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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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Statement Regarding Deadly Crash in the Lower East Side, April 12th 2010

“Today’s deadly crash at Essex and Delancey Streets is a tragedy, but not unexpected.  According to the NYS Department of Transportation, there have been more than 80 crashes at this exact location over a 10-year period.  A 2006 report by the Manhattan Borough President’s Office found this intersection to be the most congested in theborough.  That’s why we have called on the New York City Department of Transportation to implement red light cameras and other pedestrian safety measures at ‘danger spot’ intersections throughout the city, including at Essex and Delancey.&nbsp

April 12, 2010
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Report from Senator Squadron's Community Convention

On Sunday, State Senator Daniel Squadron hosted his second annual 25th District Community Convention, bringing together more than 300 community members to discuss legislative and community priorities.

April 12, 2010
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RSVP for Senator Savino's Virtual Town Hall

Have your voice heard! Senator Diane J. Savino invites you to participate in a Virtual Town Hall.

Topics covered will include, the MTA, mass transit service, bus and ferry services, quality of roads, quality of the ride, traffic congestion and commuter tolls and fees.

Have your voice heard!

When: April 20, 2010

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm

-Call 1-800-393-7044 and leave a voicemail question. Your question will be transcribed and read at the Town Hall. You can call in starting today through the event.

April 12, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST MARINE PARK TOWN HALL MEETING FOCUSED ON PUBLIC UTILITIES AND ENERGY

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden is announcing that he will be hosting a town hall meeting with a focus on energy delivery on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at Intermediate School 278, Marine Park Junior High School, located at 1925 Stuart Street in Brooklyn.

 

April 12, 2010
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Census - Count Me In

In case you haven’t heard, we are in the midst of counting everyone who lives in the United States, and your participation is needed and encouraged.  The census includes citizens and non-citizens – people of all ages, races and ethnic groups.  It is vital that everyone take part.

April 12, 2010
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2010 Women of Distinction

Senator Montgomery, A Woman of Distinction: This video clip features Senator Velmanette Montgomery and other women senators speaking about their role and contributions as policy makers during National Women's History Month: Writing Women Back into History, March 2010.

 

 

April 12, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN REMINDS BROOKLYN RESIDENTS THAT THERE ARE SIX DAYS LEFT TO RETURN 2010 CENSUS FORMS

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is urging residents of his district and throughout Brooklyn to complete their 2010 United States Census forms and mail them in time to meet the April 16th deadline. Senator Golden is responding to local reports of a very low return rate both in his district and in Brooklyn.

April 12, 2010
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Play Ball! Little League Opening Day in Northeast Queens

With the baseball season now underway, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) helped kick off the Glen Oaks, Bayside and Jamaica Estates Little Leagues throughout the day on Saturday April 10, 2010. Senator Padavan makes opening remarks with two members of his team, the Padavan Blue Jays at the opening day ceremony for the Glen Oaks Little League

April 12, 2010
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Play Ball! Little League Opening Day in Northeast Queens

With the baseball season now underway, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) helped kick off the Glen Oaks, Bayside and Jamaica Estates Little Leagues throughout the day on Saturday April 10, 2010. Senator Padavan throws out the first pitch to mark the official start of the Bayside Little League at their opening day ceremony.

April 12, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ATTENDS FREEPORT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S ANNUAL INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with members of the Freeport Chamber of Commerce at their annual installation ceremony.

April 12, 2010
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ENCOURAGING FOOD DONATIONS DURING THIS DIFFICULT ECONOMIC CLIMATE

Act will Assist People in Need and Build Relationships Between Food Providers & Charitable Organizations

April 9, 2010
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"Restaurants Lending A Helping Hand Act" Encourages Food Donations During Difficult Economic Climate

For Release: April 9, 2010

ENCOURAGING FOOD DONATIONS DURING THIS DIFFICULT ECONOMIC CLIMATESenator Velmanette Montgomery: Legislation Will Assist People in Need and Build Relationships Between Food Providers & Charitable Organizations

NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D- Brooklyn) announced that the State Senate this week passed legislation (S6303/A9252 ) which will encourage food service industries to donate food to charitable organizations.

April 9, 2010
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SENATOR VOLKER BILL TO FIX LOOPHOLE IN EXISTING “TEXTING WHILE DRIVING” BAN NEEDS TO BE ENACTED

Buffalo News Article on the Recent Deaths Involving Texting While Driving Reinforces the Need To Fix Existing Law

April 9, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PARTICIPATES IN “COMMUNITY READ ALOUD” AT LEVY-LAKESIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today visited Levy-Lakeside Elementary School in Merrick to participate in the school’s annual “Community Read Aloud.” 

April 9, 2010
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