Issues: Miscellaneous

March 24, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO OFFERS INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS WHO HAD PROPERTY DAMAGE FOLLOWING RECENT SEVERE STORM

With the recent severe storm causing damage to numerous homes and businesses in the communities, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today offered information to residents who need to make repairs or file insurance claims.

March 24, 2010
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Senate President Malcolm A. Smith Presents Check to the Town of Islip

Senate President Malcolm A. Smith and Senator Brian X. Foley present a $2M check to the Town of Islip for revitalization.

March 24, 2010
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SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEM MALCOLM A. SMITH JOINS FREEPORT MAYOR HARDWICK TO ANNOUNCE INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT

Senate President Pro Tem Malcolm A. Smith joined Freeport Mayor Andrew Hardwick and State Senator Kevin Parker on Friday to present the Village of Freeport with a $1 million grant from the New York State Senate for much needed road repairs.  

March 24, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO SELECT AQUEDUCT VLT VENDOR

New Open Process Would Restore Public Trust; Bring Decade Long Ordeal to an End

In an effort to restore public trust and bring a decade-long ordeal to an end, New York State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today announced he has introduced legislation to establish open, transparent and expedited process to select a video lottery gaming operator to develop and operate a VLT gaming facility at Aqueduct Raceway in Queens.

March 24, 2010
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SENATE PRESIDENT MALCOLM A. SMITH HOLDS TRI-LEVEL JOINT LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON JOBS FOR THE 21st CENTURY

Senate President Malcolm A. Smith was joined by his colleagues on the State, Federal and City levels to announce the reformation of a Tri-Level Joint Legislative Task Force on Jobs. Members of the three layers of government came together in a coordinated effort to help create jobs in the 21st Century. The hearings will be hosted by borough presidents throughout the city to examine what can be done to put New Yorkers back to work.  

March 24, 2010
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Serrano Outraged at Ongoing Disruptions to Second Avenue Residents and Businesses

Senator José M. Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx) today expressed his disappointment with the MTA and the Second Avenue Subway construction, after a recent announcement that tenants in six buildings on the corridor, between 92nd and 97th Streets, will be temporarily relocated due to structural concerns caused by the underground construction.

March 24, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORS JOE BAKER FOR BEING NAMED MERRICK’S “PERSON OF THE YEAR”

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick, pictured right) recently visited the home of Joe Baker (pictured left) to congratulate him on being named “Person of the Year” by the Merrick Herald. Mr.

March 24, 2010
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SENATOR SKELOS INVITES NOMINEES FOR "WOMEN OF DISTINCTION"

 

Annual Program Honors Women's Contributions to Our Community

 

            Senator Dean G. Skelos today invited local residents to nominate friends, coworkers and neighborhood leaders whose outstanding work on behalf of our communities makes them deserving of special recognition by the state Senate as a New York "Woman of Distinction."

March 24, 2010
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Statement on Senate Budget Resolution

Albany, NY – The State Senate passed a resolution which outlines a general plan for the 2010-2011 State Budget.  Senator Ranzenhofer has issued the following statement:

“The Senate Democrats drafted their final budget resolution in secret, without any input from Republicans.  They then released the resolution less than an hour before it was voted on.  Only a budget resolution crafted in secret would produce such a bad deal for New Yorkers.

March 23, 2010
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Serrano Discusses State Parks, Arts, and Living Museums in Senate Budget Resolution

Senator José M. Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx) today discussed yesterday’s Senate Budget Resolution, and acknowledged that although it is has been a difficult budget season, the resolution presents a positive step in the right direction for State Parks, the Arts, Tourism, and Living Museums.

March 23, 2010
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