Senator Fuschillo Welcomes Kennedy High School Senior To State Capitol

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) welcomes Kennedy High School senior Leyland Lazarus (left) to the Senate Chambers in Albany.

    State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently welcomed Leyland Lazarus, a senior at Kennedy High School, to the State Senate in Albany.

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Senate Passes Dwi Legislation

SENATE PASSES DWI LEGISLATION

Bills Upgrade Tough Penalties For Aggravated Vehicular

Assault and Vehicular Murder While Intoxicated,

Increase Sanctions for Other DWI Offenses and Combat Underage Drinking

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Senate Democrats Bring New Life To NYC Off-Track-Betting

New Legislation saves more than 1500 jobs

ALBANY, NY – June 16, 2008 – Senate Democrats have come to the rescue for more than 1500 workers of New York City Off-Track-Betting (NYC OTB) by voting unanimously to pass legislation to avoid shutting down the organization and approving a state takeover of the facilities.

State lawmakers passed a measure today creating an entity called the NYC OTB, a public benefit corporation. NYC OTB will continue to broadcast races on cable television (Channels 71 and 73) for three years.

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Golden Joins Passage Of Bill To Crack Down On Staged Internet Violence

GOLDEN JOINS SENATE PASSAGE OF BILL TO CRACK DOWN ON STAGED VIOLENCE

FOR INTERNET ENTERTAINMENT

The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.8207), sponsored by Senator Serphin Maltese (Queens), designed to crack down on the alarming trend of recording criminal acts of violence with the intent of distributing them on the Internet for entertainment purposes.

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Sex Offenders In The System

NEW YORK- Standing outside of the Regent Family Residence on upper Broadway, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) released the shocking results of an analysis of sex offenders residing in the NYC Family Shelter System: “Sex Offenders in the System: A Survey of the NYC Family Shelter System”.The report revealed that there are 6 level 2-3 sexual offenders who have recently, or are currently residing side by side along young children in family shelters in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. In fact, one offender had a conviction date as early as May 11, 2005.

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Survey Of Sex Offenders In New York City Family Shelter System Updated

Empire State News.NetNEW YORK - Senator Jeffrey Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined by his colleagues Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) and Senator Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn), Sunday released what he characterized as “the shocking results” of an updated analysis of sex offenders residing in the New York City Family Shelter System: “Sex Offenders in the System: A Survey of the NYC Family Shelter System”.

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Pervs Bunking Near Kids: Pol

By SALLY GOLDENBERG New York Post

June 16, 2008 -- Registered sex offenders in homeless shelters in The Bronx and Manhattan are living among families, according to state legislators who want the city to relocate the lawbreakers to singles-only residences.

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Bonacic: Legislature Has Five Weeks To Tackle Property Tax Reform

State Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C – <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Mt. Hope), today said the Assembly and Senate must make tax reform a priority and act to provide New Yorkers with substantial property tax relief within the next five weeks. The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn its regular Session on June 23rd.

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Alesi Bill To Give Local Towns Greater Oversight On Speed Limits Passes Senate

Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) today announced that the State Senate has passed his bill (S.4322-A) which would allow certain towns in Monroe County to establish town-wide speed limits of twenty-five miles per hour.

“The purpose of this legislation is to provide for safer streets by allowing certain towns to lower speed limits,” said Senator Alesi. “More and more towns are finding that the current speed limit of 30 miles per hour is much too fast for newly developed subsections.”

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Thompson Gives Opening Remarks At Daemen College Center For Sustainable Communities And Civic Engagement

“Business to Business: A Green Jobs Workshop” on June 20, 2008

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