Issues: Miscellaneous

From the Desk of Senator Jack M. Martins

As I complete my second month serving the people of the 7th Senate District, I am continuously reminded that these are interesting times in New York State. There are discussions going on in Albany about subjects that are now getting the serious attention they deserve. Mandate relief, for example, is something we need to discuss in the coming months, especially in light of the likelihood that a 2 percent tax cap will be implemented.

February 21, 2011
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Senator Serrano Moderates Caucus Weekend Workshops

 

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February 19, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH HONOR KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT FOR EARNING NATIONAL RECOGNITION

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently visited Kennedy High School to congratulate senior Joshua Cohen for being named a semifinalist in the 2011 Intel Science Talent Search. Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman McDonough presented Joshua with a legislative resolution honoring his accomplishment.

February 18, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PRESENTS LIBERTY MEDAL TO HERO CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today presented the New York State Senate Liberty Medal to Calhoun High School senior Colleen Oggeri for heroically saving her father’s life after he fell victim to sudden cardiac arrest. Senator Fuschillo presented the Liberty Medal to Colleen at Calhoun High School, surrounded by her family, teachers, and fellow students.

February 18, 2011
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Community Connection for Week Ending February 18th

Here is my community connection for the week ending Friday, February 18th. As always, you can view it in full-screen by clicking on the link below.

February 18, 2011
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Free Tax Filing Service for Eligible Taxpayers

If you earned $58,000 or less, or served in the military in 2010, you may be eligible to use FREE state and federal tax preparation services.  The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is urging eligible taxpayers to use FreeFile, a program providing user friendly software  that makes it easy to claim all the credits and deductions to which you are entitled.  In addition, your taxes will be E-Filed, meaning quicker and more accurate processing and faster returns.  Go to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance’s website at www.tax.ny.gov  and click on FreeFile for more information.

February 18, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Participates in Rockland Read In Day

Today I participated in a county-wide initiative called Rockland Read In Day that many elementary schools in the district take part in.  I was at  Stony Point Elementary school reading to students in the 5th Grade.

What a great group of kids! 

Thanks for having me,

Senator David Carlucci

 

February 18, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Welcomes Midlakes Middle School Students at the State Capitol

Albany- Senator Nozzolio recently met with students and faculty from Midlakes Middle School and discussed the importance of education to the students future success.  Senator Nozzolio arranged a tour of the State Capital for the students and welcomed them on the floor of the historic New York State Senate Chamber.

February 18, 2011
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Your Opinion Matters!

Let your voice be heard! 

Share your comments on the 2011-2012 budget proposal below.

February 18, 2011
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Senator Squadron's Community Convention

Please join State Senator Daniel Squadron at the:

 THIRD ANNUAL 25TH SENATE DISTRICT COMMUNITY CONVENTION

 Sunday, March 13th 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. St. Francis College

180 Remsen St, Brooklyn (between Clinton St and Court St)

Subway: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall, R to Court Street, or A, C, F to Jay Street-MetroTech

RSVP to Rosemarie Diaz at 212-298-5565 or rdiaz@nysenate.gov

Click here to download a flyer to share with friends and neighbors.

March 13, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN PLANS CELEBRATION OF ASIAN LUNAR NEW YEAR

Brooklyn- Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) together with the Chinese American Partnership Inc. has announced plans to host the 9th Annual Lunar New Year celebration at New Utrecht High School, located at 1601-80th Street in Brooklyn, on Sunday, March 6, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The celebration, which is free and open to the public, will include cultural performances, food, and entertainment.

Senator Marty Golden stated, “I am pleased to announce and invite the community to attend my annual celebration of Lunar New Year for the communities of South Brooklyn. This year, Happy 4709, we celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. As in the past, this event will be sure to be one filled with happiness and good wishes for health, prosperity and a great new year.”

March 6, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Lindenhurst Legislative Breakfast

Senator Owen Johnson joined members of the Lindenhurst Board of Education, members of the Lindenhurst PTA and other state and local officials at the annual Legislative Breakfast at the Lindenhurst High School on February 12, 2011.

Photo left to right:  Rose Mourdoukoutas, and Donna Fazio, PTA members; Sarah Holley, Senator Fuschillo's office; Ed Langone, Lindenhurst Board Of Education; Tom Brennan, Mayor, Village of Lindenhurst; Ray Doran, Lindenhurst Board of Education; Owen H. Johnson, NY State Senator; Robert Sweeney, NY State Assemblyman; Richard Nathan, Lindenhurst School Superintendent; Wayne Horsley, Suffolk County Legislator; Donna Hochman, Lindenhurst Board of Education; and Ed Murphy, President, Lindenhurst Board of Education.

February 17, 2011
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Troy Police Department Ride Along

Troy – Senator Roy McDonald worked the night shift with members of the Troy Police Department on Friday, February 11. McDonald joined Chief Tedesco and expierienced first-hand the great work done by the men and women of the Troy Police Department.

February 17, 2011
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