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SENATE REPUBLICANS ACT TO RESTORE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS CUT FROM WOMEN’S HEALTH PROGRAMS IN GOVERNOR’S BUDGET

Adelphi University Breast Cancer Program and Funding for Rape Crisis Centers among Those Targeted for Reduction

Senate Republicans today announced they would restore millions of dollars for important women’s health programs - - including initiatives to help women overcome the trauma of rape, eating disorders and breast cancer- - that were targeted for reduction as part of the Governor’s Executive Budget.

Approximately $8 million in cuts in these areas were rejected as part of the Senate’s one-house budget plan, which was expected to be acted on later today.

March 19, 2013
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IN THE NEWS - Staten Island Advance: Staten Island's Sen. Lanza outlines program for federal buyouts, repairs

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New York state has plans to allocate $400 million in federal funds for buyouts and $700 million in federal funds to Staten Islanders looking to repair or rebuild their homes after Hurricane Sandy -- so says state Sen. Andrew Lanza.

Lanza (R-Staten Island) delivered the message at a community meeting Friday night at Ariana's Catering Hall in New Dorp Beach.

March 18, 2013
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FREE LEGAL HELP AVAILABLE TO SANDY VICTIMS AT SENATOR LANZA’S OFFICE EVERY THURSDAY

Senator Lanza is partnering with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) to help victims of Hurricane Sandy deal with a range of legal issues. NYLAG will send one attorney to Senator Lanza’s district office, located at 3845 Richmond Ave., every Thursday, beginning March 21, 2013. An appointment is required and can be made during the hours of 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. by calling Senator Lanza’s office at 718-984-4073.

March 15, 2013
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SENATE BILL TARGETS PRESCRIPTION BLACK MARKET

The New York State Senate acted on legislation that would crack down on the growing black market in non-controlled prescription drugs which puts patients at risk and rips off taxpayers through Medicaid fraud.  Legislation (S.2942) cosponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza makes it a crime to fraudulently prescribe, buy, and sell these types of medications.

March 14, 2013
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA HOSTING FREE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS

 

SENATOR ANDREW LANZA HOSTING FREE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS - THURDSAY, MARCH 14th

~ An appointment is necessary - Please call (1-800-564-6868) ~             

Free mammography screenings for eligible women being offered at Senator Lanza’s District Office located at 3845 Richmond Avenue, Suite 2A in Eltingville. 

Thursday, March 14, 20139:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Senator Lanza’s District Office3845 Richmond Avenue, Suite 2A, Eltingville  

March 14, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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FEMA helpline offers many services to Sandy survivors in New York

Hurricane Sandy survivors who have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance can take advantage of the many services available through the FEMA helpline, 800-621-3362 (Voice, 7-1-1/Relay) or (TTY) 800-462-7585.

Survivors can check the status of their applications, update contact information, and learn how their insurance affects FEMA assistance.

March 13, 2013
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IN THE NEWS - Staten Island Advance: Verrazano toll relief is a victory for Staten Island

For as long as anyone around here can remember, Staten Islanders have complained about the across-the-board hardship caused by high bridge tolls.

March 12, 2013
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DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS ANNOUNCES PROGRAM TO OFFER FREE CONSULTATIONS FOR PROPERTY OWNERS AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS RECONSTRUCTING SANDY-AFFECTED BUILDINGS

Free Design Consultations Will Accelerate Project Approval Process for Affected Homeowners

Meetings Will Ensure New Flood Recommendations Are Properly Incorporated So Newly Constructed Buildings Are More Resistant to Flooding in the Hardest-Hit Areas

The NYC Department of Buildings today announced a new program to offer free design consultations to property owners and design professionals who are planning to reconstruct buildings damaged by Hurricane Sandy. 

March 11, 2013
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Department of Labor Report Highlights Progress in NY

A report issued today by the State Department of Labor highlights the steady, bipartisan progress we’ve made with Governor Cuomo in controlling spending and taxes, creating new private sector jobs and turning New York’s economy around.                                              

March 8, 2013
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HOUSING RECOVERY FORUM - March 16, 2013

COME SPEAK TO EXPERTS ABOUT:

Flood Insurance

Home Disaster Loans

NYC Affordable Housing Programs

Changes to Flood Maps

Elevating Your Home

Building Code Compliance

Working with Architects

Hazard Mitigation

Mold Removal

Legal Services

March 16th New Dorp High School 12pm–6pm 465 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island

For more information open the attached document. To register, please visit: www.nyc.gov/housingforum

@NYCHousingRecov

 

March 6, 2013
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Sanitation to collect harmful household products at Staten Island disposal event

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- If you're unsure of how to properly dispose of potentially dangerous household products, let the city Sanitation Department take them off of your hands.

The agency will hold a SAFE Disposal Event -- standing for solvents, automotive, flammables, electronics -- on April 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Parking Lot F, near the main entrance of the Staten Island Mall in New Springville.

April 14, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Resources, Grants & Loans for Businesses Recovering From Hurricane Sandy; SBA Deadline Extended till March 29th

Hurricane Sandy Business Recovery Services

The new registration deadline for SBA disaster loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration in New York is March 29, 2013: http://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/loans-grants/small-business-loans/disaster-loans

New York City, including the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYEDC) is coordinating a set of services to help New York businesses in recovering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy: http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/nycbiz/html/home/Hurricane%20Sandy%20Recover...

March 5, 2013
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The Staten Island Small Business Resource Expo - A free resource fair for small business owners highlighting disaster relief information and programs, access to credit, legal services, cash-flow, and capital

The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce, The Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, & The Small Business Development Center of CSI Present The Staten Island Small Business Resource Expo

What: A free resource fair for small business owners highlighting disaster relief information and programs, access to credit, legal services, cash-flow, and capital. Open to all Staten Island businesses, regardless of impact by Sandy.

March 13, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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SENATE PASSES BILL TO KEEP DANGEROUS CRIMINALS OFF SCHOOL BUSES

Measure Prohibits People Convicted of Serious Crimes from Being Bus Monitors Also Prevents Individuals Convicted of Leandra’s Law from Driving School Buses

The New York State Senate today passed legislation to protect children by preventing people who have been convicted of crimes involving children, sexual-based offenses, and drug offenses from being a school bus monitor. The bill (S883), cosponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza, also updates existing laws to include Leandra’s Law convictions in disqualifying a person from being a school bus driver for five years after conviction.

March 5, 2013
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IN THE NEWS - Staten Island Advance: Staten Island Sandy victims can repair with eye on energy efficiency

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - The state has partnered with a not-for-profit group to restore energy efficiency to eligible low-income Staten Island homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

While some homeowners have started - and in some cases finished - repairing their homes, many others are still living with severely damaged basements, eroded pipes and waterlogged walls.

March 4, 2013
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GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO & SENATOR ANDREW LANZA ANNOUNCE DFS PROGRAM FOR BANKS TO MEET ONE-ON-ONE WITH STATEN ISLAND HOMEOWNERS SEEKING SANDY INSURANCE SETTLEMENT MONEY

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senator Andrew Lanza today announced that five of New York’s largest banks and mortgage servicers will have representatives available to offer one-on-one help to homeowners seeking the release of Superstorm Sandy insurance settlement funds at the Department of Financial Services’ Disaster Assistance Centers from Monday, March 4 through Saturday, March 9.

February 28, 2013
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