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Senator Adams Responds to the Tragedy in Haiti; Encourages support to all those affected - CLICK here

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NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS RESPONDS TO THE EARTHQUAKE IN HAITI TO OFFER SUPPORT TO HIS LARGE HAITIAN CONSTITUENCY AND ALL THOSE AFFECTED BY THIS TERRIBLE NATURAL DISASTER.

Senator Adams states: 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Haiti in their time of severe adversity and dire need.  I ask my fellow New Yorkers to extend a helping hand to our brothers and sisters in Haiti and to the bereaved here in the U.S. 

January 13, 2010
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Senator Montgomery at a dedication ceremony at Janes United Methodist Church

With ( l-r), Assemblywoman Annette Robinson, Rev. Edith Critchlow; Rev. Dr. Robert O. Simpson, pastor of Janes; Rev. Dr. Joseph V. Crocket; Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Rev. Allen H. Smith.

Janes United Methodist Church is named for Edmond Storer Janes (1807-1876) who in 1844 was elected Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The church can trace its roots to 1858 when a Sunday school was started in a private home. Janes Mission, located at Patchen Avenue and Monroe Street, was built ca.1859 at a cost of $3,000 and had a seating capacity of 400.

January 13, 2010
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SENATOR REV. RUBÉN DÍAZ AND THE NEW YORK HISPANIC CLERGY ORGANIZATION TO ORGANIZE EFFORTS TO HELP HAITI

PRESS RELEASEJanuary 13, 2010FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SENATOR REV. RUBÉN DÍAZ AND THE NEW YORK  HISPANIC CLERGY ORGANIZATION TO ORGANIZE EFFORTS TO HELP HAITI

January 13, 2010
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Serrano Statement on Tragedy in Haiti

"Tuesday’s devastating earthquake has affected many Haitian New Yorkers who are frantically trying to reach their relatives and friends. I extend my deepest sympathies to all those impacted by this horrific event and I fully support our federal government's aid and intervention during this difficult time.

January 12, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR LIZ KRUEGER RE: BUDGET REFORM

"As the Legislature awaits the Governor's Executive State Budget, his indication today that agency consolidation and other efforts will be included are a good start.  I will personally be urging the Governor and the Division of Budget, as well as working closely with them in the months ahead, to go much, much further.

January 12, 2010
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January 12, 2010
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March 25, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Series about agency sparks reactions by area representatives

By NICK REISMAN - reisman@poststar.com | Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 12:25 am

Greater local control, reasonable enforcement and a cap on excessive fines would make the Adirondack Park Agency more responsive to property owners' needs, area officials said on Monday.

January 12, 2010
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North Tonawanda High School Lumberjacks Football Team

On Monday, January 11, 2010, the North Tonawanda High School Lumberjacks football team, winners of the Class AA New York State Football Championship, visited the capital to be formally honored by the state government. They were accompanied by school administrators, coaches, and cheerleaders. The long day included a p...hoto-op with the Governor, pizza party, and recognition in the Assembly and Senate Chambers. Go Jacks!

January 12, 2010
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January 12, 2010
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Senator Díaz to Wayne Barrett: “Get Your Facts Straight!”

PRESS RELEASEJanuary 12, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Díaz to Wayne Barrett: “Get Your Facts Straight!”

I don’t know why there are some reporters and news media people that are always attributing to me quotes and statements that I have never said.

January 12, 2010
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Padavan Honors A Pair of New Eagle Scouts In Bayside

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) honored John Raymond Dunham and James Robert Stankes, from Troop 49, during their Court of Honor ceremony at Sacred Heart Church in Bayside on Saturday January 9, 2009.  During the ceremony, Padavan presented the pair with the New York State Senate Medal of Outstanding Achievement and Certificate of Merit in recognition of their service to the community and achieving the prestigious honor of Eagle Scout. Senator Padavan and new Eagle Scouts James Robert Stankes and John Raymond Dunham during their Court of Honor ceremony. 

January 11, 2010
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State of the State includes ethics reform proposal

By Marcy L. Velte

Gov. David A. Paterson's second State of the State address included the Executive Chamber's proposed legislation for additional state ethics reform.Named the Reform Albany Act, the plan would create an independent State Government Ethics Commission that would have ten members chosen by legislative leaders.

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January 11, 2010
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