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Senator Nozzolio Congratulates Auburn Student For Artwork In Exhibition

Senator Nozzolio congratulated Auburn student Amanda Santana-Reyes for having her artwork selected to appear in the New York State Art Teachers Association Student Art Exhibition.

March 5, 2010
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March 5, 2010
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Statement from Senator Neil D. Breslin Regarding State Layoffs

For Immediate Release: March 5, 2010

Kelly Conboy | 518.455.2225 | kconboy@senate.state.ny.us

(Albany, NY)– “Job creation is a top priority of the Democratic Majority Conference. I do not, nor have I considered or supported massive cuts to the state’s workforce.

  Public employees contribute to our quality of life and provide essential services to citizens across the state.  I vehemently oppose state layoffs and will continue to fight to keep New Yorkers working.” 

March 5, 2010
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Webster Thomas Student Spends a Day With Senator Nozzolio

Senator Nozzolio recently hosted Webster Thomas Junior Courtney Neracker and her father Michel when Courtney visited Albany to spend a day with her State Senator. Courtney, who plans to study Political Science in college, got a firsthand look at the Legislative process as she watched Senator Nozzolio meet with constituents and sat in on a session of the New York State Senate.

March 5, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Meets With All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble member Katie Germano

Senator Nozzolio recently met with All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble member Katie Germano of Webster following her vocal performance at the New York State School Music Association’s All-State Concert.

March 5, 2010
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Ranzenhofer unveils Domestic Violence Act of 2010; Joins effort to strengthen New York’s Domestic Violence laws

Albany, NY – State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has voiced his support for the Domestic Violence Act of 2010, a major effort to strengthen State domestic violence laws.

“The Domestic Violence Act of 2010 finally provides law enforcement officials with the necessary tools to stamp out domestic violence by increasing the penalties for repeat offenders and those who commit the most serious crimes. This a comprehensive effort to strengthen New York State’s porous and ineffective domestic violence laws currently on the books,” said Senator Ranzenhofer. 

March 4, 2010
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Chairman of State Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus Asks Rev. Sharpton to Give Governor Paterson A Chance

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 4, 2010

Chairman of State Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus Asks Rev. Sharpton to Give Governor Paterson A Chance

Albany, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairman of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, on behalf of Caucus members Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. and Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, today urged Rev. Al Sharpton and the coalition of African-American leaders who are scheduled to meet at Sylvia’s Restaurant tonight to not abandon Governor Paterson at this moment.

March 4, 2010
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Ronald McDonald House


The Ronald McDonald House is looking to raise awareness of the need for a Bone Marrow Transplant for a young boy named Santiago.

The donors must be of Colombian descent and between the ages of 18 and 60 years old.

To request a testing kit, please visit the following website, http://join.marrow.org/santiago

For more information, please call Patricia Roso at (646) 626-0954

March 1, 12:00 AM - March 31, 12:00 AM
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SENATE REPUBLICANS JOIN RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAN DONOVAN TO UNVEIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT OF 2010

New York State Senate Republicans today joined Richmond County District Attorney Dan Donovan in Albany to unveil the Domestic Violence Act of 2010, a comprehensive effort to strengthen the State’s porous and ineffective domestic violence laws.

 

Among other things, the initiative would for the first time ever create a specific crime of domestic abuse in the State penal law and provide law enforcement with greater tools to stamp out domestic violence.

March 4, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS JOIN RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAN DONOVAN TO UNVEIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT OF 2010

 

GOP Launches Major Effort to Strengthen State’s Domestic Violence Laws

 

March 4, 2010
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Senator Johnson Honors Local Women of Distinction

Eighteen women from across the 7th Senate District and beyond were honored during Senator Craig M. Johnson's Third Annual Women of Distinction ceremony.   

The honorees were recognized for their work in education, community service, advocacy, neighborhood activism, and other areas. 

March 3, 2010
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