Issues: Miscellaneous

Recording of Senator Squadron's October 7th community convention follow-up call

On October 7th, Senator Squadron hosted a conference call to give an update on the goals and priorities outlined at the first-ever 25th District Community Convention held in March. The discussion focused on Education, School Overcrowding, and the Role of Parents, Election Access and Participation, Ethics, Rules, and Campaign Finance Reform, Emergency Preparedness and Marriage Equality and LGBT Civil Rights.

The call was the third in a series of community convention update calls, all of which are open to the public.

October 8, 2009
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NYS Department of State Extends Public Comment Deadline For Cease and Desist Programn to October 31st

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) today urged any and all homeowners affected by intense and repeated solicitations from real estate brokers to provide evidence in writing to the New York State Department of State in order to continue to keep all of Queens county as a cease and desist zone.

October 7, 2009
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Seward Takes Message To The People

The Daily Mail

By Jim Planck

CATSKILL — State Senator James Seward, R-Oneonta, held a town hall meeting at Catskill Middle School Tuesday night, giving attendees an overview of the current condition of state government and fielding questions from constituents.

“It’s no secret that we’ve had a very busy and interesting time in Albany this year,” Seward said.

October 7, 2009
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Senator Eric Adams to host Governor David Paterson at a visit to celebrate Sukkot at the Jewish Children’s Museum

New York State Senator Eric Adams will host Governor David Paterson at a visit to celebrate Sukkot at the Jewish Children’s Museum

New York State Senator Eric Adams will host Governor David Paterson, who will travel from Albany to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot at the Jewish Children’s Museum, 792 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn.  The festivities will take place on Wednesday, October 7, from 6PM to 7PM.

October 6, 2009
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Senator Adams Visits with Constituents to Observe Sukkah in the Crown Heights Jewish Community (Courtesy of: lubavitch.com)

The Senator, who is also NYS Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs met with leaders of the Chabad Lubavitch movement where the conversation focused on the activities of Chabad and its security needs....

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October 6, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HONOR FIREFIGHTER FOR EXTRAORDINARY BRAVERY

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden will be honoring Firefighter Adam Rivera with a New York State Senate Resolution, for an off duty act of courage that saved the life of a fellow New Yorker, at the next meeting of the Dyker Heights Civic Association on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Philip’s Parish Hall located at 1072-80th Street.

 

October 6, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES MERRICK’S NEWEST EAGLE SCOUT

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently congratulated Merrick resident William Driscoll for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

October 6, 2009
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October 31, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Fairville Fire Department’s Open House Was Entertaining And Educational

Fairville - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently expressed his continued support for our firefighters when he attended the Fairville Volunteer Fire Department’s Open House. The annual event presents a wide assortment of equipment displays and demonstrations by local fire departments.

Senator Nozzolio was taken up in the bucket of Newark’s Tower 4 by firefighter Matthew Creighton.

October 6, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO MEETS WITH MEROKIANS DURING MERRICK STREET FAIR

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo is pictured as he speaks with some of the local residents who visited with him during the Merrick Street Fair.

October 6, 2009
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Statement From Austin Shafran, Spokesman For The Senate Majority Conference Re: Agency Spending Reductions

"We support the Governor's efforts to get spending under control. The Senate Majority is committed to working with the executive and the other leaders to protect New Yorkers from further tax and fee increases and to preserve vital services. With real transparency and real accountability, we will find the real savings we need to make New York more affordable for middle income families and small businesses."

October 6, 2009
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New York Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Discourages Anti-Immigrant Efforts to Undermine 2010 Census

On October 8, 2009 at 10AM, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will launch a campaign to encourage all Hispanics to be counted in the 2010 Census and to oppose any effort to undermine the census count by boycotting it.

October 8, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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New York Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Discourages Anti-Immigrant Efforts to Undermine 2010 Census

On October 8, 2009 at 9AM, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will launch a campaign to encourage all Hispanics to be counted in the 2010 Census and to oppose any effort to undermine the census count by boycotting it.

October 6, 2009
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State Senator Daniel Squadron Launches First-Ever 25th District Chinese-Language Hotline

Senator’s Hotline Makes Office More Accessible to Non English-Speaking Constituents

New York, NY – State Senator Daniel Squadron joined with Chinatown leaders today to announce the opening of a new Chinese-language hotline for his office. The hotline will give Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking residents of the 25th district an opportunity to access the Senator’s office more directly and conveniently.

October 6, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Supports Job Fair For Students

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited the 4th annual "Finger Lakes Works... with their hands", a local job fair that provided area students the opportunity to explore careers in various skilled trades and precision manufacturing. Senator Nozzolio met with representatives of OPTIMAX, a manufacturing company located in the town of Ontario specializing in precision optical components.

Pictured left to right are: Toby Nitzsche, Senator Nozzolio and James VanKouwenberg.

October 5, 2009
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Town Hall Meeting

Senator Seward will visit with constituents, discuss current state issues and take questions.

October 14, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Town Hall Meeting

Senator Seward will visit with constituents, discuss current state issues and take questions.

October 6, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Join Demonstration in Favor Immigration Reform

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will be joining thousands of people at a prayer vigil on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 12:00 noon in front of the Castle Clinton National Monument in New York City’s Battery Park.  This prayer rally has been organized by Radio Vision Cristiana, Int’l.

October 10, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Join Demonstration in Favor Immigration Reform

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will be joining thousands of people at a prayer vigil on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 12:00 noon in front of the Castle Clinton National Monument in New York City’s Battery Park.  This prayer rally has been organized by Radio Vision Cristiana, Int’l.

October 5, 2009
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