Politicians deliver: Post offices won’t be closed

By: Lincoln Anderson

Feature article found in the Downtown Express

A united front by local politicians and residents has stopped the U.S. Postal Service from making good on its threat to possibly shutter three Downtown post offices.

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Senate Elections Committee To Hold Albany Hearing To Review Administration Of The 2009 Elections

Hearing will focus on pilot program use of optical scan voting machines and proposals to end wasteful and expensive primary runoffs

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SENATOR GRIFFO & ASSEMBLYWOMAN DESTITO LOOK TO CURB DISTRACTING ROADSIDE MEMORIALS

GRIFFO AND DESTITO LOOK TO CURB DISTRACTING ROADSIDE MEMORIALS

Look to ask Department of Transportation to study and suggest Memorials

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Senator Diane Savino Speaks at the Calandra Institute's 30th Anniversary

 Senator Diane J. Savino spoke at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute's 30th Year Anniversary, on November 30, 2009.  

The Institute works to foster higher education among Italian-Americans. Senator Savino spoke about the importance of promoting the rich cultural and intellectual history of Italians and Italian Americans.

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Senator Savino Holds Turkey Giveaway

(Staten Island)—Thursday, November 19th, Senator Diane J.

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Support Our Oveseas Troops

Public Service Announcement

 

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Joe Bruno corruption case sparks talks on ethics reform

By Kenneth Lovett

Feature article in The Daily News

ALBANY - The Joe Bruno federal corruption trial has sparked a new round of talks on ethics reform, the Daily News has learned.

Sens. Eric Schneiderman (D-Manhattan) and Daniel Squadron (D-Brooklyn) have quietly been circulating a bill to overhaul the state's porous ethics law.

"Out of crisis comes ... opportunity," Schneiderman said, also crediting The News' "State of Shame" series.

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NY-SPAN Public Meeting: Senator Serrano Encourages You to Submit Testimony

The New York State Legislature Joint Advisory Board on the Broadcast of State Government Proceedings will conduct their second public meeting on December 10th. The Board was established to advise on the expansion of the current dedicated legislative television channel. The Advisory Board members have recommended that the television station be modeled after C-SPAN, and they would like your input on how this governmental affairs channel should operate. 

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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION PARTNERS WITH CALVARY HOSPITAL TO RAISE MONEY TO RESTORE PATIO GARDEN IN ROSEMARIE O’KEEFE’S NAME


Brooklyn - The Alliance of Bay Ridge Block Associations is announcing a partnership formed with Calvary Hospital and the Calvary Fund, to raise money to restore and enhance the patio garden in the name of the late Rosemarie O’Keefe, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Community Assistance Unit under Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani.

 

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Thanksgiving Message From the Senate Majority Leadership

Wishing You a Very Special Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is the day for family reunions and being thankful for the many blessings bestowed upon us.

 

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this year we have many blessings to be thankful for. We are grateful for the heroic men and women in uniform who are serving our country here and abroad. We are grateful for the dedication of the working class families who keep our state strong, and we are grateful to have the opportunity to serve the people of this great state.

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