Senator Thompson Teams Up With Haven House. "Raising domestic violence awareness and collecting unwanted cell phones."

For Immediate Release: September 2, 2009 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) has begun collecting broken or unwanted cell phones for Child & Family Services’ Haven House.  These cell phones can help to change the life of a battered woman and her family.

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Local Municipalities Receive Restore-NY Grants

Elmira, N.Y., September 2–State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) said today that several area municipalities, including the cities of Corning, Hornell, Elmira and Ithaca, have been awarded state grant funding through the Restore-NY Communities Initiatives (Restore-NY) program.

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Urging Governor Paterson to Sign Legislation on Oversight of HIV, Hepatitis C Care in Prison

HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS, ADVOCATES, FORMERLY INCA

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Advocating for Faster, More Efficient Graffiti Removal in New York City

New Council Legislation Will Allow Faster, More Efficient Graffiti Clean Up in the City

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SENATOR LAVALLE ENCOURAGES AWARENESS TO MTA PAYROLL TAX

Senator LaValle would like to remind businesses and self-employed individuals of the MTA Payroll Tax that was part of the bailout plan passed by Governor Paterson and the Democrat Senate and Assembly.  While the Senate Republicans strongly opposed the measure, it was signed into law and will cost Suffolk County employers .34 per

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GOVERNOR SIGNS BONACIC LEGISLATION EXPANDING SCENIC BYWAY

Legislation sponsored by State Senator John Bonacic and Assemblyman Kevin Cahill, to expand the Shawangunk Mountain Scenic Byway, has been signed into law by Governor David Paterson.

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SENATOR YOUNG INVITES COMMUNITY TO FUNDRAISER FOR WOUNDED SOLDIER

ALBANY – Expecting sunny skies and great weather, Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) and Frank Higgins, event chairman, are encouraging communit

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