KRUEGER APPLAUDS ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE FOR PASSAGE OF NATION'S STRONGEST CELL PHONE CONSUMER PROTECTIONS; DEMANDS THE SENATE STOP STALLING ON THIS LEGISLATION

ALBANY, NY – Earlier today State Senator Liz Krueger praised the members of the Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee for passing the Cell Phone Consumer Protection Act (CPCPA – A.8539) bringing the legislation one step closer to a full Assembly vote. Krueger went on to demand that the leadership in the State Senate also take up the legislation.

Read more...

Senator Alesi Welcomes Rochester School For The Deaf

On Tuesday, May 23, Senator Alesi was proud to welcome students from the Rochester School for the Deaf.Accompanying chaperones Jaimie Iman, Scott Lipitz, Lori Delavak, and Patrick Sullivan were students Ricky Daniels, Allison Higgins, Caelin Herzog, Barry McGrain, and Ryan Clark-Sulkey. Senator Alesi was eager to learn what the students have been up to this school year and he even managed to learn some sign language in the process.

Read more...

Senate Passes Initiative And Referendum

New York State Senator Thomas P. Morahan today announced New York State Senate passage of a constitutional amendment (S.6020) that would give New Yorkers a more direct role in the legislative process by empowering them to enact and amend laws through initiative and referendum.

"By enacting initiative and referendum, we will be ensuring that the people of this state play a more integral role in the decision-making process.

Read more...

Larkin Sponsors Bill To Assist Kingston Waterfront

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) today announced the State Senate has passed legislation he is sponsoring (S.7156) to authorize the City of Kingston to alienate waterfront property so that it can be sold to a private developer.

"Under current law, there is a general prohibition on the sale of waterfront property," said Senator Larkin. "The City of Kingston requested that this stipulation be waived so that property located at 472 Abeel Street could be sold to a private developer.

Read more...

Senate Passes Initiative And Referendum

Senator Jim Alesi (R,C - Perinton) today announced the passage of a constitutional amendment (S.1370) that would give New Yorkers a more direct role in the legislative process by empowering them to enact and amend laws through initiative and referendum.

"Amending the State Constitution to allow initiative and referendum will provide citizens of New York the ability to enact laws which are specifically addressed to their concerns," said Senator Alesi.

Read more...

Senator Johnson Honors An All-american

State Capitol, Albany, New York, June 8, 2006 -- State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently presented Danielle Wilson of St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip with a legislative resolution recognizing her achievement of becoming the first Long Island student-athlete to be named to the McDonald’s 2006 All-American Team. Danielle is a senior at St. John’s, averaging about 30 points and 20 rebounds per game.

Read more...

Senator Johnson Visits New Children's Room At Deer Park Library

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently visited the newly renovated children’s room at the Deer Park Public Library where he had the chance to read books to some of the many children who are enjoying reading in the beautiful new room. The new children’s room was made possible through a $40,000 state grant that the Senator had secured for the library.

Read more...

Senator Johnson Cheers On St. John's HS

State Capitol, Albany, New York, June 8, 2006 -- State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, honored St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip with a legislative resolution recognizing the overall team records and outstanding season of the coaches and players of their five varsity athletic teams. All teams won the League Championships in their respective sports in the CHSAA League.

Read more...

Johnson Praises Local Fire Departments Who Aided In Edgewood Fire

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, is pictured with Chris Schiavo, Chief of the Deer Park Fire Department, aboard one of the department’s stump jumpers that was used to fight the massive brush fire that engulfed roughly 80-acres of the Edgewood State Preserve. More than 40 fire departments, including Deer Park, helped fight the fire before anyone was hurt or property was lost. The departments were recognized for their tremendous efforts at a recent ceremony that was held at the Preserve.

Read more...

Governor Pataki Signs Senator Fuschillo's Bill To Lock Out Identity Thieves

New Yorkers will soon be able to block identity thieves from opening phony accounts in their name, now that security freeze legislation sponsored by Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) was signed into law by Governor George Pataki. "Identity theft is the number one consumer crime in New York State and can strike at a moment’s notice," said Senator Fuschillo, who was himself once a victim of identity theft.

Read more...
Syndicate content