Senator Adams Expresses Grief Following Shooting at the Holocaust Museum in D.C.

NYS Senator Eric Adams expresses shock and grief following the hateful and deadly attack at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC today.  Senator Adams' thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the brave security guard, Stephen Tyrone Johns, whose heroism and sacrifice will never be forgotten. 

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Senator Seward Honors "Woman of Distinction"

ALBANY, 06/11/09-- New York State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) this week honored Jackie Hinckley of Richfield Springs as the 2009 Woman of Distinction for the 51st senate district at the 12th annual senate Women of Distinction ceremony.

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SENATE LEADERS UNVEIL TAXPAYER EMPOWERMENT ACT

I recently joined Senator Dean Skelos and other Senate leaders to unveil the “Taxpayer Empowerment Act” (TEA), a five-part program that addresses the root causes of New York’s fiscal and economic problems -- spending too much and taxing too much. This plan goes to the heart of the reasons that people, businesses and jobs are leaving New York for other states.  The TEA will strictly limit taxes, spending and mandates and will increase accountability at the state and local levels. 

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HUDSON VALLEY SENATE DELEGATION UNVEILS PLAN TO SAVE REGION FROM JOB-KILLING MTA PAYROLL TAX

Counties could withdraw from MTA region under plan

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Ranzenhofer Honors Leamer as Woman of Distinction; Dedicated resident from Akron, Clarence receives recognition

Albany, NY – Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer honored Flora Leamer Wednesday evening as the 2009 Woman of Distinction for the 61st Senate District at the 12th Annual Senate Women of Distinction ceremony, honoring her outstanding contributions in enriching the quality of life for the community and beyond.

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Energy Chair Aubertine Calls New Reactor in Oswego a Priority

Aubertine: UniStar project would stimulate economy without government investment

OSWEGO (June 10, 2009)—Continuing the work he was elected to do, state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today pledged his unwavering support to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a proposed fourth nuclear reactor in Oswego, calling it an economic stimulus for the region that requires no taxpayer funding.

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Young: GOP Majority Will Change The Course

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By Patrick Fanelli

POSTED:  June, 10 2009

State Sen. Cathy Young, R-Olean, played an active role in Monday's Republican takeover of the state Senate and says the new majority will change the course in Albany and stop legislation she believes would have hurt the Upstate economy.

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Legislators from Puerto Rico and New York to Meet and Discuss US Laws Adversely Impacting Puerto Rican Veterans on the Island

On Friday, June 12 1009 from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, the New York State Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade will be sponsoring their first Annual Legislative Forum in New York between Puerto Rican Legislators from the island of Puerto Rico and the New York State Senate.  The event will take place in the Auditorium of the Visitor Center, located at 227 West 46th Street in New York City.

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Senator Oppenhimer receiving the "Champion of Child Care" distinction from the Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc. President Michael Molinelli

Senator Oppenheimer Named "Champion of Child Care" by the Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.

The Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc. (“Council”) bestowed its “Champions of Child Care Award” on Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck).  The award was presented to the Senator at the Council’s annual awards luncheon held on June 5, 2009, at the Women’s Club in White Plains, New York.

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