Issues: Miscellaneous

NEW MEDICAID FRAUD SCAMS HIGHLIGHT URGENT NEED TO FIGHT BACK

Senate Republicans Recommend Reforms To Stop Medicaid Fraud That’s Driving Up Local Property Taxes

Albany- New reports today of Medicaid fraud scams in New York City highlight the urgent need to stop Medicaid fraud and abuse that is driving up state and local spending and property taxes, Senator Marty Golden said.

March 30, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INFORMS RESIDENTS HOW THEY CAN RECEIVE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS AND OTHER IMPORTANT UPDATES USING NY-ALERT SYSTEM

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is informing residents how they can receive emergency notifications and other important updates using the State’s NY-Alert system.

March 29, 2010
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LOCAL COLLEGE STUDENT SERVES AS INTERN IN SENATOR SKELOS' DISTRICT OFFICE

Senator Dean Skelos recently thanked Joanna Strick, a resident of Oceanside,  for serving as an intern in his Rockville Centre district office.  

"Joanna has been a valuable asset to my office and I greatly appreciate all of her time and effort," said Senator Skelos.  "She is an intelligent young woman who will surely succeed in all of her future endeavors."

Joanna is currently attending Queens College and majoring in Media Studies.

March 29, 2010
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A Vacation is April Foolish!

McDonald: “There should be no spring break this year; we need to complete a legitimate budget on-time.”

March 29, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

It is disappointing, but certainly not unexpected, that New York did not receive any money from the federal Race to the Top program.  New York’s application for up to $700 million in federal money was put at an extreme disadvantage earlier this month when Democrats in the Senate and Assembly refused to pass legislation to lift the cap on charter schools, 

 

March 29, 2010
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SENATE GOP OPPOSES DEMOCRAT SWEEP OF HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FROM DEDICATED ACCOUNTS TO FUEL MORE SPENDING

 

Bill Not Required to Fund Government in Absence of On-Time Budget but Democrats Pass it Anyway to Continue Anti-Taxpayer Spending Binge

 

Senate Republicans today unanimously opposed yet another shortsighted and fiscally irresponsible effort by Democrats to sweep hundreds of millions of dollars from dedicated State accounts to fuel additional General Fund spending.  

March 29, 2010
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Addabbo LANDS DISTRICT OFFICE 2 IN the NORTH

New York State Senate Member

Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.

March 29, 2010
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SENATOR MALCOLM SMITH URGES YOU TO BE COUNTED

If you knew you were going to get a large tax refund, you’d probably send in your tax return right away.  Well, you are in line for a large tax refund – courtesy of the U.S.

March 29, 2010
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Commemoration of Passover

For Immediate Release: March 29, 2010

Contact: Dr. Monica Edrley| erdely@senate.state.ny.us| (718) 523-3069

Senator Shirley L. Huntley Urges Commemoration of Passover

Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) would like to remind New Yorkers that the Jewish Holiday of Passover begins at sundown on March 29th. Passover is an eight-day Jewish festival that commemorates the biblical exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt over 3,000 years ago.

March 28, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With Victims Resource Center

Continuing his aggressive efforts to strengthen victim services and raise awareness of domestic violence, Senator Nozzolio recently met with members of the Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes. The members discussed with Senator Nozzolio ways to preserve services, promote safety and protect the rights of domestic violence victims.

March 26, 2010
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Statement from Senator Serrano Re: Judge Reversal of City School Closing Plan

“Today, The New York Times announced that State Supreme Court Justice Joan B. Lobis is reversing the New York City decision to close 19 schools, ruling that education officials failed to process proper paperwork.

“This is great news for our children, schools and administrators who deserve a second chance to inspire our youth and improve the education system.  While I acknowledge some of these schools were performing below an acceptable standard, we need to ensure that they are addressing the problems and not giving up on them.

March 26, 2010
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Senator Owen H. Johnson Honors Long Island Arboricultural Association

Over 100 volunteers donated their time and efforts on an Arbor Day Recognition Project to care for the trees on the grounds of the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale.  Members of the Long Island Aboricultural Association (LIAA) spent the day removing dead and diseased trees and branches, and pruning healthy trees at the National Cemetery as part of their ongoing effort to care for and preserve Long Island’s trees and shrubs.  A ceremonial tree planting was part of the day's events.

March 26, 2010
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Senator Smith Announces Plan To Jump Start Job Growth

Senator Smith presented an innovative jobs and economic development program to get New Yorkers back to work. The program, ‘New Jobs New York,’ consists of three targeted initiatives that will:

March 26, 2010
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