Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Montgomery Speaks on Resolution Honoring the Achievements of Girl Scouts

In a formal presentation on the Senate Floor, Senator Montgomery gave accolades to her constituent, Lesego Pearl Nkosi, upon receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award. This award is the highest and most prestigious award that Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors can earn.

May 1, 2012
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IN THE NEWS: Staten Island Advance - New Cuomo program benefits three Staten Island companies

Published: Monday, April 30, 2012, 5:44 AM     by Judy Randall

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Three Staten Island companies will be the beneficiaries of reduced power costs under a new Cuomo administration program aimed at lowering the price of doing business and retaining jobs in the Empire State.

Pratt Industries, the New York Container Terminal and Staten Island University Hospital were tapped after input from local lawmakers and an application process established to apportion state financial incentives and resources to spur economic development under the ReCharge New York program.

Statewide, 517 businesses and not-for-profits were awarded lower-cost power allocations.

May 1, 2012
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YORKTOWN HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR ACHIEVES HIGHEST SCOUT RANKING

Yorktown Heights, N.Y. – (4/29/12) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented William Jeremiah O’Brien Jr. of Yorktown with a proclamation for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at the United Methodist Church in Yorktown Heights.

May 1, 2012
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KEEPING KIDS SAFE FROM SEX OFFENDERS

I wanted to inform you that I’ve just voted to approve a package of bills to help keep our children, our schools and our communities safe from dangerous sex offenders.

May 1, 2012
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Senator Malcolm A. Smith at Press Conference for Fair Wages

Senator Malcolm A. Smith was joined by Senator Jose Peralta at a press conference this past weekend to stand with dozens of L.I. and NYC waiters, waitresses, bartenders and kitchen staff who had their tips stolen by their employers.

May 1, 2012
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Griffo and Brindisi Announce Scholarship Opportunities

Griffo and Brindisi Announce Scholarship Opportunities

(Utica) – State Senator Joseph A. Griffo and Assemblymember Anthony J. Brindisi announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is again accepting applications for four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded June 4th  at their Annual Legislative Conference Day  in Albany.

May 1, 2012
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SENATE PASSES SEX ABUSE PREVENTION BILLS

Measures Increase Penalties, Enhance Community Notification and Protection

The New York State Senate today passed a package of eight bills to prevent sexual predators from obtaining access to potential victims and help law enforcement and communities keep track of their whereabouts. The bills will help increase the amount of information available about convicted sex offenders and seeks to prevent them from obtaining access to vulnerable individuals.

May 1, 2012
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What You Should Know

What You Should Know

Sen. Rev. Rubén Díaz

900 Rogers Place, Bronx NY 10459

718-991-3161

I am State Senator Rubén Díaz and I represent the 32nd Senatorial District in Bronx County. You should know that I am also an Ordained Minister of the Church of God with headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, the Pastor of Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue Bronx, NY and the President of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization.

May 1, 2012
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol"--for the week of April 30, 2012

Many state government watchers agree that 2011 was a pivotal year in New York.  But with the new year underway, the challenges remain great and a heavy workload still faces the Legislature. Senator O'Mara will continue to offer his weekly perspective on many of the key issues throughout 2012, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more.  Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

This week, “Spotlight on Medicaid fraud”

[see attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in the April 30th Corning Leader

May 1, 2012
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Glen Worden Students Chat With Senator Farley

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) enjoyed chatting with students from Marcia Smith and Andrea Breton’s fourth grade classes on May 1st. The students from Glen Worden Elementary School took a tour of the Capitol and spoke to the Senator about State issues.

May 1, 2012
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Senator Farley Visits With Fourth Grade Students from Glen Worden

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) enjoyed chatting with students from Marcia Smith and Andrea Breton’s fourth grade classes on May 1st. The students from Glen Worden Elementary School took a tour of the Capitol and spoke to the Senator about State issues.

May 1, 2012
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Saratoga WALK MS

Senator McDonald to Rally 100s of Walkers at Saratoga Springs Event 

May 1, 2012
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Mayfield Students Chat With Senator Farley

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with fourth grade students from Mayfield Elementary School, Fulton County, on April 30th in Albany. The students took a tour of the Capitol and then asked Senator Farley questions about State government.

May 1, 2012
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Senator Farley Salutes Mayfield Fourth Grade Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with fourth grade students from Mayfield Elementary School, Fulton County, on April 30th in Albany. The students took a tour of the Capitol and then asked Senator Farley questions about State government.

May 1, 2012
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Senator Farley Salutes Mayfield Elementary School

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with fourth grade students from Mayfield Elementary School, Fulton County, on April 30th in Albany. The students took a tour of the Capitol and then asked Senator Farley questions about State government.

May 1, 2012
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Senator Farley Salutes Duanesburg High School Seniors

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with Duanesburg High School’s seniors from David Schalekamp’s Participation in Government class on April 30th in Albany. The students took a tour of the Capitol and then asked Senator Farley questions about State issues.

May 1, 2012
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Senator Flanagan Discusses Issues On Capital Tonight

Senator John Flanagan (New York State) discusses his efforts to ban synthetic marijuana and bath salts and the New NY Education Reform Commission that he was named to during an appearance with Liz Benjamin on Capital Tonight - April 30, 2012

May 1, 2012
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