Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Breslin recently spoke at a press conference in the NYS Capitol

Calling for a ban on Tier 4 Drug Pricing. In his comments, the Senator, who is the Ranking Member on the Senate Insurance Committee, explained that Tier 4 drug pricing is a terrible concept and that singling out our sickest and vulnerable to pay more money for their health care is unforgivable

March 30, 2009
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Sen. Foley, Sen. Johnson meet with Rep. Steve Israel

Senators Brian X. Foley (Brentwood) and Craig Johnson (Port Washington), meet with US Rep. Steve Israel during a recent trip to Washington, D.C.

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March 30, 2009
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Senate Passes Bill to Raise Age Limit for State Troopers

Klein Encourages Qualified New Yorkers to Apply

March 30, 2009
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March 26, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Pleased That Kings Park Cleanup Funding Included In Governor’s Budget

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) announced that the $25 million he secured last year for the environmental cleanup of the former Kings Park Psychiatric Center has been reappropriated in Governor Eliot Spitzer's proposed budget, which was presented on January 31st. This money, which is an unprecedented appropriation for environmental cleanup, will be utilized by the state to help remediate the property that is now part of the Nissequogue River State Park. Senator Flanagan had sought this funding in a recent letter to Governor Spitzer. The funding will greatly ease the burden on the state parks department as they move forward.

March 26, 2009
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3/23/2009: Honoring Susan B. Taylor on Women's History Month

Senator Shirley L. Huntley introduces a resolution to Honor Susan B. Taylor, Founder and Editor in Chief of Essence Magazine

March 23, 2009
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Ninth Annual FREE Home Gardening Program

Ninth Annual FREE Home Gardening Program

March 23, 2009
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3/23/2009: Senator Shirley L. Huntley and Susan B. Taylor

Susan B. Taylor, Founder and Editor of Essence Magazine was honored during Women's History Month in March by the New York State Senate for years of distinguished service.

 

March 23, 2009
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3/21/2009: Award for Outstanding Service

Carl Clay, CEO & Executive Director of Black Spectrum Theater presents Senator Huntley with an Award for Outstanding Service to the community.

March 21, 2009
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Senator Squadron Leads the Way Towards More Transparent and Accessible Government. Lets Hope Other Electeds Will Follow

Feature article found in Pardon Me for Asking

"Democracy works only if people work on democracy"

Imagine a politician who says that he want to hear from his constituents and actually means it!

March 17, 2009
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March 17, 2009
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2009 Bayport-Blue Point St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sen. Foley greets constituents during the 19th Annual Bayport-Blue Point St. Patrick's Day Parade

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March 15, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo congratulates Mepham High School's Intel Semifinalist

     Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) congratulates Mepham High School senior Jacob Spiegel (right center) on being named a national semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search. They are joined by (l-r) Mepham Science Department Chairperson Dr. Patrick Mannion, Mepham Principal Mike Harrington, and Jacob’s parents, Stacy and Alan Siegel.

     State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today visited Mepham High School in Bellmore to congratulate Jacob Spiegel for being chosen as a semifinalist in the annual Intel Science Talent Search competition.

March 13, 2009
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Long Island Advance: A Spirited Gathering

Foley opposes Governor’s wine and liquor law

By Linda Leuzzi

March 12, 2009

March 12, 2009
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Sen. Foley Speaks Out Against Proposal to Legalize Wine Sales in Grocery Stores

Senator Foley Speaks Out Against Proposal to Legalize Wine Sales in Grocery Stores; Plan will close stores, cost jobs, and increase underage drinking.

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March 6, 2009
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Senator Johnson Serves as Guest Reader at Santapogue Elementary

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) recently paid a visit to the Santapogue Elementary School in West Babylon where he participated in the school’s Annual Reading Marathon.  During the school’s reading marathon, members of the community come to the school and volunteer as guest readers.  In addition to reading to the students, guest readers often take some time to explain their vocations to the students, thereby exposing them to the myriad diverse career opportunities they will have to choose from when they grow older.

March 5, 2009
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February 2009 Community Report

February 2009 Community Report

Dear Neighbor: The following is a summary of some of my office's activities since my last community report:

Adopting the FY 2008-9 Deficit Reduction Plan

On February 3, working with the Governor and the Assembly, the Senate passed a critical deficit reduction plan. This legislation will result in closing a budget gap of approximately $1.6 billion for the current fiscal year and will improve the State's bond rating. This will significantly decrease the costs of funding for public works and other vital projects.

February 27, 2009
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Senator Brian X. Foley, Legislative Report, February 25, 2009

Senator Brian X. Foley gives his legislative report on February 25, 2009.

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February 25, 2009
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