Leaders continue tax reform deliberations

By Anna Helhoski

At their second open meeting on property tax reform, legislative leaders heard Gov. David A. Paterson’s request for both houses of the Legislature to put out their best property tax reform bills to inch the state closer to a positive end result.

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Senator Huntley Helps Protect Unemployed New Yorkers

Senate passes legislation to aid unemployed as tens of thousands face loss of benefits Today, State Senator Shirley Huntley announced that the New York State Senate passed critical legislation (S.4110-A) that will provide an additional 13 weeks of extended benefits to nearly 120,000 currently unemployed New Yorkers.   This legislation comes at a time when our economy is struggling, as Senator Huntley and her colleagues in the Majority are working to turn the economy around and help people find new, fair paying jobs. 

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Senator Huntley Calls On Senate Majority-Controlled Senate To Deliver Much-Needed Legislative Reform

Newly-elected State Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Queens) today criticized the Majority-controlled Senate for once again failing to deliver on their promise of legislative reform. The Senate Minority Conference recently proposed changes to the Senate rules that would increase participation of rank-and-file members by recording each vote a Senator takes, providing equal resources and making it easier for Senators to get their legislation voted on.

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SENATE HONORS ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D – 35th District) welcomed three Roosevelt High School students, their teachers, advisors and fellow students to the State Capitol in Albany to honor their selfless contributions to their peers and communities.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES DR. DON STERNBERG OF WANTAGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON BEING NAMED 2009 PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently visited Wantagh Elementary School to congratulate Dr. Don Sternberg on being named 2009 New York State Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS).

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Congratulations All Winners and Participants of the Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Parade Organization Art and Essay Contest

I would like to extend my congratulations to all the participants and winners of the annual Little Neck-Douglaston Parade Ogranization's Art and Essay Contest. Many of the winners were on hand to recieve their awards during a cermony on Friday May 15th at Fort Totten. The themes this year ranged from "Our Country" in the art portion to "Preserving Our Nation" in the essay portion of the contest.

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Senator Adams Sponsors Resolution for "Day of Remembrance" for NYS Police Who Risk Their Lives

NYS Senator Eric Adams will introduce/sponsor a resolution to designate Tuesday May 19, 2009 as a Day of Remembrance in honor of New York State Police. 

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Senator Adams' Newsletter May 18-31, 2009

CLICK BELOW for the latest Newsletter from NYS Senator Eric Adams!  Click on the PDF!

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