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SENATOR GOLDEN LEADS COMMUNITY CELEBRATION GREEK HERITAGE

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden, along with AHEPA, Brooklyn Chapter 41 and the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, recently hosted a community celebration of Greek heritage and honored five distinguished honorees, as well as the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, each for their contributions to the greater Bay Ridge community, on Sunday afternoon, April 11, 2010, at the Dimitrios and Georgia Kaloidis School.

April 14, 2010
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Senator Dilan on Polish Air Tragedy

Senator Martin Malavé Dilan discusses a Senate Resolution he co-sponsored, expressing sorrow and sympathies to the people of Poland following an April 10, 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed 88 high-ranking members of the Polish government, including President Lech Kaczynski and his wife. Dilan represents the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, home to the largest concentration of Poles and Polish-Americans in New York State

April 14, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Shadowed at the State Capitol by Geneva High School Student Peter Henry

Albany- Senator Mike Nozzolio was shadowed today at the State Capitol by Peter Henry of Geneva.  Peter is a senior at Geneva High School and visited Albany as part of the 10th Annual Students Inside Albany conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New

April 13, 2010
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Senate Approves Members To Key Budget, Banking, Health And Environmental Boards

The New York State Senate confirmed 24 appointees to key boards today, including members to the Independent Authorities Budget Office, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Port of Oswego Authority, Public Employment Relations Board, State Banking Board, Great Lakes Protection Fund, Republic Airport Commission, Medical Advisory Committee, Advisory Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Citizen’s Policy and Complaint Review Council, Continuing Care Retirement Community Council, Minority Health Council, State Hospital Review and Planning Council and Board of Visitors Broome

April 13, 2010
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SENATORS GOLDEN AND COLLEAGUES CALL FOR PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO SELECT AQUEDUCT VLT VENDOR

In an effort to restore public trust and bring a decade-long ordeal to an end, New York State Senators Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), Roy McDonald (R-C-I, Saratoga) and Betty Little (R-C-I, Queensbury) today joined Assemblyman Tony Jordan (R,C-Jackson) to call for passage of legislation (S7214-A) to establish an open, transparent and expedited process to select a video lottery gaming operator to develop and operate a VLT gaming facility at Aqueduct Raceway in Queens.

April 13, 2010
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WVOX: On The Level With Hezi Aris

Senator Stewart-Cousins “On the Level” with Hezi Aris on WVOX-1460 AM

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WVOX- (March 2, 2010)

April 13, 2010
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Three Westchester libraries receive more than $160,000 for renovations

Three Westchester county libraries were awarded grants totaling more than $160,000 for various upgrades and construction projects.

State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins announced last week that three libraries within her 35th Senate District have been awarded funding for renovations…

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LoHud - (Mar 23, 2010)

April 13, 2010
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Empire State News: Senator says progress being made with 9/11 related worker claims

NEW YORK - State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF – 35th District), the Senate sponsor of “Jimmy Nolan’s Law”, which allowed 9/11 workers a one year extension to file injury claims, announced today that she was encouraged that New York City is finally taking steps to resolve the claims of thousands of workers who have sustained long term health problems as a result of their work at the World Trade Center site.

April 13, 2010
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WAMC: Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins on “Capitol Connection” with Alan Chartock

Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Democrat of the 35th District. They discuss reforming the legislature, the scandals plaguing Governor Paterson, and how officials can pass an acceptable budget.

WAMC - (March 13, 2010)

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April 13, 2010
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Senate President Malcolm A. Smith Recognizes Queens Business Woman as Constituent of the Month

Senate President Malcolm A. Smith honored Eva G. Duzant, Founder and CEO of E. G. Edwards & Associates Inc. as his April constituent of the month.

Her company is based in Queens and specializes in accounting and taxation.

“I think it’s important and necessary to recognize the constituents of my district that are volunteering of their time and giving of themselves to make the community a better place to live. In these hard economic times Eva Duzant’s organization is dedicated to ensuring that the residents of Queens are financially responsible.,” said Senator Smith.

April 13, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC PRESENTING THE NEW YORK STATE LIBERTY MEDAL TO THE FAMILY OF FALLEN SOLDIER PFC. JASON KROPAT

On April 10, 2010 Senator Bonacic awarded the New York State Liberty Medal posthumously to the family of slain soldier, Pfc. Jason Kropat.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Jason’s sisters Kristina, Kim and Courtney Kropat.

April 13, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS GRAND OPENING OF BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF SULLIVAN COUNTY’S NEW LOCATION AT LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL

On April 10, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the grand opening of the Boys and Girls Club of Sullivan County’s new location at Liberty Middle School. Pictured are Senator Bonacic, Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Alexis Eggleton, and  School and County officials as well as students that attend the program.

April 13, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO WELCOMES NEW BUSINESS TO AMITYVILLE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Raimo’s Pizza, one of Amityville’s newest businesses, to welcome them to the community.

April 13, 2010
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