SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WITH BELLMORE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN UNVEILING SOLAR PANEL TECHNOLOGY

Solar Panels Will Help Bellmore Schools Lower Energy Costs, Save Taxpayer Dollars, & Teach Students about “Green” Technology

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The Senate recognizes that veterans, whether from recent conflicts or great wars of the past, are responsible for safeguarding the freedoms we all enjoy today. Through the leadership of Majority Conference Leader John Sampson and Senator Eric L. Adams, Chair of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, the Senate is developing policies and programs that assist, support, promote, and honor New York’s heroes; below are stories and announcements concerning these efforts.

SENATOR NOZZOLIO INTRODUCES RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING STATEWIDE “PAY IT FORWARD DAY”

State Senator Mike Nozzolio is pleased to announce that he has introduced a special legislative resolution memorializing Governor Paterson to proclaim April 29, 2010, as “Pay It Forward Day” in N

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Resolution Presented by Senator Serrano Re: Immigration Reform/Arizona Law

WHEREAS, America, a nation of immigrants, is the greatest nation of the world; and;WHEREAS, New York State is home to approximately 4.2 million immigrants accounting for 1 in 5 of New York State's residents; andWHEREAS, immigrants are essential to New York State's economy by contributing approximately $229 billion in annual economic output; and

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Resolution Presented by Senator Serrano Re: Immigration Reform/Arizona Law

WHEREAS, America, a nation of immigrants, is the greatest nation of the world; and;WHEREAS, New York State is home to approximately 4.2 million immigrants accounting for 1 in 5 of New York State's residents; andWHEREAS, immigrants are essential to New York State's economy by contributing approximately $229 billion in annual economic output; and

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Senate Bill Protects Renters Living With AIDS Or HIV

The New York State Senate Democratic Majority passed overdue protections (S2664/Duane) for New York renters living in poverty with AIDS or HIV, by humanely limiting the percentage of household income which can be paid in shelter costs. The benefit applies to those who live in emergency shelter facilities or reside in housing which receives financial assistance. 

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SENATOR GOLDEN OFFERS MTA SOLUTION TO SAVE OVERNIGHT BUS SERVICE IN GERRITSEN BEACH

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today has sent a letter to Metropolitan Transit Authority Chairman Jay Walder offering a solution to offset the proposed termination of overnight bus service on the B31 in Gerritsen Beach.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS BELLMORE LITTLE LEAGUE KICK OFF THE START OF THEIR 2010 SEASON

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently helped kick off the start of the little league season in Bellmore when he participated in the Bellmore Little League’s opening day ceremony.

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LITTLE: SENATE APPROVES TEMPORARY LIQUOR LICENSE BILL

 The State Senate today approved legislation cosponsored by Senator Betty Little that would create a temporary liquor retail permit system to address the sometimes lengthy and costly process of obtaining a liquor license.

  “Some of the most frustrated people I have spoken with are those who have poured their life’s savings and untold hours of work into opening a restaurant only to see months and months go by waiting for their liquor license to be approved,” said Senator Little.

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Senator Parker Proclaims May as Celiac Disease Awareness Month

Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn) honored groups and individuals dedicated to increasing awareness of Celiac Disease, an inherited, autoimmune disease that hinders the body’s ability to absorb nutrients properly.  In recognition of the seriousness of this disease and the efforts of those dedicated to fighting it, Senator Parker passed a resolution proclaiming May as Celiac Awareness Month in New York State.  

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