents a FREE "Women in Power" Worshop

State Senator James Sanders Jr. will present a free "Women in Power" workshop on Saturday, March 14, as part of Women's History Month.  It will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 122-05 Smith Street in Jamaica.

March 14, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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BILL COSPONSORED BY FUNKE SETTING TERM LIMITS ON LEGISLATIVE LEADERS PASSES SENATE

Legislation holds Senate President, Assembly Speaker, Senate Minority Leader, Assembly Minority Leader, and committee chairs to terms of no more than eight years.

March 2, 2015
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Living Word Academy Visits Albany

On February 26, 2015, students from Living Word Academy toured the Capitol and met with Senator John A. DeFrancisco.  

March 2, 2015
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O'Mara seeking nominations for Senate's 18th Annual 'Women of Distinction' tribute ~ March is Women's History Month

Elmira, N.Y., March 2—March is Women’s History Month and State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) announced today that he is seeking nominations for the Senate's 18th annual "Women of Distinction" program to honor local women making outstanding contributions to area communities.

March 2, 2015
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DYCD Begins Accepting Applications for New York City's Summer Youth Employment Program - City Residents Ages 14-24 May Apply for Lottery Until Friday, April 10

The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong today announced that DYCD will accept applications for the 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) from Monday, March 2 through Friday, April 10, 2015. SYEP, the nation’s largest summer youth employment initiative, provides New York City young people between the ages of 14 and 24 with up to six weeks of entry-level experience at worksites in all five boroughs. Participants are selected by lottery for the program, which runs from July 6 through August 15.

March 2, 2015
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