Issues: Miscellaneous

02.09.2010 Sen Johnson on TAP Anniversary

NYS Senator Owen H. Johnson speaking on the Senate Floor about the 35th anniversary of the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) 2-09-10.  

February 11, 2010
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Senator Díaz Calls for Committee to Investigate AEG Selection

February 11, 2010For Immediate ReleaseSenator Díaz Calls for Committee to Investigate AEG Selection

Bronx, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. called on Senate Democratic Conference Leader John L. Sampson to create a committee to investigate the selection of AEG to operate VLTs at the Aqueduct race track.

February 11, 2010
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February 13, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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February 11, 2010
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February 10, 2010
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Snow Storm Related Services & Contact Information

With a severe snow storm affecting our area throughout the day, Senator Fuschillo is informing residents where to get information or services should they need them: 

February 10, 2010
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Displaying The New York State Volunteer Spirit

Ontario - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a New York State flag to a group of volunteers from North Ontario United Methodist church. The team will fly the flag in Slidell, Louisiana as they assist in the post hurricane rebuilding effort.

Pictured left to right are: Mary Lou Buck, Daughn Higgins, Senator Nozzolio, Bonnie Denison, Marilyn Coomber and Richard Denison.

February 10, 2010
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Senator Rubén Díaz Questions the Integrity of the Senate in Monserrate Expulsion

February 10, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Rubén Díaz Questions the Integrity of the Senate in Monserrate Expulsion

Albany, NY - The decision of the New York State Senate to expel Senator Hiram Monserrate has brought many other questions to my mind.

February 10, 2010
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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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