Senator Fuschillo Congratulates Chatterton Student For Second Place Finish In Statewide Environmental Contest

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo congratulates Andrew Boyd, a fifth grade student at Chatterton Elementary School, on winning second place in the Senate’s I*ma*GREEN*nation statewide environmental awareness contest.

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently welcomed Andrew Boyd of Merrick to the state capitol in Albany where he was honored for his award winning entry in the I*ma*GREEN* nation contest, an annual, statewide environmental awareness contest organized by the New York State Senate.

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Statement From NYS Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz Regarding Governor Paterson’s Decision To Recognize Out Of State Same Sex Marriages

As a New York State Senator representing the 32nd Senatorial District in Bronx County, President of the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization and Pastor of the Christian Community Neighborhood Church, I am very disappointed with Governor Paterson’s decision to recognize same sex marriages from other states.

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Seward Announces Coxsackie/athens Budget Awards

At the village hall in Coxsackie, Senator James L. Seward today announced that the 2008-2009 state budget includes, at his request, several senate initiatives for local governments and property taxpayers in Coxsackie and Athens. Seward was joined by local officials from the town, village, library and school district.

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State Ag & Markets To Reach Out To Farmers On Nais

Public relations campaign on controversial program to be expanded at Senator's request

WATERTOWN (May 30, 2008)—At the request of state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine (D-Cape Vincent), the state Department of Agriculture and Markets will expand its outreach to farmers to explain participation in the National Animal Identification System.

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Senator Serrano Delivers Statement On Tragic Crane Collapse

Senator Serrano mourned the loss of life following the crane collapse on the Upper East Side this morning. "Tragedy has struck this quiet corner of my district," said the Senator. "My heart goes out to the construction workers, residents and pedestrians who woke this morning to disaster," he said. 

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Senator Farley Seeks Participants For Home Safety Day On July 13th

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C - Schenectady) is teaming up with the Hagaman Volunteer Fire Department to host a Home Safety Day on Sunday, July 13th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the fire department, located at 126 South Pawling Street, Hagaman.

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Senate Passes Bill To Ban Texting While Driving

SENATE PASSES BILL TO BAN TEXTING WHILE DRIVING Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined colleagues in the New York State Senate is passing legislation that would prohibit drivers from sending text messages while driving. The bill (S.3195-C), sponsored by Senator Carl Marcellino (R, Syosset), amends previous legislation banning cell phone use while driving by prohibiting drivers from writing, sending or reading text messages on a mobile telephone or any other mobile device.

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State Legislators Convene Emergency Gun Violence Summit With Police, Elected Officials & Community Leaders

Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith will be joined by representatives of the New York City Police Department, District Attorneys, elected officials and community leaders in a citywide emergency meeting to address the recent spike in shooting incidents across the five boroughs. Law enforcement officials have been asked to provide detailed reports on the recent shootings in Harlem, the Rockaways, Jackson Heights, Prospect Heights, and Bedford-Stuyvesant.

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Senate Passes Bill To Establish Death Penalty For Cop Killers

SENATE PASSES BILL TO ESTABLISH DEATH PENALTY FOR COP KILLERS The New York State Senate today passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), that would establish the death penalty for criminals who kill police officers. “As a former New York City Police Officer, I know there is evil walking on the streets of the City and State of New York, endangering the lives of every single police officer,” Senator Golden said. “It is our responsibility to pass this legislation and send it to the Governor -- we

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Electeds, Advocates Release Report Uncovering 200+ Illegal Hotels In New York City

Rally in front of illegal hotel demands swift action from City to restore thousands of affected apartments to their legal residential use                                                                                                       Contact:  John Raskin                                                                                                                (646) 369-8093              

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