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SENATOR DEFRANCISCO SHARES THIS HOLIDAY VIDEO

To help get you in the holiday spirit, I offer you this video of Handel - Messiah Hallelujah Chorus. 

December 13, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN APPLAUDS GOVERNOR CUOMO’S SIGNING OF LEGISLATION DESIGNED TO PROTECT NEIGHBORHOOD PHARMACIES

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), the former Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, today is applauding Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signing a bill, prohibiting health insurance companies from requiring prescriptions be filled by mail order pharmacies, into law.

Senator Golden, a co-sponsor of S. 3510-B, stated, “I applaud Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing into law a bill that allows consumer choice and protects the future of what we have come to know as our local drug store. I am proud to have supported this legislation in the State Senate and to have worked with local pharmacies to see this become law.

December 13, 2011
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What you should know

Dominicans in New York to recognize the work of the Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz on behalf of the Dominican Community

By Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz

How grateful, proud, and privileged I feel that I have been chosen as one of the persons to be recognized during the 24th Anniversary of the Comite del Dominicano en el Exterior!

Mr. Maximo Padilla, President of the Comite del Dominicano en el Exterior (CODEX-the Committee of Dominicans Abroad) has announced the celebration of the 24th Anniversary of the organization which will include a banquet to be held next Sunday, December 18th , starting at 8: 00 p.m. in one of the Grand Ball rooms of the Astoria World Manor, located at 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Queens, NY.

December 13, 2011
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DRESSED FOR SUCCESS BUSINESS ATTIRE FASHION SHOW

 

Senator Greg Ball sits down and talks with Norma Hawley (top) and Josely Millington at the Dress for Success Fashion show.

 

December 13, 2011
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LOHUD: BUSINESSES HAIL RELIEF FROM MTA PAYROLL TAX

 

Written by: Ken Valenti

The easing of the transit-supporting payroll tax will bring relief for small businesses and private schools in the Lower Hudson Valley.

December 13, 2011
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Senator Michael Gianaris meets with Global Kids in his district office.

Senator Gianaris meets with Global Kids youth leaders from Long Island City High School to discuss climate change and environmental policy.

December 13, 2011
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Serrano Winter 2011 Newsletter

Click below for Senator Serrano's Winter 2011 Newsletter!

File: 
Serrano Winter Districtwide NL.pdf

December 12, 2011
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SENATOR BALL ANNOUNCES $67 MILLION IN FUNDING TO PUT THE HUDSON VALLEY BACK TO WORK

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (12/12/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) announced $67 million that has been awarded by the Regional Economic Development Council to move forward with a total of 61 job creating projects in the Hudson Valley.

December 12, 2011
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Senator McDonald & Congressman Gibson Host Disabilities Awareness Day at the Wilton Mall

Saratoga Springs, NY — In an effort to highlight groups and organizations that provide services to individuals with disabilities and their families, Senator Roy McDonald and Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-20) were joined by Assemblyman Tony Jordan, Wilton Supervisor Art Johnson and Saratoga Springs Supervisor Matthew Veitch for Disabilities Awareness Day at the Wilton Mall on Saturday December 10th.

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SENATOR GOLDEN SUPPORTS MIDDLE CLASS TAX CUT AND JOB CREATION PLAN NOW LAW IN NEW YORK STATE

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing today that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed the Middle Class Tax Cut and Job Creation Plan that will reduce taxes for millions of hardworking, middle-class taxpayers to their lowest levels in more than half a century. Senator Golden, last week, joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate in approving the comprehensive legislation that will help strengthen our economy and create new jobs by eliminating the job-killing MTA payroll tax for more than 78 percent of the small employers that pay the tax. The plan will provide a total of more than $3.3 billion in tax relief to individuals and businesses.

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