Senator Young attends the Grand Opening at the Almond Library

HORNELL EVENING TRIBUNE

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Taxpayer-funded mailings from N.Y. lawmakers criticized

By Jill Terreri

The campaign literature that fills mailboxes this time of year is as much a fixture of the seasonal political landscape as debates and television advertisements.

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International Walk A Child To School Day

Grand Island, NY- Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District and NYSDOT Regional Director, Alan Taylor walked children from the William Kaegebin Elementary School on Grand Island to school in celebration of “International Walk A Child to School Day, and the awarding of a $57,000 grant from the Department of Transportation for Safe Routes to School on Wednesday, October 8, 2008.

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Legislator Raises Specter Of 1970s Financial Crisis

Dem state Sen. Savino appears before Advance Editorial Board with GOP challenger Thomas

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Those who remember the financial meltdown of the mid-1970s, when New York City almost went bankrupt, had better get ready for some déj vu, state Sen. Diane Savino told the Advance Editorial Board yesterday.

The current economic downturn "is worse than the 1975 fiscal crisis," said Ms. Savino (D-North Shore/Brooklyn), who appeared before the board with GOP challenger Richard Thomas.

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Senator Golden Responds To Residents Concerns About Key Food Parking Lot

SENATOR GOLDEN: WALGREEN’S TO MAINTAIN FORMER KEY FOOD PARKING LOT UNTIL CONSTRUCTION BEGINS

Walgreen’s to Meet with Golden To Discuss Items for Sale

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Aubertine Secures $20,000 For Village Of Sandy Creek

Local initiative funding from the Senator expected to produce long-term savings at fire hall

SANDY CREEK (October 8, 2008)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine joined village Mayor Grant J. Rohrmoser, village officials and firefighters to announce a $20,000 grant to help the Village of Sandy Creek save money at its fire hall in the face of rising energy costs.

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Krueger: Term Limits Are Bigger Than Bloomberg and Lauder

By Azi Paybarah

State Senator Liz Krueger, a Democrat from the East Side with a penchant for good-government policy, thinks there’s something wrong with how the debate about term limits is playing out in the public sphere.

"Ron Lauder opposes. Bloomberg supports. News at 11," she said sarcastically. "Thank you! It’s nice to hear from you too, now can we hear from the other eight million people?"

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New Law Gives Volunteer Companies Access To Public Health Plans

Albany, N.Y.--Legislation co-sponsored by State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira), chairman of the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources (LCRR), to allow local volunteer fire and ambulance companies to participate in health insurance plans offered to municipal employees, has been signed into law by Governor David Paterson.

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Senator Serrano Celebrates Healthy Food In The Bronx

Senator Serrano took part in the fifth annual Bronx Food Festival on Monday afternoon. The festival highlights community efforts to increase the availability and appeal of nutritious foods offered at local food establishments.

"This festival is about more than just food: It's about improving health in our communities, and it's about businesses addressing consumer demands," said the Senator. "We can reduce preventable disease, and we can reduce how much we pay in healthcare costs, with more nutritious food options."

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