Ranzenhofer Holds First Agriculture Advisory Meeting; Discusses proposed legislation that mandates overtime for farm workers

Pembroke, NY –  At his first Agricultural Advisory Committee Meeting last Saturday at Pembroke Town Hall, New York State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer discussed proposed legislation that could cripple the local agricultural industry by mandating overtime pay for farm workers.

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Senate Democrats Propose Good Faith, Bi-Partisan Agreement; Republicans Reject Offer Deadlocking Senate

Statement from Temporary President of the Senate Malcolm A. Smith andMajority Conference Leader John L. Sampson

“Cooperation is necessary to do the basic business of the Senate, since neither conference can convene a quorum without the cooperation of the other. 

Today the Democratic Senate Conference offered a bi-partisan agreement to resume the people’s business in a fair manner – this offer was rejected by the Senate Republican Conference and Senator Espada.  

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GRIFFO PRAISES PSC FOR DELAYING ACTION ON POSSIBLE CHANGES TO 315 AREA CODE

Griffo Supports Delay of 315 Area Code Changes

Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R, I, C,- Rome) was pleased that the State Public Service Commission (PSC)  has postponed plans to alter the existing 315 area code because of the potential for the region to exhaust all the possible phone numbers.

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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ON CAYUGA LAND TRUST: “NOT HERE, NOT NOW, NOT EVER”

Continuing his aggressive efforts to protect Cayuga and Seneca property owners, State Senator Mike Nozzolio today called on the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject the Cayuga Indian Nation’s trust application.

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Senator Flanagan Delivers Keynote Address to Kings Park School Students

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently delivered opening remarks at the William T.

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New York State Announces Energy Efficiency Upgrades at State Office Building

New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner John C. Egan, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) President and Chief Executive Officer Francis J. Murray Jr., New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel, Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin S.

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RURAL FUTURES: Spring 2009 by the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources

Newsletter from the New York State Legislative Commission on Rural Resources.

File: 
Spring 2009 LCRR Newsletter

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Staten Islanders await decision day in Albany

http://blog.silive.com/latest_news/2009/06/staten_islanders_await_decisio/print.html

ALBANY -- State Senate lawmakers in Albany could be headed for an historic power-sharing arrangement if renegade Democratic state Sen. Hiram Monserrate backs off his plan to vote with Senate Republicans.

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SENATOR NOZZOLIO HONORS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE FINALIST WITH NEW YORK STATE LIBERTY AWARD

Seneca Falls- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited the Seneca Falls Middle School to recognize seventh grade student, Neetu Chandak, on her success in reaching the final round of the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee championship held in Washington, D.C.

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Senator Espada's Reply Submission

One June 11th, 2009, Senator Malcolm A. Smith filed a lawsuit to enjoin Senator Pedro Espada from carrying out the functions of the Temporary Senate President.

The attached documents are Senator Espada's reply submission, submitted on June 15th, 2009. They include (1) a Memorandum of Law; (2) Affirmation of John Ciampoli; (3) Affirmation of Francis Gluchowski; and (4) a letter to Judge McNamara.

File: 
2009 Smith V Espada reply Memo of Law Final[1].pdf

File: 
2009 smith v espada JC affirmation #2 6[1].15.pdf

File: 
2009 smith v espada gluchowski affirmation 6.15.pdf

File: 
2009 smith v espada 6.15 ltr to mcnamara.pdf

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