“Daughters of Sarah Honors Senator Breslin with PiQ Award”

Senator Breslin was Recently Featured in Partners in Quality, the NYAHSA Newsletter:

December 2009

“It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.”

NY State Senator Neil Breslin echoed those words of Hubert Humphrey on December 29 as he accepted the NYAHSA Partners in Quality Award from the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home in Albany.

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SENATOR DEFRANCISCO RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR PATERSON’S SECOND STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 6, 2010

SENATOR DEFRANCISCO RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR PATERSON’S SECOND STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS Speech focuses on State Deficit and Ethics Reform

Today Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse), responded to Governor Paterson’s second State of the State address which officially marks the beginning of the 2010 legislative session.

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Statement from Senator Catharine Young regarding State of the State

 “It is heartening that Governor Paterson focused on ethics, fiscal responsibility and jobs.

 I was pleased to hear the Governor speak of a spending cap to get out-of-control spending in line.  Albany has to rein in irresponsible behavior, and a spending cap is a good first step.  My conference passed a spending cap before New York City took control of the Senate last year, and currently, I have a petition drive to contain reckless spending.  We need to push the Assembly to pass it too, to finally help our hardworking, overburdened taxpayers.

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Statement by State Senator Daniel Squadron on his Appointment as Chair of the Senate Committee on Social Services

"I am honored to be named Chair of the Senate Committee on Social Services. As I take on this new challenge, I look forward to continuing the vision that Senator Velmanette Montgomery and I have established for the Committee over the past year: offering support to those who need it most, in immediate crisis and through the long term.  In this economy, New Yorkers are struggling more than ever.

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SENATOR SALAND RESPONDS TO THE STATE OF THE STATE

Traditionally, the State of the State offers the Governor the opportunity to outline new programs and initiatives proposed for the coming year.  The Governor, lacking funds for new services and programs, provided a framework for ethics and campaign finance reform – issues that warrant the attention and action of the State Legislature.  The Governor is to be commended for focusing his energies on much needed reform and we should work

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Unprecedented Bipartisanship In Senate As Leadership Appoints Two Republicans To Major Committee Chairmanships

In an unprecedented display of bipartisanship, Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson, appointed two senators from the Minority Conference as the Chairs of major Senate committees—a first in Senate history. Senator George Maziarz (R-Newfane) will Chair the Committee on Energy and Telecommunications, and Senator Tom Morahan (R-New City) will Chair the Committee on Mental Health and Hygiene. 

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Response to Gov. Paterson’s State-of-the-State Address

Press Contact: Steve Mangione 914-403-4072 (cellular) 518-455-3395 (at this number Jan. 6th)

“The action of the Senate Democratic Majority in recent months – for example, addressing issues in a bipartisan way, creating green jobs, controlling spending and preserving important resources for education – has demonstrated our commitment to the state’s 19.5 million residents.

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State of the State Falls Short

ALBANY, 01/06/10 -- Senator James L. Seward today commented on Gov. Paterson’s State of the State address:

“As we start 2010 it is time for New York to take a new direction.   Last year we went to the edge of the cliff and in order to keep from going over we will need to make some difficult decisions. 

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Curbed NY: Equinox's Village Wrappers Draw Ire of Politician

January 6, 2010

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CHALLENGING YOUR NASSAU COUNTY PROPERTY ASSESSMENT

Each year, Nassau County residents have the right to file a grievance if they believe their property has been over-assessed by the Nassau County Department of Assessment.

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