Issues: Miscellaneous

Senators Carlucci, Maziarz, Ball and Parker Hold Hearing on Nuclear Power Contingency Plans: Live Link

 

  I am  hosting a hearing focusing on the safety of New York’s nuclear power plants and their contingency plans in the event of a natural disaster as well as the importance of Grid reliability.  To watch now click here:

http://www.nysenate.gov/event/2011/may/12/examine-contingency-plans-indian-point-power-plant-case-natural-disaster-well-asse

May 12, 2011
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Capitol Report with Senator John DeFrancisco, 5/10/11

Senator DeFrancisco discusses an Independant Redistricting Commission, civil liberty bills, and gas taxes.

May 12, 2011
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Senator Rivera, Assembly Member Castro and Council Member Cabrera Met with Constituents at Town Hall Meeting

Bronx, NY – Senator Gustavo Rivera (D, WF-Bronx), Assembly Member Nelson Castro (D-Bronx) and Council Member Fernando Cabrera (D-Bronx) held a Town hall meeting on Wednesday, May 11 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Bronx Works Morris Senior Center. They met with community members to discuss a wide range of local, state and federal issues of concern to the residents of their overlapping districts.

May 12, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO THANKS RESIDENTS FOR DONATING OVER 3,000 POUNDS OF FOOD FOR FAMILIES IN NEED

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today thanked local residents for donating over 3,000 pounds of food for families in need.

May 12, 2011
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Sen. Farley Meets Johnstown Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farey (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with students from Anne Bagot’s Johnstown High School class on May 9th when they came to Albany for a tour of the Capitol. Those on the tour included: Eric Brower, Jared Brower, Laura Bueltmann, Amanda Cline, MaryBeth DeCuyke, Mallory Hansen, Abigail Heroth, Emma Heroth, Brynn Hlozansky, Alex Hollister, Hannah Keener, Marketa Lapackova, Andrew Licciardi, Pierre Mevel, Brittney Oathout, Tayna Orlyk, Sarah Pinger, Jason Roth, Brett Schlesier, Taylor Smiek and Alexis Swatt.

May 12, 2011
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May 15, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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May 15, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Local public libraries awarded grants

Albany, N.Y.—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R-C-I, Corning) and Assemblyman Christopher Friend (R, Big Flats) announced today that public libraries in Schuyler, Steuben, Tompkins and Yates counties have been awarded state library construction grants.

May 12, 2011
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AIDS Walk New York

8:30 a.m. Sign-In

9:15 a.m. Opening Ceremony Begins

10:00 a.m. AIDS Walk New York Begins

This is a 10 kilometers / 6.2 miles walk.

May 15, 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM
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This Saturday the 8th Annual Health & Fitness Fair

The place to be this Saturday is Oyster Bay for a fun and free kick off to a healthy summer.

May 11, 2011
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Consejo al Gobernador Andrew Cuomo del Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz

11 de mayo de 2011

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

 

Consejo al Gobernador Andrew Cuomo del Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz

El Senador Estatal Rev. Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) publicó la siguiente declaración en respuesta a la Campaña Primero la Gente del Gobernador Andrew Cuomo:

May 11, 2011
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114th Civ-OP's VIN Etching Event

The 114th Civilian Observation Patrol is hosting a VIN etching event at the Costco parking lot in Long Island City. This event is being held to help reduce or eliminate profits made my car thieves because they would need to replace the etched glass before being able to sell a stolen vehicle. VIN etching increases the odds of recovering stolen cars by police. Most insurance companies give a discount if you have this done to your car.

May 11, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Advice from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Governor Andrew Cuomo

May 11, 2011

For Immediate Release

Advice from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) has released the following statement in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s People First Campaign:

“It’s appalling to know that as rent stabilization and rent control laws are set to expire next month, Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared that the top priorities for his agenda include three other issues: same-sex marriage, a property tax cap, and ethics reform.

Our rent stabilization and rent control laws protect 2.5 million New Yorkers – many poor and needy, and mostly Black and Hispanics. These families depend upon rent protection for affordable housing

May 11, 2011
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SENATOR SKELOS IS PICTURED SPEAKING AT THE STATE OF NEW YORK POLICE OFFICERS MEMORIAL REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

Senator Skelos is pictured speaking at the State of New York Police Officers Memorial Remembrance Ceremony on May 10, 2011, honoring 15 police officers who died in the line of duty or from 9/11-related illnesses. Their names were added to the State Police Officers Memorial at the Empire State Plaza.

May 11, 2011
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