Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR FUSCHILLO ATTENDS FREEPORT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S ANNUAL INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with members of the Freeport Chamber of Commerce at their annual installation ceremony.

April 12, 2010
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ENCOURAGING FOOD DONATIONS DURING THIS DIFFICULT ECONOMIC CLIMATE

Act will Assist People in Need and Build Relationships Between Food Providers & Charitable Organizations

April 9, 2010
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"Restaurants Lending A Helping Hand Act" Encourages Food Donations During Difficult Economic Climate

For Release: April 9, 2010

ENCOURAGING FOOD DONATIONS DURING THIS DIFFICULT ECONOMIC CLIMATESenator Velmanette Montgomery: Legislation Will Assist People in Need and Build Relationships Between Food Providers & Charitable Organizations

NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D- Brooklyn) announced that the State Senate this week passed legislation (S6303/A9252 ) which will encourage food service industries to donate food to charitable organizations.

April 9, 2010
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SENATOR VOLKER BILL TO FIX LOOPHOLE IN EXISTING “TEXTING WHILE DRIVING” BAN NEEDS TO BE ENACTED

Buffalo News Article on the Recent Deaths Involving Texting While Driving Reinforces the Need To Fix Existing Law

April 9, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PARTICIPATES IN “COMMUNITY READ ALOUD” AT LEVY-LAKESIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today visited Levy-Lakeside Elementary School in Merrick to participate in the school’s annual “Community Read Aloud.” 

April 9, 2010
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April 9, 2010
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Eagle Scout Project

Senator Golden has been asked to share the below information on behalf of a boy scout who is working towards the rank of Eagle Scout.

April 9, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO READS TO KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS AT SEAFORD HARBOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Students in Ms. Butler’s kindergarten class at Seaford Harbor Elementary School in Seaford today welcomed New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) as a guest reader to their class. 

April 9, 2010
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Morahan Returns to Senate Floor

Sen. Thomas Morahan, R-New City, Rockland County, was back in Albany Wednesday after a 41-day hospital stay, where he received chemotherapy treatments and blood transfusions to help fight leukemia.

During the session, Morahan received a standing ovation after he was introduced by Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein, D-Bronx, who said Morahan “looked as healthy as ever.”

The senator thanked everyone for their support and well wishes.

April 8, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

I am glad to see that Speaker Silver and Senator Sampson agree with me that the Governor’s extender bill should include funding for highway construction projects that are already underway.  

 

April 8, 2010
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SHAKEDOWN OF FUNDRAISING DOLLARS MUST STOP

NY POST Article Looks at Tactics to get Donations at Any Cost

(MARCH 24, 2010 -- DEPEW, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew), today released an initial report of the Senate  Republican Task Force on Medicaid Fraud and Reform, that advances a sweeping set of policy recommendations that will empower localities to boost their own Medicaid fraud efforts,  more aggressively combat waste and the overutilization of services, and save taxpayers up to $500 million a year.

April 8, 2010
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SENATOR VOLKER RELEASES GOP MEDICAID TASK FORCE REPORT THAT TARGETS WASTE, FRAUD AND ABUSE

RECOMMENDATIONS COULD SAVE TAXPAYERS $500 MILLION

(March 17, 2010- DEPEW, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew), today released an initial report of the Senate  Republican Task Force on Medicaid Fraud and Reform, that advances a sweeping set of policy recommendations that will empower localities to boost their own Medicaid fraud efforts,  more aggressively combat waste and the overutilization of services, and save taxpayers up to $500 million a year. 

April 8, 2010
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HOLD ON TO YOUR WALLETS NEW YORKERS

(April 8, 2010) -  Democrats in Albany are getting ready to once again sock New York taxpayers with more than $8.2 billion in tax increases on individuals, families, businesses and consumers. The tax hikes are being brought to you by the same groups that successfully fought for $8.5 billion in tax increases last year to pay for more government spending.

April 8, 2010
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Third Avenue Survey

The Merchants of Third Avenue Civic Improvement Association, a non-profit serving the Third Avenue retail corridor for over 30 years is conducting a study, an in-depth survey of local residents that will help:

· Understand the buying habits and desires of the community;

· Gain insight from local consumers to improve business practices, products and promotions;

· Communicate with the community about events, new store openings and special offers;

April 8, 2010
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Squadron presents Girls Club with big check for big project

A gaggle of Lower Eastside Girls Club members came to the club’s headquarters on Wednesday last week to receive an oversized check for $250,000 from state Senator Daniel Squadron, who helped secure the New York State grant for the club’s new center under construction on Avenue D.

The girls were also celebrating the 11th birthday of their sister club member Imani Quardier, who shared a giant cupcake with her friends and neighborhood visitors to the club’s office on First St. near First Ave.

April 8, 2010
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Senator Farley Announces April Is School Library Month; National Library Week Is Slated for April 11-17th

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C, I - Schenectady) reminds constituents of the importance of libraries as the nation celebrates April as School Library Month and marks April 11th - 17th as National Library Week.

April 7, 2010
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Senator Montgomery Announce Comprehensive Budget Reform Proposals

For Release: April 7, 2010

NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) joined today with members of her Senate Democratic Conference to announce comprehensive budget reform measures that will end Albany’s pattern of quick fixes and ensure New Yorkers receive a fiscally responsible budget. 

The legislative package provides for long-term financial planning, the enactment of stricter accounting principles, and mandates stringent standards of accountably for State-financed programs and services. 

April 7, 2010
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