Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR VOLKER ANNOUNCES SENTENCING FIX TO THE “DRUG DEALER PROTECTION ACT” (AKA… THE ROCKEFELLER DRUG LAW REFORM)

(Depew, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I-, Depew)  today announced that the State Senate passed legislation that will fix a sentencing loophole in the lenient Rockefeller Drug Law Reforms recently passed by the Senate Democrats and enacted into law by Governor Paterson.

November 13, 2009
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BROADCAST BOARD RELEASES REPORT, RECOMMENDS TRANSFORMATION OF LEGISLATIVE BROADCASTS INTO INDEPENDENT STATE GOVERNMENTAL PUBLIC AFFAIRS CHANNEL

Effective in January, Existing Legislative Broadcasts to Include all Legislative Hearings and Additional Enhancements

November 13, 2009
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Supporting Students At St. Francis-St. Stephen School

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with students from St. Francis-St. Stephen School during Geneva's annual ziti dinner. Profits from the dinner will help to sponsor the students' trip to Washington, D.C. later this year.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are Father Paul Tomasso, Erica Cooney-Connor, Cathy Caster, Terry Haskins and students from St. Francis-St. Stephen School who donated their time to make the evening a success.

November 12, 2009
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Petition Drives Home Point - New License Plates Not Required

ONEONTA, 11/12/09 – Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today announced that more than 7,500 people have signed his online petition against a new state mandate that will require every New Yorker to purchase a new license plate in April whether he needs one or not, at a cost of $25 per vehicle. 

November 12, 2009
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

    The taxpayers of New York delivered a strong message last Tuesday that they are sick and tired of out of control government spending and the high taxes and fees that pay for it.  Families have had to sacrifice and cut back, businesses have had to lay off employees, people across the state are struggling to make ends meet.     Unfortunately, by failing to cut government spending it is clear that Senate Democrats and other Democrat leaders haven’t gotten the message.

November 12, 2009
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Statement from Senator Squadron and Manhattan Borough President Stringer in Response to Today’s Tragic Crash at 145 Canal Street

“Our heart goes out to the victims of today’s tragic crash on Canal Street and to their families. This incident is another painful reminder of the deep need to improve pedestrian safety and traffic management in Chinatown.  That’s why we proposed a 9-point plan for pedestrian safety for Chinatown; have been working closely with New York City Department of Transportation as they work to improve traffic and safety; and have been pushing legislation on this issue in Albany.

November 11, 2009
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ADDABBO: WHY THE DELAY ON AQUEDUCT BIDDER?

New York State Senate MemberJoseph P. Addabbo, Jr.15th District

November 10, 2009
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Honoring Sheriff Pisciotti Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement

Macedon - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented retiring Wayne County Sheriff, Dick Pisciotti with a special New York State Resolution honoring his 40 years of dedicated service to the people of Wayne County.

Pictured left to right are: Jim Hoffman, Williamson Town Supervisor; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Sheriff Dick Pisciotti, Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero; Assemblyman Bob Oaks; and James Hurley, former Wayne County Sheriff.

November 10, 2009
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SENATOR VOLKER URGES EQUITY IN THE DISBURSEMENT OF H1N1 (Swine Flu) VACCINE

Lack of the Swine Flu Vaccine Puts Western New Yorkers at Greater Risk of the Disease

 

November 10, 2009
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November 10, 2009
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SENATOR VOLKER AND WYOMING COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS BREAK GROUND ON NEW FIRE TRAINING FACILITY

$300,000 State Grant Will Assist in the Building of an Advanced Fire Training Facility

 

November 10, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO KICKS OFF ANNUAL “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” TOY DRIVE TO BENEFIT CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL’S PEDIATRIC WARD

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today announced the start of his annual “Extend The Holidays” toy drive.

November 9, 2009
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Padavan Honors New Eagle Scout In Bayside

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) honored new Eagle Scout William Vabrinskas from Troop 142 during his Court of Honor ceremony on Sunday November 8, 2009 at  St. Robert Bellarmine Church in Bayside.  Padavan presented Vabrinskas with the New York State Senate Medal of Outstanding Achievement and a Certificate of Merit in recognition of him reaching the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout.  Senator Padavan presents the New York State Senate Medial of Outstanding Achievement to Eagle Scout William Vabrinskas during a Court of Honor ceremony at St.

November 9, 2009
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Montessori Students Providing Halloween Treats For Our Military

Contributing to public service, and providing special attention to those who serve in our military are two issues I value highly. Webster Montessori students continue to impress me by selflessly donating their Halloween candy to our troops serving overseas. As in years past, I am pleased to once again assist them in their benevolence by providing the funds to ship the candy to those men and women in our armed forces.

November 9, 2009
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Senator Golden at Resurrection's Annual Dance

 

HonoreesAncient Order of Hibernians -Hugh HarveyKnights of Columbus-James Giorgio Grand KnightCort Club...Steven Londis PresidentGerritsen Beach Property Owners Association- George Broadhead PresidentOUR NEWS - Joel Garson Editor in ChiefGerritsen Beach Cares- John Douglas PresidentGerrittsen Beach Fire Department -John Czap Chief

November 9, 2009
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November 9, 2009
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