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Parents for Megan’s Law Champion for Children Awards Dinner

Senator Skelos and Laura Ahearn, Executive Director of Parents for Megan’s Law, at the "Champion for Children Awards Dinner" at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook on 2/5/2010.

February 12, 2010
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Senator Thompson To Recognize Sixteen Upstate Leaders At The Annual Black & Puerto Rican Caucus

For Immediate Release: Friday, February 12, 2010Contact:  Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Albany, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (Parts of Erie and Niagara Counties) and Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes will hold “The Upstate Affair” awards ceremony and reception at The Crowne Plaza Capitol Room on Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

February 12, 2010
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CNY’s Role in Black History is a Source of Pride

Each February, we celebrate Black History Month and recognize the contributions that black men and women have made to the United States.

February 12, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN ALLOCATES $1.2 MILLION TO SUPPORT LOCAL SCHOOLS

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has awarded $1.2 million in capital funding to six schools in his district.

Senator Golden has awarded $200,000 to the following schools in Districts 20, 21 and 22 including Public School 215, Intermediate School 278, Public School 112, Intermediate School 187, Public School 104 and Public School 185. The capital grants have been allocated to each school to support a variety of projects including labs, various infrastructure projects, and computers.

February 12, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO NAMED “CHAMPION FOR CHILDREN” BY PARENTS FOR MEGAN’S LAW

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) was recently honored by Parents For Megan’s Law for being a “champion for children.”

February 12, 2010
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Senator Perkins Unveils Historic Reform Of Eminent Domain Laws

Senator Bill Perkins, Chair of the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions, will unveil legislation for the long overdue reform of New York State’s eminent domain laws.  Senator Perkins’ historic legislation protects the rights of property owners and preserves neighborhoods threatened by private developers working in cohort with government authorities to seize property.

February 12, 2010
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Public Hearing: Senator Perkins Unveils Historic Reform Of Eminent Domain Laws

Senator Bill Perkins, Chair of the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions, will unveil legislation for the long overdue reform of New York State’s eminent domain laws.  Senator Perkins’ historic legislation protects the rights of property owners and preserves neighborhoods threatened by private developers working in cohort with government authorities to seize property.

February 13, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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SEN. YOUNG DECRIES GOV’S “RAID” OF SNOWMOBILE FUND

 

            ALBANY – Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) today called on Gov. David Paterson to stop a raid into the state’s dedicated snowmobile fund.

February 12, 2010
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Senate Passes Resolution Calling On Obama Administration To Move Terror Trials Out Of NY

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) announced today that the State Senate has passed a legislative resolution calling upon the Obama Administration and the United States Department of Justice to move the 9/11 terror trials out of New York. The resolution (J3389), co-sponsored by Padavan, past with overwhelming support on Tuesday February 9, 2010. 

February 12, 2010
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Protecting Our 2nd Amendment Rights

Palmyra - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke to members of the Palmyra Heritage Baptist Church at their annual Sportsmen’s dinner. Senator Nozzolio spoke to the group about his efforts to protect their 2nd amendment rights.

Pictured with a Kodiak bear taken on the Alaskan peninsula by Marion sportsman Harry Cross, center; Senator Nozzolio, left; Pastor Tim Young, right.

February 11, 2010
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Senator Stachowski Honors Tim Hortons 25 Years Of Exemplary Service

Senator Stachowski Honors Tim Hortons 25 Years Of Exemplary Service

 

February 11, 2010
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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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