Senator Johnson Joins Rally Of 1,500 Demanding State Give Long Island Its Fair Share

 

FARMINGDALE --Senator Craig M. Johnson joined parents, teachers, students and school officials from across the 7th Senate District at a rally demanding that Long Island receive its fair share of school aid in this year's budget.

Johnson was one of roughly 1,500 Long Islanders -- including the eight Republican senators from Nassau and Suffolk -- that attended the rally, which was held Saturday March 1, 2008 in Ellsworth W. Allen Park in Farmingdale.

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Webb, Ilion Libraries Get Construction Grants

State Senator James L. Seward and Assemblyman Marc Butler today announced that two Herkimer County libraries have been awarded state public library construction funds to assist with construction or renovation projects. The money is separate from special grants recently announced by Seward.

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Senate To Act On Bill To Protect New Yorkers From Internet Sex Predators

The New York State Senate will also act on legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Robach (R-C-I-WF, Rochester), that would increase criminal penalties for using a computer to commit a sex crime against a child.

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18th Senate District Seniors Get Briefed On Governor's Proposed 2008-09 State Budget

 

At a meeting convened by Senator Velmanette Montgomery for senior citizen center directors from her Senate District, information was exchanged about the Governor's Executive Budget proposal and its impact on senior services in Brooklyn and statewide.

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Cobleskill Library Gets Construction Grant

State Senator James L. Seward and Assemblyman Peter Lopez today announced that the Community Library of Cobleskill has been awarded a state public library construction grant of $46,373to assist with its renovation project. The money is separate from special grants recently announced by Seward.

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Rape Issues Cause Jamaica Anxiety

 

Editorial feature in The Queens Chronicleby Matt Hampton, Assistant Editor

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Sen. Takes Foreclosure In Own Hands

 

Editorial feature in The Queens ChronicleBy Matt Hampton, Assistant Editor

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Saland Announces Availability Of Grants

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today announced the NYS Department of Transportation (DOT) has released the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310 Grant Program application and workshop schedule for Federal Fiscal Year 2008. The Section 5310 Program provides not-for-profit organizations and municipalities assistance in the purchase of vehicles to meet the transportation needs of elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities. The program allows eligible organizations to purchase vehicles and be reimbursed 80% of the cost.

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Huntley Defaults To Spotlight Foreclosures

Editorial feature in The Times LedgerBy Ivan Pereira

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Senator Steve Saland Invites Students To Join In I*ma*green*nation Competition

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today called for local student entries for the 17th annual I*MA*GREEN*NATION Celebration, a statewide competition that encourages student awareness of environmental issues.

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