Violence Against Nurses

News FromNew York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: January 30, 2010

Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us| (518) 455-3531

SENATE PASSES BILL TO INCREASE PROTECTION FOR NURSES

Legislation Raises Assault Penalty to Class C or D

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NYS Senator Eric Adams' statement on the selection of AEG for Aqueduct

MEDIA ADVISORY:  NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chair of the Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, releases a statement on the selection of AEG for Aqueduct: “I wish to commend the Governor on his selection of an operator for Aqueduct; the development is of major importance to the thoroughbred industry in New York and to the State as a whole, especially during our current economic and budget crises. 

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Haiti Relief Benefit at The Bell House

This Wednesday, it was my pleasure to participate in a benefit concert for Haiti relief efforts at the Bell House in Brooklyn. 

The event raised funds for two amazing organizations, Save the Children and Partners in Health that have been providing direct medical care, as well as assisting the most vulnerable victims of this disaster, the children. 

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Albany Democrats want to move start of budget year to June 1

By Cara MatthewsALBANY -- New York has not always had the distinction of being the only state with a fiscal year that begins April 1. The start date was changed from Oct. 1 to July 1 in 1916. It has been April 1 since 1943, but now there is a push from some lawmakers to change it to June 1. What difference does it make? A big one, says the chairwoman of the Senate Select Committee on Budget and Tax Reform, Liz Krueger, D-Manhattan.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM EXAMINING NEED FOR STATEWIDE BAN OF DROP-SIDE CRIBS

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be holding a public forum on Thursday, February 4th at 11 am to examine the need for a statewide ban on drop-side cribs. Drop-side cribs have been blamed for multiple deaths and injuries of children, including on Long Island.

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Defending the ‘Guido’ Beyond ‘Jersey Shore’

by Lisa Fogarty, Editor01/28/2010

Before she was a state senator who fought to increase the minimum wage, stood up for the gay and lesbian community and delivered what was arguably the most poignant and compassionate appeal in favor of gay marriage and committment to ever make it to the senate floor, Diane Savino was a “guidette” — voluminous raven hair and all.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO URGES RESIDENTS TO JOIN EFFORT TO MOVE 9/11 TERROR TRIALS OUT OF NEW YORK

 Residents Invited to Sign Online Petition Calling on Obama Administration to Abandon New York City Terror Trial Plans 

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