SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORS MASSAPEQUA CHAMBER’S 2009 SMALL BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) congratulates Phyllis Doria (center) on being named “2009 Small Businessperson of the Year” by the Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas. They are joined by Patricia Orzano (left), the Chamber’s Second Vice-President.

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CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS AND SENATOR DEFRANCISCO KICK OFF CELL PHONE COLLECTION DRIVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

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November 6, 2009

Contact: Benedicte Doran (315) 428-7632

CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS AND SENATOR DEFRANCISCO KICK OFF CELL PHONE COLLECTION DRIVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) is calling on Central New Yorkers to support our troops this holiday season by donating their used cell phones to Cell Phones for Soliders.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS CELEBRATE ARCHER STREET SCHOOL’S 100TH BIRTHDAY

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Archer Street Elementary School to help students, staff, and alumni celebrate the school’s 100th birthday.

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Sens. Schneiderman and Breslin Introduce Groundbreaking Legislation To Protect Patients From Insurance Industry Abuses

Ian’s Law Bans Egregious Insurance Practices That Deny Care To Protect Profits  

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SEAFORD VETERAN RECEIVES NEW YORK STATE MEDAL FOR MERIT FROM SENATOR FUSCHILLO

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) presents the New York State Medal For Merit to Michael Mulvihill (second right), a Navy veteran and resident of Seaford.

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Winner Welcomes Call for State Spending Cap

Albany, N.Y., November 6–State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) welcomed today Governor David Paterson’s call for the state Legislature to approve a cap on state spending when it returns to session next week.

That’s because Winner himself has previously called for and co-sponsored legislation to implement a constitutionally mandated cap on state spending along with additional, comprehensive state spending reforms.

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Analysis of the Governor’s Proposed Deficit Reduction Plan and its Impact on New Yorkers

Please click on the PDF link below to view the Governor’s Proposed Deficit Reduction Plan......

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The Governor’s Proposed Deficit Reduction Plan

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SENATOR GOLDEN EXPANDS MARINE PARK DISTRICT OFFICE HOURS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is announcing that as of Monday, November 9, 2009 he will be maintaining increased office hours at his office located at 3604 Quentin Road. The office currently operates Mondays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Senate Finance Committee Releases Midyear Economic Report

Utilizing Internationally Recognized IHS Global Insight Data, State must close $2.872 Billion Deficit

 

Albany, NY—Senate Finance Committee Chair Carl Kruger today released the Senate’s midyear report on revenue, expenditures and general fund projections, and while data indicates progress in the economy, unemployment and other factors continue to lag, slowing economic growth. The full report is available at http://www.nysenate.gov/report/2009-mid-year-report-receipts-and-disburs...

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Hands On The Wheel

A new law took effect this month which will increase safety on our highways in New York.  While it was already illegal to talk on a cell phone while driving, the new law also bans reading, typing and sending text messages while behind the wheel.  The law is meant to limit driver distraction and in turn enhance highway safety.   This measure is long overdue and one I have supported for several years.

Our lives are filled with distractions and as a result individuals have become accustomed to multi-tasking.  Certainly, this is a skill which comes in handy in many instances, but when driving a motor vehicle it is important to focus on a single pursuit – arriving safely at your destination.

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