Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Malcolm A. Smith Joins Secretary LaHood, Senators Schumer, Lautenberg and Congressman Nadler To Announce $2 Billion High Speed Rail Award

(New York, NY)- Senator Malcolm A. Smith joined U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Senators Chuck Schumer, Frank Lautenberg and Congressman Jerrold Nadler to announce a $2 Billion award for High Speed Rail (HSR) in the Northeast Corridor (NEC). Smith, a strong advocate of HSR, serves as Co-Chair of the High Speed Rail Working Group for the National Conference of State Legislators.

May 9, 2011
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Savino’s Ferry Report, Riders say, “Overall Ferry a B-, Bus Ramps a D+” Riders Lament Homeless in Terminals; Smoke and Crime Mar Bus Ramps

For Immediate release May 7, 2011

Savino’s Ferry Report, Riders say, “Overall Ferry a B-, Bus Ramps a D+”

Riders Lament Homeless in Terminals; Smoke and Crime Mar Bus Ramps

St George- State Senator Dine J. Savino (D-I-WF Staten Island) once again set up a “Mobile District Office” in the Staten Island St. George Ferry Terminal in late March. The Senator’s staff was able to take specific constituent complaints from commuters and disperse some information.

May 9, 2011
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol..."--for the week of May 9, 2011

It's going to be a pivotal year in New York State government.  That's one thing most Albany observers already agree on.  The challenges have never been greater.  Throughout 2011, Senator O'Mara will offer his weekly perspective on many of the key issues, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and so much more.  Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column  "From the Capitol..."\

May 9, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS MERRICK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN WELCOMING NEW SMALL BUSINESS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with members of the Merrick Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the grand opening of La Mystika.           

May 9, 2011
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Senator Rivera Welcomed Over 100 Community Members at 33rd Senate District Office Opening

Senator Gustavo Rivera (D, WF-Bronx) was joined by more than 100 community members to celebrate the official opening of the 33rd Senate District Office on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. The office is located at 2432 Grand Concourse, Bronx NY in Suite 506.

May 9, 2011
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Forum/Town Hall: Senator Rivera Holds Town Hall Meeting

Senator Gustavo Rivera (D, WF-Bronx) will hold a Townhall Tour of the 33RD Senate District over the next month, visiting with community leaders from throughout the district.

 

WHO:   State Senator Gustavo Rivera

WHAT:  Town hall meeting

WHERE:  Kingsbridge Heights Community Center - 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace, Bronx, NY

WHEN:   Sunday, May 15 from 2:00PM-3:30PM

May 15, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Forum/Town Hall: Senator Rivera Hosts Town hall Meeting

Senator Gustavo Rivera (D, WF-Bronx) will hold a Townhall Tour of the 33RD Senate District over the next month, visiting with community leaders from throughout the district. The first in this series of town hall meetings will be held on Wednesday, May 11 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Bronx Works Morris Senior Center.

WHO: State Senator Gustavo Rivera, Assemblyman Nelson Castro and City Councilman Fernando Cabrera

WHAT: Community Town Hall

WHEN: Wednesday, May 11 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

WHERE: Bronx Works Morris Senior Center – 80 E 181 St. Bronx, NY

May 11, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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33rd Senate District Office Open House

Senator Gustavo Rivera (D, WF-Bronx) will be joined by community members to celebrate the official opening of the 33rd Senate District Office on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. This office was selected due to its location in a central and accessible area of Senate District 33, on Grand Concourse in the Fordham Road area.

 

WHO: Senator Gustavo Rivera and community members

WHAT: Official District Office Opening Celebration and Open House

WHEN: Next Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 6:00PM

WHERE: 2432 Grand Concourse, Bronx NY – Suite 506

 

May 4, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Senator Martins Legislative Report From Albany

In his latest Legislative Report, Senator Jack M. Martins speaks about what's going on around the Seventh Senate District. 

May 7, 2011
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Senator Klein Announces $12,847 Grant For Pelham Public Library

Funds to be Used for Energy Efficient Lighting

May 7, 2011
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IDC reports available

Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) has made all of the reports generated to date by the Independent Democratic Conference conveniently available on the web.

 

 

May 6, 2011
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Senator Malcolm A. Smith And Clergy From Around NY Kick-off My Community And US Consultation

(Hollis, NY)- Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D-Hollis) has teamed up with clergy from around NYC and Long Island to host the first My Community And Us Consultation.

May 6, 2011
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Listen to Senator Nozzolio on Finger Lakes Morning News with Ted Baker

Today, Senator Nozzolio called in to Finger Lakes Morning News with Ted Baker on WGVA 1240 to discuss issues affecting our region, including the Sampson Veterans Cemetery, the property tax cap and Brittany's Law.

Listen to the full interview here at the Finger Lakes News Radio website.

May 6, 2011
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Legislative Priorities Concerning the NYS Retired Teacher’s Association

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke with Carol Lord to discuss legislative priorities concerning the New York State Retired Teacher’s Association Incorporated.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio; Carol Lord, former Special Education Teacher for the Waterloo School District.

May 6, 2011
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Community Connection for Week Ending May 8th

Here is Senator Robach's Community Connection for the week ending Sunday, May 8th. In this week's issue, recent Senate passage of legislation regarding text messaging while driving, Little Leaguers in Brighton get the season started, and some of the events taking place around the district this week. All the best for a great week, and a Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!

May 6, 2011
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO BILL TO AID IN COLLECTION OF CHILD SUPPORT

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed legislation he sponsors to help ensure that parents make their child support payments. 

May 6, 2011
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KLEIN FIGHTS TO PUT AN END TO UNNECESSARY LATE FEES FOR BRONX SENIOR

BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced this week that he fought to help remove unnecessary Medicare Part D prescription plan late fees for Country Club resident Carmela Del Secolo.

May 6, 2011
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