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Leibell Resolution to move 9/11 Terror Trials Overwhelmingly Passes State Senate

Leibell Resolution Calling on Obama Administration to move 9/11 Terror Trial Out of New York Overwhelmingly Passes State Senate; Chamber Stands Opposed to President’s Refusal to Commit to Changing Course        State Senator Vincent Leibell, the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs today overwhelmingly won passage of a Senate resolution he introduced calling on the Obama administration to reverse its decision to conduct the 9/11 terror trial in New York.

February 10, 2010
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Statement From Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson On The Expulsion Of Senator Hiram Monserrate

There is no question those of us fortunate enough to hold a position of public trust must be held to a higher standard befitting the privilege of representing the people of New York.  Today, the Senate acted to protect the best interests of the people we serve and preserve the dignity of our body. The decision to expel a member was not an easy choice, but I encouraged my colleagues in the State Senate on a bipartisan basis to vote their conscience on the recommendations of the Select Committee. 

February 9, 2010
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STATE SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION URGING OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO MOVE 9/11 TERROR TRIALS OUT OF NEW YORK CITY

The New York State Senate today passed a legislative resolution, cosponsored by Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), urging the Obama Administration to move the 9/11 terror trials out of New York City.

February 9, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN VOTES TO SUPPORT RESOLUTION IN STATE SENATE CALLING ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO MOVE 9/11 TERROR TRIAL OUT OF NEW YORK

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, today joined his colleagues in voting to approve a State Senate Resolution (J3889) calling on the Obama Administration to move the 9/11 terror trials of New York without delay. The New York State Senate's action follows in the wake of the President's refusal this past Sunday to commit to moving the trial out of New York.

February 9, 2010
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TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

Invisible Man wins award

February 9, 1952

February 9, 2010
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Recognizing Undersheriff Doyle “Jay” Denosky Upon His Retirement

Newark - Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblyman Bob Oaks recently presented a special New York State Resolution honoring Undersheriff Doyle “Jay” Denosky upon the occasion of his retirement after 38 years of distinguished public service to the Wayne County Sheriff's office.

Pictured left to right: Senator Nozzolio, Jay Denosky, and Assemblyman Bob Oaks.

February 9, 2010
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Senator Diane Savino Urges Community to Help 9/11 Rescue Worker with Leukemia

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February 8, 2010                        

Contact: Ana Tinsly

February 8, 2010
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Legislative Activity For Feb 8

The New York State Senate passed the following pieces of legislation today:

February 8, 2010
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New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization to Hold Press Conference at Bronx Rubber Room

PRESS RELEASEFebruary 8, 2010For Immediate Release

New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization to Hold Press Conference at Bronx Rubber Room

February 8, 2010
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Padavan Honors New Eagle Scouts From Troop 1

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) joined with members and leaders from Troop 1 in Flushing to celebrate their landmark 100th anniversary at Temple Beth Sholom on Saturday February 6, 2010.  Troop 1, is the oldest troop in the Greater New York Councils and one of the oldest troops in the United States. Throughout its history, the service of the troop members has made great and lasting contributions to the entire Queens community.

February 8, 2010
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Historic Boy Scout Troop 1 Celebrates 100th Anniversary

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) joined with members and leaders from Troop 1 in Flushing to celebrate their landmark 100th anniversary at Temple Beth Sholom on Saturday February 6, 2010.  Troop 1, is the oldest troop in the Greater New York Councils and one of the oldest troops in the United States. Throughout its history, the service of the troop members has made great and lasting contributions to the entire Queens community.

February 8, 2010
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Orleans County Chamber Commerce

Orleans County Chamber CommerceLegislative Luncheon January 2010

February 8, 2010
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President Lincoln’s Bible Returns Home After 149 Years

Port Byron - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke about the importance of leadership and government service at the ceremony marking the return of President Abraham Lincoln's bible to the Port Byron community. The bible was given by Amos Scott King to President Abraham Lincoln in 1861 and is kept along with Amos Scott King's letter to President Lincoln at the Lincoln family home in Manchester, Vermont.

February 8, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz: Enough Already with the Rubber Rooms!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORYFebruary 7, 2010

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz: Enough Already with the Rubber Rooms!

February 8, 2010
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Sen. Foley Urgest Residents to Take Advantage of State Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program

New Yorkers are eigible for rebates for purchasing energy-eficient appliances during president’s week, 2010  Sen. Foley

"I am pleased to announce the implementation of New York’s Great Appliance Swap Out program. The United States Department of Energy recently awarded New York State $300 million dollars, for the purpose of stimulating our economy and investing in energy efficient home appliances," Said Sen. Foley.

February 7, 2010
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Lower Manhattan Residents Sound Off On Noisy Bar Scene

"I can't even let my child walk home alone at night and I've lived there for 30 years,” testified one Lower East Side resident.

The "I was here first" sentiment was echoed repeatedly by people living near a bar or nightclub who are at their wit's end. People at the town hall meeting vented and hoped for a resolution.

They had the attention of the State Liquor Authority chairman and Lower Manhattan elected officials.

February 5, 2010
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February 5, 2010
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