SENATE PASSES GREEN JOBS/ GREEN NY ACT

 

Job creation program pays for itself through energy savings and revitalization of economically distressed communities

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Senator Martin Malavé Dilan on New MTA Chairman, CEO, Jay Walder

It is my hope that in naming Jay Walder the next Chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, that the first steps have been taken in returning the authority to fiscal solvency and improved public standing.In my discussions with Mr. Walder, his acumen for managing large-scale public transportation authorities quickly became evident. As Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, I look forward to a successful working relationship with Mr. Walder as he works to restore the public’s trust in the MTA and improve services for riders.

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REMEMBERING 9/11

Our nation will not forget the tragedy that rocked the world on September  11, 2001.  I can think of no other single event in my lifetime that evoked the response we witnessed after 9/11.

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SALAND TO MTA’S NEW CHIEF: LET MY PEOPLE GO – RELEASE DUTCHESS COUNTY FROM REVENUE BONDAGE

When the Governor put forward his nominee, Jay Walder, to run the MTA, I asked the relevant Senate Committee Chairmen to hold a hearing in the Metro-North region.  Not only was the request ignored, but to add insult to injury, the Senate Democrat Leadership held a hearing on Long Island and a hearing in New York City -- basically sending a loud message to the Hudson Valley that it’s okay to take our money to support the MTA but they don’t want our input on who is charged with

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Dumbo Improvement District Annual Meeting

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Location

Galapagos Art Space
16 Main Street, DUMBO
United States

Statement by State Senator Daniel Squadron on Signing of Bill Eliminating “Oriental” From State Documents:

“I was proud to cosponsor this important legislation that will eliminate the use of the term “oriental” from state documents. I commend Senator Johnson and Assemblywoman Meng for bringing this bill to the legislature, and I applaud Governor Paterson for signing it into law today. State government should have a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to outdated and offensive terms, and this law sets that precedent loud and clear.

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Senators Squadron, Duane; Assemblymembers Glick, Kavanagh Join At-Risk Tenants to Call for Passage of Legislation to Stop Abuse of "Owner Occupancy" Evictions

NYC Electeds Stand with Rent Regulated Tenants Who Would be Protected from Eviction They Currently Face  

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Senator Thompson Honors The Brave Men And Women Of The Buffalo Police And Fire Departments

For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will be holding a commemoration for the men and women of the Buffalo Police and Fire Departments on Friday, September 11, 2009 at 65 Court Street in Buffalo at 3:00 pm.

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