SENATOR LAVALLE APPLAUDS EFFORTS TO SERVE HOME GROWN PRODUCE IN OUR SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITIES, AND RESTAURANTS

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (at podium) commended J. Kings Food Service for its success in bringing local produce to over 300 Long Island schools and universities, and for enabling local restaurants to feature home grown produce on their menus.

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Chelsea Now: 'Tearing down the wall' along Chelsea's waterfront

By Patrick Hedlund

August 27, 2009

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Senators Johnson, Valesky: Pull State Pension Funds From U.K. Companies with Libyan Ties

Call to Action Amid Outrageous Release of Pan Am Flight 103 Terrorist

State Senators Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) and David J. Valesky (D-Oneida,) incensed over the release and subsequent “hero’s welcome” received by the terrorist convicted of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombings, today sent a letter to NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli urging him to divest state pension funds from any United Kingdom-based companies that conduct business with Libya. 

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SENATE MAJORITY'S DISASTROUS BUDGET CONTINUES TO PILE ON MORE TAXES AND FEES

Drivers Licenses & Registrations to Increase 25% on September 1st

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Senator Rev Diaz Letter to NYC Parks Commissioner

Dear Commissioner Benape:

This letter is to inform you that my constituents have been complaining to my office that Indian Lake  in Crotona Park needs to be cleaned – immediately.

My constituents and their families are concerned about the pollution and odor and filth that needs regular and proper maintenance, especially during these summer months when families rely upon our public parks for recreation and enjoyment.

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Paterson’s Budget Forces Long Islanders to Pay 25% More for Driver Licenses & Registrations Starting September 1st

Long Islanders will be paying 25 percent more to drive a car, truck, motorcycle, or boat when the latest round of tax and fee increases in Governor Paterson’s State Budget take effect on September 1st.

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STATEMENT FROM STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER ON THE PASSING OF SENATOR EDWARD M. KENNEDY

 

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER

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SENATOR NOZZOLIO INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO REPEAL GOVERNOR’S UTILITY TAX INCREASE

State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently introduced legislation that would repeal the unnecessary new tax on utilities included in Governor Paterson’s 2009-10 State Budget. If enacted, this legislation would save homeowners and businesses over $500 million on their gas and electric bills.

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Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory ribbon-cutting held

The Post Journal

By JOAN JOSEPHSON

POSTED: August 26, 2009

 

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