Senate Majority Committed To Saving Our Parks

Senate Democrats Preserve Recreational Facilities and Bolster Small Businesses

(Albany, NY) Today, the Senate Majority and advocates stood together in support of State Parks.

On Monday, the Majority Conference unanimously voted for a budget resolution which restored all $11.5 million of the Governor’s budget cuts to parks operations.  If enacted, the cut would have resulted in the closure of 57 State Parks and reduced operations at an additional 22 State Parks.

Read more...

Making America's Healthcare System Well Again

By State Senator John L. Sampson, Majority Conference Leader

Read more...

Making America's Healthcare System Well Again

After more than seven long months of hard, sometimes hostile, political and public debate an historic reform of the United States healthcare system is now a done deal. President Barack Obama has gotten back his political mojo and helped deliver what is bound to be the most important legacy of his presidency.

Read more...

SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEM MALCOLM A. SMITH JOINS FREEPORT MAYOR HARDWICK TO ANNOUNCE INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT

Senate President Pro Tem Malcolm A. Smith joined Freeport Mayor Andrew Hardwick and State Senator Kevin Parker on Friday to present the Village of Freeport with a $1 million grant from the New York State Senate for much needed road repairs.  

Read more...

SENATOR GOLDEN INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO SELECT AQUEDUCT VLT VENDOR

New Open Process Would Restore Public Trust; Bring Decade Long Ordeal to an End

In an effort to restore public trust and bring a decade-long ordeal to an end, New York State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today announced he has introduced legislation to establish open, transparent and expedited process to select a video lottery gaming operator to develop and operate a VLT gaming facility at Aqueduct Raceway in Queens.

Read more...

SENATE PRESIDENT MALCOLM A. SMITH HOLDS TRI-LEVEL JOINT LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON JOBS FOR THE 21st CENTURY

Senate President Malcolm A. Smith was joined by his colleagues on the State, Federal and City levels to announce the reformation of a Tri-Level Joint Legislative Task Force on Jobs. Members of the three layers of government came together in a coordinated effort to help create jobs in the 21st Century. The hearings will be hosted by borough presidents throughout the city to examine what can be done to put New Yorkers back to work.  

Read more...

CENSUS 2010 - USEFUL INFORMATION

Senator John L. Sampson urges ALL New Yorkers to "STAND UP AND BE COUNTED" for Census 2010. You can download Census 2010 Fact Sheet, Sample Form and Questions & Answers about Census 2010.

File: 
Census 2010 Fact Sheet

File: 
census 2010 Sample Form

File: 
Questions & Answers for Census 2010

Read more...

CENSUS 2010

 

2010 CENSUS SITES IN NEW YORK CITY

Senate Majority Committed To Saving Our Parks

Senate Democrats Preserve Recreational Facilities and Bolster Small Businesses

Today, the Senate Majority and advocates stood together in support of State Parks. 

Read more...

Serrano Outraged at Ongoing Disruptions to Second Avenue Residents and Businesses

Senator José M. Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx) today expressed his disappointment with the MTA and the Second Avenue Subway construction, after a recent announcement that tenants in six buildings on the corridor, between 92nd and 97th Streets, will be temporarily relocated due to structural concerns caused by the underground construction.

Read more...
Syndicate content