Letter to the Editor (Long Island Advance): Environment Protect

This year’s state budget required lawmakers to make difficult decisions in a year when the state faced an historic deficit. Thankfully, the Legislature reaffirmed New York’s commitment to protect our land, air and water, and support programs that benefit local governments and the economy by allocating $222 million to the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF). Long Island legislators, including Bob Sweeney and Brian X.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE INFORM MASSAPEQUA PARK SENIORS HOW TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM FRAUD AND ABUSE

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks with Massapequa Park seniors about protecting themselves from abuse a

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TEACHES BIRCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 5TH GRADERS TO SAY “NO” TO TOBACCO

         Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo shows 5th graders at Birch Elementary School that some of the same chemicals found in antifreeze are also found in cigarettes.

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After Binghamton, Sen. Schneiderman and Assm. Paulin Unveil Handgun License Renewal Bill

Proposal Would Reform New York’s Dangerous Lifetime Permit System

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Otsego County Student Shadows Seward

ALBANY, 04/23/09 -- Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) was joined this week by Connor Adsit, an eleventh grade student at Cooperstown High School, as part of the League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation’s 9th annual Students Inside Albany conference.

“The unique program offers students an inside look at how state government runs,” said Seward.  “I am pleased to take part, and show one of our state’s future leaders around the Capitol.” 

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Senate Elections Committee begins series of five hearings across New York on Election Reform bills and oversight

Public Invited to Weigh in on Proposals to Reform the State’s Voter Registration Laws and Regulations

(Buffalo, NY) Thursday, the Senate Standing Committee on Elections held the first in a series of five statewide public hearings to solicit feedback on recently introduced and forthcoming election reform proposals. Today’s hearing emphasized bills to establish an effective and inclusive voter registration process.

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MEDIA ADVISORY- Red Hook Town Hall Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORYContact: Jim Vogel jvogel@senate.state.ny.us  718-638-3349 / 718-689-4384

WHAT: Red Hook Town Hall Meeting on Public Housing

WHO: Residents of Red Hook Houses East & West, NYCHA Chairman Ricardo Elias Morales, and elected officials, including Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez, and Margarita Lopez

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West Side Spirit: Landmarks to Consider IRT Powerhouse

By Dan Rivoli

April 23, 2009

The Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing on July 14 about the landmarking of the Upper West Side powerhouse.

Local elected officials, Community Boards 4 and 6, and preservation groups have pushed for the commission to designate the former Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT) Powerhouse at West 59th Street and 11th Avenue, which provided electricity for New York City’s first subway system. This is the third time the station has been considered for a landmark designation.

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Senator Savino Supports Bill Requiring Handgun License Renewals Every Five Years

Proposal Would Reform New York’s Dangerous Lifetime Permit System

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