Issues: Miscellaneous

A Special Day: Israel's 62nd Anniversary

This past Monday, the 19th, we celebrated the 62nd anniversary of Israeli Independence, a day also known as Yom Ha’atzmaut. I am very happy that this year the Senate commemorated Israeli Independence Day, and the unique bond between Israel and New York, through a resolution honoring the remarkable achievements of Israelis over the past 62 years.

April 21, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Wallington Firefighters

Sodus - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke to members of the Wallington Fire Company where he paid special tribute to several firefighters for their outstanding community service. Ken Kelsey was recognized with the Top Training Hours Award after completing over 157 hours of training. Senator Nozzolio also presented special New York State flags that have been flown over the State Capitol to Commissioner Ken Eastley for 46 years of service and to Chief Fred Burkhard for 35 years.

April 21, 2010
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Park Slope Geriatric Day Center & Bay Ridge Center presents

Dessert with the Authors

Booksigning with Drs. Rosemary Laird & James Huysman,

Opening remarks by New York State Senator Martin J. Golden

April 20, 2010
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NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing Presents Award to Owen Johnson

Left to right:  Ed Hemi Simeone; Senator Owen H. Johnson; and Bill Young

Members of NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing presented an award to Senator Owen H. Johnson in recognition of his efforts on behalf of receational fisherman.

April 20, 2010
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NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing Presents Award

Left to right:  Ed Hemi Simeone, Senator Owen Johnson, and Bill Young

Bill Young and Ed Hemi Simeone of the NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing presented Owen Johnson with an award in recognition of his efforts on behalf of recreational fisherman.

April 20, 2010
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Senator Bill Larkin Stands Up for Constituents

Senator Bill Larkin discusses a State Budget extender bill that doesn't do enough to cover many of the people here in New York State.

April 20, 2010
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New York State Nurses Association Lobby Day

Senator Marty Golden today met with nursing students from Kingsborough Community College who were in Albany as part of New York State Nurses Association Lobby Day. Members of the New York State Nurses Association were in Albany to encourage members of the New York State Legislature to support nursing education, safe staffing ratios, punishing violence against nurses, and requiring safe patient handling policies.

Nurses from Kingsborough (pictured left to right) Professor Margaret Salzano, RN, Erin Sisane, Zoe Zelaya, Yomaira Vasquez,Sherrelyn Navitsky, Angela Iannell

April 20, 2010
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Sen. Stavisky speaks on the Israel Resolution during Session

Sen. Stavisky speaks about the Israel Resolution during Session April 19, 2010.

April 20, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Bowls For The Boys And Girls Club

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio continued his long standing support for the Geneva Boys and Girls Club by participating in their annual “Bowl for the Club” event.

Pictured left to right with Senator Nozzolio are members of the Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors: John Blume, Kelly Mittiga, Michael D’Amico, Michael Bersani, Senator Mike Nozzolio, Sandra Ansley, Howard Jeannette, Sage Gerling, and Richard Thomas.

April 20, 2010
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April 20, 2010
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CONTROLLING MEDICAID SPENDING AND ROOTING OUT FRAUD KEY FOR NEW YORK’S LONG-TERM FISCAL HEALTH

New York’s Medicaid spending has risen to a point that it is now simply unsustainable. New York spends an estimated $52 billion a year on Medicaid- that’s astounding $1 billion a week. Future projections have state spending for Medicaid increasing by 37 percent over the next five years costing New Yorkers approximately an additional $5 billion. 

April 19, 2010
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Senator Montomery Commemorates the 51st Anniversary of the Westchester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commemorating the 51st Anniversary of the Westchester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that  the quality  and  character of life in the communities across New York State are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza tions and individuals that are devoted to the welfare of  the  community and its citizenry; and

April 19, 2010
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