Pastors Can Speak Out On Election Issues Without Risking Church Tax-exempt Status

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Washington, DC - Pastors and church leaders do not need to violate IRS regulations on political activity in order to impact the 2008 elections. There are a wide variety of permissible activities that will activate voters and encourage them to vote according to biblical values. 

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Sen. Aubertine Applauds Plan To Increase Liheap Funds

Bill passed last night would increase New York’s allocation by 37 percent for this winter

WATERTOWN (September 26, 2008)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today applauded Congress for passing legislation to increase LIHEAP funding that will help many households throughout Central and Northern New York to pay their heating bills this winter.

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Senator Huntley: Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Often Difficult To Pinpoint

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

 

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Volker, Senate Majority Unveil New Job Creation Plan

Plan Includes Major Tax Cuts for Small Businesses and Manufacturers Senator Dale Volker and his colleagues in the Senate Majority recently unveiled a new economic development plan that will create new jobs, particularly Upstate, revitalize communities and encourage young people to stay in New York State.

Provisions of the plan include new, job creating tax cuts for small businesses and manufacturers that will make them more competitive.

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Volker, Senate Majority Unveil New Job Creation Plan

Plan Includes Major Tax Cuts for Small Businesses and Manufacturers Senator Dale Volker and his colleagues in the Senate Majority recently unveiled a new economic development plan that will create new jobs, particularly Upstate, revitalize communities and encourage young people to stay in New York State.

Provisions of the plan include new, job creating tax cuts for small businesses and manufacturers that will make them more competitive.

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BOARD 8: THUMBS UP TO LEX PRESERVATION: CONCERN THAT KEAN HOUSE PROJECT WILL LEAD TO MORE AREA DEVELOPMENT

By Dan Rivolli

Community Board 8 voted last week to expand the Lexington Avenue Historic District to include 219 buildings between Fifth and Lexington avenues. The new properties fall between East 72nd and 75th streets to the north, and East 61st and 65th streets to the south.

Forty members voted in favor of the resolution, though six members abstained from the action.

The meeting drew a crowd of more than 200, many of whom wore orange stickers with black lettering reading, "Save Lexington Avenue."

 

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Statement From State Senator Liz Krueger On Bush Administration's Stealth Attack On All Women's Right To Reproductive Health Services

"As they are packing their bags to leave Washington the Bush Administration is, yet again, attacking women's rights to reproductive health services. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has a proposed regulation that they claim will 'protect the conscience of health care providers who do not wish to participate in abortion'.

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TOUGH ON MOLD

State Sen. Liz Krueger rallied with asthmatic families outside City Hall on Tuesday to push the New York State Toxic Mold Taskforce for stricter regulations. Tenants showed up wearing protective masks and holding moldy pieces of wall and their asthma pumps. Krueger and the families want the city and state to adopt enforceable regulations for mold problems, which have been linked to asthma, and also to provide better inspection training for government employees. At press time, the taskforce was scheduled to hold a hearing to amend current mold regulations on Sept. 23.

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Search New York State Unclaimed Funds

You may be entitled to some of the over $8 billion in unclaimed funds in New York State. A simple internet search is all it takes to see if you are eligible. Why does New York State have unclaimed funds?

Banks, insurance companies, utilities, investment companies and many other businesses are required by State law to turn over inactive accounts to the State. The Office of the State Comptroller then serves as the custodian of this money until it is claimed.

What are some types of unclaimed funds?

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