Senator Flanagan Hosts Town Hall Meeting In East Setauket

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently hosted a Town Hall meeting in East Setauket. The meeting at the Setauket Elementary School allowed Senator Flanagan to discuss important issues with members of the surrounding community. "Listening to the thoughts of the people who attended allows me to hear what is on their minds.

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Senator Flanagan Takes Part In Smithtown Podcast Series

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently recorded a legislative update podcast that is now available on the Smithtown Library web site. The taped message from Senator Flanagan, which covered topics of importance to residents of Smithtown and the surrounding areas, can be accessedbyCLICKING HERE.During his chat, Senator Flanagan speaks about the recently enacted New York State budget and the impact it will have on Long Island taxpayers.

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State Senators Announce Funding For New Nassau County Medicaid Fraud Unit Run By D.A. Rice’s Office

State Senators Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. and Dean G. Skelos today joined Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen M. Rice to announce $750,000 in state funding for the creation of a Medicaid Fraud Unit in Nassau County. State Senators Kemp Hannon and Carl Marcellino also attended the announcement, which took place at D.A. Rice’s office in Mineola.

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SENATOR YOUNG TO CALL ON ASSEMBLY TO PASS "GRANNY’S BILL

101-year-old Rose Morat Brutally Mugged In NewYork

 

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Delaware County "reality Check" Reps Visit With Senator Bonacic In Albany

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mount Hope) met with several youth from Delaware County and the Director of the Tri-Town Boys and Girls Club in Albany on April 17th. They traveled to Albany to express their concerns to Senator Bonacic about the ill-health effects of tobacco use, as well as, the advertising methods used by tobacco companies.

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Skelos And Senate Delegation Fund Medicaid Fraud Unit In Nassau District Attorney's Office

“Medicaid fraud places an undue financial burden on taxpayers and it takes funds away from those that need it most. This funding demonstrates that the Senate will not tolerate the abuse of public funds intended to help the most vulnerable members of our society,” said Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset).#####

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Senator Lanza Urges Crackdown On Video Game Violence

Senator Andrew Lanza (R-I, Staten Island) and members of the Senate Majority Conference today called for a crackdown on violent video games and announced the introduction of legislation to combat and reduce children’s exposure to violent and inappropriate materials within these games.

Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno today also announced the appointment of Senator Lanza as Chairman of the Senate Task Force on Youth Violence and the Entertainment Industry.

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Senator Farley's Office To Participate In Johnstown Family Day On April 21st

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C - Schenectady) announced his office will be hosting a table at the Family Fun Day, sponsored by Fulton and Hamilton County Reality Check and Johnstown High School Girls Lacrosse Team, on Saturday, April 21st, from noon to 10:30 p.m. at the Johnstown Area Community Center, 1 Prindle Avenue, Johnstown.

"This event should be a fun time for the whole family," Senator Farley said.

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Senate, Assembly And Attorney General Announce Legislation To Protect College-bound Students From Deceptive Practices

New York State Senator Thomas P. Morahanannounced an agreement between the Senate Majority Leader, Assembly Speaker and Attorney General, resulting in the introduction of landmark legislation to protect students and their families from exploitation by conflicts of interest in the student-loan industry. The bill makes New York the first state to offer a solution to the student-loan scandal that has affected millions.

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Senator Nozzolio Reminds Dairy Farmers That Assistance Applications Are Due April 27th

Albany-- State Senator Michael Nozzolio today reminded area dairy farmers that the deadline for applying for assistance through New York’s newly enacted Dairy Investment Act is Friday, April 27, 2007. Applications are being mailed to producers statewide, but Senator Nozzolio stressed that anyone who hasn’t received one should immediately contact their local county Farm Service Agency (FSA) office or the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets toll-free at 1-800-554-4501.

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