Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR RITCHIE: SENATE STANDS UP FOR MAPLE PRODUCERS

Senate Recognizes Maple 'Sugar Shacks' As Farm Buildings; Honors Maple Industry    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced today the state Senate passed a bill she sponsored to make bureaucrats  recognize maple sugar shacks as agricultural buildings. The bill aims to cut red tape that threatens the state's growing maple industry. The Senate also passed a resolution, at the height of "sugaring season" throughout New York State, honoring the state's 550 maple producers whose efforts have made the Empire State the second largest maple producing state in the nation.

March 24, 2011
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Sen. Farley Discusses Government With Fonda-Fultonville Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with political science students and teacher Mary Brown from Fonda-Fultonville High School on March 22nd. The students asked Senator Farley budget-related questions as part of a class assignment. The students were Nicolette Angioli, Kayla Bloom, Jaimyn Chang, Justin Danise, Michael Downing, Kyle Geniti, Zachary Godfrey, Chelsa Hutchins, Joshua Krajewski, Jessica Lozier and Ashley Paton.

March 24, 2011
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March 24, 2011
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IDC, Assemblyman Bing, Propose Plan to Help State Lower Liability Risks

 

Proposal Would Save NY $50 Million; Increase Workplace Safety 

The Independent Democratic Conference and Assemblyman Jonathan Bing, (D-Manhattan), today released a common sense plan that would save New York State an estimated $50 million, while at the same time increasing workplace safety in state government.

 

March 23, 2011
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IDC, Assemblyman Bing, Propose Plan to Help State Lower Liability Risks

 

Proposal Would Save NY $50 Million; Increase Workplace Safety

March 23, 2011
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Forum/Town Hall: United Community Civic Association Screening of Gasland-6PM

Join the United Community Civic Association, Inc. (“UCCA”) for a film screening of the Academy Award nominated documentary “Gasland” at the newly opened Museum of the Moving Image on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.

March 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Presiding Officer

PRESIDING OFFICER--The Constitution of the State of New York designates the state's Lieutenant Governor as the President of the Senate and its presiding officer.  When the lieutenant governor is unable to attend one of the Senate's regular sessions, Senate leaders appoint a senator to assume these responsibilities for the day.  Senator O'Mara, who's serving his first term in the Senate following three consecutive terms

March 23, 2011
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Catholic Conference

PUBLIC POLICY DAY--Archbishop of New York Timothy M. Dolan met with state legislators, including Senator O'Mara, in Albany on Tuesday, March 8th as part of the New York State Catholic Conference's 2011 Public Policy Day.

March 23, 2011
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Elmira Christian Academy

CAPITOL VISIT--Senator O'Mara is joined by students and staff from the Elmira Christian Academy during the group's visit to the historic New York State Senate Chamber at the State Capitol on Tuesday, March 15, 2011.

March 23, 2011
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Senator Martins' Legislative Update From Albany

In this week's Legislative Update from Albany, Senator Martins discusses the state budget, recent legislation concerning prohibiting protests at military funerals and visits to the Drexel Avenue School in Westbury and the Port Washington community.

March 23, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO WELCOMES SEAFORD MUSIC STUDENTS TO THE STATE CAPITOL

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently welcomed music students from the Seaford School District to the State Capitol in Albany.

March 23, 2011
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FIRST Robotics Competition SBPLI Long Island Regional

FIRST Robotics CompetitionSBPLI Long Island RegionalPublic AgendaMarch 23-26, 2011

Wednesday, March 23, 20116:00PM 5 Team Reps Load-In (Bag and Tag)For Drop Off Only9:00PM Pits Close

Thursday, March 24, 20117:45AM 5 Team Reps to Load-In8:30AM Pits and Machine Shop open8:30AM-12:00PM Registration and inspection10:00AM-5:00PM Practice rounds12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch8:00PM Pits and Machine Shop close

March 24, 8:30 AM - March 26, 5:30 PM
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A Visit To Iovino South Shore Family Center in Bay Shore.

Senators Owen H. Johnson and Lee Zeldin met with Family Service League President and Corporate Executive Officer Karen Boorshtein at the Iovino South Shore Family Center in Bay Shore to discuss services provided to the community.  The tour included a visit to the Joseph D. Posillico Jr. Pre-School Learning Center which offers a Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program for 4-year-old children residing in the Brentwood and Bay Shore School Districts.

March 23, 2011
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Bringing the Senate to Your Street, Taking Your Voice to the State Capitol

Senator Kennedy's guest column originally published in the Bee Newspapers, February 24, 2011 

By: N.Y. State Senator Timothy M. Kennedy

March 23, 2011
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McDonald & Farley Work to Restore VLT Aid to Saratoga Springs & Saratoga County

Albany – March 22, 2011 -Senator Hugh Farley (R- Schenectady) and Senator Roy McDonald (R-Saratoga) announced today that Saratoga Springs and Saratoga County would receive a portion of VLT aid, according to a three way agreement between the Assembly, Senate and Executive Chamber, the measure requires final approval in the budget by the legislature.

March 23, 2011
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