Issues: Miscellaneous

STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC


Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee 

February 8, 2012
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Senator O'Mara meeting with community residents in Ithaca on Thursday

Ithaca, N.Y., —New York State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats)  reminded area residents that he will hold a community meeting in Ithaca on Thursday, February 9, 2012.

Thursday’s meeting in Ithaca is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Kendal at Ithaca Auditorium (2230 N. Triphammer Road).

February 8, 2012
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Senate Passes Resolution Proclaiming February 7, 2012 as Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The New York State Senate passed a Legislative Resolution proclaiming February 7, 2012 as  Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day in New York. Senator Velmanette Montgomery is a sponsor of the the Resolution that reads as follows:

February 8, 2012
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SENATOR GOLDEN ASKS: “ARE YOUR KIDS SAFE?” ORGANIZES TOWN HALL ON TEENAGE DRUG ABUSE AND BULLYING

Brooklyn – Responding to recent reports of area teenagers falling ill and dying from an overdose of drugs, specifically “Oxycotton” (Oxycontin), State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will host an important town hall meeting regarding teenage drug use and school bullying on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at Dyker Heights Intermediate School located at 8010-12th Avenue in Brooklyn.

February 8, 2012
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ADDABBO BRINGS METROCARD VAN TO HOWARD BEACH & GLENDALE

Senator Is a Member of NYS Senate’s Committee on the Aging

 

 

February 8, 2012
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February 7, 2012
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TEAM BALL ACCEPTS FORMER MT. KISCO MAYOR INTO WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

 

Mount Kisco, N.Y. – (2/7/2012) – While Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was busy in session at the Capital Building in Albany, his Chief of Staff, Jim Coleman, and Deputy Director of Constituent Services, Suzi McDonugh, stopped by the Mt. Kisco Village Hall to accept the nomination of former Mayor Patricia Reilly as a Woman of Distinction and to continue Senator Ball’s “Jobs Tour.”

February 7, 2012
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ARE YOUR KIDS SAFE?

Please join us for AN IMPORTANT

TOWN HALL MEETING

*TEENAGE DRUG USE*

Including “Oxycotton” (OxyContin) and “Party Drugs”

*BULLYING IN OUR SCHOOLS*

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Dyker Heights Junior High School

8010-12th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

Know the signs!

Join us and get informed!

Health Care, Law Enforcement and Drug Prevention Program professionals will host a panel discussion and answer questions. Representatives from Lutheran HealthCare, The Dynamic Youth Community, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, & Department of Health will attend.

**Parents, grandparents, and educators are encouraged to attend**

February 15, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL TO ACCEPT YORKTOWN’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION NOMINATION AND CONTINUE “JOBS TOUR”

 

***Tuesday, February 7th at 7:30 p.m.***

Brewster, N.Y. – (2/6/2012) – On Tuesday, February 7th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be at the Yorktown Town Hall to accept the nomination of Kathleen Quinn as a Woman of Distinction and to continue his “Jobs Tour”.

February 7, 2012
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SENATE PASSES PACKAGE OF SCHOOL BUS BILLS - Bills intended to make riding bus safer for students, enhance communication, and make “school bus” signs more economical

            Senator Andrew Lanza today voted in favor a series school bus bills that passed the Senate that will ensure child safety and enhanced communication.

February 7, 2012
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN MEETS WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS AT THE ARAB AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) recently met with leaders of the Yemeni American Association of Bay Ridge, the Beit Al Maqdis Islamic Center, the Moroccan American House Association, the World Lebanese Cultural Union, the Egyptian American Community Foundation, the Arab American Association of New York and local business leaders to provide an update on his workings within the State Senate and the community, and discuss areas of concerns. He has issued this statement:

February 7, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL LEADS EFFORT TO PROTECT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

Legislation Extending Maximum Amount of Stay in Residential Programs to be voted on in Social Services Committee. 

February 7, 2012
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2/7/12: Senator John Bonacic Comments on S.6157A

Senator John Bonacic, discusses his legislation (S.6157A), which would prohibit certain individuals from acting as school bus monitors and drivers.

 

February 7, 2012
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Senator Klein Introduces Legislation to Raise the Minimum Wage

 

Statement from Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (Bronx/ Westchester): 

February 7, 2012
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ADDABBO SIGNS ON TO LEGISLATION HALTING ISSUANCE OF HYDROFRACKING PERMITS

Queens, NY, February 7, 2012 -- In an effort to ensure that the State Legislature and other interested parties receive all of the information they need to determine the ultimate pros and cons of hydraulic fracturing, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) has given his support to legislation (S.6261) that would suspend the issuance of new permits for this form of natural gas drilling in New York State until June 2013.  

February 7, 2012
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Senator John Bonacic Meets With Representa​tives From the Tri-Valley Future Farmers of America


(February 7, 2012) Senator John Bonacic met with representatives from the Tri-Valley Future Farmers of America to discuss Agricultural Education. Pictured (from L-R) Tara Beresick, Tri-Valley FFA Chapter Co-Advisor, Sidnye Stepanov, Christina Kackos, John Bonacic, Nicole Bradley and Hope Costa.

February 7, 2012
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