Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Savino Discusses the new Foreclosure Prevention Law on the Joe Gross Show

Senator Diane Savino discusses the new Foreclosure Prevention Bill, signed into law last session, which extends protections to homeowners and renters. 

Originally aired January, 7, 2010

March 9, 2010
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Senator McDonald Holds Public Hearing on the New York State Budget

Ballston Spa- March 9, 2010 – Senator Roy McDonald was joined by New York State Senate Finance Staff, Chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors Bill Peck, Ballston Spa Superintendent Joseph Dragone, and Southern Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce Pr

March 9, 2010
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Senator Montgomery with Dignitaries from the Dominican Republic

Senator Velmanette Montgomery (center) joined her colleagues at the State Capitol in welcoming the Honorable Roberto B. Saladin, Dominican Ambassador to the United States and the Honorable Rafael Evans, Esq., Dominican Consul General to New York to the First Annual Celebration of Dominican Heritage Month in New York State sponsored by the New York Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus Members. February 27 is the anniversary of Dominican Independence, a holiday equally embraced by the 800,000 Dominicans residing in New York State as by the citizens on the island of the Dominican Republic.

March 9, 2010
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Long Point Rally

I had the privilege of speaking at a rally supporting Long Point State Park on this past Saturday, March 6. I will be hosting a Rally this coming Saturday March 13 from 12-3 at the Quaker Beach Area in Allegany State Park. Please come out, show your support and let the Governor know that we need to keep our parks open. Also please take a minute and sign my petition to save the parks.

 

March 9, 2010
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Long Point Rally

 

I had the privilege of speaking at a rally supporting Long Point State Park on this past Saturday, March 6. I will be hosting a Rally this coming Saturday March 13 from 12-3 at the Quaker Beach Area in Allegany State Park. Please come out, show your support and let the Governor know that we need to keep our parks open. Also please take a minute and sign my petition to save the parks.

March 9, 2010
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Senator Serrano and Assemblywoman Galef Unveil Historic Legislation to Reform Member Item Distribution Process

(In photo: Dick Dadey, Citizens Union; Senator Serrano; Assemblywoman Galef; Blair Horner, NYPIRG; Barbara Bartoletti,League of Women Voters)

 

March 9, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO CREATE AN MTA INTERIM FINANCE AUTHORITY

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has cosponsored legislation in the New York State Senate, S. 6645, that would create the Metropolitan Transit Authority Interim Finance Authority.

March 9, 2010
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ENERGY CONSERVATION PROJECTS AWARDED STIMULUS FUNDING

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is pleased to announce that several organizations, hospitals, schools, and municipalities within the First Senate District have been named recipients of the second round of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds designated for energy conservation projects.

March 9, 2010
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STATE SENATE PRESIDENT MALCOLM A. SMITH HONORS COMMUNITY ACTIVIST AS CONSTITUENT OF THE MONTH

Liz Bishop-Goldsmith is the founder of Mothers Against Guns, Inc. (MAG).

(ST. ALBANS, NY)- Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith honored Liz Bishop-Goldsmith as his March constituent of the month. Ms. Bishop-Goldsmith is the founder of Mothers Against Guns, Inc. (MAG).

“Liz continues to lobby and advocate for guns laws. She does a lot of positive work in  our community and for that she deserves to be honored,  ” said Senator Smith.

March 9, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS CALL ON SAMPSON & SILVER TO ISSUE SCHEDULE FOR AN ON-TIME BUDGET

Plan For Public Budget Process Is Laid Out in Law

 

Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos and members of the Senate Republican Conference today called on Senator John Sampson and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to agree on a schedule for an open, public budget process that leads to adoption of an on-time state budget.

 

March 9, 2010
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Hispanic Ministers Invite You To a Forum Regarding Immigration with Rep. Luis Gutierrez

PRESS RELEASEMarch 8, 2010For Immediate Release

Hispanic Ministers Invite You To a Forum Regarding Immigration with Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz is informing the community that the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, which he presides along with Rev. Raymond Rivera, President of the Latino Pastoral Action Center (LPAC), will be hosting a forum regarding immigration.

Congressman Luis Gutierrez, author of the Immigration Reform legislation, will be coming directly from Washington, D.C. for this forum.

March 9, 2010
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Webster Students Honored For “Making a Difference”

Webster - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized the recipients of the annual Webster Police 1000 Club “Making a Difference” awards presented to deserving Webster high school students.

Pictured left to right are: Sean Walsh, President of the Webster 1000 Club; Rebecca Vanderwall, Webster Thomas student; Senator Nozzolio; Zach Bell, and Valerie Mundt, Webster Christian students; and Officer Pete Scorsone, "Making a Difference" facilitator.

March 9, 2010
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Senator Golden's Lunar New Year Celebration


Senator Golden and Juge Ling-Colhen fed the lion with vegetable,symbolizing good fortune.

March 9, 2010
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Statement from Senator Ranzenhofer

The State Senate Task Force on Medicaid Fraud held its first public hearing this morning to explore ways the Legislature can assist counties to improve Medicaid fraud prevention efforts. 

Senator Ranzenhofer has issued the following statement:

“Today’s public hearing was a productive step towards eliminating the Medicaid fraud burden on taxpayers.  Many innovative leaders in fighting Medicaid fraud put forth their expertise and real solutions.

March 8, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM AT FREEPORT LIBRARY

 New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District), in conjunction with the Nassau Health Care Corporation, will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, April 15th at the Freeport Library.

March 8, 2010
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