Issues: Social Services

Notice of Public Hearing: Ending the Perfect Storm: Finding Solutions and Identifying Alternatives for New York’s Section 8 Problem

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICESSENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

SUBJECT:  Ending the Perfect Storm:  Finding Solutions and Identifying Alternatives for New York’s Section 8 Problem

PURPOSE:  Update on various government agencies’ plan to (1)  address the lack of funding in New York’s Section 8 Program and (2) assist families who hold terminated vouchers.

April 13, 2010
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Public Hearing: Ending the Perfect Storm: Finding Solutions and Identifying Alternatives for New York’s Section 8 Problem

Senate Standing Committee on Social ServicesChair:                 Senator Daniel SquadronPublic Hearing: Ending the Perfect Storm: Finding Solutions and Identifying Alternatives for New York’s Section 8 Problem ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

April 15, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator Daniel Squadron, Chair 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 Room 517-A CAP

April 13, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Sen. Foley is Joined by Community Leaders in an Effort to Increase Participation in 2010 Census

Civic leaders and activists from local communities in Suffolk County joined Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) as he called for increased participation in the U.S Census. The 2010 Census awareness event, which took place at the Brentwood Public Library, was centered around relaying the importance of Census participation and giving community members the tools necessary to educate their friends, family, and neighbors about the Census.  

April 1, 2010
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Senator Espada Urges New Yorkers to Stand up for Children During National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about child abuse and encourage communities to take a stand for the safety and well-being of our children and underscore our commitment to preventing and responding appropriately to incidences of child abuse.

April 1, 2010
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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2010

Contact: Ami Shah | shah@senate.state.ny.us | 518-455-3531

Senator Shirley L. Huntley Urges New Yorkers to Stand up for Children During National Child Abuse Prevention Month

March 31, 2010
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Senate Social Services Committee Includes Core Values in Budget Resolution

Programs Will Help New Yorkers During Economic Crisis

Investments in Job Creation, Family Health, and Homeless Prevention

March 23, 2010
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WESTCHESTER RESIDENTS SPEAK OUT ON STATE BUDGET

Senator Klein and Westchester Delegation Hold Public Budget Hearing

WHITE PLAINS, NY- State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and the NYS Senate's Westchester Delegation listened to more than two-dozen Westchester residents, community groups, businesses, and local elected officials at a public budget hearing in Greenburgh on Friday. Community members expressed their concerns regarding high property taxes, the burden of the MTA Payroll tax, potential cuts in state aid to municipalities, and a wide range of other issues.

March 19, 2010
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Senate Republican Medicaid Task Force Issues Report

Medicaid continues to be the fastest growing part of state and county budgets. New York spends more than $52 billion annually, 70% more than the national average. Additionally, more than one in five New Yorkers are on the Medicaid rolls. The sweeping policy recommendations of the Task Force will empower county executives and district attorneys to boost their local Medicaid fraud efforts, combat waste and abuse within the system and save taxpayers as much as $500 million this year. The Senate Republican Task Force recommends:

March 19, 2010
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NYS Senate Westchester Delegation to Hold Hearings on Executive Budget for 2010-11

 

In an effort to more effectively advocate for the needs and concerns of their constituents, the five New York senators representing Westchester County will convene a public hearing to assess the priorities and impacts of Governor Paterson’s proposed SFY 2010-2011 budget on the residents, communities, organizations and elected officials of Westchester.  Senator Suzi Oppenheimer chairs the Westchester Senate delegation, which includes Senators Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Jeff Klein, Vincent Leibell, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.

 

March 11, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator Daniel Squadron, Chair 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 124 CAP

March 9, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator Daniel Squadron, Chair 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 945 LOB

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February 23, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Public Hearing: Joint Legislative Budget Hearing: Human Services

JOINT BUDGET HEARING ON HUMAN SERVICESDate:    Wednesday, February 10Time:    12:00 p.m.Location: Hearing Room B Legislative Office Building, Second Floor Albany, NYThis hearing will air live on the Senate's Website at http://www.livestream.com/nysenate_joint_budget The Assembly Ways and Means Committee will join the Senate Finance Committee to conduct a hearing to examine the impact of the 2010-11 Executive Budget proposal on human services in New York State. 

February 10, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Social Services Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Social Services Senator Daniel Squadron, Chair 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Room 123 Capitol

February 9, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Valesky Calls for Responsible Budget Action and Long-Term Solutions

ALBANY, N.Y.—Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) echoed the call for long-term budget solutions made by Governor Paterson during his Executive Budget presentation today.

January 20, 2010
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January 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Census 2010 PSA

A public service announcement about the 2010 Census.

January 15, 2010
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NYS Sen. Daniel Squadron's Legislative Priorities

NY State Senator Daniel Squadron discusses his legislative priorities for the 2010 legislative session. Interview conducted on January 11, 2010.

January 11, 2010
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