Issues: Miscellaneous

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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Scalping 2.0: Naming the Ticket’s Master

It used to be so easy for lawmakers to decide what to do about ticket scalping: They either banned it or they didn’t. And if they decided on a ban, most of the enforcement could be done on the street, in front of a theater or sports arena.

June 11, 2010
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13th Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life Wayne County

Palmyra- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the 13th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Senator Nozzolio helped to cut the ribbon at the beginning of the survivor’s lap.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Amy Young, YNN News Anchor; Sandy Porpiglia, Relay for Life Manager; Jeanette Eckert, 2010 Relay for Life Chairman and Matt Flanagan, Regional Vice President of the Rochester Region for the American Cancer Society.

June 11, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Celebrates Flag Day with Students at Roxboro Road Middle School

Senator DeFrancisco Attended the 1st Annual Flag Day Celebration at Roxboro Road Middle School.

June 11, 2010
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Valesky Legislation Creates Stricter Sex Offender Laws

ALBANY, N.Y.—  Legislation sponsored by State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) that will create stricter punishments for sex offenders passed the New York State Senate.

June 11, 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 11, 2010
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SENATE PASSES BILL TO IMPROVE THE SEPTEMBER 11TH WORKERS PROTECTION TASK FORCE

Legislation Extends Task Force For An Additional Five Years

June 10, 2010
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Capitol Tonight: Women In Politics

Senator Diane J. Savino appears on Capitol tonight  to discuss the ever-increasing role of women discuss legislators on the ever-increasing role of women in politics, after this week's wave of primary victories for women across the country.

To view, please click:

http://capitaltonight.com/2010/06/women-in-politics/

 

June 10, 2010
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Senate Resolution Honoring Jay Gallagher

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Comments on Senate Resolution Honoring Jay Gallagher

June 10, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Honors the Baldwinsville Marching Band

Senator DeFrancisco Honors the Baldwinsville Marching Band, in Celebration of their Win at the 49th Annual Gorham Pageant of the Bands. The Band was named Overall Class AA Champions.

June 10, 2010
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Celebrating Paul And Ethel Peters’ 50th Wedding Anniversary

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently attended the 50th wedding anniversary celebration for Paul and Ethel Peters of Geneva. Senator Nozzolio presented Paul and Ethel with a formal New York State Resolution to recognize this special event. The Resolution was adopted in the New York State Senate on April 27, 2010.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Ethel and Paul Peters; their granddaughter, Jennifer Peters and their son and daughter in law, Paul and Rhonda Peters.

June 10, 2010
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Senator Farley Greets Lincoln Elementary in Albany

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) spoke with students from Lincoln Elementary School, Scotia, about New York State government when they were visiting Albany on June 8th. Those in Mr. Kogh's class that were on the trip included: Keisey Brown, Robert Greene, Conner Keyser, Caitlin McDonald, Cody Nielson, Sydney Obman, Marina Onderdonk-Milne, Michael Pagano, Olivia Preston, Evan Rarick, Mackenzie Sykes, Willie Taylor, and Ariana Thompson.

June 10, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Lincoln Elementary

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) spoke with students from Lincoln Elementary School, Scotia, about New York State government when they were visiting Albany on June 8th. Those in Mrs. Walgora's class that were on the trip included: Christopher Aldi, Matthew Casillas, Rashon Conway, Joshua Ethridge, Aleasha Farrell, Joseph Greene, Sophie Johnson, Brianna Lucas, Lillian Murphy, Ryan Palmer, Catherine Pooler, Jaiden Shults, Kacey Smith, Sydnee Smith, Alexander VanSlyke and Mary Yuen.

June 10, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Hillside Elementary

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Hillside Elementary School on June 8th when they toured State buildings, including the Legislative Office Building. Those students in Mr.

June 10, 2010
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Hillside Elementary Students Tour State Buildings in Albany

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Hillside Elementary School on June 8th when they toured State buildings, including the Legislative Office Building. Those students in Ms. Herrington's class that were on the trip included: Cristina Abel, Quinton Cain, James Chen, Elisabeth Chillrud, Jacob Denofio, Shannon Foley, Bobby Grygiel, Mikayla Holden, Liam Jakowiw, Colton Jaquith, Jimmy Lambert, Max Menagias, Geoffrey Nowell, Ibrahim Osman, Jacob Rockmacher, Ava Schlesinger, Kira Whisenhint, Naylah Williams and Zachary Wolcott.

June 10, 2010
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Senator Farley Meets Hillside Elementary Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Hillside Elementary School on June 8th when they toured State buildings, including the Legislative Office Building. Those students in Ms.

June 10, 2010
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Senator Thompson Secures Emergency Funding For Marina

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Ken Houston 716.854.8705 sk2houston@hotmai.com

June 10, 2010
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Statement by Senator Marty Golden On Decision to Keep Cop Killer John MacKenzie Behind Bars

Yesterday Senate Republicans stood with law enforcement officials from across the state to express our outrage at the release of Shuaib Raheem, who murdered a New York City Police Officer in cold blood, and to keep the parole board from repeating the same mistake with cop killer John MacKenzie.

June 9, 2010
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