Senator Golden Hosts Easter Egg Hunt In Park

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, with the support of local community associations and sponsors, hosted an Easter Egg Hunt in Bensonhurst Park this past Saturday. A couple of hundred families attended and participated in the Easter Egg Hunt. The event featured music, entertainment and a couple of rides.

The Easter Egg hunt included music and prizes for the children. Over one thousand candy filled easter eggs were hidden throughout the boundaries of the park.


Legislature Rejects Prison Closure Commission Proposal

Albany, N.Y.--TheLegislature has agreed in the 2007-08 state budgetto reject Governor Eliot Spitzer’s proposal to establish a Commission on Prison Capacity."There’s absolutely no need to establish a new layer of bureaucracy to study prison closures in New York State," said State Senator George H. Winner, Jr. (R-C, Elmira),a member of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections Committee. "Prisons are state-run facilities and if Governor Spitzer wants to study closing any of them, he’s free to do that on his own.


2007 Health Budget

Senator Robach Announces Senate Passage Of Legislation To Impose Stiffer Penalties For Attacks On The Elderly

“The people of this state were saddened and sickened by the senseless violent assault and subsequent mugging of two elderly women, who were obviously targeted because their attacker believed that they were easy prey and would be unable to defend themselves,” Senator Robach said. “I am proud to support the passage of this legislation in the Senate which increases the penalties for violent attacks against the elderly.


Nozzolio Announces Final Budget To Include $2.75 Million For Town Of Farmington & Ontario County

Albany - State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced today that the final state budget will include more than $2.75 million to assist Ontario County and the Town of Farmington with increased costs associated with having a video lottery terminal facility or racino in their community. The State budget includes funding for each community in New York State that has a racino or VLT facility.“Over 1.4 million people visited the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack last year, making it the top tourist attraction in the Greater Rochester region.


Bonacic Gives Sullivan County Budget Report

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mt. Hope), today announced information relating to the State budget and its impact on Sullivan County residents.


Sullivan County schools received substantial aid increases under the State budget.

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