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By: Senator Jose Serrano


State Senate Democrats Alert Members Of Congress About New York's Homeland Security Needs

Concerned about the reduction of Homeland Security funding in New York State, members of the State Senate Democratic Conference today visited the nation's capital where they lobbied members of Congress for additional funding to guard the safety of New Yorkers and better protect the state's vital infrastructures.State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith (D-St. Albans) said he and his Conference are particularly concerned about the dwindling of Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) grants to New York City.


Golden To Unveil State Senate Hero Commemorative Print To Honor Police Officer Moira Smith's Memory, Lost In 9/11/01 Attacks, At Bay Ridge Library

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) along with Brooklyn Public Library Executive Director Dionne Mack-Harvin and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, will officially unveil a New York State Senate Women of Distinction framed commemorative print officially inducting Police Officer Moira Smith into State Senate history as a Senate Woman of Distinction at the Bay Ridge Branch of Brooklyn Public Library, 7223 Ridge Boulevard, on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 1:15 p.m.


Veterans Medals Award Ceremony

If you are a Veteran and believe that you qualify for this medal please contact

854-8705 and an application will be mailed out to you. The last day to request an application will be Thursday, November 1, 2007.


Seward Announces Cortland Ems Grant

At a local gathering of firefighters and EMTS at the Cortlandville Fire Department, Senator James L. Seward unveiled modern UHF pagers purchased with a senate grant of $100,000 Seward secured in the 2007-2008 state budget. "The senate funding helps local programs and meets locally identified community needs that would not be possible without state assistance," Senator Seward said.


State Legislation Pushed To Prevent NYC From Becoming 'Dogfight Capital Of The World'

New York State Senator Thomas P. Morahan responded to a New York Post investigative report that indicated that "New York City is the Dogfight Capital of the World." The Senator noted that he has authored legislation to significantly increase the penalties to the felony level for those convicted of violating state laws prohibiting animal fighting, including spectators, trainers and owners.


Senator Bonacic Attends Senior Housing Groundbreaking In Ellenville

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mount Hope) attended the groundbreaking ceremony for a new senior housing complex on the campus of the Ellenville Regional Hospital. Senator Bonacic joined officials from the hospital and Warwick Properties, Inc.

"Supporting our community hospitals and creating new housing opportunities for our seniors are always priorities for me," stated Senator Bonacic. "This is a great celebration for the future.


State Senate Democrats Lobby Congress For Override Of Children's Health Care Veto By President Bush

State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith (D-St. Albans) and several colleagues from the Democratic Conference today visited members of Congress in Washington D.C. seeking their pledge to override President Bush's callous veto of a joint federal-state health insurance program.Earlier this month, Bush vetoed a bipartisan Congressional measure to reauthorize the State Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), which was due to expire on September 30.


State Senate Democrats Urge Predatory Lending Reforms In Washington, D.c.

State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith (D-St.


State Senate Democrats Travel To Nation's Capital, Advocate For New York Interests

State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith (D-St. Albans) today will accompany members of his Conference and several of his senior staff on a two-day visit to Washington D.C. where the Senators are scheduled to meet with Congressional leaders to promote a New York agenda.

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