Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR FUSCHILLO TEACHES ROOSEVELT STUDENTS TO SAY “NO” TO TOBACCO

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo shows students at the Roosevelt Children’s Academy that some of the same chemicals found in nail polish remover are also used in cigarettes.

April 16, 2010
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Senator Volker Meets with Officials from Thompson Health to Discuss Important Health Care Issues

Senator Volker meets with officials from Thompson Health to discuss important health care issues.  Pictured are CEO/President Linda Farchione, Senator Dale Volker and Executive Vice President/CFO Deborah Weymouth.  Thompson Health is located in Canandaigua, NY.   

April 16, 2010
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Honoring Former East Islip Fire Chief Francis Parkan for Sixty-Five Years of Dedicated Service

Photo left to right:  James Garraway, Chief of the East Islip Fire Department; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Francis Parkan; his wife Rose; and his grandchildren Kyle and Jamie Parkan.

Francis Parkan, Past Chief of the East Islip Fire Department was presented with a Citation by Senator Owen H. Johnson in grateful recognition and deep appreciation of his sixty-five years of courageous and dedicated service as a member of the East Islip Fire Department.  He was also honored for his unselfish and untiring efforts to make the community of East Islip a safer place to live.

April 16, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up:Week of April 12: Election Law Reforms, Delinquent Tax Collection And More

Legislation passed this week by the State Senate Democratic Majority included bills to ensure voters are not disenfranchised as a result of outdated election laws, the authorization of municipalities to collect delinquent property taxes, and the establishment of new rights regarding phone calls of defendants upon arrest, among others.

Reforming State Election Laws

April 16, 2010
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Senator Adams Convenes Animal Rights Roundtable

 

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS CONVENES ANIMAL RIGHTS ROUNDTABLE TO ANNOUNCE FORMATION OF NEW PARTNERSHIP: LEGISLATORS FOR THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS

 

In an effort to shed light on the pressing issues surrounding animal rights, Senator Eric Adams will host a roundtable discussion entitled “Humane Treatment of Animals” on Friday, April 16, 2010, 12:00 Noon, at 250 Broadway, New York (in the Senate hearing room on the 19th floor). 

 

April 15, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TALKS ABOUT STATE GOVERNMENT WITH WANTAGH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks with students in Mr.

April 15, 2010
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Sen. Stavisky is first woman elected official from Queens to preside over Session

Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky – already the first woman from Queens County elected to the State Senate – made her second entry into the State Senate history books April 13 as the first woman elected official from Queens to preside over the Senate.  The Session included the passage of more than 70 resolutions.

April 15, 2010
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Senator Montgomery on The Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter

The Capitol Pressroom with Susan ArbetterApril 13, 2010

April 15, 2010
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Suffolk County Community College Students Share Scientific Studies at Capitol

Left to right:  Senator Owen Johnson, Nabil Wahabi, Teofilo Vasquez, Raul Romero, Dr. John Jerome, Candice Foley Ph.D., and Nina Leonhardt.

April 15, 2010
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Suffolk County Community College Students Share Scientific Studies at Capitol

Left to right:  Teofilo Vasquez and Senator Owen H. Johnson.

April 15, 2010
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Suffolk County Community College Students Share Scientific Studies at the Capitol

Left to right:  Nabil Wahabi, Candice Foley Ph.D., and Senator Owen H. Johnson.

Senator Owen Johnson was pleased to meet with Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) students Teofilo Vasquez, Nabil Wahabi, and Raul Romero.  All three participated in the SUNY Undergraduates Shaping New York's Future:  A Showcase of Scholarly Posters event which took place in Albany at the Capitol Buildings on April 13, 2010.

April 15, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC HOSTS STUDENT “SHADOWS” FROM THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS

On April 13, 2010 Kelsey Mahoney, a Senior in High School from Kingston, and Samantha Peterson, a Junior in High School from Saugerties came to Albany to visit Senator Bonacic through the New York League of Women Voters Students Inside Albany Conference.  Here they are pictured with Senator Bonacic at the rostrum in the Senate Chamber.

April 15, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC REVIEWS RESEARCH PERFORMED AT SUNY NEW PALTZ

On April 13, 2010 Senator Bonacic met with students from SUNY New Paltz who were in Albany to present research projects they had completed.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Lauren Levine, Jordan Sumliner, Heather Slivko-Bathurst, Anthony Schwind, Emily Davis, Kevin

April 15, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC REVIEWS RESEARCH PERFORMED AT SUNY DELHI

On April 13, 2010 Senator Bonacic met with Jackie Howard from SUNY Delhi who was in Albany to present a research project completed by students at SUNY Delhi.

April 15, 2010
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Montgomery Law Helps Safeguard Youth Against Influenza Virus

April 15, 2010

(Albany, NY):  New York children and their parents will now be better informed about the influenza virus and how to safeguard against it under legislation (S.4645-B/A775-B) sponsored by State Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) and enacted into law this week (Chapter 36).

April 15, 2010
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN SEEKS COMMUNITY INPUT TO REPAIR LOCAL ROADWAYS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), today is announcing that he is seeking community input in an effort to repair local streets and roadways in the coming weeks following the cold days of winter.

April 15, 2010
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Upstate and Long Island Senators Seek Movement on Budget Conference Committees

Upstate and Long Island Senators Seek Movement on Budget Conference Committees: Send Letter to Senate Leader John Sampson and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver 

April 14, 2010
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