Sen. Fuschillo Announces New Law Protecting New Yorkers From Predatory Towing

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo discusses how the new state law he authored will protect New Yorkers from Predatory Towing. He is joined by Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola (second right), Massapequa resident Melissa Maltese (left) who was a victim of predatory towing, and Bruce Goldblatt (right), owner of Bill's Towing, who supports the new law.

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Senator Steve Saland Secures State Grant For Rhinebeck Fire Department

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today announced he has secured a state grant of $9,700 for the Rhinebeck Fire Department which will be used to purchase a fire extinguisher training kit, emergency traffic signs, collapsible safety cones and high intensity vests. “Firefighters are dedicated to saving lives and property and risk their lives on the job every day,” said Senator Saland. “I’m pleased to have been able to secure this funding for the purchase of this important equipment so property tax payers will not have to bear the burden.”

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Seward: NYRI Good For NYC, Not Upstate

ONEONTA, 10/21/08 -- In testimony before an administrative judge of the state Public Service Commission, State Senator James L. Seward (R/I/C-Oneonta) said that the proposed New York Regional Interconnect (NYRI) power line might be good for New York City, but it would be disastrous for upstate New York.

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Senator Golden To Host Special Education Fair For Community Children

SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST SPECIAL EDUCATION FAIR FOR COMMUNITY’S CHILDREN

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is today announcing that he will be hosting a special education fair for families and students of School District 20, 21 and 22 on Saturday, October 18, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Marine & Academic Center Rotunda at Kingsborough Community College located at 2001 Oriental Boulevard in Brooklyn.

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Foreclosure Clinic Scheduled For Saturday At College Of Staten Island

by Staten Island Advance  

First there was "Operation Protect Your Home," a forum earlier this year designed to match 2,000 struggling Island homeowners with their lenders at the College of Staten Island.

Now comes "Save Our Homes Initiative," a mortgage counseling and foreclosure prevention clinic to be offered at the college Saturday by the city comptroller. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Building 5N at CSI.

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Citizenship Now Event Yields Crowds Of Many Eager Applicants

Senator Parker advocates for fair, fast, and free immigration services for all newcomers

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Senator Golden To Host Community Meeting On Local Construction Problems

SENATOR GOLDEN: COMMUNITY MEETING PLANNED ON OWL’S HEAD SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT TO PROVIDE UPDATE AND GET QUESTIONS ANSWERED

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Senator Steve Saland Secures State Grant For City Of Beacon Police Department

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today announced he has secured a state grant of $65,000 for the City of Beacon Police Department. The funds will be used to purchase Mobile Data Terminals, Mobile Printers/Scanners and In-car Digital Video Cameras.

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Area Hospitals Receive $25 Million In Wake Of Closing Of Victory Memorial

SENATOR GOLDEN: AREA HOSPITALS RECEIVE $25 MILLION IN WAKE OF CLOSING OF VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

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Urging The NYC Board Of Elections To Remove Barriers That Disenfranchise Disabled Voters

James J. SampelPresidentNew York City Board of Elections200 Varick St., 10 FlNew York, NY 10014

Dear President Sampel:

I am writing in regard to compliance with federal civil rights law at polling sites throughout New York’s 29th State Senate District. The Center for Independence of the Disabled (CIDNY) surveyed twelve distinct polling sites in my district and found significant deficiencies including poll workers who were not prepared to accommodate the needs of the disabled voters and inadequate poll site access.

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