Larkin Bill Would Help City Of Newburgh Collect On Over 60,000 Outstanding Parking Tickets

The New York State Senate has passed legislation (S.195) sponsored by Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) that would authorize the City of Newburgh to establish an administrative tribunal and appoint hearing examiners to handle all parking tickets.

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Senator Johnson Congratulates Babylon Rotary On 60 Years

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently presented a New York State Legislative Resolution to the Babylon Rotary Club on the occasion of their 60th anniversary.

"So many in our community have been helped as a result of the work of the Babylon Rotary whose members continue to exemplify Rotary International’s motto "Service Above Self," said Senator Johnson. "I am pleased to recognize the Babylon Rotary as they reach this significant milestone."

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Senator Johnson Secures $60,000 Grant For Family Service League

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, announced that he has secured a New York State Legislative Grant in the amount of $60,000 for Family Service League. The grant will go to further the work of the Iovino South Shore Family Center in Bay Shore and Children and Parents Together (CAPT).

"I am proud to support Family Service League," said Senator Johnson. " FSL’s work is critical in helping Long Island’s children and families achieve independence and self-esteem."

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Senator Fuschillo Secures State Grant To Purchase Handicapped Accessible Van For Students At Ucpn's Children's Learning Center

Joined by teachers and students, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) helped cut the ribbon on a brand new wheelchair accessible van that will be used to transport children attending the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County’s (UCPN) Children’s Learning Center.

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Senate Minority Unveils "Green Apple Initiative," Seeks To Tackle Air Pollution, Clean Up Brownfields, Halt Suburban Sprawl And Preserve The Wetlands That Keep Our Drinking Waterways Safe For Recreational Use

The New York State Senate Minority Conference today announced their "Green Apple Initiative" to protect New York's environment. Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith (D-Queens) said the measures are "an important part of our '9 to 5 Agenda' to help families live, grow, work and thrive in the Empire State."

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Senator Volker Announces The Launch Of Upstate Now -- A Comprehensive Job Growth & Economic Development Plan For Upstate New York

(ALBANY, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) announced today that The New York State Senate today unveiled the Upstate Now agenda, a comprehensive job creation and economic growth plan that will transform and revitalize the upstate economy, generate billions of dollars in new investment, and create thousands of new jobs for New Yorkers.

"The Upstate economy must be our top priority--period," said Senator Dale M. Volker. "We must not continue the rhetoric of saying we must improve the upstate New York economy.

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Senator Robach Announces Upstate Now -- A Comprehensive Job Growth & Economic Development Plan For Upstate

Senator Robach and his Senate colleagues today unveiled the Upstate Now agenda, a comprehensive job creation and economic growth plan that will transform and revitalize the upstate economy, generate billions of dollars in new investment, and create thousands of new jobs for New Yorkers.

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Two District 20 Schools Approved For Extensions

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) , with Carlo Scissura, the President of Community Education Council District 20, today are announcing that both Public School 163 and McKinley Junior High School, I.S. 259, have been approved for extensions by the New York City Department of Education.

Senator Marty Golden proposed school expansion projects at both of these schools in official communications with both the New York City School Construction Authority and the New York City Department of Education last Spring.

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Larkin Authors Resolution Honoring The U.s. Military

The State Senate has passed a Legislative Resolution introduced by Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) memorializing Governor Spitzer to proclaim May 2007 as Military Appreciation Month in New York State in conjunction with National Military Appreciation Month. The resolution would make the month of May 2007 the official month New York State observes and honors the country’s servicemen and women.

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Senators Flanagan And Marcellino Discuss School Budget Issues

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined with his colleague, Senator Carl Marcellino (5th Senate District), to address a gathering of school administrators, PTA members and representatives from the teachers union regarding state aid.

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