Savino Holds Victory Party for National Youth Football Champs, Staten Island Hurricanes

(Staten Island) Senator Diane Savino, Assemblyman Matt Titone, and Modell’s Sporting Goods hosted a Victory Pizza Party on Sunday, January 17, for the Staten Island Hurricane Youth Football Team.  The team’s four age divisions are the Mighty Mites (ages 8-9), Junior Pee Wee’s (9-11), Pee Wee’s (11-12) and the Midget’s (13-15).The organization won all four divisions in the American Youth Football Big East Regional Tournament. The Hurricanes then went on to play in the National Championship Games at Austin Tindale Park in Orlando, FL.

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SENATOR PARKER’S 6th ANNUAL FREE MLK CONCERT ENCHANTS BROOKLYN

SENATOR PARKER’S 6th ANNUAL FREE MLK CONCERT ENCHANTS BROOKLYN

Grammy Award-winning Gospel group ‘SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS’ draws 1,600 to Walt Whitman Theater 

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Governor Paterson Urges President Obama to Release Home Heating Assistance Funds

ALBANY, NY - Governor David A. Paterson today called on President Barack Obama to release $590 million in home heating assistance funds to help families cope with cold winter temperatures blanketing the country. The Governor made the appeal at a time when more New Yorkers are in need of additional funds to help keep their households warm this winter season.

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Power Authority Still Sending Mixed Messages to Niagara County

Senator George Maziarz (R-C, Newfane) today critiqued Governor Paterson’s proposal to create a $25 million Small Business Revolving Loan fund through the 2010-2011 state budget.  The seed money to establish the loan fund would come from the New York Power Authority.  According to the Division of Budget, the

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: PSC WRONG TO APPROVE AQUA RATE INCREASE

“As a State Senator representing many communities in the Aqua service area, and as an Aqua customer myself, I am appalled that the State’s Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a double digit Aqua rate increase which will result in higher water bills for Aqua customers.

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Chinatown Trees Initiative Form

New York State Senator Roy McDonald Calls for the Creation of an “Autism Bill of Rights” and a Statewide Autism Council, Along with Action on Proposed Autism Insurance Legislation.

Albany - January 20, 2010  Long time autism advocate, Senator Roy McDonald (Saratoga), today called for the creation of an “Autism Bill of Rights” to protect the rights of individuals diagnosed on the autistic spectrum.

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Local officials assess how the North Country will be impacted

By JESSICA COLLIER, Enterprise Staff Writer POSTED: January 20, 2010

As local politicians and organizations assessed the potential impacts of Gov. David Paterson's proposed budget on the North Country, many were concerned about how cuts would affect the region, but some saw some bright spots.

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Senator Liz Krueger Reacts to Ethics Reform Bill

(Albany, New York)—The New York State Senate passed an ethics reform bill today, finally fulfilling a promise long made to New Yorkers. State Senator Liz Krueger expressed her hope that this would be the first step in the adoption of a series of necessary reforms to address the serious issues of questionable ethics and the influence of money that Albany faces.

 

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