Issues: Miscellaneous

Troop 152 Welcomes Newest Eagle Scouts

Recently, Senator Robach attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony for Troop 152 in Brighton. Two members of the troop received their Eagle Scout badge, William J. Devos and Nicholas Sirotenko. Both are pictured with Senator Robach.

January 24, 2011
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COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

24 de Enero de 2011

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

El Martes, 4 de Febrero de 1999, cuatro policías balearón un joven Africano de nombre Amadou Diallo.

Esto sucedió en el edificio número 1157 de la avenida Wheeler, aquí en el Condado de Bronx. Los cuatro policías le dispararón 41 balazos de los cuales 19 impactarón al joven Africano.

En aquella ocasión, los policías reclamarón defensa propia diciendo que Amadou Diallo se metio las manos en el bolsillo y ellos creyeron que lo que saco fue una pistola cuando en realidad Amadou Diallo lo que saco fue su cartera de bolsillo.

January 24, 2011
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol..."

It's going to be a pivotal year in New York State government.  Here at the start of the 2011 legislative session, that's one thing most Albany observers already agree on.  The challenges have never been greater.  Throughout the year ahead, 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..."

January 24, 2011
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CHATTERTON STUDENTS HELP SENATOR FUSCHILLO “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Chatterton Elementary School in Merrick to thank students for participating in his annual “Extend the Holidays” toy drive.

January 24, 2011
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Senator Maziarz recognizes long-serving volunteer firefighter

Senator George Maziarz and Assemblyman John Ceretto congratulate John Linkowski for being the oldest member of Lewiston No. 2 Volunteer Fire Company at the company's 69th annual installation dinner.

January 24, 2011
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Senator Ball Opens District Office

Ball: Together as a team, we can accomplish great things. BREWSTER, NY (1/22/2011) – At a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, joined by dozens of constituents and local officials throughout Senate District 40, Senator Greg Ball officially opened the State Senate District 40 Office. “This is a great community that we live in. It could be better if New York State Government would get out of the way,” Ball said.

January 24, 2011
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Senator Martins Meets With South High School Students

Even with snow falling on Friday morning, January 21, students from the Great Neck School District still made it to class and Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) made it to Great Neck South High School to discuss the students’ aspirations for the future.Prior to going to Great Neck South High School, Senator Martins held a roundtable discussion with Great Neck School Superintendent Dr. Tom Dolan, Great Neck Board of Education Vice-President Fran Langsner, Trustee Don Ashkenase, Trustee Susan Miner-Healy and John Powell from the business office.The Great Neck School officials and Senator Martins spoke about the quality of the Great Neck Schools. “The achievement is high. The students do extremely well,” said Dr.

January 24, 2011
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Senator Martins Meets With Great Neck School Officials, South High School Students

Even with snow falling on Friday morning, January 21, students from the Great Neck School District still made it to class and Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) made it to Great Neck South High School to discuss the students’ aspirations for the future.Prior to going to Great Neck South High School, Senator Martins held a roundtable discussion with Great Neck School Superintendent Dr. Tom Dolan, Great Neck Board of Education Vice-President Fran Langsner, Trustee Don Ashkenase, Trustee Susan Miner-Healy and John Powell from the business office.The Great Neck School officials and Senator Martins spoke about the quality of the Great Neck Schools. “The achievement is high. The students do extremely well,” said Dr.

January 24, 2011
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Senator Malcolm A. Smith Pushes For HSR Jobs, Encourages GE to Build HSR Locomotive in New York

(St. Albans, NY)-Senator Malcolm A. Smith is calling on General Electric (GE) to bring more jobs to New York. GE recently signed a letter of intent with China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation Limited (CSR) to manufacture high- and medium-speed electric multiple unit trains in the United States.

January 23, 2011
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Senator Gianaris Applauds State Approval For Cleaner And More Efficient Power Plant In Astoria

Astoria, Queens—State Senator Michael Gianaris (D-Queens) commended state utilities regulators for granting approval for the construction of a $1.4 billion power plant in Astoria along the East River. The new plant will reduce toxic emissions at the site by more than 85% by replacing an older, less-efficient and dirtier plant.

“Western Queens residents can breathe a little easier today,” stated Senator Michael Gianaris. “We bear more than our fair share of the burden for producing New York’s electricity. Anytime we replace an old, dirty generator with a newer, cleaner one is a significant step in the right direction.”

January 22, 2011
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Community Connection for Week Ending January 21, 2011

Here is the latest edition of Senator Robach's Community Connection for the week ending January 21st, 2011. You can download a full-screen version by clicking on the link below.

January 21, 2011
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January 21, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Announces Proposed Legislation to Save Property Tax Dollars

Carlucci’s Bill Will Save Property Tax Dollars

Proposals Level Local Gov't Playing Field &Lower Costs

 (Albany, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) today unveiled a series of common sense recommendations that will help local governments tackle state mandates, save money, and help ease the burden on taxpayers.

January 21, 2011
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Lawmakers urge Trudeau Institute to stay

Press-Republican

January 20, 2011

January 21, 2011
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Sen. Little: Gov. Cuomo called Trudeau chairman

Senator says Institute is being ‘wooed’ by other states

January 20, 2011

January 21, 2011
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Senator Gianaris, Assemblywoman Simotas And Congresswoman Maloney Sworn In At Special Ceremony

Queens, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Senator Michael Gianaris and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas were sworn in to their respective legislative seats in front of hundreds of western Queens residents and citywide and statewide political and community leaders. during a special joint inauguration ceremony.

January 21, 2011
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SENATOR SKELOS NAMES MARTY GOLDEN AS SENATE MAJORITY REP TO MTA CAPITAL PROGRAM REVIEW BOARD

New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos today appointed Senator Martin Golden (R,C,I-Brooklyn) as the Senate Majority’s representative to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Capital Program Review Board.

The Board is responsible for overseeing and approving the MTA’s five year capital spending programs.  The last full 5-year MTA capital plan totaled more than $21 billion.

January 20, 2011
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NYS Senator Greg Ball comments on new Senate Job Creation and Taxpayer Protection Act legislation

NYS Senator Greg Ball comments on new Senate Job Creation and Taxpayer Protection Act legislation.

January 20, 2011
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NYS Senator Jack M. Martins Reacts to the State of the State message and district priorities

NYS Senator Jack M. Martins recently commented on the State of the State message and touched on his district priorities.

January 20, 2011
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Martins Sponsors NYS Senate Resolution Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"I was very honored and privileged to be a sponsor of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. resolution passed by the New York State today. Dr. King's message and legacy of equality, opportunity and empowerment has motivated and challenged generations of young people. His words not only have meaning and purpose, but have given hope to all of us."
 
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Senator Jack M. Martins discusses the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. resolution on the floor of the New York State Senate with Elmont resident and community liaison Franklin Thomas.

January 20, 2011
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