Issues: Miscellaneous

Members of the Delaware County Youth Bureau Visit Senator Bonacic

Members of the Delaware County Youth Bureau visited with Senator John Bonacic today to discuss their issues. Pictured (from L-R); Senator John Bonacic, Alyana Haywood,  Annie Lecompte, Sara Yambur and Lara Yambur, Youth Program Director.

February 14, 2012
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Members of the Orange County Youth Bureau Visit Senator Bonacic

Members of the Orange County Youth Bureau visited with Senator John Bonacic today to discuss their issues. Pictured (from L-R); Jonathan Gomez, Rachel R. Wilson, Youth Program Technician, Carol Chichester, Director, Amanda Allspach and Senator John Bonacic.

February 14, 2012
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DAILY LEWISBORO: SENATOR BALL PAYS VISIT TO LEWISBORO SENIORS

 

by Bob Dumas

SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) stopped by the Lewisboro Adult Seniors’ weekly meeting at the South Salem Firehouse on Wednesday to meet with its leaders and discuss the group’s problems and needs.

February 14, 2012
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March 3, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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GOV. CUOMO: SENATOR RITCHIE IS 'MAKING A BIG MARK' ON STATE GOVERNMENT

Gov. Cuomo singled out Senator Ritchie at a recent event, saying the freshman lawmaker was "making a mark" on the capital once known for dysfunction, but now seen as getting things done for hardworking taxpayers.

February 14, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL GIVES KEYNOTE SPEECH AT VETERANS’ MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING INITIATIVE

 

Urges swift passage of TBI/PTSD ID Card Bill.

***Friday, February 17th at 8:00 a.m.***

February 14, 2012
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Accepts Invitation to Rally for Traditional Marriage in Trenton

February 14, 2012

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Accepts Invitation to Rally for Traditional Marriage in Trenton

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and fellow Ministers from the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization have accepted an invitation to travel to the New Jersey State Legislature in Trenton to join New Jersey ministers in support of Traditional Marriage. The Pentecostal ministers will depart from the Bronx on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 9AM from the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue (between Jennings and Freeman Avenues).

February 14, 2012
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Accepts Invitation to Rally for Traditional Marriage in Trenton

February 14, 2012

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Accepts Invitation to Rally for Traditional Marriage in Trenton

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and fellow Ministers from the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization have accepted an invitation to travel to the New Jersey State Legislature in Trenton to join New Jersey ministers in support of Traditional Marriage. The Pentecostal ministers will depart from the Bronx on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 9AM from the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue (between Jennings and Freeman Avenues).

February 14, 2012
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FreshDirect leaving Long Island City for the Bronx

An article by the Queens Courier talks about the decision by the Queens based produce supplier, Fresh Direct, to stay in New York City. Although glad that Fresh Direct has decided to stay in the city and not move to New Jersey, Senator Gianaris is disappointed that they will most likely be relocating from Queens to the Bronx.

After flirting with a move to New Jersey, a Queens produce supplier has accepted a fresh offer – and will most likely relocate to the Bronx.

 

FreshDirect, an online fresh food grocer, will uproot from its operations in Long Island City and leave the borough for larger facilities, according to a joint statement from Governor Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on February 7.

February 14, 2012
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I-Team: Lawmaker Wants Answers in Botched C-Section

NBC 4 covered a story on the need for greater regulations and oversight in New York hospitals in light of a mismanaged incident regarding a C-section procedure that was performed on a woman who was not pregnant. Senator Gianaris was interviewed for the story.

Watch the interview here.

February 14, 2012
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SENATE PASSES BILL TO INCREASE PENALTIES FOR STALKING


The New York State Senate today passed a bill, sponsored by Senator Carl L. Marcellino, that would increase the penalties for stalking (S. 924A). An estimated 3.4 million people are victims of stalking in the United States each year.

"The obsessive nature of stalkers is unimaginable until you have suffered as the target of their endless pursuit,” said Senator Marcellino. “Stalking is a serious and potentially life-threatening crime. It changes the lives of the people who are victimized forever. This heinous behavior often proves lethal and the punishment must fit the crime.”

February 14, 2012
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Senator Farley Salutes Presidents' Day

As Presidents' Day and local schools' February break approach, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) suggests families may want to visit the recently renovated Hall of Governors at the State Capitol in Albany to learn more about Presidential connections to New York State.

"Did you know that a number of Presidents have been closely associated with the history of New York State?" Senator Farley asked. "Martin Van Buren, Millard Fillmore, Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt were all New Yorkers. Presidents Van Buren, Cleveland and both Roosevelts had each served as Governor of New York."

February 14, 2012
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YOUR VOICE WITH SENATOR GREG BALL 2/6/12

Feb 06, 2012 -- Senator Greg Ball discusses Hospitals, Health Insurance, Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce, Senior Citizens

February 14, 2012
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