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Public Schedule For Senate President Malcolm A. Smith For Thursday October 23, 2009

11:00 AM: Senators Smith and David Valesky attend the Upstate Latino Summit.

WHERE: The Onecenter Complex                 800 South State Street

1:30 PM: Senators Smith and Valesky tour the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems.

WHERE: The corner of Washington and Almond Streets

October 23, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Co-Chairs Senator Morahan and Senator Klein host Hudson Valley Senate Delegation Meeting

Local Senators come together to address regional issues at the first and second Hudson Valley Delegation meeting hosted by Senator Morahan and Senator Klein in Rockland County.

In an effort to ensure the Hudson Valley is fairly represented in all legislative matters before the Senate, local Senators have formed a bipartisan delegation to more effectively advocate for the needs and concerns of their constituents.

October 22, 2009
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SENATE GOP SAYS ANY DEFICIT REDUCTION LEGISLATION SUBMITTED BY GOVERNOR MUST INCLUDE PROVISION TO REFUND SCHOOLS FOR PAYROLL TAX

Democrats need to live up to pledge to protect schools from tax, letter to Governor states              New York State Senate Republican Leader Dean G. Skelos today sent a letter to Governor Paterson requesting that any deficit reduction legislation submitted to the State Legislature in the coming weeks include specific language repaying school districts in the 12-county MTA region  for their share of the new MTA payroll tax.

October 22, 2009
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October 30, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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May 6, 2009 Legislative Update with Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins discusses how the NYS budget and the stimulus funds will affect the 35th Senate District.

October 22, 2009
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SENATOR REVEREND DIAZ RESPONDS TO NEWLY FORMED COMMITTEE INVESTIGATING SENATOR HIRAM MONSERRATE

First, it is disappointing to hear Senate Conference President John Sampson saying that he is putting together an independent and impartial Senate Committee to investigate Senator Hiram Monserrate and at the same time sending a message to the committee members by stating “As a father and as a husband, I am not only angry, I am also pissed off”.  That statement alone may be interpreted as a direct order to the committee to “get Monserrate”. 

October 21, 2009
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RURAL FUTURES: Fall 2009 by the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources

Newsletter from the New York State Legislative Commission on Rural Resources.

File: 
Fall 2009 LCRR Newsletter

October 21, 2009
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Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson Announces Formation Of Special Committee Of Inquiry

(New York, NY)- Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson announced the formation of a special committee of inquiry to investigate the conduct for which Senator Hiram Monserrate was convicted by the State Supreme Court of Queens County.

October 20, 2009
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JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM

Innovative Community-based Juvenile Justice Strategies That Work

What• Transforming a System’s Response to Juvenile Arrest Wansley Walters, Miami-Dade Juvenile Services Department

• Developing Effective Models of Community SupervisionTerri Odom, Superior Court of D.C., Court Social Services Division

• The New York City Experience:  Expanding Prosecutorial Use of Community-Based Alternatives while Maintaining Public Safety Larry Busching, New York City Law Department, Family Court Division

When • Thursday, October 29, 2009, 1 – 4 p.m.

October 29, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Padavan Partners With Hopeline Program For Used Cell Phone Collection Drive

Continuing his partnership with the Hopeline program, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) announced today that his Bellerose district office will be once again collecting used cell phones and related accessories for domestic violence victims throughout the entire month of October. The collection drive is a part of national and local efforts to increase awareness of domestic violence during “National Domestic Violence Prevention Month.”

October 20, 2009
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New York State Delegation of Legislators to China Announce New Business Opportunities to State

(New York, NY) Following a successful nine-day trade mission to China sponsored by the Asian American Business Development Corporation (AABDC), legislative leaders today announced several agreements reached which could result in millions of dollars in revenue to the state.

October 20, 2009
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State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith Brings $250,000 In Funding To Support Southeast Queens Community Organization

Will present check to United Black Men of Queens Foundation, INC. for a new facility which will house the Jamaica  NAACP Daycare Center and a mentoring program for young men

(New York, NY)- Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith will present a $250,000 capital funding allocation to the United Black Men of Queens Foundation, Inc. (UBMQ)  to purchase a new building that will house the Jamaica NAACP Daycare Center and a mentoring program for young men.

October 20, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith Brings $110,000 In Funding To Support Jamaica Business Resource Center

Funding will be used for renovations to their facility and will support job creation and retention

(New York, NY)- Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith will present a $110,00 capital funding allocation to the Jamaica Business Resource Center (JBRC) for renovations to their building.

October 20, 1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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New York State Delegation of Legislators to China Announce New Business Opportunities to State

(New York, NY) Following a successful nine-day trade mission to China sponsored by the Asian American Business Development Corporation (AABDC), legislative leaders today announced several agreements reached which could result in millions of dollars in revenue to the state.

October 20, 2009
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