Senator Saland Announces Governor Has Signed His School Lunch Bill Into Law

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today announced the Governor has signed his bill, S.6040, which directs the Commissioner of Education to identify methodologies and practices used within the State and nationally for school lunch programs.

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Saland Bill To Protect Animals During Emergencies Signed By Governor

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today announced the Governor has signed his bill, S7184A, which will establish animal response teams for use in emergencies and disasters affecting animals in New York State. This new law will create State and county teams to protect animals in the event of an emergency. The Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets will appoint and provide training to qualified volunteers for the teams which will then act to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters affecting animals in New York State.

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Senator Farley To Host Senate Majority Leader Skelos On July 17th

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) is pleased to announce that he will host a tour for Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos (R - Rockville Centre) on Thursday, July 17th, with stops that include a visit to the Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

A media availability will be conducted at 1 p.m. at the College Union building by both Senators Farley and Skelos to discuss Majority Leader Skelos’ Upstate New York Listening Tour and his views on issues that impact this region.

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Kavanagh and Krueger: McDonald’s Teacup Not So “Sweet” for Our Environment

Legislators Call on Restaurants to Stop Using StyrofoamAs McDonald’s Backslides on Its Commitment to the EnvironmentBy Reintroducing Polystyrene Cup for Its “Sweet Tea"

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Senator Golden Presents Special Evening Of Dancing For Local Seniors

SENATOR GOLDEN TO PRESENT "DANCING UNDER THE STARS" Senior Citizens to Dance the Night Away at Shore Road Gardens

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Senator Sampson Pleads To Save Sick Girl

Brooklyn mother appeals for medical community to help her 10-year-old girl

Brooklyn, NY – Senator John Sampson and Dianne Brown, the mother of 10-year-old Jewel Sulker, is pleading with doctors to step forward to save the young girl’s life.

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Transgas Denied Rehearing For Proposed Power Plant In Greenpoint

Senator Dilan Announces Another Victory for the Neighborhood

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Testimony Of New York State Senator Thomas K. Duane Before The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission's Hearing On Certificates Of Appropriateness For The St. Vincent's Hospital Redevelopment

My name is Thomas K. Duane and I represent New York State's 29th Senate District, in which St. Vincent's Hospital ("St. Vincent's") and the Greenwich Village Historic District are located. Thank you for the opportunity to present testimony before the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission ("LPC") today.

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Senator John Sampson Makes Worldwide Plea To Save 10-year Old Girl

Senator John Sampson (D-Brooklyn) will host a news conference seeking medical attention for 10-year old Jewel Sulker, a young constituent that was born with a rare series of birth defects, a combination of which has never been seen before. Jewel is in need of multiple surgeries to make her comfortable as well as ensure she lives her life as long as humanly possible.

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Rx: Take With Food, Water, And Caution

Klein Releases Report on the Magnitude of Dispensing Errors at New York Pharmacies 210,000 Projected Errors at New York Pharmacies

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