Issues: Miscellaneous

THE PATCH: WHO IS BREWSTER’S WOMAN OF DISTINCTION [POLL]

 

By Ashley Tarr

State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C — Patterson) is accepting nominations to honor a woman from each town, village and city in the 40th Senate District.

February 1, 2012
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THE PATCH: EX-MAYOR PAT REILLY PICKED AS ‘WOMAN OF DISTINCTION’ FOR MT. KISCO

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

Former Mayor Patricia Reilly has been chosen to be Mount Kisco’s woman of distinction, a project being done by state Sen. Greg Ball for each community in his district.

February 1, 2012
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SENATOR BALL AND SHERIFF SMITH JOIN TOGETHER TO BACK DNA DATABASE EXPANSION BILL

 

Bill Would Enact Governor’s Proposal To Include Misdemeanors

February 1, 2012
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GOLDEN, MALLIOTAKIS: “GET READY FOR A TICKER-TAPE PARADE, NEW YORK!”

Brooklyn legislators make friendly wager with Massachusetts rep

Senator Golden and Assemblywoman Malliotakis don their Giants gear in advance of their Super Bowl wager with Massachusetts representative.

Senator Martin Golden (R,C,I-Brooklyn) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C-Brooklyn, Staten Island) are backing up their New York pride with a friendly Super Bowl wager between themselves and a Massachusetts representative. The pair from New York are so confident that the Giants will defeat the Patriots on Sunday that they are putting three staples of Brooklyn’s favorite foods on the line; a cheesecake from Junior’s on Flatbush Avenue, hot dogs and fries from Nathan’s, and the fixings for chocolate egg creams from Hinsch’s Confectionary in Bay Ridge.

February 1, 2012
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SENATOR LANZA VOTES IN FAVOR OF DNA DATABANK EXPANSION BILL - Largest Expansion of State’s DNA Databank Since its Creation in 1994


The New York State Senate today passed legislation, cosponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza, for the largest expansion of the state’s DNA databank since it was created in 1994. The legislation mirrors the databank expansion plan proposed by Governor Cuomo in his Executive Budget to require people convicted of all felonies, as well as all misdemeanors in the penal law to submit DNA samples.

January 31, 2012
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Senator DeFrancisco Attends Onondaga Community College's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Senator John A. DeFrancisco attended Onondaga Community College's 50th Anniversary celebration on January 27, 2012.  He is pictured with Professor Emeriti Norma Foody of OCC's Department of English and Communications.

January 31, 2012
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Klein Bill to Hold Graffiti Vandals Accountable Passes Chamber

ALBANY, NY -- Legislation by Senator Jeffery D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), that would make convicted graffiti vandals  participate in a clean-up program  as part of their sentence passed the State Senate today.

January 31, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL CONTINUES “JOBS TOUR”

 

Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce Event

January 31, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL SECURES $250K FOR NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Thursday, February 2nd at 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.***

January 31, 2012
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Your Voice with Senator Greg Ball: 1/30/12

Jan 30, 2012 -- Senator Greg Ball talks with guest Rob Astorino, Westchester County Executive

January 31, 2012
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SENATE PASSES DNA DATABANK EXPANSION BILL

The New York State Senate today passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Steve Saland (R-I-C, Poughkeepsie) and Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), for the largest expansion of the state’s DNA databank since it was created in 1994. The legislation mirrors the databank expansion plan proposed by Governor Cuomo in his Executive Budget to require people convicted of all felonies, as well as all misdemeanors in the penal law to submit DNA samples.

January 31, 2012
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Senator John Bonacic Meets With Representatives From the Orange County AHRC

(January 31, 2012) Senator John Bonacic met with representatives from the Orange County AHRC at the New York State Association of Community and Residential Agencies Legislative Breakfast. Pictured (from L-R) Jim Cappadora, Director of Orange AHRC’s Residential Program, John Bonacic, Steve Muller, Devall Crosky and Chris Fortune, Executive Director, Orange AHRC.

January 31, 2012
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SENATE PASSES DNA DATABANK EXPANSION BILL

Bill Would Enact Governor’s Proposal To Include Misdemeanors

The New York State Senate today passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Steve Saland (R-I-C, Poughkeepsie) and Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), for the largest expansion of the state’s DNA databank since it was created in 1994.  The legislation mirrors the databank expansion plan proposed by Governor Cuomo in his Executive Budget to require people convicted of all felonies, as well as all misdemeanors in the penal law to submit DNA samples.  

 

January 31, 2012
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2012 Black History Month in the State of New York

  LEGISLATIVE   RESOLUTION  memorializing  Governor  Andrew  M.  Cuomo  to proclaim February 2012 as Black History Month in the State of New York  WHEREAS, Black History Month, previously known as  Negro  History  Week, was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, and was first celebrated on Febru- ary  1,  1926;  since 1976, it has become a nationally recognized month- long celebration, held  each  year  during  the  month  of  February  to acknowledge and pay tribute to African-Americans neglected by both soci- ety and the history books; and

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2012 Black History Month in the State of New York

January 31, 2012
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol"--for the week of January 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..."

January 31, 2012
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TRAFFIC ALERT: New Traffic Pattern Before VN Bklyn-bound toll plaza begins Saturday

On Saturday, Jan. 28th between 12:01 a.m. and 7 a.m. three out of four lanes of traffic on the Staten Island Expressway will be closed from the Fingerboard Bridge overpass to the Verrazano-Narrows Brooklyn-bound toll plaza while a new traffic pattern is put in place.

January 31, 2012
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ADDABBO PUSHES PACKAGE OF LEGISLATION TO ENSURE SAFER STREETS & CRACK DOWN ON DANGEROUS DRIVERS

Queens, NY, January 31, 2012 -- Citing the serious need to protect both pedestrians and law-abiding motorists on New York streets, NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) is supporting a package of bills designed to crack down on those who flaunt laws against driving without a license, who refuse to accept responsibility for their crimes, and who put the lives of others at risk by driving while intoxicated. 

January 31, 2012
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