Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR GOLDEN TO PROVIDE FREE INCOME TAX SERVICE TO SENIOR CITIZENS AND LOW INCOME RESIDENTS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) has announced that he will provide free income tax preparation services, for the 14th year, to senior citizens and residents of his district earning less than $30,000.

 

Appointments will be available at his district office located at 7408-5th Avenue, from February 5th through April 14th, every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

January 11, 2011
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SALAND TAPPED TO CHAIR PRESTIGIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C – Poughkeepsie) announced that he has been appointed to serve as the Chairman of the Senate Codes Committee.

Senator Saland has been asked to chair the Senate Codes Committee.  The Senate Codes Committee is one of the most prestigious and active committees in the State Senate and as Chairman, Senator Saland will oversee criminal justice policy affecting New York State.

January 11, 2011
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Response to State of the State

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s first State of the State message echoed the themes that I have been talking about for the last two years. Cutting spending, cutting taxes, lowering property taxes, reducing the size of government and helping businesses create new private sector jobs must be the priorities.  If we can accomplish these goals, we will put New York on a path of financial recovery and restore the public’s faith in our State government.

January 11, 2011
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Savino, IDC Issues Recommendations to Streamline State Government

$312 million wasteful spending, potential savings, uncovered

January 10, 2011
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Session Begins, Senate “Heroes of Reform” Say: Keep Your Promise: Pass the Pledge

Senate Reformers Urge New Yorkers to Join the Call for Immediate

Action on Mayor Koch’s New York Uprising Heroes of Reform Pledge

January 10, 2011
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January 10, 2011
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Senator Serrano Encourages New Yorkers to Help Bring Reform to the New York State Senate

(Albany, NY) – On the first day of State Senate session, Senators designated “Heroes of Reform” by Mayor Ed Koch called on Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Senate leadership today to keep their promise and pass Mayor Koch’s “New York Uprising Heroes of Reform” pledge as the Senate’s first order of business in the New Year.

January 10, 2011
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January 10, 2011
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Senator Greg Ball Appointed to Governor’s SAGE Commission

Ball Tapped to Consolidate Government Agencies and Authorities by 20% ALBANY, NY (01/09/2011) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was one of only two Senators, and the only one from the Senate Majority, appointed on Friday to sit on Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Spending and Government Efficiency (SAGE) Commission. The SAGE Commission was created by Governor Cuomo through Executive Order on Wednesday, noting that the excessive bureaucracy in New York has become a burden to the taxpayers.

January 10, 2011
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Dave Bushover recognized for 50 years of service to Shelby Fire Company

Back: Assemblyman Steve Hawley, Senator George Maziarz

Front: Dave Bushover, Former Chief Ed Southcott

 

 

January 10, 2011
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Free Glaucoma Screening hosted by Senator Skelos

Event: Free Glaucoma Screening Friday, January 21, 2011, from 10am until 1pm Location: Greis Park, Lynbrook: 55 Wilbur St. Lynbrook, NY 11563January is Glaucoma Awareness Month-- What is Glaucoma?Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. In the early stages of the disease, there may be no symptoms. Experts estimate that half of the people affected by glaucoma may not know they have it.Diagnostic Tests

January 21, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Senator Malcolm A. Smith Calls On Queens DA To Institute Another Gun Buy Back Program

(St. Albans, NY)- State Senator Malcolm A. Smith is calling on  Queens District Attorney Richard Brown and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to institute another Gun Buy-Back Program in Queens.  

January 7, 2011
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