Senator Savino sponsors free screenings and funding for women's health

(Brooklyn) – On Thursday October 22, women in Brooklyn received free mammograms from an event sponsored by Senator Diane J. Savino in conjunction with the American-Italian cancer foundation.  In addition, Senator Savino also announced that she had secured capital funding for future digital technology for the foundation.

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"Roads and Bridges"

Albany's leaders made sure in the 2009-2010 New York State budget they enacted last April to include a massive, multi-billion-dollar bailout of the New York City-area Metropolitan Transportation Association.

Great news for downstate transit in these tough economic times, but many upstate legislators, including myself, were left with a very simple and straightforward concern: What about funding for upstate New York’s transportation infrastructure? 

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Senator Flanagan Thanks Stony Brook University For Their Efforts To Fight Prostate Cancer

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently presented a New York State Senate Proclamation to the Stony Brook University Medical Center’s Department of Urology for their dedication to helping fight prostate cancer.  He presented the honor to Dr. Howard L. Adler, who is the Medical Director of the Prostate Care Program, during a recent visit to their facility in Setauket.

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CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NEW "AGE 29" INSURANCE COVERAGE EXPANSION

Recently, State legislation was signed into law extending health insurance coverage to the unmarried child of an insured individual through age 29.

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month

News From theNew York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2009

Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us | (518) 455-3531

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness MonthSenator Shirley L Huntley: Prevention and treatment are available.

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

News From the New York StateSenator Shirley L. Huntley

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2009

Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us| (518) 455-3531

November Is Lung Cancer Awareness MonthSenator Shirley L. Huntley: It’s time to kick the habit

Resources are available to New Yorker’s who wish to quit smoking this month, which is recognized as Lung Cancer Awareness Month, said Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica).

Lung Cancer Awareness Month is a national initiative dedicated to bringing awareness to lung cancer issues such as support for cancer patients and survivors, as well as assistance for those who would like to stop smoking.

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Senator Diane J. Savino Hosts "Halloween Bash" at the Cromwell Center

(Staten Island)--Senator Diane J. Savino, in conjunction with Health Plus and the NYC Parks and Recreation Department, Cromwell Center, hosted a "spooktacular" halloween celebration on Thursday, October 30, from 3pm to 5pm.

Kids were treated to free candy bags, healthy snacks, a costume contest and a haunted house.  Parents also had the opportunity to enroll in low-cost health insurance.

For more photos please click here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/45827966@N06/sets/72157622927446637

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: SENATE & ASSEMBLY SHOULD PASS BILL RAISING PENALTIES FOR DRIVING DRUNK WITH A CHILD IN THE CAR DURING NEXT SPECIAL SESSION

Fuschillo Bill Would Create Felony Charges for Individuals Who Drive Drunk With a Child in the CarState Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.

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October 2009 Community Report

October 2009 Community Report

Dear Neighbor: The following is a summary of some of my office's activities since my last community report:

Celebrating the Monumental Victory for Renters Citywide in Roberts v. Tishman Speyer Properties

In fighting on behalf of tenants, I have long argued that under New York State law, landlords who receive New York City tax abatements for renovations must extend rent stabilization protections to their tenants during the abatement period.

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