Senate Collects Marcellus Shale Impact Data in Pennsylvania. Senator Thompson Hears Potential Benefits and Concerns From Businesses and Citizens Regarding Drilling

(Buffalo, NY) - Today, New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie and Niagara Counties), Chair of the Environmental Conservation Committee was in Towanda and Dimock, Pennsylvania on a fact finding mission  regarding  hydro fracturing of the Marcellus Shale formation to collect natural gas.  Senator Thompson  first met with officials from Chesapeake Energy, a company with plans to drill in New York State.  He then traveled to Dimock, PA where he met  with citizens who were subjects of a NY Times article last week after experiencing

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Civil legal services need New Yorkers' support

During the budget negotiations, I listened carefully to the leaders of the teachers unions, communication workers, transit workers, health care workers and scores of other hard-working unions and associations. I have also listened to leaders from corporate America and heads of federal and state agencies.

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SENATOR GOLDEN’S GRAFFITI PROGRAM MAKING QUALITY OF LIFE BETTER FOR ALL RESIDENTS


MORE THAN 600 SITES CLEANED OF GRAFFITI SINCE PROGRAM START

 

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Donor Drive for Jenn Austin

Jennifer Jones Austin is 41, a wife and mother of two children, ages 12 and 7. She is suffering from Leukemia, and is in an immediate need of a bone marrow transplant. Without a bone marrow transplant, doctors have indicated that her chances of survival are slim.


Visit savejenaustin.com for more info and to find out how you can help!

Location

Medgar Evers College - in the Cafeteria!
1150 Carroll Street
Brooklyn
United States
40° 40' 2.082" N, 73° 57' 7.956" W

 

Civil legal service providers form a vital part of the web of programs that help protect at-risk New Yorkers and their families.  Federal and state funds support the provision of legal services to indigent persons affected by foreclosure, eviction, domestic violence, unemployment, disability and other matters that directly impact family stability and quality of life.   

SANTA CLAUS VISITS SENATOR GOLDEN AT MCKINLEY PARK CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

 

Photo - Senator Golden accepts toys donated by Public School 186 from their Parent Coordinator, Elaine Delaney, who is joined by her son.

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Senators Hassell-Thompson and Sampson Hold Public Hearings To Address Civil Legal Service Funding Crisis

New Yorkers Facing Mounting Legal Crises Meet Senate Leaders

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Stand Up & Be Counted: The Census is Coming!

 Stand Up & Be Counted: The Census is Coming!An Important Message from Senator Onorato

       It’s just about that time again!  Every ten years, the Federal Censuscomes around to count the number of people in the United States andcollects population information that is used to determine funding forvarious government programs, as well as our representation in Congress.

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Statement On Deficit Reduction Plan

       “The bi-partisan Deficit Reduction Plan approved by the Senate andAssembly may have been a long time coming, but I believe the finallegislation – which closes almost $3 billion of New York State’s budget gap

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