Bronx, NY – Senator Gustavo Rivera (D, WF-Bronx), Assembly Member Nelson Castro (D-Bronx) and Council Member Fernando Cabrera (D-Bronx) held a Town hall meeting on Wednesday, May 11 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Bronx Works Morris Senior Center. They met with community members to discuss a wide range of local, state and federal issues of concern to the residents of their overlapping districts.
State Senator Hugh T. Farey (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with students from Anne Bagot’s Johnstown High School class on May 9th when they came to Albany for a tour of the Capitol. Those on the tour included: Eric Brower, Jared Brower, Laura Bueltmann, Amanda Cline, MaryBeth DeCuyke, Mallory Hansen, Abigail Heroth, Emma Heroth, Brynn Hlozansky, Alex Hollister, Hannah Keener, Marketa Lapackova, Andrew Licciardi, Pierre Mevel, Brittney Oathout, Tayna Orlyk, Sarah Pinger, Jason Roth, Brett Schlesier, Taylor Smiek and Alexis Swatt.
Albany, N.Y.—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R-C-I, Corning) and Assemblyman Christopher Friend (R, Big Flats) announced today that public libraries in Schuyler, Steuben, Tompkins and Yates counties have been awarded state library construction grants.
The 114th Civilian Observation Patrol is hosting a VIN etching event at the Costco parking lot in Long Island City. This event is being held to help reduce or eliminate profits made my car thieves because they would need to replace the etched glass before being able to sell a stolen vehicle. VIN etching increases the odds of recovering stolen cars by police. Most insurance companies give a discount if you have this done to your car.
Advice from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Governor Andrew Cuomo
New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) has released the following statement in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s People First Campaign:
“It’s appalling to know that as rent stabilization and rent control laws are set to expire next month, Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared that the top priorities for his agenda include three other issues: same-sex marriage, a property tax cap, and ethics reform.
Our rent stabilization and rent control laws protect 2.5 million New Yorkers – many poor and needy, and mostly Black and Hispanics. These families depend upon rent protection for affordable housing
Senator Skelos is pictured speaking at the State of New York Police Officers Memorial Remembrance Ceremony on May 10, 2011, honoring 15 police officers who died in the line of duty or from 9/11-related illnesses. Their names were added to the State Police Officers Memorial at the Empire State Plaza.