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Senator Stewart-Cousins: Progress But More to Do

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins delivers the keynote address at the Mamaroneck Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration.

January 20, 2010
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SENATOR ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS ANNOUNCES TRANSPORTATION GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR NON PROFITS; Federal Transit Administration Grant Program Application and Workshops Available

State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF – 35th District) announced today that the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has released the Section 5310 Grant Program application and workshop schedule. Section 5310 Program assists for not-for-profit organizations in the purchase of vehicles to meet the transportation needs of elderly individuals and persons with disabilities.

January 20, 2010
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January 26, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Senator Stewart-Couisins: Progress But More to Do

Talking without notes as she moved along the front of the stage, Senator Stewart-Cousins compared human rights today with where it stood when she was young. She said that in the 1960s it was impossible for an African-American to become a delegate to either the Republican or Democratic convention. “Today, we have a president who is an African-American. How quickly things can change when minds change.”

January 15, 2010
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Listed Below are Several Ways to Help the Victims of the Tragedy in Haiti

For Donations:• American Red Cross International

Donation Phone #: (800) HELP-NOW     Website: http://redcross.org 

January 15, 2010
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NYS Conference of Black Senators offer their support and prayers to the families and friends affected by this terrible natural disaster in Haiti

Members of the NYS Conference of Black Senators sent messages of prayers and support today, to families and friends that have been affected by the tragic earthquake that took place south of Port-Au Prince, Haiti yesterday.

January 15, 2010
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Meeting and Walk Through Regarding Con Edison Tree Cutting Areas

There will be a brief meeting at Town Hall starting at 2pm, to be immediately followed by a tour of the properties that have been impacted by the Con Ed tree clearing.

January 9, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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SENATOR ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS: LANDMARK SENATE FORECLOSURE BILL SIGNED INTO LAW; New Law Protects Homeowners, Prevents Similar Crises From Happening In The Future

State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF – 35th Senate District) joined Governor Paterson today for a bill signing ceremony enacting landmark Senate legislation which protects homeowners from the ongoing foreclosure crisis, Senate bill 66007. 

December 22, 2009
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Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and the Medicare Rights Center's Enrollment Outreach Event

This event will be an informative discussion to help our senior citizens get information and access to Medicare.  To RSVP or obtain additional information, please call 914 771-4190

January 29, 11:00 AM - 1:10 PM
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Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Tax Credit Workshop

The program will be divided into two different sections.  From 4 to 5 PM, the discussion will be focused on tax credits for businesses and from 5:30 to 7:30 the discussion will be related to tax credits for homeowners.  Please call 914 771-4190 to RSVP or obtain additional information.   

January 21, 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Open House

Please join Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and her staff to celebrate the New Year!  To RSVP, please call (914) 771-4190 and leave a message with a name, the number of guests attending and contact information.   

January 10, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Working to Establish Open and Transparent Government

Joint Advisory Board of State Government Proceedings Concludes Public Meetings

The New York State Legislature Joint Advisory Board on the Broadcast of State Government Proceedings (the “Joint Advisory Board”) has concluded an initial round of public meetings on the current legislative channel and the expansion of its programming.

December 16, 2009
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Memorial Event for Merrill Cassell

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins stands with the wife of the late Merrill Cassell as they memorialize him and announce Merrill's Law, a bill creating a 3 foot protection zone to ensure the safety of all cyclists on the road.

December 15, 2009
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