COMMITTEE ON REFORM LED BY SENATOR BONACIC BRINGS REFORM TO SENATE

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope), today announced the adoption of rules reforms in the Senate he has been pushing for several years.

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Senate Passes Ban On Texting While Driving

Prohibits the use of portable electronic devices while driving

 

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Breastfeeding Mothers' Bill of Rights Passes Senate

(Albany, NY) Just days after new research from the Women’s Health Initiative, a long-term study of 140,000 women, indicated clear health benefits relating to breastfeeding for the mother and newborn, the New York State Senate has passed the Breastfeeding Mothers’ Bill of Rights (S1107A).

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GREENWAY EXPANSION READY TO BE MADE PERMANENT

The Hudson River Valley Greenway has proven to be a positive influence in the region.  It has encouraged better local planning and provided funds for beautification around the region.

When the Greenway was created, it excluded communities in the Catskill State Park.  In 2006, I wrote the legislation - which became law to allow those communities in Ulster County to participate, regardless of whether or not they are in the Catskill Park.

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Senate At Work; Hundreds Of Bills Passed

Economic Development & Job Creation Initiatives Mark Legislative Session

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Rules Reform: A New Day Dawns in State Senate

For the past five weeks, I have had individuals across Central New York tell me that the time has come for real and significant reforms.  To each, I have said simply, I agree.   For the past five years, I have been advocating for a more open, responsive and responsible state Senate, one that empowers individuals members of the Senate, ends the tyranny of Senate leadership and puts the people back in charge of this chamber.   

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Bloomberg Unleashes On The Senate Dems

 

 

Using some of his strongest language to date, Mayor Bloomberg gave the Senate Democrats

 

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Senate At Work; Hundreds Of Bills Passed

Economic Development & Job Creation Initiatives Mark Legislative Session

(Albany, NY) After passing unprecedented rules reforms that fundamentally change the operation of the State Senate and open up the legislative process, the New York State Senate continued today to advance economic development and job growth initiatives. Action was taken today on hundreds of bills that benefit local municipalities and strengthen programs that will lead to the revitalization of communities across the state. 

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7/16/2009: Senate Passes S. 4938 (Huntley)

S. 4938  HUNTLEY   Same as A.

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7/16/2009: Senate Passes S. 5930 (Huntley)

S. 5930-A  HUNTLEY   Same as A. 8972-A  Weisenberg  HUNTLEY Add SS16.30 & 31.32, Ment Hyg L Relates to reporting of suspected abuse of adults in certain residential care facilities licensed or operated by the state; creates a hotline for reporting of suspected abuse.

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