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Senator Gianaris celebrates Fort Drum Day in the Senate Chamber

Senator Gianaris celebrating Fort Drum Day in the Senate Chamber with Sunnyside native Sgt. 1st Class Renan Martinez and Queens Senators Stavisky, Addabbo, Peralta, Avella and Smith.

May 24, 2012
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Denounces Pastor Sean Harris’ Sermons

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 23, 2012

SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Denounces Pastor Sean Harris’ Sermons

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz released the following statement in response to news reports and online videos about North Carolina Baptist Pastor Sean Harris’ outrageous sermons instructing parents to beat their children if they show signs of homosexuality, and for society to put gay people in concentration camps:

“I am hopeful that through this press release, my message to Pastor Sean Harris and his followers will be heard and he will see the errors of his ways.

May 23, 2012
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Senator Diaz's Session Remarks on the Resolution J.4705 - May 22, 2012

Senator Diaz's Session Remarks on the Resolution J.4705Celebrating Taiwan's Fifth Successful Democratic Presidential Election.

May 23, 2012
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LOHUD: BALL SEEKS JOB-CREATION BILL FOR VETERANS

 

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Posted by: Joseph Spector

Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, yesterday introduced legislation that would help veterans get jobs.

May 23, 2012
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SENATE UNVEILS “NEW JOBS-NY” JOB CREATION PLAN

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan and members of the Senate Republican Conference today continued their strong focus on job creation and economic growth by announcing that the Senate will pass legislation next week to implement the 2012 NEW JOBS-NY Job Creation Plan.

The Senate’s comprehensive plan will help create thousands of new private sector jobs by delivering tax relief to small businesses and manufacturers, reducing energy costs, and enacting major fiscal reforms to make New York State more economically competitive.

May 23, 2012
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Fleet Week 2012 Schedule Of Events

Published: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

By Staten Island Advance

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Here is the schedule of events for Fleet Week 2012:

Wednesday

8:30 a.m. to noon: Parade of Ships at the Hudson River starting under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Thursday

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Free ship tours at The Sullivans Pier (formerly the home port) in Stapleton

Friday

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Free ship tours at The Sullivans Pier

Saturday

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Free ship tours at The Sullivans Pier

May 23, 2012
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Taiwan Ambassador Andrew J.C. Kao Honored by NYS Senate

AMBASSADOR SUMMER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) Summer Scholarship Program is an Ambassador program. It is a unique program especially designed for students who will be representing their state as well as the United States, acting as ambassadors to Taiwan. Upon returning to the United States, students will be expected to act as ambassadors of good will for both the United States and Taiwan whenever the opportunity presents itself.

May 23, 2012
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WCAX: NY BILLS SEEK TO HELP DISABLED VETERANS

 

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Proposed state legislation would give disabled veterans a competitive advantage in landing state contracts while using tax incentives to help employers hire veterans.

May 23, 2012
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Senator Honors Mt. Pleasant Town Historian, George Waterbury

Senator Stewart-Cousins passed a resolution in honor of Mt. Pleasant Town Historian George Waterbury for his many years of service to the community. Mr. Waterbury, who will turn 90 this August, has served as Town Historian for 13 years.

May 23, 2012
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Senator Stewart-Cousins Honors Woman of Distinction, Dr. Mary Lane Cobb

Senator Stewart-Cousins honored Dr. Mary Lane Cobb, of Tarrytown, as a New York State Senate Woman of Distinction. Dr. Cobb and her husband traveled to Albany to accept the honor at the annual celebration.

May 23, 2012
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