Senator Perkins Unveils Historic Reform Of Eminent Domain Laws

Senator Bill Perkins, Chair of the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions, will unveil legislation for the long overdue reform of New York State’s eminent domain laws.  Senator Perkins’ historic legislation protects the rights of property owners and preserves neighborhoods threatened by private developers working in cohort with government authorities to seize property.

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SEN. YOUNG DECRIES GOV’S “RAID” OF SNOWMOBILE FUND

 

            ALBANY – Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) today called on Gov. David Paterson to stop a raid into the state’s dedicated snowmobile fund.

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Statement from Senator Ranzenhofer

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the tragedy of Flight 3407.  Senator Ranzenhofer has issued the following statement:

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SENATOR LAVALLE OPPOSES PARK CLOSINGS

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle called the closing of New York State Parks “the wrong strategy at the wrong time.  It is a bad move, particularly in tough economic times when ‘staycations’ are quickly becoming the only affordable getaway for many of our residents.  

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Senate Passes Resolution Calling On Obama Administration To Move Terror Trials Out Of NY

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) announced today that the State Senate has passed a legislative resolution calling upon the Obama Administration and the United States Department of Justice to move the 9/11 terror trials out of New York. The resolution (J3389), co-sponsored by Padavan, past with overwhelming support on Tuesday February 9, 2010. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS UTU IN PROTESTING PROPOSED MTA SERVICE CUTS


Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with hundreds of members of the United Transportation Union (UTU) in protesting the MTA’s proposed service cuts.

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