Issues: Miscellaneous

LANZA AND ISLAND ELECTEDS CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST PROPOSED BUS CUTS TO STUDENTS

Call for certainty that buses will be there for students this fall

August 23, 2010
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Honoring members of the Dee Victor Thomas Unit 1155 in Fillmore

Members of the Dee Victor Thomas Unit 1155 of the Fillmore American Legion Auxiliary gathered at the Minard Park Gazebo recently to recognize four members of their unit for 25 years of continuous service.

August 23, 2010
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Rockn Randy at Glendale AARP

Come see Rockn Randy perform his one man show at Glendale AARP monthly meeting.

October 1, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
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Solid State Band at Tudor Park

Come and rock with the Solid State Band at this FREE outdoor concert.

September 24, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Senate Bill Guaranteeing Protections for Tenants of Foreclosed Buildings Signed into Law. "Senator Thompson: Prior Law Allowed Tenants to be Forced from Homes without Notice."

For Immediate ReleaseAugust 21, 2010Contact: Lisa King │404.587.4496 │ lisaking530@gmail.com

Senator Thompson: Prior Law Allowed Tenants to be Forced from Homes without Notice

(Buffalo, NY) Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D- Parts of Erie and Niagara counties) announced that a new law guaranteeing greater protections (S7139) for tenants of buildings in foreclosure has been signed into law. Under the Senate’s new law, rent-regulated tenants are now required to receive a notice of their housing rights, along with a notice of the building owner’s foreclosure. The bill takes effect 30 days from the date of signing.

August 21, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PRESENTS LIBERTY MEDALS TO TWO LOCAL FIRST RESPONDERS FOR THEIR LIFE-SAVING EFFORTS IN HAITI

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) and Assemblyman Saladino (left) present the New York State Senate Liberty Medal to James Sandas (left center) and Steven Miller (right center) for their efforts to rescue victims of the Haiti earthquake.     

August 20, 2010
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Community Update for Week Ending August 20, 2010

Here is my community update for the week ending August 20th. You can view it in full screen by clicking link below.

August 20, 2010
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Statement by Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau):

"I am among those who have a strong emotional reaction to the mosque controversy and am opposed to its construction in the shadow of Ground Zero. There is no dispute that the mosque's developers have a constitutional right to build there, but that doesn't mean it's the right thing to do. That's why I support efforts by the Governor, Arch Bishop Dolan and others to find a alternative site that is not in close proximity to where more than 3,000 Long Islanders, New Yorkers, and Americans of all faiths were killed."

August 20, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

Governor Paterson Should Allow Rebuilding of Greek Orthodox Church at Ground Zero

Paterson Focuses on Mosque, But Stalls Christian Church Project 

 

Governor Paterson is anxious to broker a deal for the construction of a Mosque, yet he has abruptly turned his back on a long-standing deal to rebuild the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Christian Church,  the only church destroyed at Ground Zero on September 11th.  

 

August 19, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

 

One moment Nancy Pelosi talks about upholding freedom of religion, the next she says people who exercise their freedom of speech to protest construction of a Mosque near Ground Zero should be investigated.  This issue is not about religious freedom, it’s about what’s right and what’s wrong. There is no need for an  investigation  -- the Mosque is overwhelmingly opposed by the majority of people in the state, and throughout the country. Most importantly, it is opposed by the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives on 9/11. 

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August 19, 2010
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New York State Senate Launches Nation's First iPad App For Legislation

Senate Majority Continues National Leadership in Using Technology to Foster Transparent, Efficient, Participatory Government

August 19, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER TEAM UP TO HELP SAVE LIVES

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) is pictured as he speaks with a constituent during the blood drive he sponsored at the Sunrise Mall. 

August 19, 2010
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