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Green Initiative Institute Coming To Buffalo, Thanks To Antoine. "Written by Glenn Gramigna, Editor."

Thompson Initiatives Abound From Green Expos To Darwin-Martin To The Niagara Falls Train Station.

 

Imagine the establishment of a Green Initiative Institute in Buffalo that would offer grants to green entrepreneurs while serving as an all-purpose business incubator for up and coming green enterprises?

Fortunately, before long none of us will have to use our imaginations to conjure up such a vision, thanks to a $2 million appropriation secured by Buffalo/Niagara Falls NYS Senator Antoine Thompson.

July 28, 2010
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Holiday Plans? Senators Will Be Stuck in Albany

ALBANY — On Saturday afternoon, from the peaks of the Adirondacks to the sands of Coney Island, New Yorkers will be celebrating the Fourth of July with picnics, softball games or a dip in the ocean.

But as the power struggle in the State Senate concludes its fourth week with no sign of resolution, 62 senators will be stuck in the Capitol, far from home, hearth and hot dogs, leaving lawmakers to frantically juggle schedules, appease aggrieved spouses and page through event guides, looking for ways to pass the time.

July 14, 2009
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Assemblyman Sweeney, Senator Thompson Call To Defend New York’s Environmental Protection Fund

FRIENDS OF NY’S ENVIRONMENT REPORT HIGHLIGHTS HOW GREEN INVESTMENTS YIELD JOBS, KEEP PARKS OPEN, PROTECT DRINKING WATER & SAVE FARMS

February 3, 2009
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Thompson Appointed As Senate’s Deputy Majority Whip, Chair Of Environmental Conservation Committee

Buffalo, NY- Antoine M. Thompson, New York State Senator for the 60th District (Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) announced his leadership appointment as the Senate’s Deputy Majority Whip. 

January 23, 2009
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SLA’s Free Training Seminar In Buffalo A Success

SLA, Empire State Restaurant and Tavern Association Provide Training to a Packed House at Buffalo State College for Restaurant, Bar, and Tavern Owners 

January 16, 2009
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International Walk A Child To School Day

Grand Island, NY- Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District and NYSDOT Regional Director, Alan Taylor walked children from the William Kaegebin Elementary School on Grand Island to school in celebration of “International Walk A Child to School Day, and the awarding of a $57,000 grant from the Department of Transportation for Safe Routes to School on Wednesday, October 8, 2008.

October 10, 2008
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Thompson To Host Strategic Economic Roundtable

Identifying Solutions and Alternatives to Stimulating the Local and Regional Economies

July 17, 2008
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Statewide Listening Tour Launches Operation S.n.u.g. Anti-crime Initiative In Buffalo

State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith Teams Up with Upstate Community and Police in Public Awareness Campaign to ‘Stop the Violence’

July 9, 2008
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June 16, 2008
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Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District To Present $25,000.00 Check To City Of Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls-Senator Antoine M. Thompson will present a check in the amount of $25,000.00 to the City of Niagara Falls for the 2nd Entrepreneur School that will provide training for participates who either have a business, or are anticipating starting one.

The first class began in January 2008 and ran through April 2008. There was a total of 25 participates of which 18 completed the 12-week course.

June 5, 2008
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Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District To Host A Roundtable With Michael Balboni, NYS Secretary Of Homeland Security

Buffalo-A Roundtable discussion has been scheduled to receive updates on Homeland Security issues as well as to discuss possible funding opportunities for the Western New York area.

May 30, 2008
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Senate Democrats Advocate For Bipartisan Passage Of Enhanced Statewide Brownfields Legislation To Accelerate Neighborhood Clean-ups And Provide $1 Billion In Tax Credits

New legislation would also create new jobs, help build affordable housing and provide $40 million in community grants

May 28, 2008
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Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District To Host 2nd Annual Memorial Day Ceremony & Reception

Buffalo- Antoine M. Thompson, New York State Senator, 60th District will host his 2nd Annual Memorial Day Ceremony where he will honor families of fallen hero’s from WNY.

May 15, 2008
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Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District To Host 7th Annual Spelling Bee Challenge

Buffalo – Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, and 60th District will host the 7th Annual Spelling Bee Challenge for students who live and attend school in the district and who are in grades 5th-8th.

May 14, 2008
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May 14, 2008
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Senator Thompson To Hold Press Conference On Raising Public Awareness For Gas Quality & Price Gouging

Buffalo, NY- A press conference is scheduled for Sunday, May 11th at 2:00pm at Mandela Markets, located at 272 East Ferry Street, Buffalo

May 9, 2008
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Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District Will Join Kevin Grupp, Owner Of Salsarita’s For Their Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Buffalo, NY- Today, Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District (D-60, Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will help kick off the weekend long Cinco de Mayo celebration at Salsarita’s on Delaware Avenue where he will present certificates of achievement to three outstanding employees from the Hispanic community for their work through the “Targeted Job Program.”

May 2, 2008
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Thompson Plants First Trees Of Season At Delaware Park & Hamlin Park School #74

Hamlin Park Community & Olmsted Parks Tree Plantings are Underway

May 2, 2008
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