Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz And New York Hispanic Clergy Organization Will Hold Press Conference To Support NYC ID Cards

On Thursday, August 9, 2007 at 12:00 noon, on the steps of City Hall, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz will join with the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization to offer support for legislation calling for the creation and issuance of identification cards for all New York City residents, including illegal immigrants.

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SCHOOLS MUST GET TO WORK PROTECTING STUDENTS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

Legislature Passed Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2007; Bill Awaiting Governor’s Signature

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Schools Must Get To Work Protecting Students With Food Allergies

New York—State Senator Liz Krueger today called on Governor Spitzer to sign S298A/A4051A, the Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2007. The legislation is the first in a series of steps the state must take to ensure that schools statewide implement an action plan that protects students with food allergies, or who suffer allergic reactions. If left untreated, within minutes an allergic reaction can lead to anaphylactic shock, which can lead to death.

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Senator Breslin Reminds New Yorkers: The Need For Blood Doesn't Take A Summer Vacation

State Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Albany) today reminded constituents that the state’s blood supply usually drops by about 10 to 15 percent during the summer, which can lead to dire circumstances for hospital patients in need of transfusions. He encouraged volunteers to help prevent the rationing of blood supplies by donating blood. "When a personal health crisis hits, blood must be immediately available," said Senator Breslin. "A dwindling blood supply during the busy summer months can literally mean the difference between life and death.

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Senator Flanagan On Wbab And Wbli To Help Residents Prepare

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined with Allstate Regional Counsel Brian Pozzi and Middle Country Public Library Director Sandra Feinberg on a recent radio show to discuss the state of Long Island catastrophe readiness. During the program, which will air on both WBAB 102.3 FM and WBLI 106.1 FM this Sunday at 6:30 a.m., the three discussed what residents need to do to prepare themselves for all types of emergencies.The trio also spoke about two important upcoming meetings that are designed to help them prepare:August 14 from 9 a.m.

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Senator Bonacic Attends Hobart Horseshoe Festival

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mount Hope) joined in the Annual Hobart Horseshoe Festival activities. The annual event features crafts, vendors, entertainment, as well as an all-day horseshoe competition. Pictured with the Senator are: Stamford Deputy Supervisor Mike Triolo and Wallace Rich.

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Vicious Attack On Staten Island Senior Demands Immediate Action By State Assembly

On Monday, July 30, 2007, a Staten Island senior was viciously attacked in her Port Richmond home. According to an article in the Daily News today, Sarah Dowtin, 70, was in her home at 5:15 p.m. when Julio Caesar Lainez, 41, broke in and attacked her. He punched her savagely, breaking three of her ribs, he then tied her up with an electrical cord from the TV, attempted to rape her and threatened to kill her.

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Senator Bonacic Visits Bevier House Museum

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mount Hope) recently visited the Bevier House Museum in Ulster County during the museum’s Revolutionary War Encampment program. The Museum is located on Route 209 in Marbletown and is opened from May 17th through October 29th. The hours of operation are Thursdays through Mondays; 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Pictured with Senator Bonacic are: Audrey Waltner, Jennifer Macarille, Ruth Kaman, and Cindy Scherry.

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State Senators Demand Withdrawal Of Litrim Project

Three Long Island State senators today sent a letter to the New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Astrid C. Glynn demanding that the Long Island Truck Rail Inter Modal Facility (LITRIM) project be withdrawn from the Long Island Region’s capital plan.

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