Issues: Miscellaneous

Eagle Scout Project

Senator Golden has been asked to share the below information on behalf of a boy scout who is working towards the rank of Eagle Scout.

April 9, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO READS TO KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS AT SEAFORD HARBOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Students in Ms. Butler’s kindergarten class at Seaford Harbor Elementary School in Seaford today welcomed New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) as a guest reader to their class. 

April 9, 2010
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Morahan Returns to Senate Floor

Sen. Thomas Morahan, R-New City, Rockland County, was back in Albany Wednesday after a 41-day hospital stay, where he received chemotherapy treatments and blood transfusions to help fight leukemia.

During the session, Morahan received a standing ovation after he was introduced by Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein, D-Bronx, who said Morahan “looked as healthy as ever.”

The senator thanked everyone for their support and well wishes.

April 8, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

I am glad to see that Speaker Silver and Senator Sampson agree with me that the Governor’s extender bill should include funding for highway construction projects that are already underway.  

 

April 8, 2010
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SHAKEDOWN OF FUNDRAISING DOLLARS MUST STOP

NY POST Article Looks at Tactics to get Donations at Any Cost

(MARCH 24, 2010 -- DEPEW, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew), today released an initial report of the Senate  Republican Task Force on Medicaid Fraud and Reform, that advances a sweeping set of policy recommendations that will empower localities to boost their own Medicaid fraud efforts,  more aggressively combat waste and the overutilization of services, and save taxpayers up to $500 million a year.

April 8, 2010
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SENATOR VOLKER RELEASES GOP MEDICAID TASK FORCE REPORT THAT TARGETS WASTE, FRAUD AND ABUSE

RECOMMENDATIONS COULD SAVE TAXPAYERS $500 MILLION

(March 17, 2010- DEPEW, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew), today released an initial report of the Senate  Republican Task Force on Medicaid Fraud and Reform, that advances a sweeping set of policy recommendations that will empower localities to boost their own Medicaid fraud efforts,  more aggressively combat waste and the overutilization of services, and save taxpayers up to $500 million a year. 

April 8, 2010
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HOLD ON TO YOUR WALLETS NEW YORKERS

(April 8, 2010) -  Democrats in Albany are getting ready to once again sock New York taxpayers with more than $8.2 billion in tax increases on individuals, families, businesses and consumers. The tax hikes are being brought to you by the same groups that successfully fought for $8.5 billion in tax increases last year to pay for more government spending.

April 8, 2010
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Third Avenue Survey

The Merchants of Third Avenue Civic Improvement Association, a non-profit serving the Third Avenue retail corridor for over 30 years is conducting a study, an in-depth survey of local residents that will help:

· Understand the buying habits and desires of the community;

· Gain insight from local consumers to improve business practices, products and promotions;

· Communicate with the community about events, new store openings and special offers;

April 8, 2010
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Squadron presents Girls Club with big check for big project

A gaggle of Lower Eastside Girls Club members came to the club’s headquarters on Wednesday last week to receive an oversized check for $250,000 from state Senator Daniel Squadron, who helped secure the New York State grant for the club’s new center under construction on Avenue D.

The girls were also celebrating the 11th birthday of their sister club member Imani Quardier, who shared a giant cupcake with her friends and neighborhood visitors to the club’s office on First St. near First Ave.

April 8, 2010
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Senator Farley Announces April Is School Library Month; National Library Week Is Slated for April 11-17th

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C, I - Schenectady) reminds constituents of the importance of libraries as the nation celebrates April as School Library Month and marks April 11th - 17th as National Library Week.

April 7, 2010
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Senator Montgomery Announce Comprehensive Budget Reform Proposals

For Release: April 7, 2010

NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) joined today with members of her Senate Democratic Conference to announce comprehensive budget reform measures that will end Albany’s pattern of quick fixes and ensure New Yorkers receive a fiscally responsible budget. 

The legislative package provides for long-term financial planning, the enactment of stricter accounting principles, and mandates stringent standards of accountably for State-financed programs and services. 

April 7, 2010
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New Foreclosure Law to Save Homes and Preserve Neighborhoods

Sweeping foreclosure regulations to finish going into effect April 15

Law will require banks to maintain foreclosed properties and make it easier for homeowners to avoid foreclosure

April 7, 2010
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25th Senate DistrictCommunity Convention

Please join State Senator Daniel Squadron at the:

SECOND ANNUAL25TH SENATE DISTRICTCOMMUNITY CONVENTION

 

Sunday, April 112:00 to 5:00 p.m.Borough of Manhattan Community College199 Chambers Street (just west of Greenwich)

 

RSVP to Rosemarie Diaz at 212-298-5565 or rdiaz@senate.state.ny.us.

April 11, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Senator Montgomery Announces Reform Agenda to "Rightsize" Juvenile Justice System

Senator Montgomery announces her 2010 NYS Juvenile Justice Reform Agenda at a press briefing in New York City on March 19, 2010.

April 7, 2010
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Nox: From Box to Book with Anne Carson & Currie

Thursday, April 29, 7:00pmNox: From Box to Book with Anne Carson & Currie

With artistic collaborator Currie, poet Anne Carson discusses and reads from Nox, her illustrated "book in a box" that elegizes the loss of her brother with photos, collages, sketches and poetry written through the lens of her translation of Catullus.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

April 29, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry

Tuesday, April 27, 7:00pmThe Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetrywith Maria Isabel Alfonso, Lourdes Gil, James Irby, Mark Weiss & Christopher Winks

On the occasion of the publication of The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry, editor Mark Weiss, contributors and translators explore major trends in Cuban poetry, both on and off the island.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

April 27, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Opening of the Field: Workshops with Nalini Nadkarni (Friday only) & Leonard Schwartz

Friday, April 23, 7:00–9:00pmSaturday, April 24, 2:00–5:00pmThe Opening of the Field: Workshops with Nalini Nadkarni (Friday only) & Leonard Schwartz

These poetry workshops with rainforest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni and poet Leonard Schwartz introduce the surprisingly creative language used by scientists to describe ecology and explore commonalities between literary texts and ecosystems.

April 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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