SENATOR GOLDEN SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE GRAFFITI REMOVAL AS PART OF COMMUNITY SERVICE SENTENCE IMPOSED FOR GRAFFITI OFFENSES

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), a member of the New York State Senate Codes Committee, today voted in support of legislation (S. 1880-A) that would require any community service sentence imposed for an offense involving graffiti to include graffiti removal as a portion of the required service.

 

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NPR Story: Fatal Shooting Rocks NYPD, Ignites Race Debate

Investigators in New York continue to probe into the shooting death of police officer Omar Edwards by fellow officer Andrew Dunton last week. Edwards, an African-American who was off-duty at the time, was pursuing a suspected car thief when Dunton, who is white, fired fatal shots at Edwards.

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Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs Season Opener

Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta)  and Assemblyman Marc Butler (R/C/I-Herkimer) will join the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs for their regular season opener.  

Senator Seward will throw out the first pitch as part of the pre-game ceremonies prior to the 7:05 p.m. game vs. the Amsterdam Mohawks, fireworks will follow the game.

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Veterans Memorial Park Little Falls, NY
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Seward And Butler Take You Out To The Ballgame

HERKIMER, 06/02/09-- New York State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta)  and Assemblyman Marc Butler (R/C/I-Herkimer) today invited area baseball fans to join them for the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs regular season opener on Friday, June 5th in Little Falls.

“I am excited to see the baseball season get underway for the Diamond Dawgs and look forward to joining their fans at Veterans Memorial Park on Friday night,” said Senator Seward.

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Senator Golden's 2009 Concerts in the Park

June 30 Head over Heels & The Southern Comfort Band 79th St & Shore Road

July 1 Generation Gap (Dance Music) Marine Park (Fillmore Ave)

July 7 Anonymous (Soul, R&B, Dance) 79th St & Shore Road

July 8 Dr. K’s Motown Revue (Best of Motown) Marine Park (Fillmore Ave)

July 10 Carl Thomas( Song of Darin, Sinatra, Martin) Parkville (65th St/ 9th & 10th Ave)

July 13 Frankie Marra (#1Classic Rock Bar Band) 83rd St & Shore Road

July 14 Brooklyn Keys (Oldies & Disco) Dyker Park (86th St & 14 Ave)

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Senator Valesky Co-sponsors Senate Ethics Reform Legislation

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) will co-sponsor two pieces of legislation that would fundamentally reform governmental ethics in New York State.

“As elected officials, we are and stewards of the citizenry’s interests, and must be held to the highest of standards,” Senator Valesky, Vice President Pro-Tempore of the Senate, said. “The Senate is serious about ethics reform, and I am proud to co-sponsor this legislation, which is part of a seismic shift in the way the people’s business is conducted in Albany.”

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SENATOR JOHNSON SAYS REPEAL THE SEAL

New Law Needed to Protect our Children and Elderly

Senator Owen Johnson today called for the immediate passage of a bill to correct a potentially life threatening problem created by a hidden provision in 2009-10 state budget.

Under this ill-conceived budget measure, which takes effect on June 8th, courts may seal the criminal records of certain drug felons when they complete a drug court program, resulting in there being no record of their conviction when they apply for employment.

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Senate Votes To Protect Subcontractor/Supplier Rights

Law closes contingent payment clause loophole

(Albany, NY)- Senator Breslin (D-Delmar) is pleased to announce that Senate bill number 800 which he sponsored has passed the New York State Senate. This legislation will close a loophole contractors used to avoid payments to their subcontractors and material suppliers until they were paid. Under the previous law, contractors were able to avoid payments by invoking a contingent payment clause with the subcontractors and material suppliers.

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