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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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Senators Warn Walder: We'll Be Watching

http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2009/09/senators-warn-walder-well-be-w.html

Two months after he was nominated by Gov. David Paterson, Jay Walder was confirmed today by the Senate in a 47-13 vote that demonstrated bipartisan support for the incoming MTA chief - a rare occurrence in a divided chamber with an inherent mistrust of the beleaguered transit authority.

September 11, 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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Governor Paterson signs Lanza's Bill to renamie Staten Island's Institute for Basic Research tower

http://blog.silive.com/westshore/2009/07/governor_paterson_signs_on_ren/print.html

Governor David Paterson has signed legislation sponsored by two Staten Island lawmakers to rename a tower on the grounds of the Institute for Basic Research, Willowbrook, after a former director.

July 30, 2009
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE TEENAGE DRIVER SAFETY

State Senator Andrew Lanza announces that the state Senate recently passed legislation he supports to strengthen teen driving training requirements and prevent teenage driving deaths.

July 23, 2009
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SENIORNET OF SI, INC. Offering Summer Classes for Seniors 50 Plus

Fill Empty Hours One Day a Week and Catch up with Your Children & Grandchildren.

There is room in some of the classes planned for the summer. Introduction to Computers (Intro I), continuing into more advanced use of Computers (Intro II), roaming with the Internet and finally using the Computer together with your Digital Camera following a field trip, learning to use a scanner and many forms of enhancement of photographs through Adobe Photoshop Elements, Basic and Beyond

July 16, 2009
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City Budgets $141 Million for Toxic Waste Cleanup at Staten Island Site

New York, NY -- The city budget, expected to be approved this week, dedicates $141 million for the cleanup of a long-abandoned toxic waste dump in Staten Island. Community representatives will meet with the Department of Environmental Protection Monday to finalize the cleanup plan.

 

June 19, 2009
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Staten Islanders await decision day in Albany

http://blog.silive.com/latest_news/2009/06/staten_islanders_await_decisio/print.html

ALBANY -- State Senate lawmakers in Albany could be headed for an historic power-sharing arrangement if renegade Democratic state Sen. Hiram Monserrate backs off his plan to vote with Senate Republicans.

June 15, 2009
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SENATOR LANZA PUSHES FOR BILL TO FIX CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PROBLEM CREATED BY ROCKEFELLER REFORMS

Senator Lanza along with members of the Senate Republican Conference and District Attorneys from across the State today pushed for major criminal justice legislation to fix a dangerous problem that will put the lives of the most vulnerable New Yorkers at risk.

June 1, 2009
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MORE NEW TAXES ON THE WAY STARTING JUNE 1ST

Budget Tax Hikes Will Hit Consumers & Businesses With Higher Costs

 

May 29, 2009
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Driver's License Redux?

www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2009/05/drivers-license-redux-1.html

The Senate Republicans have latched on to a provision in the latest Rockefeller Drug Law reform that lets judges seal offenders records from potential employers in hopes that it will help them win back the majority next fall.

May 28, 2009
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