Sen. Schneiderman's Statement On The Appointment Of Richard Ravitch As Lt. Governor

You’d be hard pressed to find a more respected, distinguished public servant than Richard Ravitch. His illustrious record of service to the people of New York makes him an excellent choice to serve as Lt. Governor. I congratulate Lt. Governor Ravitch on his appointment and look forward to working with him in his new role.


Yoga Faces Regulation, and Firmly Pushes Back

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Ten years ago, with yoga transforming into a ubiquitous pop culture phenomenon from a niche pursuit, yoga teachers banded together to create a voluntary online registry of schools meeting new standards for training instructors.


Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption Program (SCRIE) Income Eligibility

SCRIE 'freezes' rent allowing seniors to remain in their apartments

The 2009 Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) requirements are:

* For rent stabilized apartments, tenants must have a valid one or two yearlease.*Tent must be at least 1/3 of net monthly income,* Head of household must be age 62 or older.* Assets: No limits.* Income: $29,000 household total.

Applications are available at ACCESS NYC ( or bycalling 311 in NYC.


Feathered Friends with the Audubon Society

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Back In Business

After weeks of deadlock, I am relieved to report that the Senate is back in business. Thursday night, we passed a host of bills that are critical to the functioning of the state, including Power for Jobs, an extension of Timothy’s Law and revenue enhancers to balance New York City’s budget. But there’s a lot of work left to do. That’s why we are headed back to Albany next week for another session.


Senator Adams Replies to Blog Post Regarding Senate Leadership Change


My Letter To State Senator Eric Adams    Jul 9, 2009 at 2:47 PM

Dear Senator Adams:

   We have now all read that the Senate stalemate has come to an end with Senator Pedro Espada returning to the Democratic Party and assuming the mantle as majority leader.  I can't express to you how disgusted I am at this result.  To have a majority leader whose only interest is in his own power, and who cares not about the desires of the people of NY is an embarrassment.


Carroll Park Kids' Concert Series:Audra Rox

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