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Senator Maziarz's Weekly Update on "Your Voice"

Senator Maziarz talks about Buffalo Bills Alumnus Thurman Thomas Event, Nik Wallenda on Good Morning America, Mother's Day Canal Walk, and the Hogs and Heroes Benefit.

May 25, 2012
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SENATE PASSES LEGISLATION WHICH MAKES VIEWING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY A FELONY

Bill closes loophole after Court of Appeals ruling that it is not a crime

May 25, 2012
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May 25, 2012
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THE PATCH: BALL: INSURANCE INDUSTRY ‘SCREWING OVER’ PATIENTS

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

At a Thursday press conference calling for tighter regulation of insurance companies, state Sen. Greg Ball had choice words for the industry.

May 25, 2012
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DAILY CROTON: CROTON VETERANS HONORED IN ALBANY

 

by Jessica Glenza

ALBANY, N.Y. – Croton resident Eugene Parrotta was inducted into the New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, by Senator Greg Ball (R-Patterson). Once a year, each New York State Senator chooses a veteran to induct. Parrotta was one of 60 inducted Tuesday.

May 24, 2012
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Senator DeFrancisco Participates in Ribbon Cutting for New Candle Company

State Senator John A. DeFrancisco helped celebrate the opening of Light 4 Life Candles LLC in the former Will & Baumer facility on Buckley Road in Liverpool.  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 24, 2012.

May 24, 2012
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GOLDEN, MALLIOTAKIS TURN UP HEAT ON DRUNK-DRIVING AND HIT-AND-RUNS

Legislators sponsor pair of bills to curb dangerous driving

Today, Senator Marty Golden (R,C,I-22nd District) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C-60th District) held a press conference calling for passage of legislation to increase penalties on drunk and dangerous drivers. The legislators are urging their to pass S.4063/A.6878, the first piece of legislation Malliotakis introduced immediately after being sworn into the legislature, which would create a three-strike rule for repeat drunk drivers. The bill would attempt to curb the rash of drunk driving accidents, which claim the lives of more than 350 New Yorkers every year, by:

· automatically revoking a driver’s license for 10 years upon one’s third DWI conviction;

May 24, 2012
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Senator Farley Receives Award for Years of Dedication to Libraries

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C, I - Schenectady) was honored to receive the 2012 Distinguished Service Award from the Library Trustees Association of New York State. He was presented with the award on May 16th when the association's president Mary Ellen O'Connor came to the Senate Chamber in Albany to honor Senator Farley.

May 24, 2012
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First Annual Tri-Hamlet Community Day

FIRST ANNUAL TRI-HAMLET COMMUNITY DAY

SATURDAY JUNE 9TH 2012 10AM TO 4PM

A Special Project from the Marketing Work Group

WILLIAM FLOYD ESTATE: Learn more about one of our nation’s founding fathers, William Floyd, with a tour of this national landmark. Tours will be conducted throughout the day.

VILLAGE OF MASTIC BEACH TOWN SQUARE: Go back in time with a classic 1950’s style car show and get a real taste of our community as you enjoy a wide array of food vendors throughout the town square

June 9, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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First Annual Tri-Hamlet Community Day

FIRST ANNUAL TRI-HAMLET COMMUNITY DAY

SATURDAY JUNE 9TH 2012 10AM TO 4PM

A Special Project from the Marketing Work Group

WILLIAM FLOYD ESTATE: Learn more about one of our nation’s founding fathers, William Floyd, with a tour of this national landmark. Tours will be conducted throughout the day.

VILLAGE OF MASTIC BEACH TOWN SQUARE: Go back in time with a classic 1950’s style car show and get a real taste of our community as you enjoy a wide array of food vendors throughout the town square

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First Annual Tri-Hamlet Community Day

May 24, 2012
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Senator Farley Receives Library Award

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C, I - Schenectady) was honored to receive the 2012 Distinguished Service Award from the Library Trustees Association of New York State. He was presented with the award on May 16th when the association’s president Mary Ellen O’Connor came to the Senate Chambers in Albany to honor Senator Farley in front of his colleagues.

May 24, 2012
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Gianaris Honors Lewandowski

The Queens Gazette wrote about the State Senate's 15th annual Women of Distinction celebration, where Senator Gianaris honored Sheila Lewandowski.

State Senator Michael Gianaris honored Sheila Lewandowski of Long Island City’s The Chocolate Factory Theater as part of the state senate’s 15th annual Women of Distinction celebration on May 15 in Albany. Lewandowski was recognized for her ongoing dedication to local businesses, community improvement and the development of the arts in Long Island City.

 

May 24, 2012
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Simotas Hosts Seminar To Help Local Restaurant Owners

The Queens Gazette posted an article about the seminar held by Assemblymember Aravella Simotas on helping local restaurant owners.

On May 17, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas hosted local restaurant owners and managers at the “Understanding the New Health Code: A Restaurant Seminar” at Vino di Vino in Astoria.

 

The event was attended by members of the local business community as well as state Senator Michael Gianaris.

 

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May 24, 2012
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Sen. Ritchie and 10th Mountain Commander, Major General Mark Milley, surprised students visiting the State Capitol during the first-ever Fort Drum Day


Sen. Ritchie and 10th Mountain Commander, Major General Mark Milley, surprised students visiting the State Capitol during the first-ever Fort Drum Day.

May 24, 2012
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Senator DeFrancisco Honors Music Educator Jim Spadafore

State Senator John A. DeFrancisco presented James Spadafore with a New York Senate Citation during the 2012 Jumpin' Jazz Jam at Liverpool High School on May 23rd.  Spadafore, a teacher and music director at Liverpool High School, will retire in June 2012.

May 24, 2012
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