Antoine M Thompson's Press releases

Governor Signs Thompson Bill Limiting Phosphorus. "Protecting The Environment."

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 26, 2010Contact: Ken Houston 716.854.8705 houston@senate.state.ny.us

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) changes the Environmental Conservation Law regarding the amount of phosphorus used in household products.  

July 28, 2010
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Thompson To Host Community Leaders and Stakeholders Breakfast

For Immediate Release:July 21, 2010Contact: Ken Houston sk2houston@hotmail.com 716.854.8705

Niagara Falls, NY – New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will host his annual community stakeholders breakfast in Niagara Falls this Saturday at the John Duke Senior Center,  located at 1201 Hyde Park Blvd. from 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

The breakfast will include presentations from the following guest speakers: Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster, Kevin Cottrell with The North Star Project, Dave Kinney with The Department of Public Works and representatives from the Niagara Falls Police Department.

July 21, 2010
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Majority Boosts Minority and Women-Owned Businesses. "Fair Access To Capitol."

Immediate Release:July 2, 2010Contact Ken Houston 716.854.8705 houston@senate.state.ny.us

Buffalo, NY – New York State Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), along with the Senate Democratic Majority, promoting new opportunities for the business growth and expansion of minority and women-owned business enterprises (MWBE), has passed a legislative package (S8314, S8313, S8312) which will:

July 6, 2010
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Thompson Pushing For State Wide Solar Compliance "Switch No Longer Needed."

For Immediate ReleaseJune 24, 2010Contact: Ken Houston 716.854.8705 houston@senate.ny.us

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) passes legislation that changes the rules when it comes to residential   solar electric generating equipment.

June 28, 2010
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Senator Thompson Leading The Way In Child Advocacy. "Preserving the Future."

Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) comes to the rescue of children in Western New York by sponsoring a bill that would ban the use of Bishpenol-A in products for children age three and under.

The bill (#S3296) includes childcare products such as pacifiers, baby bottles, baby bottle liners, cups, cup lids, straws and sippy cups.  These are products parents innocently expose their child to on a daily basis without knowing their possible risk.

June 23, 2010
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Thompson To Hosts Senior Cookout. "10 Years and Counting."

For Immediate Release June 22, 2010Contact: Ken Houston 716.854.8705 houston@senate.state.ny.us

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) rolls up his sleeves to serve up a great time during his annual Senior Cookout.   The event will be held Sunday, June 27 at Riverside Park, located at 2607 Niagara in Buffalo, NY.

June 23, 2010
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Public Protection Budget Ensures Equal Justice For All New Yorkers. "Majority adopts Interest On Lawyer Account Funding in Legislation."

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2010Majority Press (518) 455-2415

(Albany, NY) Recognizing the need to give all New Yorkers equal access to our justice system, the Senate Democratic Majority passed budget legislation today that fully funds the $15 million Judiciary appropriation for civil legal service for poor New Yorkers.

June 22, 2010
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Thompson Pushes For Environmental Upgrades. "Calculating Emissions."

For Immediate Release June 21, 2010Contact: Ken Houston 716.854.8705 houston@senate.state.ny.us

          BUFFALO, NY – New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) is working to make changes to the Environmental Conservation Law. The bill (#S5689) sponsored by Thompson would require every State agency to conduct  an annual environmental audit, which consist of calculating the amount of greenhouse gas emissions it generates.

June 21, 2010
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Thompson Targets Greenhouse Gas Emissions. "Reducing Numbers Is Crucial."

For Immediate Release  June 21, 2010  Contact: Ken Houston 716.854.8705 houston@senate.state.ny.us                                                                       &

June 21, 2010
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Senator Thompson Secures Emergency Funding For Marina

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Ken Houston 716.854.8705 sk2houston@hotmai.com

June 10, 2010
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Senator Thompson Helps Students Reach Their Potential

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Ken Houston sk2houston@hotmail.com 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) salutes the participants of his annual Western New York Spelling Bee.   This was the ninth year for the spelling bee, which registered more than one hundred students, grades five through eight from Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Lockport and Amherst.

May 26, 2010
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Senator Thompson Sponsors 9th Annual WNY Spelling Challenge. "Helping to increase interest in education."

For Immediate Release: Contact: Fabiola Friot | Friot@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), will be hosting his 9th Annual WNY Spelling Bee Challenge on May 22, 2010 at the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society. 

May 24, 2010
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Senator Thompson Host Community Leaders & Stakeholders Breakfast

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Ken Houston sk2houston@hotmail.com 716.854.8705

May 24, 2010
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Senator Thompson Dawns Cap & Gown For Top Honors

For Immediate Release Contact: Ken Houston sk2houston@hotmail.com 716.854.8705

May 24, 2010
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May 24, 2010
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Senator Thompson Receives Solar Energy Champion Award

For immediate releaseContact: Ken Houston sk2houston@hotmail.com 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) is being honored for his efforts to promote legislation aimed at cleaning up the environment and making it more energy efficient.

May 11, 2010
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Senator Thompson Receives Afro-American Heritage Award

For immediate releaseContact: Ken Houston sk2houston@hotmail.com 716.854.8705

May 6, 2010
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May 6, 2010
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