Senator Robach Appointed Chairman Of Senate's Committee On Labor

Senator Robach Appointed Chairman of Senate’s Committee on Labor

Senator Robach today announced that he has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Senate’s Committee on Labor.

"I am happy to have been appointed Chairman of the Senate’s Committee on Labor," stated Senator Robach. "Under Senator Maziarz’s leadership, the Senate has reached historic grounds on many critical issues facing New York’s workforce and I look forward to continuing this success."

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Senator Golden: Relief From Solicitations Available To Local Homeowners

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing that his office is making available signs for local homeowners to prevent unsolicited advertising materials on their properties, following the State Senate’s passage of legislation creating such a New York State Law.

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Lawmakers Reveal Flawed Data Used In Decision To Close Hospital

Gentile, Golden and Fossella Reveal State DOH

Used Flawed Data In Decision to Close Victory Memorial Hospital

Council Member Vincent Gentile, Senator Marty Golden and Congressman Vito Fossella have obtained information that directly contradicts internal State Department of Health (D.O.H.) data used to make the decision to close Victory Memorial Hospital's Emergency Room.

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Senator Johnson Joins In LI Education And Taxpayer Rally

State Senator Owen H. Johnson joined more than 1,500 concerned residents and taxpayers from all across Long Island in opposition to Governor Spitzer’s proposed cuts to Long Island school districts at an Education and Taxpayer Rally held last Saturday in Farmingdale. Taxpayers, educators, students, and business and labor leaders partnered with Johnson and the entire Long Island Senate Majority Delegation to call upon Governor Spitzer to restore the funding he cut to Long Island schools in his proposed education budget.

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Senator Golden To Host Senior Citizen Town Hall Meeting

SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST SENIOR CITIZEN TOWN HALL MEETING

State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the State Senate Aging Committee, today announced that he has planned a Senior Citizen Town Hall Meeting that will focus on issues affecting the senior citizens in our area The town hall is scheduled for Friday, March 14th at 1:00 p.m. at the Bay Ridge Center located at 6935-4th Avenue.

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Senate Passes Padavan's Legislation Prohibiting Horse Slaughtering For Human Consumption

 The New York State Senate today passed Senator Frank Padavan’s (Queens) legislation that prohibits the slaughter of horses for human consumption. This is the fourth consecutive year the Senate has passed this humane measure with bipartisan support.

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Senator Golden To Host Lunar New Year Celebration

SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

Brooklyn- Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) together with the Chinese American Partnership Inc., is announcing that he will host his 7th Annual Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday 3/2/07, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at New Utrecht High School, located at 1601-80th Street in Brooklyn.

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State Supports Upgrades At Local Public Libraries

Elmira, N.Y.--State Senator George H. Winner, Jr. (R-C-I, Elmira) announced today that several public libraries in Chemung and Steuben counties have been awarded state construction grants.

Winner said that the grants are being funded by the Legislature through a $14-million appropriation for public library construction included in the 2007-08 state budget.

"A public library is a vital community resource," said Winner. "We’re hopeful that these grants will help local libraries better afford and address their renovation needs."

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Sherburne Library Gets Construction Grant

State Senator James L. Seward today announced that area 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.

In Chenango County, the Sherburne Public Library will receive $9,938 to replace the front steps and railings at the building's entrance.

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Two Schoharie Schools In Line For Senate Help

Two school districts in Schoharie County will receive senate funding to help purchase needed equipment, Senator James L. Seward announced today.

The Middleburgh School District will receive $10,000 and the Gilboa-Conesville District is in line for $6,500 in special senate funding.

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