Issues: Miscellaneous

Your Voice with Senator Mark Grisanti

Jan 30, 2012 -- Senator Mark Grisanti discusses Redistricting, Budget Concerns, Helping Veterans and Businesses:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQ6GAouim30

January 30, 2012
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Campaigning for Summer Jobs at Youth Action Day 2012

Senator Montgomery joined with representatives of the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park to support their request to the Legislature for the inclusion of $35 million in the final 2012-13 State Budget.

Governor Cuomo has proposed $25 million, a $10 million cut from last year's appropriation. The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides young people with important job opportunities and fosters work and life skill development, including responsibility, punctuality, money managment, teamwork and meeting workplace expections.

Approximately 130,000 New York City apply for jobs under SYEP and only 31,000 get jobs.  

January 30, 2012
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LIPA Oversight Bill Unanimously Passes Senate.

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (R-C, Port Jefferson) and Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) announced that legislation they crafted in concert with Governor Cuomo has been unanimously passed by the New York State Senate.  The legislation will, once signed by the Governor, create the “Long Island Power Authority Oversight and Accountability Act.” The bill previously unanimously passed the Assembly.

Senator LaValle and Assemblyman Sweeney said that the bill seeks “to provide wide-ranging oversight over the business and rate-making practices of the Long Island Power Authority.  LIPA’s customers will benefit by having the review performed under the direction of the professional staff of the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS).”

January 30, 2012
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SENATOR GOLDEN: TWO HOUR METERS TO BE INSTALLED ON 3rd AND 5th AVENUES IN APRIL

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the New York City Department of Transportation has responded to his request and has approved two hour parking meters for 3rd and 5th Avenue.

The Department of Transportation has determined based on Senator Golden’s request that the need for additional parking time along these two commercial avenues is warranted. The Bureau of Parking will complete the work to affect this change by April of this year.

January 30, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

January 30, 2012

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman could be a national hero and a Democratic Presidential contender for 2016.

You should know, dear reader, that Eric Schneiderman has been appointed by President Barack Obama to lead the nation's Justice Department Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force.

January 30, 2012
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LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

Por el Senador Rev. Ruben Diaz

Distrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

El Fiscal General del estado de Nueva York, Eric Schneiderman, podria llegar a ser un heróe nacional, al igual que un buen candidato Democrata para las Elecciones Presidenciales del año 2016.

Usted, mi querido lector deberia saber, que Eric Schneiderman ha sido designado por el Presidente Barack Obama para dirigir el Comité contra el Fraude Financiero en la Nación.

January 30, 2012
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SENATOR BALL, GUEST JUDGE AT WING BOWL V

 

Fishkill, N.Y.– 1/30/2012– Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) served as a guest judge at the Wing Bowl, which took place Saturday at the Ramada Inn in Fishkill.  The annual event, which is in its fifth inception, hosted over a dozen restaurants competing to become the Hudson Valley Wing Champion.  Each chef came prepared with multiple wing flavors to be judged, and for all attending to enjoy.  Additionally, there was musical performances and comedy acts provided by local bands and comedians.

January 30, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SENDS OFF 130 LOCAL NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS

Peekskill, N.Y.– 1/30/2012– Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined hundreds at the New York National Guard Armory in Peekskill to say goodbye to 130 local members of the New York National Guard before they prepare to leave for service overseas.

January 30, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL SECURES $100K GRANT FOR BREWSTER HIGH SCHOOL TRACK

Brewster, N.Y. – (1/29/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) successfully secured $100,000 for the Brewster Central School District, which will be used to help offset costs for badly needed renovations to the outdoor track at Brewster High School. Senator Ball presented the school district with a $100,000 check on Saturday at the Brewster Sports Foundation 2012 Gala.

January 30, 2012
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January 30, 2012
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DAILY PEEKSKILL: COMMUNITY SENDS OFF N.Y. GUARD TROOPS IN PEEKSKILL

by Art Cusano

PEEKSKILL,  N.Y. – Hundreds gathered at the New York National Guard Armory in Peekskill to say goodbye to 130 local members of the New York National Guard before they prepare to leave for service overseas.

January 30, 2012
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Senator Gianaris speaks at new Egyptian Community Center

Senator Gianaris was honored to speak at the grand opening of the new Egyptian Community Center on Steinway Street.

January 29, 2012
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LOHUD: BREWSTER SCHOOLS GETTING $100,000 GRANT FOR TRACK

 

Written by: Michael Risinit

 

SOUTHEAST — The Brewster school district is receiving a $100,000 state grant to help it rebuild the high school’s outdoor track off Foggintown Road.

January 28, 2012
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January 28, 2012
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