Issues: Rules

Committee Meeting: Rules

Senate Standing Committee on Rules  Senator Dean G. Skelos, Chair  January 30, 2012  Room 332 CAP

January 30, 3:55 PM - 3:57 PM
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SENATOR CARLUCCI VOTES FOR PASSAGE OF THE IRAN DIVESTMENT ACT OF 2012

ALBANY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today voted to hold the Iranian regime accountable by voting to pass the Iran Divestment Act of 2012 out of the New York State Senate.  The bill (S.5917A), which was co-sponsored by Senator Carlucci, will bar entities that invest in Iran’s energy industry from receiving state contracts here in New York. 

January 9, 2012
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Committee Meeting: Rules Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Rules Senator Dean G. Skelos, Chair January 9, 2012 Room 332 CAP

January 9, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Senator Carlucci Crowns Strawtown Student for Artwork Contest

WEST NYACK – Continuing his efforts to highlight cultural diversity in Rockland County, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) on Friday visited Strawtown Elementary School to present second grade student and grand prize winner Isabella Masionette an award for her artwork design in his Hispanic Heritage Month Poster Contest. 

January 6, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Announces Mobile Office Hours in Clarkstown

NANUET – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that his office will be holding Mobile Office Hours at the New City Library, located at 220 North Main Street on Saturday, January 7 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.  A staff member will be present in the front lobby to provide direct assistance to any local and statewide issues that are of concern to residents.

For more information, please contact the Senator’s office at (845) 623-3627 or e-mail carlucci@nysenate.gov.  

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January 3, 2012
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Senator Carlucci Announces Consumer Protection Bill

NANUET, NY – Just in time for the holiday season, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced consumer protection legislation that warns parents of the potential dangers associated with artificial Christmas trees.  Senate bill (S1644) sponsored by the Senator would require that a warning label be attached to any holiday decorations containing lead that are sold in New York State.

December 23, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Addresses Leadership Rockland

WEST NYACK, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange), joined by fellow elected officials Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee and Chairwoman of the Rockland County Legislature Harriet Cornell, recently attended Leadership Rockland’s Education and Developing Human Capital Day at BOCES in West Nyack. 

December 18, 2011
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Nearly 40,000 Hudson Valley businesses will no longer pay the MTA payroll tax

The Journal News, December 13th, 2011

By Joseph Spector

ALBANY — About 39,400 businesses in the Hudson Valley will no longer have to pay a payroll tax for being located in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority service region, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

December 13, 2011
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Senator Carlucci and Assemblywoman Calhoun to Host Public Hours in Stony Point this Thursday

The offices of Senator David Carlucci and Assemblywoman Nancy Calhoun will hold District Office hours at the Stony Point Town Hall, located at 74 E. Main Street, this Thursday, December 15 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. A staff member will be present to provide direct assistant with any local and statewide issues.

December 12, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Saves Small Businesses Money

Senator David Carlucci today visited Adam Lipson, President & CEO of Network & Security Technologies, to discuss the importance of the new MTA payroll tax reduction on small businesses.  On Wednesday night, the New York State legislature voted to eliminate or substantially reduce the MTA payroll tax for businesses whose payroll is $1.25 million and under. 

December 12, 2011
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WCNY's The Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter

Senator Gianaris was on WCNY's The Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter to discuss the upcoming session and the need to for fair independent redistricting. 

Click here to listen to the whole interview.

December 6, 2011
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Governor Cuomo Signs Senator Carlucci Regulatory Reform Bills into Law

Senator Carlucci had an extremely productive first year as Chairman of the Senate's Administrative Regulations Review Commission (ARRC).  The freshman Senator's efforts culminated with Governor Andrew Cuomo signing into law two regulatory reform measures Senator Carlucci championed through the New York State Legislature.

November 15, 2011
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Prison Gerrymandering Debate

State of Poltiics wrote about the prison-based gerrymandering case. Senator Gianaris believes prison-based gerrymandering is illegal and that the GOP is simply trying to manipulate government for its partisan advantage

Right now, a state supreme court is hearing the case of Little vs. LATFOR. It is the Senate Republicans case challenging the law implemented in 2010 by the then-Democratic lead Senate in which prisoners would be counted at their last known address instead of where they are being incarcerated.

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October 4, 2011
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A German teenager has punched holes in Albany's pretense that redistricting is hard

This Daily News editorial shows just how easy it can be to draw fair district lines.

With a deadline looming to redraw legislative districts based on the 2010 census, Albany must stop skewing the process for political benefit.

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He's a 19-year-old student who lives in Hamburg, Germany, and who whipped up a credible redistricting plan for the state Senate. All he needed was an enthusiasm for American politics, a head for computers and a connection to the Internet

Read the full article here

October 4, 2011
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Committee Meeting: Rules Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Rules Senator Dean G. Skelos, Chair June 24, 2011

June 24, 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
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Committee Meeting: Rules Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Rules Senator Dean G. Skelos, Chair June 24, 2011

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June 24, 6:45 PM - 6:47 PM
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Committee Meeting: Rules Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Rules  Senator Dean G. Skelos, Chair  June 23, 2011

June 23, 4:50 PM - 4:52 PM
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Committee Meeting: Rules Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Rules Senator Dean G. Skelos, Chair June 23, 2011

June 23, 1:00 PM - 1:03 PM
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Committee Meeting: Rules Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Rules  Senator Dean G. Skelos, Chair  June 22, 2011

June 22, 11:00 PM - 11:59 PM
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Committee Meeting: Rules Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on RulesSenator Dean G. Skelos, ChairJune 22, 2011 Off The Floor

June 22, 2:36 PM - 2:46 PM
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