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Ranzenhofer unveils Domestic Violence Act of 2010; Joins effort to strengthen New York’s Domestic Violence laws

Albany, NY – State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has voiced his support for the Domestic Violence Act of 2010, a major effort to strengthen State domestic violence laws.

“The Domestic Violence Act of 2010 finally provides law enforcement officials with the necessary tools to stamp out domestic violence by increasing the penalties for repeat offenders and those who commit the most serious crimes. This a comprehensive effort to strengthen New York State’s porous and ineffective domestic violence laws currently on the books,” said Senator Ranzenhofer. 

March 4, 2010
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Chairman of State Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus Asks Rev. Sharpton to Give Governor Paterson A Chance

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 4, 2010

Chairman of State Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus Asks Rev. Sharpton to Give Governor Paterson A Chance

Albany, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, on behalf of Caucus members Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. and Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, today urged Rev. Al Sharpton and the coalition of African-American leaders who are scheduled to meet at Sylvia’s Restaurant tonight to not abandon Governor Paterson at this moment.

March 4, 2010
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Ronald McDonald House


The Ronald McDonald House is looking to raise awareness of the need for a Bone Marrow Transplant for a young boy named Santiago.

The donors must be of Colombian descent and between the ages of 18 and 60 years old.

To request a testing kit, please visit the following website, http://join.marrow.org/santiago

For more information, please call Patricia Roso at (646) 626-0954

March 1, 12:00 AM - March 31, 12:00 AM
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SENATE REPUBLICANS JOIN RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAN DONOVAN TO UNVEIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT OF 2010

New York State Senate Republicans today joined Richmond County District Attorney Dan Donovan in Albany to unveil the Domestic Violence Act of 2010, a comprehensive effort to strengthen the State’s porous and ineffective domestic violence laws.

 

Among other things, the initiative would for the first time ever create a specific crime of domestic abuse in the State penal law and provide law enforcement with greater tools to stamp out domestic violence.

March 4, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS JOIN RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAN DONOVAN TO UNVEIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT OF 2010

 

GOP Launches Major Effort to Strengthen State’s Domestic Violence Laws

 

March 4, 2010
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Senator Johnson Honors Local Women of Distinction

Eighteen women from across the 7th Senate District and beyond were honored during Senator Craig M. Johnson's Third Annual Women of Distinction ceremony.   

The honorees were recognized for their work in education, community service, advocacy, neighborhood activism, and other areas. 

March 3, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH ULSTERCORPS

On March 3, 2010 representatives from UlsterCorps met with Senator Bonacic in Albany.  UlsterCorps is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase the use of volunteers, facilitate successful and effective volunteer placements, and build collaborations among nonprofit organizations and with businesses interested in community involvement throughout Ulster County.

March 3, 2010
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Senator Thompson To Host Saint Joseph's Day Table

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 03, 2010     Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), will host a Saint Joseph’s Day Table at the Mahoney State Office Building at 65 Court Street in Buffalo on March 19, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

March 3, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT TO MTA AT BROOKLYN BOROUGH HEARING ON PLANNED SERVICE REDUCTIONS

SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT TO MTA AT BROOKLYN BOROUGH HEARING ON PLANNED SERVICE REDUCTIONS

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) was among those testifying at the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s public hearing held in Brooklyn tonight against the service reductions which would significantly impact his district.

The complete text of Senator Golden’s testimony is below.

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Good evening. I am State Senator Marty Golden representing the 22nd Senate District in Southwest Brooklyn.

March 3, 2010
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