Thompson Plants First Trees Of Season At Delaware Park & Hamlin Park School #74

Hamlin Park Community & Olmsted Parks Tree Plantings are Underway

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Senator Aubertine Calls For The Return Of Snowmobile Funds

Sweep of dedicated fund will short change trail maintenance and development

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Senator Golden To Host Special Event To Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month

SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST CELEBRATION OF ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH

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Padavan Calls For Summer Gas Tax Holiday

With gasoline prices continuing to climb to $4 a gallon, Senator Frank Padavan(Queens) and his Senate Majority colleagues have announced that they will advance legislation that will provide much needed relief from the burden of record high prices at the pump.  

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Saving Gas This Summer

As motorists tighten their belts to beat the high cost of fuel, government should cut back too. I have proposed rolling back the tax on gas to relieve some of the pressure on motorists’ wallets.

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Padavan Calls For Summer Gas Tax Holiday

With gasoline prices continuing to climb to $4 a gallon, Senator Frank Padavan(Queens) and his Senate Majority colleagues have announced that they will advance legislation that will provide much needed relief from the burden of record high prices at the pump.  

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Senator Marcellino Seeks Relief For Motorists

Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) has introduced legislation which would eliminate the State’s sales tax on gasoline, a move which would save New York drivers about $500 million a year.

"Gas prices are skyrocketing at the pump. Yet, big oil companies, awash in first quarter profits, are continuing to make money from the record gasoline prices that are pinching motorists. This is wrong and something must be done to help the average driver make ends meet.

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Senator Alesi Secures $25,000 Grant For Daystar

Senator Jim Alesi (R- Perinton) today announced he has secured a $25,000 grant for Daystar, a unique non-institutional provider of medical daycare services for infants in the Rochester area. The grant secured by Senator Alesi will be used to assist families in need of special services.

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Governor Signs 'Granny's Law"

 Governor David Paterson today signed legislation that would significantly increase and strengthen criminal penalties for attacks and assaults on senior citizens. Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) served as a lead co-sponsor of the legislation in the Senate.

 Senator Padavan joined with Governor Paterson and his legislative colleagues for a bill signing ceremony to mark the enactment of the new law was held at St. Margaret’s House in Lower Manhattan on Friday May 2.

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Tenants, Legislators Propose Major Reform Of Rent Board System For Rent-regulated Apartments

Members of the Real Rent Reform Campaign today unveiled legislation to revamp the method of establishing rent adjustments for rent-stabilized and rent-controlled apartments in New York City and suburban counties. The four Rent Guidelines Boards would be restructured and renamed simply "Rent Boards," discarding the euphemism "guidelines."

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