Senate Elections Committee Holds Albany Hearing On Campaign Finance Reform

WHEN: Wednesday, June 3rd, 10 AM – 1 PM WHERE: Legislative Office Building, Hearing Room B, Albany, New York, 12247  

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19 Senators Introduce Ethics Commission Reform Legislation

Independent Oversight Body Will Have Strong Enforcement Powers

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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN TO HOST SUPPORT OUR TROOPS RALLY IN MARINE PARK ON FLAG DAY

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) will be hosting a rally to "Support Our Troops" on Sunday, June 14, 2009 in Marine Park at 2:00 p.m. (enter at Fillmore Avenue and Marine Parkway).

The rally will feature patriotic musical performances and speeches, and the distribution of small American flags..

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New York's State Senate approves Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit

Published in the Syracuse-Post Standard

Thursday, May 28, 2009

 By Greg MunnoA long-anticipated program that would help make it viable to restore historic buildings took a big step toward becoming reality on Wednesday.

The state Senate passed the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, a bill that Upstate leaders have been pushing for years.

"This is a game changer," said Robert Simpson, president of the Metropolitan Development Association, which has advocated for the credit for five years.

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North Country congressman nominated as Army secretary

By JOE LOTEMPLIO, Press-RepublicanStaff Writer

June 02, 2009 02:07 pm

— PLATTSBURGH — President Barack Obama nominated North Country Congressman John McHugh on Tuesday as secretary of the Army.

McHugh, a Republican from Pierrepont Manor near Watertown, has represented the North Country in Congress in the 23rd District since 1993. He is ranking GOP member of the House Armed Services Committee and has frequently visited the troops in Iran and Afghanistan.

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SENATOR GOLDEN SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE GRAFFITI REMOVAL AS PART OF COMMUNITY SERVICE SENTENCE IMPOSED FOR GRAFFITI OFFENSES

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), a member of the New York State Senate Codes Committee, today voted in support of legislation (S. 1880-A) that would require any community service sentence imposed for an offense involving graffiti to include graffiti removal as a portion of the required service.

 

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NPR Story: Fatal Shooting Rocks NYPD, Ignites Race Debate

Investigators in New York continue to probe into the shooting death of police officer Omar Edwards by fellow officer Andrew Dunton last week. Edwards, an African-American who was off-duty at the time, was pursuing a suspected car thief when Dunton, who is white, fired fatal shots at Edwards.

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Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs Season Opener

Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta)  and Assemblyman Marc Butler (R/C/I-Herkimer) will join the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs for their regular season opener.  

Senator Seward will throw out the first pitch as part of the pre-game ceremonies prior to the 7:05 p.m. game vs. the Amsterdam Mohawks, fireworks will follow the game.

Location

Veterans Memorial Park Little Falls, NY
United States
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