Issues: Miscellaneous

Statement by State Senator Daniel Squadron on Today’s World Trade Center Arbitration Ruling

“While I am still reviewing the details of the decision, it seems this ruling came to the same conclusion the community and I have been advocating: we need an agreement that assures that construction is completed as soon as possible. I urge the Port Authority and Silverstein Properties to spend these forty-five days negotiating around the clock to arrive at an agreement that will allow construction to proceed and conclude. Further fights and delays are unacceptable.”

 

January 26, 2010
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January 26, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS CALL FOR PASSAGE OF MAJOR NEW JOBS INITIATIVE

       Statewide unemployment continues to rise amid Democrat paralysis on jobs front; Despite federal stimulus, New York lost 270,000 private sector jobs last year

January 26, 2010
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Book Relating To U.S. Naval Commander Presented To Senator Nozzolio

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio was recently presented with a copy of the book “Pioneer and Patriot” which documents the life and military service of U.S. Naval Commander George Cook Sweet. Bob Meyer, Commander Sweet's nephew, presented the book to the Senator.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are Bob Meyer of Waterloo and his wife Rainy.

January 26, 2010
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Senate President Pro Tem Malcolm A. Smith Accepts $50,000 For Haitian Relief on Behalf Of Senate

“Somos Una Isla”…”We Are One Island” Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at a benefit concert themed “Somos Una Isla”, Senate President Malcolm A. Smith accepted $50,000 donated by Dominican band Aventura, and the group's tour sponsor, Anheuser-Busch, on behalf of the New York State Senate to give relief to the millions of Haitian citizens displaced by a massive earthquake last week. 

January 26, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PROPOSES JOB CREATION PLAN FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Plan Would Give Tax Credits to Businesses Which Create Job, Enact State Spending Cap to Help Improve Overall Economic Climate 

January 26, 2010
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Senator Díaz Commends Unifying Actions of Elected Officials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

January 25, 2010   Senator Díaz Commends Unifying Actions of Elected Officials

New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate was joined yesterday in Queens by Assemblymen Peter Rivera and José Rivera, in addition to State Senator Rubén Díaz, as he met with the press to discuss his intention to fight any Senate led effort to oust him.

January 25, 2010
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Padavan Meets with Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program Staff

On Tuesday January 20th, New York State Senator Frank Padavan  (Queens) met with representatives from the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program at the State Capitol in Albany. The program, marking its 30th anniversary, provides vital support and services for women throughout the state and metropolitan area facing breast cancer.

January 25, 2010
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Rockn Randy Novick to perform live at Maspeth Self Help

Rockn Randy Novick will perform his one man show at Maspeth Self Help on Friday, February 5th from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM. The event is free for all that atend.

February 5, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ADDABBO TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS AT GLENDALE LIBRARY

District Office159-53 102nd StreetHoward Beach, NY 11414 Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Judy Close 718-738-1111 ADDABBO TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS AT GLENDALE LIBRARY Will Discuss Constituents’ Issues, End of Saturday Service at 3 District Libraries Queens, NY, January 25, 2010 – To meet more constituents and to hear about the issues that concern them, as well as to highlight the importance of libraries offering weekend service to local families, NY State Senator Joseph P.

February 6, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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ADDABBO TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS AT GLENDALE LIBRARY

District Office159-53 102nd StreetHoward Beach, NY 11414 Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Judy Close 718-738-1111 ADDABBO TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS AT GLENDALE LIBRARY Will Discuss Constituents’ Issues, End of Saturday Service at 3 District Libraries Queens, NY, January 25, 2010 – To meet more constituents and to hear about the issues that concern them, as well as to highlight the importance of libraries offering weekend service to local families, NY State Senator Joseph P.

January 25, 2010
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Benefit Concert to Aid Honor Flight

Featuring Prime Time Brass and the Aquinas Institute Jazz Ensemble.

Saturday January 30, 2010 7:30pm at Aquinas Institute, Rochester, NY

Tickets available at all Wegmans Food Stores - $6.00 $7.00 at the door.

Special guests are lining up. Stay tuned for future announcements on musicians and speakers being added to this special night.

January 25, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE EXPULSION OF MONSERRATE

Senator Martin J. Golden (R,C,I – Brooklyn) has called for the immediate expulsion of Senator Hiram Monserrate.  Golden’s call follows recent reports where Monserrate has compared himself to fallen civil rights workers, and the introduction of a resolution to expel Senator Monserrate from the State Senate. 

January 25, 2010
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Padavan Honors New Eagle Scout in Fresh Meadows

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) honored new Eagle Scout Peter Thomas Sammarco from Troop 55 during a Court of Honor ceremony at Holy Family School in Fresh Meadow on Saturday January 23, 2009. Padavan presented Sammarco with the New York State Senate Medal of Outstanding Achievement and a Certificate of Merit to mark the occasion and honor his leadership and community service. Troop 55 Scoutmaster Steven Schwartzberg, new Eagle Scout Peter Thomas Sammarco, Senator Frank Padavan and Peter’s parents Peter J.

January 25, 2010
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Padavan Honors New Eagle Scout in Fresh Meadows

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) honored new Eagle Scout Peter Thomas Sammarco from Troop 55 during a Court of Honor ceremony at Holy Family School in Fresh Meadow on Saturday January 23, 2009. Padavan presented Sammarco with the New York State Senate Medal of Outstanding Achievement and a Certificate of Merit to mark the occasion and honor his leadership and community service. Senator Padavan bestows the New York State Senate Medal of Outstanding Achievement to new Eagle Scout Peter Thomas Sammarco. 

January 25, 2010
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