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March 3, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up March 3, 2010: Senate Bills Grow Agriculture Industry, Support Corrections Officers On Military Duty

The New York State Senate passed 11 bills today, including legislation which enhances the state’s agribusiness industry and supports our state’s corrections officers who are on leave for military service. Strengthening New York’s Agribusiness

March 3, 2010
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Senators Volker, Golden, Padavan and Lanza Call for Reversal of Dangerous Division of Parole Directive Tying Hands of Parole Officers, Allowing Parole Violators to Go Free;

Republican State Senators Dale Volker, Marty Golden, Frank Padavan and Andrew Lanza today called on the Paterson administration’s State Division of Parole Services to reverse its dangerous new policy allowing convicted drug, sex and other violent offenders out on parole to remain free even if they fail a drug test or commit other illegal actions which violate the terms of their parole.

 

March 3, 2010
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NYS Senate Upstate-Long Island Caucus Members Introduce Important Economic Development Legislation: Bill repeals the “Cost Recovery" Tax Assessment on Industrial Development Agencies

Senator David J. Valesky in partnership with several other members of the Upstate-Long Island Caucus (Senators Darrel J. Aubertine-Chair, William Stachowski, Antoine Thompson, Brian X. Foley and Craig M. Johnson) introduced important legislation repealing the “cost recovery” tax assessment imposed on Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs).

 

March 3, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORS THE LIFE OF WANTAGH RESIDENT JOE SUGAR

Senator Fuschillo speaks on a resolution passed by the New York State Senate, which he sponsored, memorializing the life of longtime Wantagh resident Joe Sugar.

March 2, 2010
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McDonald to Host Public Hearing on the New York State Budget

Albany - March 2, 2010 - Senator Roy McDonald will host a Public Hearing on the New York State Budget on Saturday, March 6, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Wood Road Elementary School in Ballston Spa.

March 2, 2010
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NEW YORK STATE SENATE HONORS THE LIFE OF WANTAGH RESIDENT JOE SUGAR

The New York State Senate recently paid tribute to Joe Sugar, a longtime Wantagh resident who passed away this past November 1st. New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) sponsored the legislative resolution memorializing Mr. Sugar’s life and many years of community service.

March 2, 2010
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Senate Approves Members To Key Small Business, Banking, Medical Boards And More

The New York State Senate confirmed 24 appointees to key boards today, including members to the Empire State Plaza Art Commission, Correctional Medical Review Board, Citizen’s Policy and Complaint Review, Board of Trustees of the State University of New York, Small Business Advisory Board, New York State Bridge Authority, State Banking Board,  Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Autho

March 2, 2010
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Little Welcomes 4-Hers to Albany

Senator Betty Little welcomes a group of 4-Hers during their annual Albany lobby day, which was held Tuesday, March 2.

March 2, 2010
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March 2, 2010
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Less money for government groups

By Erin BillupsAfter decades of dysfunction, more light is being shed on how lawmakers spend taxpayer dollars. Good government groups have criticized several legislators for how they spent member items and some of even suggested they should have the money for pet projects in their districts pulled all together. Now, facing a multibillion dollar budget gap, advocates for change could get their wish. Our Erin Billups has more on why the tough economic times may mean there's less pork to go around anyway.

March 2, 2010
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KRUEGER DUMPS SENATOR

By Dan RivoliFebruary 17, 2010State Sen. Liz Krueger said it was unfortunate that her erstwhile colleague Hiram Monserrate did not resign after being convicted of assaulting his girlfriend.Instead, a bipartisan panel was formed and recommended his expulsion from the Legislature. Krueger voted with most of her colleagues in support of the measure that passed, 53 to eight.Read more: http://ourtownny.com/2010/02/17/krueger-dumps-senator/

March 2, 2010
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The Capitol Connection #1006

ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Senator Liz Krueger. They discuss Governor Paterson's proposed budget, ethics reform in the legislature, and the possible Ford-Gillibrand Senate primary.  © Copyright 2010, WAMCTo listen: http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wamc/news.newsmain/article/654/0/16085...

March 2, 2010
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