Senator Flanagan Joins Attorney General Cuomo to Unveil Government Consolidation Legislation

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo in Melville today to unveil landmark legislation, entitled the “New N.Y.

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Senator Fuschillo: Gov. Paterson’s State Budget Tax Hikes Will Hit Consumers & Businesses With Higher Costs Starting June 1st

 

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. announced that starting June 1st, New Yorkers will be paying more for bottled water, purchases made over the Internet, and for car rentals as a result of tax increases in Governor Paterson’s 2009-10 state budget. In addition, June 1st tax hikes will hit companies that transport employees in and out of New York and double a state fee on auto insurance policies.

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Senator Squadron, Manhattan BP Stringer, AM Kavanagh, joined by Transportation Alternatives and the families of children killed by a delivery van in Chinatown, announce new legislation to increase penalties on dangerous drivers

The "Hayley Ng and Diego Martinez Law" would mandate driver safety trainingand community service for motorists who seriously injure or kill pedestrians and bikers Drivers who fail to complete training and community service may face fines up to $10,000, lose license 

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SENATOR GOLDEN INTRODUCES THE CAREGIVER’S ASSISTANCE ACT

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), is announcing that legislation he introduced, S. 1574 the "Caregiver’s Assistance Act", designed to help save New Yorkers who care for an aging loved one, has been passed by the State Senate Committee on Investigatons.

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SENATOR LANZA CALLS FOR HIGH SPEED E-Z PASS LANES AT ALL NEW YORK TOLL BOOTHS

Senator Andrew Lanza has introduced legislation, Senate Bill S.5095, which would require the New York State Thruway Authority and the Metropolitan Transit Authority to establish at least one high speed lane at all toll booths in New York State for E-Z Pass use.

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Senators Adams and Schneiderman Author Op-Ed on Military Commissions

Click here for Senators Adams and Schneiderman Op-Ed on Military Commissions

 

"It is time to move on from this failed experiment. And while President Obama’s proposal represents an improvement over the current military commission system, it’s still no substitute for the U.S. federal courts."

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