Issues: Transportation

STATEMENT BY SENATOR CATHARINE YOUNG ON MTA BAILOUT PLAN

       Once again, Upstate New York is taking it on the chin.

May 7, 2009
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Senate Passes MTA Rescue and Reform Package

(Albany, NY) Last night the Democratic Conference accomplished what years of a Republican ruled Senate Majority could not accomplish. The Democratic Conference, under the leadership of Senator Malcolm A. Smith, has put the MTA on the right track by passing S.5451.

May 7, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Voices His Support For Long Island

Senator John Flanagan implores Senate Democrats to vote against the MTA Bailout Bill and save Long Island Schools and Businesses from the MTA Payroll Tax - May 6, 2009

May 7, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: MTA BAILOUT FAILS LONG ISLAND

Increases costs for commuters, businesses, schools, non-profits, local governments, hospitals, nursing homes, libraries, drivers, churches, and Long Island property taxpayers

May 7, 2009
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Senate Passes Metropolitan Transportation Authority Finance and Accountability Package

Bill Sponsored by Senator Dilan, Senate Transportation Committee Chair

May 7, 2009
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Senate Votes on MTA Bailout and Reform Package

Legislation will fundamentally change the way the MTA operates and prevent devastating fare hikes and services cuts 

May 6, 1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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May 6, 2009
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Stronger Penalties Proposed For Work Zone Violators

Stronger Penalties Proposed For Work Zone Violators

Queens Gazette

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan last Wednesday joined with state Senator Diane Savino and Assemblymember Michael Cusick to announce efforts to strengthen state laws protecting crews in active work zones, marking the 10th annual National Work Zone Awareness Week.

April 29, 2009
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Pre-session Press briefing to discuss weekly agenda and MTA

Austin Shafran, Press Secretary for State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith, will hold a pre-session press briefing to discuss the Senate’s weekly agenda, as well as the MTA.

April 27, 1:15 PM - 1:15 PM
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In This Economy, We Must Stop Shortchanging New York City!

In This Economy, We Must Stop Shortchanging New York City!

Senator Thomas K. Duane, Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Introduce Legislation to Restore the New York City Commuter Tax

April 15, 2009
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Senator Parker 's MTA letter

April 2, 2009

Dear Friend: As your State Senator, I have been dealing with many issues in Albany, ranging from the state budget, to reforming the Rockefeller Drug Laws, to fighting to ensure programs and services in our district do not get cut.

One of the more contentious issues has been the MTA Capital Plan. The MTA is once again threatening fare hikes and service cuts. They have mismanaged their finances. They are claiming they have yet another deficit, and want to pass those costs on to you.

April 8, 2009
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Senator Foley's Red light cameras bill passes Transportation committee, moves towards becoming law

Legislation would allow Suffolk County to install cameras at traffic lights, increasing safety and generating revenue

Albany, NY – The New York State Senate Transportation Committee approved new legislation that allows Suffolk County to install cameras at traffic signals, deterring and prosecuting drivers who illegally drive through red lights. The legislation, sponsored by Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point), will increase road safety and prevent injuries and deaths throughout Suffolk County.

April 7, 2009
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Senate Majority Announces MTA Plan

Today, Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith, joined by members of the Majority Conference announced their plan to address the Metropolitan Transportation Authoritys (MTA) operating deficit, saving millions of straphangers from crippling fare increases and service cuts.

March 17, 2009
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Transportation

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Custom Committee Members: 

<a href="/senator/joseph-e-robach">Joseph E. Robach (Chair)</a><br>
<a href="http://www.nysenate.gov/senator/carl-l-marcellino">Carl
L.Marcellino (Vice-Chair)</a><br>
<a href="http://www.nysenate.gov/senator/tony-avella">Tony
Avella</a><br>
<a href="/senator/david-carlucci">David Carlucci</a><br>
<a href="/senator/ruben-diaz">Ruben Diaz</a><br>
<a href="/senator/martin-malave-dilan">Martin Malavé Dilan</a><br>
<a href="/senator/pat-gallivan">Patrick M. Gallivan</a><br>
<a href="/senator/terry-gipson">Terry Gipson</a><br>
<a href="/senator/timothy-kennedy">Timothy M. Kennedy</a><br>
<a href="/senator/william-j-larkin-jr">William J. Larkin
Jr.</a><br>
<a href="/senator/george-d-maziarz">George D. Maziarz</a><br>
<a href="/senator/michael-f-nozzolio">Michael F. Nozzolio</a><br>
<a href="/senator/thomas-f-omara">Thomas F. O'Mara</a><br>
<a href="/senator/bill-perkins">Bill Perkins</a><br>
<a href="/senator/michael-h-ranzenhofer">Michael H.
Ranzenhofer</a><br>
<a href="/senator/daniel-l-squadron">Daniel L. Squadron</a><br>
<a href="/senator/toby-ann-stavisky">Toby Ann Stavisky</a><br>
<a href="/senator/catharine-young">Catharine Young</a><br>
<a href="/senator/lee-m-zeldin">Lee M. Zeldin</a><br>

March 13, 2009
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SENATOR AUBERTINE APPOINTED CHAIR OF LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON RURAL RESOURCES

 

ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR UPSTATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

February 25, 2009
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Senator Craig Johnson argues his Third Track bill

Senator Craig Johnson argues his Third Track bill

April 18, 2008
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