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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUCES FREE BUSINESS SUPPORT AND RESOURCES TO HELP EMPLOYERS GROW STATEWIDE

Senator Andrew Lanza today annouced the launch of a streamlined, multi-agency initiative offering free business services to help employers overcome obstacles and grow their businesses in New York. The State expanded theNewNY.com website with a new section that consolidates all the resources ava

December 13, 2013
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA ANNOUNCES UPCOMING TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS HIRING POST-9/11 VETERANS

Employers incentivized to hire post-9/11 veterans and help reduce high unemployment rates among this population

Senator Andrew Lanza today highlighted a $74 million tax credit encouraging employers to hire New York’s post-9/11 veterans who are currently not employed.

December 12, 2013
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Join the Women's Equality Campaign

Working Together We Can Make History

New York stands at the doorstep of achieving historic new laws that will end human trafficking, guarantee equal pay for equal work, protect the victims of domestic violence, and stamp out sexual harassment wherever it exists.

It’s time for the NY State Assembly to swiftly join us in enacting the "Women's Equality Package" into law.

YOU CAN HELP BY SIGNING THIS ON-LINE PETITION DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE THE STATE ASSEBLY TO TAKE FINAL ACTION ON THE “WOMEN’S EQUALITY PACKAGE” WITHOUT DELAY.

December 12, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF ONLINE DMV SERVICES TO INCLUDE VIEWING LICENSE STATUS AND ORDERING DOCUMENT RENEWALS AND REPLACEMENTS

New MyDMV Options Increase Customer Service and Help Lessen Visits to DMV Offices

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced that the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has expanded its online services, making it easier for New York motorists to quickly and easily view the current status of their driver license and renew or replace a driver license, permit or non-driver ID online through the DMV website.

December 11, 2013
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TOY SAFETY - Latest Information on Recalls and Access to Toy Safety Websites Across the Country

This section includes information from state and federal agencies and independent organizations devoted to toy safety.

December 9, 2013
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Thanksgiving Essays and Contributions

Dear Participant,

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration. We received outstanding poems, essays, and artwork that exemplify the creativity of New York State’s young people.

The submissions received are remarkable in what they represent – showing gratitude and respect for family, friends, our troops fighting overseas, and many other important subjects and activities. I am humbled and honored to see such inspiring contributions in response to what is a deceptively difficult question: “What are you thankful for?”

On behalf of the New York State Senate, I would like to offer my wholehearted congratulations to all of the participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration.

Sincerely,

December 6, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA AND GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCE APPROVAL OF CONSERVATION PLAN FOR WILLIAM H. POUCH SCOUT CAMP

Vote by Greater New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America Enables State-Negotiated Conservation Plan to Protect Natural Environment on Staten Island

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Senator Andrew J. Lanza today announced the approval of a conservation plan for the William H. Pouch Scout Camp on Staten Island. New York State is providing $6 million through the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) for phases 2 and 3 of the conservation plan. These phases were approved this week by the Board of Directors of the Greater New York Councils (GNYC) of the Boy Scouts of America, which owns the property.

December 5, 2013
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Staten Island Beachfronts Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI)

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC Parks), in partnership with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning & Sustainability (OLTPS), seek responses to this Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) to enhance and re-invigorate the public beachfronts and open spaces on the East and South Shores of Staten Island.

December 3, 2013
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SAFETY TIPS FOR SHOPPING ON BLACK FRIDAY, SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY & CYBER MONDAY

For many people, Thanksgiving officially marks the start of the holiday season. In the weeks to come, our calendars will be filled with parties, family get-togethers and traditions that celebrate this very special time of year.

Whether it’s with turkey and the trimmings or family time and football, it is my hope that while we celebrate we also pause and remember to be grateful for our health, family, friends and other blessings that we feel most thankful for.

November 27, 2013
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IN THE NEWS - DWI CHECKPOINTS FOR THANKSGIVING

Local law enforcement agencies will be setting up sobriety checkpoints to prevent drunk driving this week for Thanksgiving, the state Department of Motor Vehicles announced.

The Special Traffic and Options Program for Driving While Intoxicated warned motorists on Tuesday that local law enforcement agencies will also be cracking down on drivers impaired by prescription and illegal drugs, along with alcohol this week until Dec. 1.

On Nov. 1, a stronger Leandra’s Law went into effect that requires convicted drunk drivers to install an ignition interlock on their vehicle, Gannett’s Ashley Hupfl reports.

November 27, 2013
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THE SECOND ANNUAL TOTTENVILLE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE AND MENORAH LIGHTING

THE TOTTENVILLE CIVIC ASSOCIATION INVITES YOU TO THE SECOND ANNUAL TOTTENVILLE COMMUNITY 

December 1, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA WARNS NEW YORKERS OF ELABORATE TELEPHONE AND EMAIL TAX SCAMS

Senator Andrew Lanza today alerted consumers to phone and email scams from individuals claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Scammers posing as IRS or Tax Department officials are threatening New Yorkers with fines, deportation , arrest, and other penalties if they do not immediately pay a claim of owed taxes.

November 26, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA ENCOURAGES NEW YORKERS TO USE "PRIDE OF NEW YORK" WEBSITE TO FIND LOCAL FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTS

Senator Andrew Lanza today encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of the state’s revamped “Pride of New York” website, located at www.prideofny.com, to search for the best in locally grown and produced New York State food and beverage products this upcoming holiday season.

November 21, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES NEW LAW TO BETTER PROTECT CONSUMERS

Senator Andrew Lanza announced that legislation he cosponsored to help protect consumers from unsolicited mailings has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

November 20, 2013
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GOVERNOR CUOMO AND SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCE STATE BUYOUT PROGRAM EXTENSION FOR STATEN ISLAND HOMEOWNERS AFFECTED BY SUPERSTORM SANDY

Homeowners in Ocean Breeze Now Eligible for Buyouts under the NY Rising Housing Recovery Programs

November 18, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)

HEAP Representatives Will Be Available at Lanza’s Office Every Thursday

Staten Island residents may qualify to receive assistance with their heat and energy bills this winter, Senator Lanza announced today.

November 15, 2013
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Visiting Nurse Service of NY Offering Free Disaster Distress Programs on Staten Island

Are you still feeling the impact of Superstorm Sandy?

Over the past few months, have you or someone you care about experienced any of the following?

November 14, 2013
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NEW YORK RISING STATEN ISLAND PUBLIC WORKSHOP

On Thursday, November 14th at 7pm, the Staten Island Planning Committee of the NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program will be hosting their second Public Workshop.  

Attendees will learn about the progress the committee made so far including a range of potential project ideas and most importantly, share ideas of how to make Staten Island’s East and South Shore communities more resilient.

See attached flyer for details. 

November 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF NEW YORK'S SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY TO INCLUDE MULTIPLE PHOTOS OF CONVICTED OFFENDERS

Additional photographs detailing changes in appearance will allow for enhanced monitoring by law enforcement and greater public awareness

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced that the state’s Sex Offender Registry will now display multiple photographs of convicted sex offenders, in an effort to make offenders more recognizable to law enforcement personnel and the public.

November 12, 2013
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FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT HOSTED BY SENATOR ANDREW LANZA

Senator Andrew Lanza invites you to drop off and properly dispose of your used or unwanted electronics. Sunnking Electronics Recycling will be accepting computers, TVs, cell phones, small appliances and other electronics. 

CLICK HERE FOR A FULL LIST OF ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS.

Saturday, November 9th10 a.m. - 3 p.m."Turtle Circle" Parking LotFather Capodanno Blvd. & Hunter Ave.

November 9, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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