Andrew J Lanza's Press releases

Lanza Offers Online Consumer Shopping Tips for Mother's Day Shopping

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re going to shop online, make sure you’re shopping smart!  Senator Lanza is offering consumer shopping tips for online shopping.

April 28, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS DEFEAT ANTI-ECONOMIC BILL PUSHED BY DEMOCRATS AND OPPOSED BY STATE’S LEADING BUSINESS GROUPS


Legislation would block economic development, lead to explosion in frivolous lawsuits


Senate Republicans defeated anti-economic development legislation (S1635), sponsored by Senator Antoine Thompson of Buffalo, that would shut down virtually all economic development activity in New York, increase the number of frivolous lawsuits and even put up an obstacle to sound environmental projects throughout the State.

April 21, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS DEFEAT ANTI-ECONOMIC BILL PUSHED BY DEMOCRATS AND OPPOSED BY STATE’S LEADING BUSINESS GROUPS


Legislation would block economic development, lead to explosion in frivolous lawsuits


Senate Republicans defeated anti-economic development legislation (S1635), sponsored by Senator Antoine Thompson of Buffalo, that would shut down virtually all economic development activity in New York, increase the number of frivolous lawsuits and even put up an obstacle to sound environmental projects throughout the State.

April 21, 2010
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SENATOR LANZA'S STATEMENT ON MTA SERVICE CUTS

Disappointment does not begin to describe the way I feel about the MTA’s decision to further cut transportation services on Staten Island. This is a betrayal of the people of Staten who are already underserved. 

March 26, 2010
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CENSUS FORMS AVAILABLE AT SENATOR LANZA’S OFFICE

Asking just 10 questions and taking about 10 minutes to complete, 2010 Census forms began arriving in 120 million mailboxes across the nation today — just the 23rd time the country has undertaken the constitutionally mandated population count that dates back to 1790.

March 19, 2010
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LANZA CALLS ON FEMA, NY SEMO, AND NYC OEM TO VISIT STATEN ISLAND AND DECLARE A DISASTER EMERGENCY

Senator Andrew Lanza today asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO), and the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to immediately visit Staten Island in order to see first-hand the extensive damage caused by the nor’easter storm which ripped through the borough this weekend.<

March 15, 2010
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LANZA JOINS RICHMOND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAN DONOVAN TO UNVEIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT OF 2010


GOP Launches Major Effort to Strengthen State’s Domestic Violence Laws

 


Senator Andrew Lanza along with his colleagues in the New York State Senate today joined Richmond County District Attorney Dan Donovan in Albany to unveil the Domestic Violence Act of 2010, a comprehensive effort to strengthen the State’s porous and ineffective domestic violence laws.

 

March 4, 2010
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MTA PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED SERVICE CHANGES TO BE HELD AT COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND -- TUESDAY, MARCH 3

The MTA has proposed service cuts, scheduled to go into effect in June, which would be devastating to the commuters on Staten Island.

March 1, 2010
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Lanza Calls for Stronger Laws to Protect Women from Abusers

Brutal Mutilation Murder of Queens Woman Spurs Call for Proposed Laws

 

February 5, 2010
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SENATOR LANZA CALLS FOR PASSAGE OF MAJOR NEW JOBS INITIATIVE

Statewide unemployment continues to rise; Despite federal stimulus, New York lost 270,000 private sector jobs last year

January 27, 2010
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Support Haiti Relief Efforts

As you may know, earlier this week a massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti and its capital, Port-au-Prince.  The death and devastation are unimaginable, and the people of Haiti will need the assistance of people all over the world, including Americans, to recover from this tragedy.

January 22, 2010
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LANZA PERSUADES FINANCE TO POST NYC PROPERTY EXEMPTIONS ON WEB

New initiative allows property owners to see their property exemptions

January 11, 2010
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SENATOR SKELOS APPOINTS MEMBERS TO MONSERRATE COMMITTEE

Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos today announced members of his conference to serve on the committee that will investigate the matter regarding Senator Hiram Monserrate.

Members of the Republican Conference appointed by Senator Skelos include Senator Andrew Lanza (R-I, Staten Island), a former Chair of the Senate Ethics Committee, Senator John Flanagan (R-C-I, East Northport), a former Chair of the Senate Ethics Committee, Senator James Alesi (R-C-I, Perinton), a former Chair of the Senate Ethics Committee and Senator Cathy Young (R-I-C, Olean).

October 21, 2009
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Rockefeller Drug Law Changes Will Put Hundreds of Drug Felons Back On the Streets Faster

            Senator Lanza said today that thousands drug felons will be much closer to being set free and put back into our communities, as a result of drug law changes that Senate Democrats pushed through as part of the 2009-10 state budget.  Senator Lanza voted against the changes in the law.

October 9, 2009
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September 22, 2009
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H1N1 (Swine) Flu Preparedness

The following information disseminated by the Department of Health and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can help us reduce or limit the potential workplace impacts associated with the H1N1 Flu:

September 16, 2009
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Senator Lanza Offers Information To Businesses Affected By The MTA Payroll Tax

In an effort to help business owners comply with the MTA Payroll Tax, Senator Andrew Lanza has started alerting them about guidelines that were recently sent out by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance (NYSDTF).  While Senator Lanza voted against the measure in May, he believes that all businesses need

September 8, 2009
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SENATOR LANZA OUTRAGED BY RELEASE OF LOCKERBIE BOMBER

Calling it appalling and a diplomatic failure,

August 20, 2009
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