Issues: Miscellaneous

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

On Tuesday, March 22, the New York State Senate adopted a resolution State Senator Duane introduced commemorating the 100th anniversary of the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire at 29 Washington Place in what is now New York University’s Brown Building.

June 9, 2010
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Tom Duane in the Neighborhood: Reporter's Roundtable

On this episode of “Tom Duane in the Neighborhood,” Senator Duane discusses local journalism and community issues with reporters Diane Vacca of Chelsea Now, Dan Rivoli of the West Side Spirit and Patrick Hedlund of the news gathering website

June 9, 2010
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Senator Jose Peralta Announces World Cup Day 2010 Queens

As part of the Queens 2010World Cup celebration, Senator Jose Peralta has compiled a list of establishments that will be airing the games in the 13th Senatorial District. Hundreds of bars and restaurants will be celebrating one of the world’s most watched sporting events.

June 9, 2010
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Senator Flanagan Welcomes Ms. New York Senior America To Senate

Senator John Flanagan (New York State) welcomes Dr. Elisabeth Zamarelli to the New York State Senate in honor of her selection as Ms. New York Senior America 2010 - June 8, 2010

June 9, 2010
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Senator Flanagan Joins Kings Park In Remembering Veterans

Senator John Flanagan and two of the volunteers who helped him hand out United States flags to parade attendees

June 9, 2010
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Michelle Fridley - Ms. Wheelchair 2010

Waterloo- Senator Nozzolio recently congratulated Michelle Fridley for her participation in the annual Village of Waterloo Celebrate Commemorate event. Michelle was named Ms. Wheelchair New York State for 2010 for her advocacy on behalf of individuals with disabilities.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Michelle Fridley, Pat Plyter, Michelle’s mother and Felicia Fridley, Michelle’s daughter.

June 9, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS JOIN WITH POLICE ORGANIZATIONS TO CALL FOR STRONGER PAROLE LAWS

Recent Actions by NYS Parole Board Let Dangerous Cop Killers Back on the Streets

In the wake of the decision last week by the New York State Parole Board to release a dangerous cop killer onto the streets, and as they consider the release of yet another cop killer today, Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos, Senator Marty Golden and members of the Republican Conference today joined with representatives of police organizations from throughout the state to call for stronger parole laws to keep violent criminals behind bars where they belong.

June 8, 2010
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New York State Senate to Honor The National Puerto Rican Parade and The Mayors of Puerto Rico

PRESS RELEASEJune 8, 2010FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York State Senate to Honor The National Puerto Rican Parade and The Mayors of Puerto Rico

The New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, presided by Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr., will be celebrating a pre-parade banquet in honor of the National Puerto Rican Parade and the Mayors of Puerto Rico.

June 8, 2010
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Recognizing Louis Lebrun’s Dedication To The Waterloo Community

Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented Louis "Lou" Lebrun of Waterloo with a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the State Senate to acknowledge his dedication and commitment to the Waterloo community. Lou also received the Henry C. Welles Award from the Waterloo Library and Historical Society.

Front row left to right are: Margaux and Michael Eller, children of Elbert Eller and Michelle Lebrun Eller; and Ellen McCathran.

June 8, 2010
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Giving New Yorkers A Government They Can Believe In

Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson talks about the historic reforms enacted by the Senate in the year since June 8, 2009.

June 8, 2010
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Legislative Activity June 7, 2010

The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation to maintain essential services used to support health, public safety, transportation, and education related programs, while making significant spending reductions to close the state’s budget gap. Additionally, the Senate passed key legislation to make health insurance more affordable for individuals and small businesses, and reforms to presidential elections. Maintaining Services & Operations

June 8, 2010
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Celebrate Commemorate Memorial Day Ceremony

Waterloo- At the annual Celebrate Commemorate Ceremony, Senator Mike Nozzolio had the opportunity to meet Changhee Lee, senior Valedictorian at Waterloo High School and a trumpeter in the school band. Originally from South Korea, Changhee recently became a United States citizen. He played an amazing and heartfelt rendition of the National Anthem at the Waterloo Memorial Day service. Changhee will graduate in June and plans to attend the Eastman School of Music in the Fall.

June 8, 2010
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Budget Extender Remarks by Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos: Monday, June 7, 2010

In  his  remarks,  Senator Skelos discusses the Democrats’ failure toconduct  a public budget discussion or include Republicans in negotiations,their  rejection  of  Republican  proposals  for Medicaid reforms to reducespending; the fact that the budget extender bill includes Medicaid spendingthat makes up about 40 percent of the overall state budget; and the lack of

June 7, 2010
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SENATOR SKELOS UNVEILS NEW ON-LINE “CUT IT OUT!” INITIATIVE -- EMPOWERING TAXPAYERS IN EFFORT TO HELP CUT WASTEFUL SPENDING

 

New Interactive Resource Allows Public to Vote on Cutting Wasteful Spending Items

June 7, 2010
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May 2010 Community Report

May 2010 Community Report

Dear Neighbor: The following is a summary of some of my office's activities since my last community report:

Albany Update:

Environmental Protections

I am pleased to report that on April 20, the State Senate passed a package of bills designed to strengthen environmental and citizen protections for a cleaner, greener and healthier New York. Bills in the package include:

June 7, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Nisky Resident As Woman of Distinction

 

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) named Mardy Moore of Niskayuna as a New York State Woman of Distinction on May 25th in Albany. With the Senator and Mrs. Moore are two of her children, Karen Moore (far left) and Robert Moore (far right).

June 7, 2010
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Senator Farley Honors Niskayuna's Mardy Moore As a Woman of Distinction

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C - Schenectady) recently had the pleasure of naming Mardy Moore of Niskayuna as a New York State Woman of Distinction at a ceremony held in Albany on May 25th.

June 7, 2010
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June 7, 2010
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