Senator Oppenheimer Promotes Educational Enhancement Through Legislative Grants to Schools and Libraries

Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) today announced that she will provide legislative grants to school districts and libraries throughout her district.  Each school district in her Senate district will receive $100,000 for educational enhancement, while each library district will receive $50,000 for the purchase of educational materials.

 

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Senator Johnson's Discriminatory Language Bill Passes Senate

A measure sponsored by Senator Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) that would eliminate the  insensitive, outdated and derogatory use of “oriental” in state documents passed the State Senate last week.  

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Senator Craig Johnson Nominated to Serve on the MTA Capital Program Review Board

(Albany, NY)- Senate President Malcolm A. Smith announces the nomination of Senator Craig M.

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Senator Johnson's Anti-Domestic Violence Workplace Discrimination Bill Signed into Law

 

Important legislation sponsored by Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau), that would  protect victims of domestic violence and stalking from workplace discrimination was recently signed into law by the governor. 

The bill (S.958B) will prohibit employers from terminating the employment, or refusing to hire an individual based on their status as a domestic violence or stalking victim. It is the first bill of its kind in New York State.

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Statement by New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz About Mayoral Control

As Chair of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, and as a member of the Hispanic Community, I believe that it is an assault on many New Yorkers for Mayor Bloomberg to play upon the feelings and sentiments and emotions of our communities.  These are scare tactics. Making believe that the sky is going to fall and that the walls of education are about to crumble is completely false.

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Buy Local Farm Report (St. Lawrence County)

Here on Senator Aubertine's site, we have made available through Northern New York Agricultural Development (www.nnyagdev.org) this list of farms where you can directly buy the freshest prod

File: 
2009 SLAW Local Food Guide.pdf

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Buy Local Farm Report (Jefferson County)

Here on Senator Aubertine's site, we have made available through Northern New York Agricultural Development (www.nnyagdev.org) this list of farms where you can directly buy the freshest produce and meat.

File: 
2009 JC Local Food Guide.pdf

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COMMITTEE ON REFORM LED BY SENATOR BONACIC BRINGS REFORM TO SENATE

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope), today announced the adoption of rules reforms in the Senate he has been pushing for several years.

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