Senator Sampson Holds Successful "Homeowners' Assistance and Financial Wellness Seminar"

Brooklyn, New York: Majority Conference Leader Senator John L. Sampson (D-19th SD) recently held a very successful “Homeowners’ Assistance and Financial Wellness Seminar”at Holy Family Church in the Canarsie Section of his district.

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Dysfunction Displaces Work in Distracted Albany

By MICHAEL POWELL and NICHOLAS CONFESSOREALBANY — To wander into the grand pile of stone that is the State Capitol, to walk its cavernous sandstone and marble halls, is to find an absurdist play in its third act.Up on the third floor, in the State Senate, no party can muster a voting majority, and, pending a special election in two weeks, a convicted domestic abuser could cast the deciding vote.Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/06/nyregion/06albany.html

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No Matter What Happens, Paterson Gets His Pension

by Ryan KnutsonGov. David Paterson of New York insisted this week that he wouldn't heed calls for his resignation, despite his administration's being roiled by two scandals. But no matter what he does, he is still entitled to his full pension once he retires. In fact, there is nothing any New York state employee can do that would cause them to lose a pension; not even a corruption conviction, being fired for embezzlement or a prison sentence.

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Cable broadcast 40816

Date: 
Sun, 02/14/2010 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

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Insurance Committee On No Fault Fraud

Committed to identifying the causes and solutions of insurance fraud, Senator Neil D. Breslin, Chair of Senate Standing Committee on Insurance, will be holding a hearing on Thursday, February 4th in Albany to explore the cost of fraud to the state’s no-fault system. New York’s auto insurers have seen their typical no-fault payment for the medical care of accident victims rise from $5,500 in 2004 to $9,000 per claim in 2009.  Experts estimate that each individual’s automobile insurance premium contributes to this insurance fraud. 

Cable broadcast 40811

Date: 
Sat, 02/13/2010 - 9:30pm - Sun, 02/14/2010 - 1:30am

Original event: 
Insurance Committee On No Fault Fraud

Committed to identifying the causes and solutions of insurance fraud, Senator Neil D. Breslin, Chair of Senate Standing Committee on Insurance, will be holding a hearing on Thursday, February 4th in Albany to explore the cost of fraud to the state’s no-fault system. New York’s auto insurers have seen their typical no-fault payment for the medical care of accident victims rise from $5,500 in 2004 to $9,000 per claim in 2009.  Experts estimate that each individual’s automobile insurance premium contributes to this insurance fraud. 

ADDABBO ADVANCES ELECTION REFORMS

New York State Senate Member

Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.

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