Issues: Miscellaneous

June 22, 2010
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Senator Montgomery Participates in Panel Discussion on Juvenile Justice in New York State: Practice and Reforms

Sen. Velmanette Montgomery from The Fund for Modern Courts on Vimeo.

 

Modern Courts' Forum on Juvenile Justice in NYS: Legal Practice Policy Proposals and the Critical Need for Reform: May 2010

Senator Velmanette Montgomery participated in a panel  discussion on the present practice and newest policy proposals and initiatives in juvenile justice in New York State.

June 22, 2010
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Public Protection Budget Ensures Equal Justice For All New Yorkers. "Majority adopts Interest On Lawyer Account Funding in Legislation."

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2010Majority Press (518) 455-2415

(Albany, NY) Recognizing the need to give all New Yorkers equal access to our justice system, the Senate Democratic Majority passed budget legislation today that fully funds the $15 million Judiciary appropriation for civil legal service for poor New Yorkers.

June 22, 2010
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Senator Montgomery's "Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Policy Act" Passes Senate & Assembly

Senator Montgomery’s Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Policy Act Passes Senate and Assembly

Albany, NY (June 18, 2010): The Senate gave final legislative approval today to State Senator Velmanette Montgomery’s (D-Brooklyn) Smart Growth Public Infrastructure Policy Act (S.5560-B/A.8011-B), which encourages environmentally sound, safe and responsible development in New York State.

June 21, 2010
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New Train Wash Facility in Babylon!

LIRR President Helena Williams welcomed Senator Owen H. Johnson at a groundbreaking ceremony for LIRR’s new Babylon Train Wash Facility on May 21, 2010. 

The Babylon Train Wash’s design boasts a “green” list of sustainable features, including architectural and structural, HVAC, plumbing, wash equipment and renewable energy.  The project is funded by $25.5 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus money through the Federal Transit Administration of the Department of Transportation.

June 21, 2010
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No Government Shutdown

Senator McDonald explains his vote on a budget extender that would shut down New York State Government and services if it was not passed.

June 21, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO WELCOMES NEW BUSINESS TO FREEPORT

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently welcomed one of Freeport’s newest restaurants, the International House of Pancakes (IHOP), to the Village.

June 21, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH HELP BELLMORE-MERRICK RESIDENTS SALUTE ISRAEL

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently joined with members of the Merrick-Bellmore Jewish Community Council as they headed into New York City to march in the annual “Salute to Israel” Parade.

June 21, 2010
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Senator Farley Greets School Tour in Albany

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met the fourth grade students of Fonda-Fultonville school district on June 15th at the Legislative Office Building in Albany. He discussed New York State history and government with the youths.

June 21, 2010
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Senator Golden Encourages Student Finalists to Dream Big at Luncheon

Senator Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) hosted his Senator for a Day Luncheon for all of the student finalists in this year's contest at Gino's Restaurant and Pizzera this past Friday, June 18, 2010.

At this annual event, Senator Golden invites the essay contest finalists to discuss their ideas for new legislation and programs for a better Brooklyn community.

June 21, 2010
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Sen. Farley Discusses NYS Government With Fonda-Fultonville Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met the fourth grade students of Fonda-Fultonville school district on June 15th at the Legislative Office Building in Albany. He discussed New York State history and government with the youths.

June 21, 2010
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KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR WORKS IN SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S OFFICE AS PART OF “SENIOR EXPERIENCE” PROGRAM

Daniel Reisner, a senior at Kennedy High School, recently spent several weeks working in the office of Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) as part of Kennedy High School’s “Senior Experience Program.”

June 21, 2010
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Senator Farley Chats With Fourth Grade Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met the fourth grade students of Fonda-Fultonville school district on June 15th at the Legislative Office Building in Albany. He discussed New York State history and government with the youths.

June 21, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Fonda-Fultonville School

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met the fourth grade students of Fonda-Fultonville school district on June 15th at the Legislative Office Building in Albany. He discussed New York State history and government with the youths.

June 21, 2010
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Senate passes bill for out-of-state health care professionals at Ironman

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, POSTED: June 18, 2010 

ALBANY - The state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would allow out-of-state health care professionals to provide services to Ironman competitors in Lake Placid.

June 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Has Busy Friday in Albany

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) passed six pieces of legislation through the senate today. The legislation touched on the topics of banking, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), building codes, and education.

June 18, 2010
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Senate Majority Secures Funding for Student MetroCards

(Albany, NY) The Senate Democratic Majority has achieved a major victory for New York children and families today by securing $25 million in state funding for a reduced fare student MetroCard program.

June 18, 2010
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Senator Flanagan Offers Summer Safety Tips

To help protect families, Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is reminding all parents of the need for  greater awareness and safety as school lets out and summer begins.  To assist parents in this effort, Senator Flanagan recently posted summer safety tips on his web site.  This section, called Senator Flanagan's Summer Safety Tips, provides useful information to help keep our community safer during the summer months.

June 18, 2010
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