Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Martins' Legislative Update From Albany

In his latest legislative update from Albany, Senator Jack M. Martins speaks about the state budget, restoring funding for schools, libraries and the EPIC program. He also spoke about event tht have taken place in Albany and the 7th Senate District.

April 6, 2011
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LEGISLATORS WELCOME XAVERIAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO ALBANY

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-C, 60th District) welcomed Xaverian High School students, along with their teacher Marianne Teta, to the State Capitol in Albany on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

The students were given a Capitol tour, had a chance to have lunch with the legislators and discuss issues facing our community, City and State, and were seated in the gallery and watched the New York State Senate in session.

April 6, 2011
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Press Conference: Rally on the Green Asphalt Plant

Senator Gianaris will be attending the Rally on the Green Asphalt Plant with Assemblymember Nolan, Councilman Van Bramer and Community Board 2 Chair Conely. This rally is being held in response to a plan to construct an asphalt plant in Long Island City without allowing the public or the Department of Environmental Conservation the required period of time to comment on it. 

April 7, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT ON CONFIRMATION OF BROOKLYN’S KEN ADAMS TO LEAD THE EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today issued the following statement following his vote in the New York State Senate yesterday to confirm Kenneth Adams as President and CEO of the Empire State Development Corporation:

“I am proud to have cast my vote to support the confirmation of Brooklyn’s Kenneth Adams as President and CEO of the Empire State Development Corporation. I have full confidence in Ken’s abilities to lead this State agency as we enter a period, when much needs to be done here in New York, on the economic front so to build New York and create jobs.

April 6, 2011
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Keeping the Commitment - Information on the 2011-12 State Budget

The New York State Senate has completed passage of the 2011-12 state budget one day prior to the April 1st budget deadline.  The budget, which has now received final approval by the Assembly, achieves the critically important goals of reducing state spending, not raising taxes and creating new private sector jobs.

To learn more about the State's new fiscally responsible budget plan, I encourage you to review the documents below. 

April 6, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN JOINS SENATE PASSAGE OF ANTI-CRIME PACKAGE

Bills Strengthen Penalties for Sex Offenders, Bank Robberies and Home Invasions

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) joined the New York State Senate yesterday in passing several anti-crime bills to strengthen penalties and create new charges for offenses relating to sexual abuse, bank robberies, home invasions and driving irresponsibly. The measures will help deter criminals, hold violators accountable and create safer communities throughout the state.

April 6, 2011
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Sen. Espaillat Commemorates the 43rd Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination

 

Senator Adriano Espaillat spoke on the Senate floor to commemorate the 43rd Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. He also released the following statement: 

“Today marks the 43rd anniversary of a tragedy that forever changed our country. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination was indeed a crime against our entire nation, which suffered indelibly with his death as it had benefited from his life. 

April 5, 2011
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SENATE PASSES ANTI-CRIME PACKAGE

Bills Strengthen Penalties for Sex Offenders, Bank Robberies and Home Invasions 

The New York State Senate today passed several anti-crime bills to strengthen penalties and create new charges for offenses relating to sexual abuse, bank robberies, home invasions and driving irresponsibly. The measures will help deter criminals, hold violators accountable and create safer communities throughout the state.

 

April 5, 2011
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Resolution Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (J1185)

April 5, 2011 - Senate resolution honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (J1185)

April 5, 2011
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Resolution Honoring Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (J1184)

April 5, 2011 - Senator Bill Perkins' session comments on the resolution (J1184).

April 5, 2011
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Senator Malcolm A. Smith Recognizes Queens Volunteer As Constituent Of The Month

Rene Albritton is being recognized by Senator Malcolm A. Smith as April's Constituent of the Month.  Ms. Albritton recently celebrated her 6th Anniversary as a volunteer in Senator Smith’s District Office. She has devoted her time to serve as a community liaison attending monthly meetings at the St. Albans Civic Improvement Association, Inc. and the Ilion Area Block Association, Inc.  Her efforts have helped to address some of the issues and concerns affecting area residents. 

April 5, 2011
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April 5, 2011
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA PASSES PHRAGMITES FIRE PREVENTION BILL OUT OF SENATE CITIES COMMITTEE

 

Lanza & Tobacco’s New Bill Will Empower Property Owners to Protect Themselves & Neighbors

April 5, 2011
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North Babylon Council of PTA's Annual Legislative Breakfast

Senator Owen H. Johnson recently joined with state and local officials and community members at the North Babylon Council of PTA’s annual Legislative Breakfast at the North Babylon High School.  The Board of Education, the North Babylon Teachers’ Organization, and the North Babylon Administrators’ Association joined in the event.  Community members were invited to share their needs and concerns regarding the school district as well as the community.

April 5, 2011
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IDC, Assemb. Ortiz, Join 10-year-old Heart Transplant Survivor to Push for Life-Saving Legislation

'Lauren's Law' to Increase Organ Donation Passed Important Committee Vote Today

 

ALBANY, N.Y. The Independent Democratic Conference and Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, (D-Brooklyn) joined 10-year-old heart transplant survivor Lauren Shields and her family today in a push for life saving legislation.

April 5, 2011
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