Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith Named Senate Majority Leader Selection Marks Historic Moment For New York

(New York, NY)- The Senate Democratic Conference emerged from their meeting tonight with the announcement that Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith will serve as Senate Majority Leader, securing a Democratic Majority for the first time in 43 years.Under the leadership of Senator Smith, the Senate will move New York in a new direction, taking steps to create a more open, accountable and inclusive legislative process.

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Senator Foley Announces Opening Of District Office

Suffolk lawmaker serves the 3rd Senatorial District   

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Serrano Fights For Arts Education

Senator Serrano sent the following letter to Dept. of Education Chancellor Joel Klein in regards to art space for students:

January 6, 2009 Joel L. Klein Chancellor, New York City Department of Education 52 Chambers Street New York, New York 10007

Dear Chancellor Klein,

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Serrano Celebrates Three Kings

Senator Serrano celebrated Three Kings Day, an annual holiday event, which culminated in the traditional parade through the streets of East Harlem.

The Senator praised organizers during a morning breakfast at El Museo del Barrio, which sponsored the 32nd Annual Parade. "This is one of the most anticipated days of the year. Live camels in East Harlem during winter is definitely a spectacle. But it's also more than that. It's a reminder of our roots, and of the heritage we must protect."

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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS ON CONDOMINIUM ASSESSMENT LEGISLATION, S1706-A

State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF – 35th District) expressed her strong opposition to Senate Bill 1706-A, which, if enacted, would change the way the property taxes are assessed for cooperatives and condominiums in Westchester County.  “As Chair of the Senate Local Government Committee, I have made the decision not to advance this bill and have no intention to do so in the future,” Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins said.

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Senator Fuschillo "extends The Holidays” For Children In Winthrop Hospital

Photo caption: Administrators and staff at Winthrop-University Hospital thank Senator Fuschillo (center) for collecting hundreds of toys for children in the pediatric ward through his annual “Extend the Holidays” toy drive.

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONSOLIDATION BILL PASSES SENATE; Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Advances Attorney General’s Program Bill in Senate with Bipartisan Support

State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D - 35th District), Chair of the SenateLocal Government Committee announced today that the Senate has approved  landmark legislation she sponsors that will empower citizens and local officials across the State of New York to significantly reduce the size and cost of government while increasing its efficiency and reducing the property tax burden. 

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LOIS TAPLIN BRONZ NAMED NEW YORK STATE SENATE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN OF DISTINCTION; Honored at Celebration Today in Albany

    State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF – 35th Senate District) announced today that Lois Taplin Bronz of Greenburgh, Westchester County has been chosen to be this year’s New York State Senate Contemporary Woman of Distinction.  Ms. Bronz was in Albany today to accept the honor at the Senate Woman of Distinction Celebration.  The Program was created as part of the Senate's Celebration of Women’s History Month.

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