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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO FIGHT ILLEGAL IVORY AND RHINOCEROS HORN TRADE

Tougher penalties and increased limitations to crack down on illegal purchases and sales

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced the passage of legislation to restrict the market for ivory articles and rhinoceros horns. The legislation prohibits transactions involving these materials with very limited exceptions and increases the criminal and civil penalties for individuals who violate this law. 

June 23, 2014
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CUSICK, LANZA & SAVINO ANNOUNCE LEGISLATION REQUIRING COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN IN NEW YORK CITY

Bill Passes Both Houses and Gives Home Health Care Workers Emergency Status to Help Patients in Need

June 19, 2014
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June 19, 2014
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NEW YORK LEGISLATURE PASSES HISTORIC, BI-STATE LEGISLATION TO CREATE TRANSPARENCY & ACCOUNTABILITY AT PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

Bill Imposes Comprehensive Transparency and Accountability Standards to Bi-State Agency; Includes New Requirements for Public Participation and Reporting

 

June 18, 2014
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LANZA, MALLIOTAKIS JOIN COLLEAGUES AND ADVOCATES TO CALL FOR PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO PREVENT HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Legislation is Part of Women’s Equality Agenda

Senator Andrew Lanza and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis Urge the Assembly to Pass Legislation to Prevent Human Trafficking

June 17, 2014
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SENATE PASSES 5 BILLS AUTHORED BY SENATOR ANDREW LANZA

SENATE PASSES 5 BILLS AUTHORED BY SENATOR ANDREW LANZA 

The New York State Senate today gave final passage to the following bills sponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza:

 

S 3599  LANZA   Same as A 906  Weprin (MS)  

Public Authorities Law

Limits New York City water board's authority to increase rates charged

 

S 3965-A  LANZA   Same as A 4999-A  Lentol  

Penal Law

June 16, 2014
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SENATE PASSES 11 BILLS AUTHORED BY SENATOR ANDREW LANZA

The New York State Senate gave final passage to the following bills sponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza:

June 13, 2014
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14 BILLS AUTHORED BY SENATOR ANDREW LANZA PASS IN NEW YORK SENATE TODAY

The New York State Senate today gave final passage to the following bills sponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza:

June 12, 2014
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SENATE PASSES LANZA'S BILL PREVENTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND GIVING GREATER PROTECTION TO TRAFFICKED VICTIMS

Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act Passes Unanimously in Senate

The New York State Senate today unanimously passed legislation to save lives by preventing the exploitation of children and adults who are victims of human trafficking. The Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act (S5879B), sponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza (R-I-C, Staten Island), toughens penalties against those who buy and sell young women, men and children and reduces the stigma defendants may face when they are victims of the massive $32 billion sex trafficking industry.

June 12, 2014
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SENATE PASSES LANZA'S BILL TO PROHIBIT NY FROM FUNDING CIVIL TRIALS FOR TERRORISTS

Senator Lanza speaks on his legislation Senate Bill S.2142 which would prohibit New York State, or its local governments, from funding any civilian trials of enemy combatants for acts of terrorism in federal courts located in New York.

 

June 11, 2014
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SENATE PASSES SENATOR LANZA'S TAX RELIEF LEGISLATION

Lanza's Bills Would Repeal MTA Payroll Tax for Hospitals & Provide a Tax Credit for Teachers

Additional Tax Bills Encourage Business Growth and Job Creation

The New York State Senate today passed seven bills that would provide tax relief to businesses, expand exemptions from the job-killing MTA payroll tax, encourage historic preservation projects, reduce energy taxes, protect forestland, and provide tax benefits to disabled veterans, as well as teachers who purchase school supplies.

June 10, 2014
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SENATE TO ACT TODAY ON BILLS RECOMMENDED BY HEROIN TASK FORCE

Measures Will Help Address Growing Heroin and Opioid Use in New York

The New York State Senate today will act on 23 bills to address issues surrounding the increase in heroin and opioid abuse, addiction, and related crimes in New York. The bills are part of a comprehensive legislative package proposed by the bipartisan New York State Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction in a report released in May. 

June 9, 2014
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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Great Walk on Staten Island

Walk Details

Date: 06/08/2014Check-in: 9:00amWalk: 10:00amDistance: 5kChapter: Greater New York - ManhattanEvent Location: Clove Lakes Park,Staten Island, NY

June 8, 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES NEARLY 100K JOBS AVAILABLE NOW ON JOBS EXPRESS

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced that more than 96,000 jobs are currently available and listed on the State’s Jobs Express website (www.jobs.ny.gov). The site sorts thousands of jobs by region and occupation, and also allows users to search jobs based on zip code and travel distance.

New businesses and job listings are added every day. Throughout the month of April 2014, there were more than 73,000 new job openings listed on Jobs Express – a 22 percent increase from April 2013 – and more than 78,000 unique website visitors. More than 7,100 businesses posted a new job order on the site in April 2014. Businesses using the site fulfilled nearly 55,000 job orders in April 2014.

June 5, 2014
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SENATE PASSES ANIMAL PROTECTION BILLS

Measures to Protect Pets, Endangered Species Mark Animal Advocacy Day

The New York State Senate today marked the 4th annual Animal Advocacy Day at the Capitol by passing bills to protect animals from harm and cruelty.  Animal Advocacy Day brings together lawmakers, law enforcement and hundreds of pet owners and advocates to raise awareness of the need to protect pets and people from violence. 

June 4, 2014
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SENATE RESOLUTION, ACCOMPANIED BY HISTORICAL EXHIBITS & PASSAGE OF VETERANS LEGISLATION, COMMEMORATES 70th ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY INVASION

The New York State Senate today honored World War II veterans today by adopting  a resolution that commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Allied Army invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, a defining day in world history that marked the beginning of the liberation of Europe and the eventual end of World War II; as well as passing a package of legislation to benefit veterans, and men and women in active military duty.

June 2, 2014
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA ANNOUNCES DISCOUNT AT STATE CAMPGROUNDS

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced details of the Early Summer Camping Special for 112 state campgrounds across New York. The discount helps kick off the summer season for families looking for affordable getaways.The special offer includes $5 per night off regular rates through June 26 for campers making reservations using the promo code EARLYCAMP14. The deal covers New York State Parks- and Department of Environmental Conservation-operated campgrounds in nearly every region (excluding Hither Hills State Park, mooring buoys, walk-ins and previous reservations).

June 2, 2014
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JOINT SENATE TASK FORCE ON HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION - LEGISLATIVE REPORT

After conducting 18 public forums across the state, listening to 53 hours of testimony and speaking with more than 2,000 residents about the tragedy of the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic, the Senate’s bipartisan Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction has just issued a special report, entitled: Solutions to New York's Heroin Epidemic. The report makes legislative recommendations to help address the drug abuse, addiction and drug related crimes in New York that have been claiming lives and destroying families in communities throughout the state.

File: 
Joint_Senate_Heroin_Addiction_Task_Force_Final_Report_5-27-14.pdf

May 28, 2014
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'Scared Straight' Forum on Drug Awareness

This Thursday, a drug awareness forum entitled, “Scared Straight” will be held at Our Lady Star of the Sea School, located at 5411 Amboy Rd., from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The  program is open to the public, but is geared primaarily to youth and young adults ages 12 and up.

Parents and caregivers are also invited.

May 29, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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