Issues: Miscellaneous

ADDABBO APPOINTED TO NEW BI-PARTISAN SENATE SELECT COMMITTEE ON LIBRARIES

Queens, NY, (Date), 2012:  State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens)has been appointed to serve on a new, bipartisan Senate Select Committee onLibraries to explore how New York can better support and provide assistanceto the more than 7,000 libraries that are located throughout every regionof the Empire State.    “Here in the Borough of Queens, where we are served by a trulytop-notch local library system, the importance of libraries is clear andcannot be overstated,” said Senator Addabbo.  “They are places to check outbooks, do homework, surf the Internet, search for jobs, take advantage ofinnovative programming serving many different interests and groups ofpeople, and much, much more.

February 23, 2012
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Savino Declares Victory at Sea! NY will keep National Ballast Water Standards

St. George- State Senator Diane Savino (D-North Shore/South Brooklyn) declared victory today and praised Governor Andrew Cuomo; in her fight to keep the Port of New York and New Jersey open for business. Hundreds of thousands of jobs are saved and the prices of all goods are kept where they are by the importation of goods through the Port of New York. If the DEC had set a higher standard than the ports of Philadelphia, Baltimore, Halifax, or Miami, goods would have been redirected there; effectively shutting down the Martine industry in the Port of New York/New Jersey.

February 22, 2012
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February 2012 Newsletter- Quality of Life Survey

Please click below for the quality of life survey. 

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Quality of Life Survey

February 22, 2012
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Students Encouraged To Participate In Earth Day Competition

The Queens Gazette posted Senator Gianaris' announcement of the 2012 Earth Day Competition, which he encourages all students in his Western Queens district to participate in.

In celebration of Earth Day, state Senator Michael Gianaris is inviting elementary school students in his Western Queens district to participate in the Earth Day Competition 2012. This poster contest gives children the opportunity to illustrate the importance of improving the environment.

 

The theme for this year’s Earth Day contest is “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”.

 

February 22, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SPEAKS WITH CARMEL-KENT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ABOUT JOB CREATION

Carmel, N.Y.  – (2/21/12) – On Tuesday, February 22th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined the Carmel-Kent Chamber of Commerce to give a legislative update, present his job creation initiatives, and to ask the group for their own ideas on local job creation.

February 22, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES CALHOUN STUDENT ON BEING NAMED NATIONAL SEMI-FINALIST IN INTEL-SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH

        Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (second right) presents Calhoun student Asia Brown with a copy of a legislative resolution he sponsored in recognition of her being named a national semi-finalist in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search. They are joined by (left to right) Science Department Chairperson Rochelle Battersby, teacher Jennifer Pefanis, and Principal David Seinfeld.

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently congratulated Asia Brown, a student at Calhoun High School in North Merrick, on being named a national semi-finalist in the 2012 Intel Science Talent Search.

February 22, 2012
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO RESOLUTIONS HONORING MASSAPEQUA PARK EAGLE SCOUTS

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed legislative resolutions he sponsored honoring Massapequa Park residents Paul Engle, Christopher Valenti and Robert Duffy for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

        “Earning scouting’s highest rank is an achievement that only a select few ever attain. Through years of hard work and community service, Paul, Christopher and Robert have distinguished themselves as leaders who are more than worthy to be called Eagle Scouts. I congratulate them on earning this honor and am pleased that their accomplishments were recognized by the New York State Senate,” said Senator Fuschillo.

February 22, 2012
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Senator Golden's Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

Come celebrate the lunar year of the dragon with free admission for performances, lion dance, opera, singing, dancing, lucky draw and refreshments.

March 4, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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LEGISLATION CO-SPONSORED BY ADDABBO TO BOOST GRAFFITI REMOVAL EFFORTS IS APPROVED BY NEW YORK STATE SENATE

Queens, NY, February 21, 2012 -- Under a bill (S.585) co-sponsored by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), convicted graffiti vandals would get a taste of their own medicine and be required to clean up graffiti and repair damaged property as part of their sentences, according to the Queens lawmaker. 

February 21, 2012
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New York State May Owe YOU Money!

Dear Friend,

You may be entitled to some of the over $10.5 billion in unclaimed funds in New York State.

For your protection, banks, insurance companies, utilities, investment companies and many other businesses are required by State law to surrender inactive accounts to the State. These accounts are known as "lost," "abandoned" or "unclaimed" funds.  

February 21, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN MCDONOUGH JOIN WITH MEPHAM STUDENTS AND CABLEVISION IN HELPING TO “DELETE CYBER-BULLYING”

        Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (second right) and Assemblyman McDonough (center) join with Mepham Principal Mike Harrington (right), teacher Jaqueline Geller (back left), Social Studies Chairperson Robyn Einbinder (left), students Rachel Santos, Danielle Hesse, Brian Hammel, and Alex Curci and Jeff Clark (back second left) and Trent Anderson (back third left) of Cablevision at the Delete Cyberbullying event.

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently joined with Mepham High School and Cablevision in encouraging students to take an active stand against cyber-bullying.

February 21, 2012
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February 27, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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February 21, 2012
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