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STATEMENT BY STATE SENATE AGING COMMITTEE MEMBER MARTY GOLDEN ON ASSAULT AND ROBBERY OF BROOKLYN SENIOR

“GRANNY’S LAW” WILL SEE JUSTICE SERVED

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden, (R-C-I, Brooklyn), member of the New York State Senate Aging Committee and the author of the New York State Law known as “Granny’s Law” today issued the following statement in response to reports of the assault and robbery of Brooklyn’s 81-year old Madeline Klima:

 “New Yorkers have again watched a coward prey, rob and injure a honest, hard-working senior citizen, because criminals find seniors less able to defend themselves. The video stuns and horrifies all of us, and at the same time, reminds us that there are evil people who find it acceptable to brutalize our senior citizens.

January 13, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Reality Check

State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with youth representatives from Reality Check during the group’s visit to Albany. The Reality Check members discussed the tobacco industry’s attempts to target young people and efforts to educate teens on the dangers of smoking.

January 13, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Is Administered The Oath Of Office

Geneva - Over 500 supporters recently attended Senator Mike Nozzolio's swearing in ceremony at Ventosa Winery. The Oath of Office was administered by long time friend, Judge Richard Wesley. Judge Wesley currently serves on the 2nd highest court in the Country, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

 Pictured: Judge Richard Wesley, Senator Mike Nozzolio and his wife, Rosemary Nozzolio.

 

January 13, 2011
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Senator Farley Obtains Committee Assignments

Senator Hugh T. Farley is pleased to announce his committee assignments for the 2011 Legislative Session.

He has been appointed by Majority Leader Dean Skelos to serve on the following committees:  Rules; Finance; Aging; Banks; Ethics; and Health.

“I was appointed to every committee on which I asked to serve.  I also anticipate being appointed to a significant leadership position within the State Senate, and look forward to addressing the important issues and challenges which face our state” said Senator Farley.

January 11, 2011
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Senator Farley Salutes NY Cadet Wing Color Guard

Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) welcomes members of the New York Cadet Wing Color Guard of the Civil Air Patrol on the occasion of their presenting the colors at the start of the Session of the New York State Senate on January 10th.

January 11, 2011
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Senator Farley Greets Gloversville Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with fourth grade students from Park Terrace Elementary School, Gloversville, New York, when they visited Albany on January 10th.

January 11, 2011
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Important Winter Phone Numbers

With more snow expected this winter, Senator Zeldin is reminding residents about contact numbers of where they can get storm-related information or services:

To report power outages or downed power lines:

* LIPA Hotline: (800) 490-0075

Information on mass transit service:

* MTA/LIRR: www.mta.info

* LIRR 24 hour travel information center: 718-217-5477

* Suffolk County Transit information: 631-852-5200

* NYC Transit travel information: 718-330-1234

January 11, 2011
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McDonald Announces Mental Health Committee Chairmanship & Committee Assignments

Albany - January 11, 2011 –  Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos announced his appointments to the legislative committees of the New York State Senate and selected Senator McDonald to chair the Mental Health Committee along with placing McDonald on nine additional key committees.

January 11, 2011
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SENATOR BONACIC NAMED CHAIRMAN OF TWO SENATE COMMITTEES

Will serve as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Racing, Wagering and Gaming  

January 11, 2011
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Squadron Weighs In On Rules

Capital Tonight

By Liz Benjamin

As the Senate Republicans prepare to take another crack at reforming the rules governing how the chamber is run, Sen. Dan Squadron sent a memo earlier today to his colleagues urging them to maintain the changes made following the ’09 coup and suggesting some additional changes.

Some of the Brooklyn Democrat’s proposals – equal division of all office resources, for example – are highly unlikely to fly with the newly-re-empowered Senate GOP.

Others, like reform of the member item process, have a better shot – if for no other reason than it’s unclear whether there will even BE member items this year, thanks to the $10 billion budget deficit. How hard could it be to overhaul the rules on something you’re not even going to get?

January 11, 2011
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Lyons National Bank Grand Opening

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the grand opening of the new Lyons National Bank branch in Waterloo. The bank has hired additional staff and its new location will play an important part in the economic Development of Seneca County.

Pictured left to right: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Robert Schick, President and CEO of Lyons National Bank; Jeff Friend, District Manager; Jill Hansen, Branch Manager; and Assemblyman Brian Kolb

 

January 11, 2011
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Senate resolution honoring Miller Hose Fire Company's 100th anniversary

LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the MillerHose Fire Company, Inc.  Approved unanimously in the Senate on January 11, 2011.   WHEREAS,  This  Legislative Body is proud to commemorate the 100th Anni-versary of the Miller Hose Fire Company, Inc.

January 11, 2011
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Statement From Senator Carlucci on the Formation of the Independent Democratic Committee

Statement From Senator David Carlucci

Re: Forming the Independent Democratic Conference

 

January 6, 2011 - “Yesterday, joined by my colleagues Senators, Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx-Westchester), Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn) and David J. Valesky (D-Oneida), I announced my departure from the Senate Democratic Conference to form a third legislative conference – the Independent Democratic Conference.

 

“During my campaign for office, I ran as an ‘Independent Democrat’ because like the late Senator Morahan I understand the importance of setting aside partisan politics to improve the lives of the residents of New York State.

 

January 11, 2011
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Senator David Carlucci Being Sworn in to the New York State Senate

Senator Carlucci Officially Sworn In

as Senator for the 38th District

 

(Albany, NY) On Wednesday, January 5, 2011, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) was officially sworn in on the Senate Chamber floor in Albany, making him the youngest member of the New York State Senate.

 

January 11, 2011
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