Seward Disappointed In Lieutenant Governor Court Decision

ONEONTA, 09/22/09 – Senator James L. Seward today commented on The Court of Appeals decision allowing Governor David Paterson to appoint a lieutenant governor.

“I am disappointed in the Court of Appeals decision which flies in the face of lower court rulings and hands an unelected governor new power and authority not defined in our state constitution.

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Our Unwavering Commitment To Owasco Lake

It’s hard to believe that the summer is almost over. As the season winds to a close, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on the significant progress we’ve made to improve the water quality of Owasco Lake. Owasco is one of our region’s most cherished and valuable natural resources. It provides water for Cayuga County residents, supports our unique wine region and is critical to Cayuga County’s tourism industry. That is why protecting Owasco Lake has always been a top priority for me.

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Powering New York's Future: Hearings Bring Businesses & Public to the Table with Lawmakers to Reshape State’s Energy and Economic Development Strategy

(BUFFALO)—Leaders from New York State’s Senate and Assembly Committees overseeing our state’s energy policy, its authorities, and our economy, opened discussions today on the future of energy incentive programs that have created and sustained jobs throughout the state. 

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Sen. Schneiderman Hails Court Decision Affirming Lt. Governor Appointment

The Court of Appeals today upheld the Governor's authority to appoint Richard Ravitch as Lt. Governor. The majority's opinion is clear, unambiguous - and absolutely right. Lt. Governor Ravitch is a phenomenal public servant who brings a wealth of experience to the team. As New York faces an unprecedented fiscal crisis, we need all hands on deck. I look forward to working with the Governor and Lt. Governor to move this state in the right direction and make our state government more functional.This decision is a major victory for the people of New York.

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Rosenthal/Squadron Bill Ensures Social Services Recipients Receive Critical Sexual Assault Information

New York, NY –Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF, Manhattan) and State Senator Daniel Squadron announced that yesterday Governor Paterson signed into law a bill (A3378/S4077) requiring local social service districts to inform all people applying for public assistance of their option to receive information on resources for victims of sexual abuse and assault.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS BREAK GROUND ON NEW ROOSEVELT LIBRARY EXPANSION PROJECT

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently joined with members of the Roosevelt community in breaking ground on the Roosevelt Library’s new expansion project. The project will help the Library better serve the residents of Roosevelt.

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LANZA URGES SSA TO GRANT 2010 COLAs

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