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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON WINNING NASSAU COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently visited Kennedy High School to congratulate the boys volleyball team on winning the 2010 Nassau County Class B Championship.

March 8, 2011
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Troop 446 Eagle Court of Honor

James Sladky, Assistant Scoutmaster; Joseph Goss; Christopher Whelan; David Vite; Vernon Williams; Nicholas Veras; Senator Golden; Vincent Mangual, Scoutmaster.

March 8, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPEARS ON “MEET THE LEADERS”

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) was recently a guest on Cablevision’s “Meet the Leaders, ” a local program which explores the people, policies, and issues which are responsible for directing the future course of Long Island. 

March 8, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Announces Life Saving "Lauren's Law"

Senator Carlucci Introduces Lauren’s Law

Increasing Organ Donations Saves Lives

 

(Nyack, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) announced the introduction of life saving legislation, Lauren’s Law today.  Lauren’s Law is named after 10 year old Lauren Shields who received a heart transplant in March of 2009.

 

March 7, 2011
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Senate Democrats Seek To Hold GOP To Their Reform Promise

For Immediate Release: March 7, 2011Contact: Evan Schneider | eschneid@nysenate.gov | 518-455-2225 (Albany, NY) After the Senate GOP continued to back away from their promise to support independent redistricting by quietly burying the centerpiece of Governor Cuomo’s agenda to clean up Albany -- the Redistricting Reform Act of 2011 -- in the Senate Rules Committee where it can anonymously avoid public oversight, Senate Democrats today presented and delivered a petition seeking to force a vote and public hearing on the Governor’s legislation. 

March 7, 2011
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Senator Skelos Wants Your Opinion

 

Senator Skelos would like to get your opinion on a few important issues regarding the New York State budget.

Please take a few seconds to answer the following three questions.

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March 7, 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..."

This week, "Redefining the state-local partnership"

March 7, 2011
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Senator Fuschillo & NYS Senate Pay Tribute to Fallen Nassau County Police Officer

The New York State Senate recently paid tribute to Nassau County Police Officer Michael Califano, who died in the line of duty on February 4, 2011. The Senate passed a legislative resolution, sponsored by Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in memory of Officer Califano.

March 7, 2011
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'Chopping' out the noise

The New York Post

By Heather Haddon

Last Updated: 12:42 PM, March 6, 2011

Posted: 2:03 AM, March 6, 2011

Meet the pilot police.

Aviation authorities have quietly started cracking down on hell-raising helicopters breaking new city flight restrictions for sightseeing aircraft, The Post has learned.

The Downtown Manhattan Heliport, the chopper hub owned by the city Economic Development Corp., began scanning radar systems last month to kill the buzz from pilots incessantly circling over residential areas in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn.

March 6, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH WELCOME WANTAGH ART STUDENT TO STATE CAPITOL

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) and Assemblyman David G. McDonough (19th Assembly District) recently congratulated Wantagh High School student Gabrielle Soethout on having her art displayed in the State Capitol. 

March 4, 2011
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SENATORS LANZA, GOLDEN CALL FOR PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO HELP OTBS

             Albany - State Senators Andrew J. Lanza (R-C-I, 24th District) and Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today renewed their call to make the necessary changes in the payment structure to ensure the financial viability of Off-Track Betting Corporations (OTBs) statewide in the wake of the Suffolk County Off-Track Betting Corporation’s recent move toward filing bankruptcy and recent reports that Nassau OTB’s handle is significantly down.

March 4, 2011
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SENATORS GOLDEN, LANZA CALL FOR PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO HELP OTBS

Albany - State Senators Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) Andrew J. Lanza (R-C-I, 24th District) today renewed their call to make the necessary changes in the payment structure to ensure the financial viability of Off-Track Betting Corporations (OTBs) statewide in the wake of the Suffolk County Off-Track Betting Corporation’s recent move toward filing bankruptcy and recent reports that Nassau OTB’s handle is significantly down.

 

March 4, 2011
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March 4, 2011
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Community Connection for Week Ending March 4th

Here is Senator Robach's Community Connection for the week ending Friday, March 4th. As always, you can view this in full-screen by clicking on the link below.

March 4, 2011
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Senator Farley Meets Art Exhibit Participant

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) is pleased to report that students from Montgomery and Schenectady Counties participated in the 2011 Legislative Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association. Their work was on display at the Legislative Office Building in Albany from Feb. 28th through March 4th. Senator Farley (left) presents Gillian Litynski of Niskayuna High School with a Certificate of Merit for participating in the 21st annual statewide art show. Also pictured is Assemblyman James Tedisco (right).

March 4, 2011
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Senator Farley Attends NYSATA Legislative Art Exhibit

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) is pleased to report that students from Montgomery and Schenectady Counties participated in the 2011 Legislative Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association. Their work was on display at the Legislative Office Building in Albany from Feb. 28th through March 4th. Senator Farley (left) presents Amy Goodman of Niskayuna High School with a Certificate of Merit for participating in the 21st annual statewide art show. Also pictured is Assemblyman James Tedisco (right).

March 4, 2011
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Senator Farley Chats With Young Artists

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) is pleased to report that students from Montgomery and Schenectady Counties participated in the 2011 Legislative Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association. Their work was on display at the Legislative Office Building in Albany from Feb. 28th through March 4th. Senator Farley (left) presents Balndy Perez (middle) with a Certificate of Merit for participating in the 21st annual statewide art show. Blandy is a third grade student in the Fonda-Fultonville school district.

March 4, 2011
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Senator Farley Enjoys Art Display

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) is pleased to report that students from Montgomery and Schenectady Counties participated in the 2011 Legislative Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association. Their work was on display at the Legislative Office Building in Albany from Feb. 28th through March 4th. Senator Farley (left) presents Hailie Downing (middle) with a Certificate of Merit for participating in the 21st annual statewide art show. Hailie is a first grade student in the Fonda-Fultonville school district.

March 4, 2011
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