Senate Democrats Form New Task Force To Help Eradicate Domestic Violence In New York Homes

(Albany, NY)  Senate Democrats are calling for tougher laws on domestic abusers and holistic family support systems for victims in New York as the number of  incidents continue to increase in some parts of New York.

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New York Hispanic Clergy To Defend Traditional Marriage In Albany And Washington, DC

On Thursday, June 19, 2008, at 10:00am New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz will be joined by legislators, Members of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, and ministers from throughout the State at the New Yorkers’ Family Research Foundation’s Power in the Pulpit Initiative Day in Albany.

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Senate Democrats Form New Task Force To Help Eradicate Domestic Violence In New York Homes

(Albany, NY)  Senate Democrats are calling for tougher laws on domestic abusers and holistic family support systems for victims in New York as the number of  incidents continue to increase in some parts of New York.

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Senator Saland Announces Passage Of Bill On The Testing Of Private Wells

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today announced Senate passage of his bill, S.1084A, which would help protect the public from dangerous well contaminants.

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Senator Golden Urges Local Children To Join His Summer Reading Olympic Team

LOCAL SCHOOL CHILDREN URGED TO JOIN SENATOR GOLDEN’S SUMMER READING OLYMPICS TEAM

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing the kickoff of his "Summer Reading Olympics Team" program and is inviting local school children to take part in this special activity designed to encourage reading over the summer season.

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Senator Fuschillo Welcomes Kennedy High School Senior To State Capitol

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) welcomes Kennedy High School senior Leyland Lazarus (left) to the Senate Chambers in Albany.

    State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently welcomed Leyland Lazarus, a senior at Kennedy High School, to the State Senate in Albany.

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Death Penalty For Cop Killers? Senate Says Yes

Albany, N.Y.--The New York State Senate has approved legislation co-sponsored by Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) to reinstate New York’s death penalty for criminals who murder a police officer, peace officer, or employee of the state Department of Correctional Services.

The legislation was approved by a vote of 36 to 23.

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Senate Passes Dwi Legislation

SENATE PASSES DWI LEGISLATION

Bills Upgrade Tough Penalties For Aggravated Vehicular

Assault and Vehicular Murder While Intoxicated,

Increase Sanctions for Other DWI Offenses and Combat Underage Drinking

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Skelos And Local Officials Tour Willow Pond

New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) was joined by Mayor Mark Weiss of Hewlett Harbor, Mayor Steve Kaufman of Hewlett Bay Park, and Deputy Mayor Leonard Oppenheimer of Hewlett Harbor, to view the newly revitalized Willow Pond. Senator Skelos was secured $75,000 in State funds for the recently completed revitalization project.

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Sex Offenders In The System

NEW YORK- Standing outside of the Regent Family Residence on upper Broadway, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) released the shocking results of an analysis of sex offenders residing in the NYC Family Shelter System: “Sex Offenders in the System: A Survey of the NYC Family Shelter System”.The report revealed that there are 6 level 2-3 sexual offenders who have recently, or are currently residing side by side along young children in family shelters in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. In fact, one offender had a conviction date as early as May 11, 2005.

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