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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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April 9, 2010
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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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