Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Breslin Reminds Residents of Energy Assistance Program as Cold Weather Closes In

(Albany, NY) Before the thermometer drops and fall gives way to winter, Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar) would like to remind Albany County residents of the federal government’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This federally funded program helps millions of low income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of household income for energy, in paying their energy bill.

October 24, 2011
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LaValle Secured Funds: Agricultural Consumer Science Center Breaks Ground, Equals Jobs and Economic Growth

October 24, 2011 – Nearly one year after announcing the open bidding process for the construction of a new Agriculture Consumer Science Center (ACSC) at the Stony Brook University Calverton Business Incubator, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., was joined by Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and other local dignitaries  to celebrate the groundbreaking and construction advancement of the planned Center. The project expected completion date is summer 2012.

October 24, 2011
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Agricultural Consumer Science Center Breaks Ground

October 24, 2011 – Nearly one year after announcing the open bidding process for the construction of a new Agriculture Consumer Science Center (ACSC) at the Stony Brook University Calverton Business Incubator, Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., will be joined by Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and other local dignitaries on Monday, October 24 to celebrate the groundbreaking and construction advancement of the planned Center. The project expected completion date is summer 2012.

October 24, 2011
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Statewide Public Notification System Will Help Locate Missing Vulnerable Adults

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF STATEWIDE ALERT SYSTEM FOR MISSING VULNERABLE ADULTS

October 24, 2011
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ONE WEEK REMAINING TO REGISTER FOR FEMA DISASTER AID & LOW INTEREST LOANS FROM US SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - DEADLINE OCT. 31

 

Senator Lanza reminds Staten Islanders who were affected by Hurricane Irene that there is less than one week remaining before the Oct. 31 deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management for possible disaster assistance.

October 24, 2011
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Senate and Hispanic Federation Hold Unidad Conference To Focus On Economic Opportunities For Hispanic Community

            Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) was proud to take part in two-day economic conference, entitled “Unidad Latina,” that the New York State Senate and the Hispanic Federation recently held in New York City.  The conference was an opportunity to discuss ways to increase economic opportunities for the growing Hispanic community in New York.

October 24, 2011
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OPEN MEMO TO SENATOR DEAN SKELOS

To: New York State Senator Dean G. Skelos

From: New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz

Date: October 24, 2011

Re: First Legislative Hispanic Unity Conference

As everyone already knows, the Six New York State Hispanic Senators unanimously boycotted your Unidad Latina Legislative Conference that you organized in an attempt to garner the support of New York’s Hispanic Community.

I also hear that your so-called Unity Conference was not only boycotted by all Hispanic Senators, but by all of the elected Hispanic officials from New York State. Only some Republicans and Democrats who are not Hispanic attended.

October 24, 2011
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Local woman receives nation's second-highest civilian honor -- watch White House ceremony, read statement from Senator O'Mara

Elmira, N.Y., October 20—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) released the following statement today on President Barack Obama’s awarding of the nation’s second-highest civilian honor, the Presidential Citizens Medal, to Camilla “Milly” Bloomquist of Yates County:

October 24, 2011
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LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

24 DE OCTUBRE DEL 2011

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA

SENADOR REV. RUBEN DIAZ

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

Por el Senador Rev. Ruben Diaz

California es uno de los Estados más liberales entre los 50 estados de la Unión Americana.

En California, se encuentra Hollywood, un lugar famoso en el mundo entero porque es donde se producen las películas y donde los artistas mas conocidos del mundo tienen sus residencias.

October 24, 2011
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October 23, 2011
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Newsday: October 31st Deadline Approaching For Irene Aid

9:07 AM By Patricia Kitchen  Homeowners, renters, businesses and nonprofits that experienced physical property damage as a result of Tropical Storm Irene have until Oct. 31 to file for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration.So far a total of 5,086 applications have been issued on Long Island; 448 have been filled in and returned; 129 approved, to the tune of $5 million.Though there’s more than a week to the deadline, “we don’t want people to wait,” said Jelani Miller, public affairs specialist with the SBA office of disaster assistance, covering New York.

October 21, 2011
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LOHUD: SENATOR BALL SCREENS HYDROFRACKING DOCUMENTARY IN PEEKSKILL

Posted by: Marcela Rojas

State Senator Greg Ball, R-Patterson, will  host a screening of the film “Gasland,” this Saturday in Peekskill.

October 21, 2011
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SENATOR BALL MEETS WITH PEEKSKILL YOUTH GROUP TO REDUCE SUBSTANCE ABUSE

(Peekskill Councilwoman Marybeth McGowan, Youth Director Valerie Swan, Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster, Senator Greg Ball along with students from The Peekskill Youth Bureau )

 

October 21, 2011
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