MORE NEW TAXES ON THE WAY STARTING JUNE 1 ST

Democrats’ Budget Tax Hikes Will Hit Consumers & Businesses With Higher Costs

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SENATOR LARKIN SUPPORTS BILL TO ALLOW FIRE TRUCKS IN PARADES

Senator  Larkin today voted in support of legislation (S.1624-C) that would ensure fire trucks are able to participate in Memorial Day celebrations throughout the State.

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Senator Farley Praises Passage of Fire Truck Legislation Amending CDL Requirements

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C - Schenectady) today voted in support of legislation (S.1624-C) he co-sponsored that will help firefighters with their training and with ceremonial duties such as participating in Memorial Day celebrations throughout the State. The bill passed the Senate and is on its way to the Governor for his consideration.raining, parades, funerals, and hydrant maintenance," Senator Farley said.

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SENATOR YOUNG: $845,000 AVAILABLE FOR NY ORGANIC FARMING

ALBANY – Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean), ranking member of the New York State Senate’s Agriculture committee, today urged farmers who are certified organic, or who are transitioning to organic production, to apply for  available grant assistance before the May 29th<

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Swine Flu Update (Updated May 20th, 2009)

As the H1N1 flu outbreak has developed, it has caused concern among many New Yorkers. The New York State Senate has put together this information sheet to help understand the current situation and the response on all levels. Please see the attached document for further details.

File: 
H1N1_memo_5.20.09.pdf

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Senator Foley Announces Passage of Crucial Legislation That Protects Firefighters

On the eve of Memorial Day, Legislation gave firefighters legal protection when operating fire trucks

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State OKs low-cost power for Yahoo! facility

By Jonathan D. Epstein
NEWS BUSINESS REPORTER

 

Gov. David A. Paterson announced Tuesday that Yahoo! would bring a new data center and more than 100 jobs to Western New York, but the Internet company said it is still considering other states.

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SENATOR FARLEY WARNS MORE NEW TAXES STARTING JUNE 1ST

Starting June 1st, New Yorkers will be paying more for bottled water, paying more for purchases made over the Internet and paying more for auto insurance as a result of tax increases passed by Democrats in the Senate and Assembly as part of the 2009-10 state budget, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) said.

 

In addition, June 1st tax hikes will hit companies that transport employees in and out of New York and double a state fee on auto insurance policies.

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BONACIC: FIRE TRUCK DRIVER LICENSE ISSUE FINALLY FIXED!

MAY 20, 2009:  State Senator John J. Bonacic today applauded the bi-partisan effort to fully correct the CDL license fiasco which threatened local volunteer fire departments with the inability to train or even participate in parades.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION: REJECT PROPOSED AQUA-NEW YORK WATER RATE INCREASE

In a letter to the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) dated May 1, 2009, State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) called on the PSC to reject Aqua-New York Water’s proposed rate increase that would raise residents’ average monthly water bills by 12%.

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