Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR NOZZOLIO CALLS FOR RESIGNATION OF OCFS COMMISSIONER IN WAKE OF INAPPROPRIATE TAXPAYER-FUNDED “SOCIAL” AT STATE JUVENILE PRISON

State Senator Mike Nozzolio is calling for the immediate resignation of New York State Office of Children and Family Services Commissioner Gladys Carrion for sanctioning an inappropriate and illegal taxpayer-funded sex party at a juvenile prison in which at least one underage girl and a suspected prostitute were brought in to perform inappropria

June 14, 2010
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A RETURN TO COMMON SENSE

Growing up in a working class family with Mom, Dad, and my two brothers, we didn’t have the best of everything. We did, however, learn very early how to stretch a dollar and the value of hard work and sacrifice.

June 14, 2010
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SENATE MEDICAID TASK FORCE TARGETS WASTE, FRAUD AND ABUSE

New York spends a total of $52.5 billion of taxpayers’ money a year on Medicaid. That means New York State spends over $1 billion a week on Medicaid services. New York’s Medicaid program is larger than the total budgets of forty-three other States.

June 14, 2010
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Senate Passes Bill Requiring Economic Development Officials Make Re-Development Plans for Closing Correctional Facilities, In Order To Save Jobs

ALBANY (June 14, 2010)—Continuing on a commitment to economic growth and good jobs in Central and Northern New York and throughout the state, Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine and his colleagues in the Senate today unanimously approved legislation requiring for the redevelopment and reuse of state prison facilities considered for closure. 

June 14, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Rural Resources Commission Meeting

The Legislative Commission on Rural Resources will hold a meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Room 904 (Commission Chair Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine's Conference Room).

June 16, 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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Padavan Honors 4 New Eagle Scouts in Whitestone

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) honored four new Eagle Scouts from Troop 230 at a Court of Honor ceremony at the Immanuel Lutheran School in Whitestone on Saturday June 12, 2010.  During the ceremony,. Padavan presented Thomas H.G.Nagle, Karl Singleman, Frederick C.

June 14, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS CALL ON NEW YORK STATE PAROLE BOARD TO KEEP COP KILLERS BEHIND BARS

Senator Marty Golden and members of the Republican Conference today called on the State Parole Board to deny the release of convicted cop-killer Anthony Blanks, who is scheduled for a parole hearing Tuesday morning at Shawangunk State Prison in Wallkill, NY. The Senators were joined by former Larchmont Mayor Liz Feld and Larchmont Chief of Police John Poleway.

June 14, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN LEADS “SUPPORT OUR TROOPS” RALLY

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), joined by Fort Hamilton Army Base Commander Stephen Smith and local elected officials, hosted his annual “Support Our Troops” rally yesterday at John Paul Jones Park located at 101st Street and 4th Avenue.

June 14, 2010
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Addabbo and CUNY Volunteers at Citizenship event

Senator Addabbo poses with CUNY's Citizenship and Immigration Project volunteers at PS 88 in Ridgewood. The senator sponsored a free application assistance day on Saturday, June 12th.

June 14, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

The Democrats and Governor Paterson have been talking about shutting down government for the past week and appear to want that to happen.  They went behind closed doors, negotiated a budget extender in secret and now apparently, cannot produce the votes to pass it. 

 

June 14, 2010
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Senator Farley Discusses Government Issues With Mr. Johnson's Class

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Galway's Joseph Henry Elementary School on June 10th when they visited Albany and toured State structures such as the Legislative Office Building.

June 14, 2010
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Senator Farley Chats With Mrs. Chynoweth's Class

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Galway's Joseph Henry Elementary School on June 10th when they visited Albany and toured State structures such as the Legislative Office Building.

June 14, 2010
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Senator Farley Greets Joseph Henry Elementary Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Galway's Joseph Henry Elementary School on June 10th when they visited Albany and toured State structures such as the Legislative Office Building.

June 14, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Galway Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Galway's Joseph Henry Elementary School on June 10th when they visited Albany and toured State structures such as the Legislative Office Building.

June 14, 2010
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Grand Re-Opening And 85th Year Dedication Of Savannah Bank

Savannah -Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand re-opening and 85th year dedication of Savannah Bank at their original, newly remodeled branch location.  Senator Nozzolio presented a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the New York Sta

June 14, 2010
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Senator Griffo Honors Local Woman of Distinction

SENATOR GRIFFO HONORS LOCAL WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Edie Carbone of Boonville Receives Recognition

(Albany) - Senator Joseph A. Griffo named Edna “Edie” Carbone the 2010 Woman of Distinction for the 47th Senate District at the 13th Annual Senate Women of Distinction ceremony last Tuesday night in Albany, honoring their outstanding contributions in enriching the quality of life for their communities and beyond.         

June 11, 2010
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Senator Robach Statement on Passing of Andrew Langston

It is with great sadness today that I mourn the passing of one of the great men of our community, Mr. Andrew Langston. Mr. Langston was a leader within the City of Rochester and across our area. In his 81 years, Mr. Langston was able to take a radio station created on borrowed money and build it into the oldest and greatest African American owned radio station in the United States. The station he created was not just a source of music, but rather a source of hope for all people; an inspiration that anything is possible despite socio-economic limits. Mr.

June 11, 2010
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