Issues: Miscellaneous

THE PATCH: RELEASE: SENATOR BALL “GETTING THE FACTS ON FRACKING”

 

By Liz Giegerich

Senator Ball Joins Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker for Fracking Tour

August 19, 2011
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Asks

August 19, 2011

For Immediate Release

 

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) has posed the following question today to his Facebook friends:

Who here thinks that Governor Andrew Cuomo played games with us when he let the Port Authority claim they'd hike the toll fares by $6 and then he could come along and act like a hero saying to only make it a $1.50 increase?

Yes, Governor Andrew Cuomo tried to make us look like fools.

No, Governor Andrew Cuomo is my hero.

August 19, 2011
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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** HBO FILMMAKER SET TO TESTIFY

 

***Tuesday, August 23rd 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.***

GASLAND Director Josh Fox to Speak at Senator Ball’s Fracking Hearing

August 19, 2011
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Community Connection for Week Ending August 21, 2011

In this week's Community Connection, final details regarding the 4th Annual Women's Wellness Fair, a thank you to all those who supported the Back to School Backpacks and Supplies Drive and some great upcoming events around the district.

August 19, 2011
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CAPITAL TONIGHT: SEN. BALL TALKS HYDROFRACKING TOUR

New Yorkers are still sharply divided over whether hydrofracking should be allowed. The big holdup is whether drilling can be done without environmental damage. State Senator Greg Ball wanted to get a firsthand look at the impact of hydrofracking, so he traveled to Pennsylvania with filmmaker Josh Fox.

August 19, 2011
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AIRPORT AUTHORITY BILL SIGNED INTO LAW

Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) announced that his bill (S3250A), which creates a Syracuse Regional Airport Authority, has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.  The law takes effect immediately.  “This new entity will allow the airport to function more like a business and find ways to operate more efficiently,” said Senator DeFrancisco.

August 18, 2011
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NY SENATOR BALL TOURS PA’S GASLAND, SPEAKS OUT

 

by adamaecompton

Just when you think no human in government is willing to step up and speak out, the phone rings. Your master lets you know it’s time to google “what does a senator do,” and then Senator Greg Ball (NY- R, C) shows up the next day. The local paper ran my human family’s op/ed piece about the visit, and the text of it is below.

August 18, 2011
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LOHUD: BALL’S LATEST TARGET? HYDROFRACKING

 

Posted by: Jon Campbell

If you’re judging by a steady stream of press releases in recent weeks, Sen. Greg Ball’s latest target is one that has left Senate Republicans split: hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

August 18, 2011
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CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL: BALL VS. FRACKERS

 

by Rick Karlin

You’ve got to give him credit for unpredictability: Hudson Valley Republican Sen. Greg Ball typically wears his conservatism on his sleeve — the former Air Force officer is pro-gun, speaks frequently about the need to cut spending and has significant Tea Party support.

August 18, 2011
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August 27, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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Important Information from the New York State Police Regarding E-mail Hoax

The New York State Police has issued the following warning regarding an e-mail hoax which can impair your computer:

UTT Hoax E-mail Returns

(August 17, 2011 - Albany, NY) - The New York State Police Computer Crime Unit is issuing a warning about the new release of a hoax e-mail that purports to be a Uniform Traffic Ticket from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles issued by the New York State Police. This e-mail is not from the State Police or the Department of Motor Vehicles.

August 18, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Protecting New Yorkers from Unexpected Out-Of Network Charges

 

Nathan Rothstein, 14, was bitten by a dog and needed to be seen in an emergency room.  His parents, Debra and Jeffrey took him to an in-network hospital where they were told Nathan’s wounds were too deep and a plastic surgeon needed to be called in.  The surgeon who was on call that day was an out-of-network doctor, but the Rothsteins were not informed of that until they went to his office to have the bandages removed and were handed a bill.

According to the New York State Insurance Department, hospitals are not required to inform patients if they are going to be treated by an out-of-network physician. 

August 18, 2011
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August 3, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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