Golden Critical Of Parks Service Selection Of New Ferry Service Provider For Tours

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is criticizing the decision of the National Parks Service that selected the California based Hornblower to operate ferry service to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.Senator Golden stated, "The federal government’s decision to select California based Hornblower and at the same removing a local, New York based company, to operate one of the most famous of New York’s attractions is a mistake.

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Klein Back In The Community!

BRONX-With the close of the 2007 legislative session Senator Jeff Klein is happy to be back in the community, out and about discussing the issues that matter with residents of the Bronx and Westchester. The following are some of the week's highlights:On Tuesday, Senator Klein dropped by the Allerton Avenue club house to chat with seniors about a variety of issues from congestion pricing, to terror-free investing, to campaign finance reform.

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Testimony Of New York State Senator Thomas K. Duane Before The New York City Council Housing And Buildings Committee In Support Of Int. 374-a

My name is Thomas K. Duane and I represent New York State's 29th Senate District, which includes the Upper West Side, Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, and part of the East Side, including the East Village, Stuyvesant Town, Peter Cooper Village and Waterside Plaza. I am here today to testify in support of Int.

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Senator Steve Saland Today Announced State Grants For Local Governments And Community Organizations

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today announced that the New York State Archives, in conjunction with the Local Government Records Advisory Council, has awarded Local Government Records Grants in Columbia County. The grants are funded through fees paid when documents are filed or recorded with county clerks.

"So much of the rich and diverse history of our State is found in records stored by local governments and community organizations," said Senator Saland.

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Senate Calls On Assembly To Act On Legislation To Include "huffing" In The Charge Of Driving While Intoxicated

Brooklyn- Members of the New York State Majority Conference including Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today called on the State Assembly to immediately join the Senate in passing legislation (S.391), sponsored by Senator Cathy Young (R-I-C, Olean), to expand the definition of a drug to include glue sniffing or aerosol inhalation within the grounds for drug-impaired driving.The urgent call comes in response to a State Court of Appeals ruling that asserted New York lawmakers must tackle the problem of inhaling, or "huffing" glue or aerosols when it comes to cases inv

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Senate Passes Plan To Make College More Affordable

A college education should be within the reach of every New Yorker. Unfortunately, rising tuition costs have made realizing a college education a major difficultly for many hardworking New Yorkers and have put many students deep into debt. Another educational challenge facing our state is how to keep college graduates here working in New York after they get their degree.

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Senate Calls On Assembly To Act On Legislation To Include "huffing" In The Charge Of Driving While Intoxicated

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) and members of the Senate Majority Conference today called on the State Assembly to immediately join the Senate in passing legislation (S.391) to expand the definition of a drug to include glue sniffing or aerosol inhalation within the grounds for drug-impaired driving.

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Senate Calls On Assembly To Act On Legislation To Include "huffing" In The Charge Of Driving While Intoxicated

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) and members of the Senate Majority Conference today called on the State Assembly to immediately join the Senate in passing legislation (S.391) to expand the definition of a drug to include glue sniffing or aerosol inhalation within the grounds for drug-impaired driving.

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Senate Okays Seward Bill On Sex Offenders’ Bail

The New York State Senate has approved legislation sponsored by Senator James L. Seward (R-C-I/Milford) that would help courts track the movements of those arrested and charged with sex offenses.

Senate bill 4909 gives judges the authority to revoke the bail of anyone charged with a sex offense if the offender changes his address and fails to notify the court.

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Senator Farley Offers Guide To Historic Sites And Museums

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C - Schenectady) is offering a publication to constituents that are traveling locally this summer.

 

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