HAVE A HAPPY KWANZAA FROM SENATOR KEVIN PARKER

Have a Happy Kwanzaa from

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NYS Senators Eric Adams and John Sampson bring toys to children in long-term care at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center; the state senators also pay a condolence call on Nefertiti Martin whose 3-year-old died in a fall from a Crown Heights rooftop

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS AND NYS SENATOR JOHN SAMPSON WILL VISIT KINGSBROOK JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER TO PROVIDE HOLIDAY TOYS FOR CHILDREN IN LONG-TERM CARE UNITS.  THE TWO SENATORS WILL ALSO CALL AT THE HOME OF 3-YEAR OLD KYRAH MARTIN, THE CHILD WHO FELL TO HER DEATH YESTERDAY FROM A CROWN HEIGHTS ROOFTOP.

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Buckle Up - Stay Safe On The Highway

As holiday travel increases it is important that we properly secure our most precious cargo – our loved ones and ourselves.

Back in 1984, New York became the first state to enact a mandatory seat belt law.  The law became effective in 1985.  Prior to the law only 16 percent of New Yorkers wore their seat belts; now 88 percent buckle up.  New York's seat belt law is a "primary enforcement law.”  This means that a police officer may stop you for not having a seat belt on.  Along with requiring all front seat passengers to buckle up, the law also has special conditions concerning children.

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Sen. Griffo asks Public Service Commission to Urge Improved Phone Books

GRIFFO ASKS PSC TO URGE IMPROVING PHONE BOOKS FOR VISUALLY-IMPAIRED

Utica - Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-I-C, Rome) announced today that he has requested that the State Public Services Commission (PSC) encourage telecommunications providers in New York to make and promote phone book listings to serve an aging population and those consumers with visual impairments. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & PARK AVENUE STUDENTS “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo thanks students and staff at Park Avenue Elementary School for collecting toys as part of his annual “Extend the Holidays” toy drive.

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Payroll Report - End Date 12/23/09

Period: 
12/10/2009 - 12/23/2009
Check Date: 
01/06/2010

Bi-Weekly report of monies disbursed to Senate employees. The report is issued by the Secretary of the Senate and is available as both a .csv file and it's original PDF format for download at the bottom of the page.

The Report includes fields for the employee name, the employing office, city of employment, the employee title, the employee biweekly or hourly rate (whichever applies), the employee payroll type (see below), the pay period, the pay period's beginning and end date, the check date and the employing legislative entity.

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Splitting New York State?

Split New York state? Robach wants to know what counties think Jill TerreriStaff writer

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Victory for NY drivers in the license plate debate

Victory for NY drivers in the license plate debate

Posted at: 12/11/2009 5:13 PM | WHEC.com Updated at: 12/11/2009 6:42 PM By: Ray Levato

It's a victory for New York drivers.

Governor Paterson is backing down on those new license plates. The governor calls it a Christmas present to the people and he says it shows he's listening. You won't have to pay $25 for those new blue and gold license plates after all.

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Senator Thompson To Hold Holiday Toy Give-Away

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 23, 2009Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

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