Antoine M Thompson's Press releases

Reform Needed For Public And Charter Schools

For  immediate releaseContact: Ken Houston: 716.854.8705

 

ALBANY, NY-  The New York State Senate took a vote Monday on a bill that would more than double the number of charter schools.    While the bill takes bold steps forward to provide greater accountability and transparency for charter schools, the bill is unlikely to pass the State Assembly, and is distracting from the budget process.

May 6, 2010
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Senator Thompson Lights Pathway To Energy

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

May 6, 2010
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Senator Thompson Holds Spring Job Fair

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), will hold a job fair on Friday, April 23, 2010 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Pratt-Willert Community Center.

“The economy is beginning to slowly turn around and the unemployment rates have dropped,” stated Senator Thompson. “However, there are still many people out there in need of jobs and I hope to be able to assist people in their employment search.”

April 19, 2010
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Senator Thompson Holds 3rd Annual Senior Breakfast

For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Heather Zeisz | Zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), will hold his 9th Annual Spring Fling Senior Breakfast on Saturday, May 1st from 9:00 to 11:00 am at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. 

April 19, 2010
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Senator Thompson To Speak At “Clean Diesel – Clean Air: New York State Retrofit Day”

For Immediate Release: March 22, 2010Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Albany, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), will be the featured speaker at the “Clean Diesel – Clean Air: New York State Retrofit Day” on the “mosaic” outside of the Legislative Office Building in Albany on March 23rd at 11:00AM.

March 23, 2010
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Senator Thompson presents his 2010 Calendar of Events.

Senator Antoine Thompson presents his 2010 Calendar of Events.  Please click on the file entitled "Calendar 2010.pdf" to view calendar.  Thank you.

March 19, 2010
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2010 State of the 60th District Report

Senator Antoine Thompson presents his 2010 State of the 60th District Report.  Please click on the file entitled "State of the District78.pdf" to view the report.  Thank you.

March 19, 2010
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Senator Thompson To Host 4th Annual Wwomen's History Month Awards Ceremony

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 16, 2010                            Contact:  Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

March 16, 2010
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Senator Thompson To Host Saint Joseph's Day Table

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 03, 2010     Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), will host a Saint Joseph’s Day Table at the Mahoney State Office Building at 65 Court Street in Buffalo on March 19, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

March 3, 2010
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Senator Antoine Thompson, Chair of the Environmental Conservation Committee Acts to Create Green Jobs

For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

 

(Albany-NY)Yesterday, the New York State Senate passed an environmental package that promotes the use of clean energy, creates green jobs, empowers property owners to upgrade to energy efficient gas systems and protects New Yorkers from environmental discrimination.

February 23, 2010
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Senator Thompson Celebrates Black History Month. "Honoring our Professional African American Firefighters."

For Immediate Release: Friday, February 19, 2010Contact:  Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

February 20, 2010
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Senator Thompson Secured $250,000 For Improvements To Niawanda Park

For Immediate Release: February, 18, 2010Contact:  Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8706

February 19, 2010
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February 19, 2010
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Senator Thompson Recognizes Leon Davis On His 100th Birthday

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 17, 2010Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), recognizes Mr. Leon Davis and wishes him a happy 100th birthday today, February 17, 2010.  Senator Thompson will be presenting Mr. Davis with a proclamation.

February 17, 2010
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Senator Thompson Recognizes Leon Davis On His 100th Birthday

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 17, 2010Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), recognizes Mr. Leon Davis and wishes him a happy 100th birthday today, February 17, 2010.  Senator Thompson will be presenting Mr. Davis with a proclamation.

February 17, 2010
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Senator Thompson To Recognize Sixteen Upstate Leaders At The Annual Black & Puerto Rican Caucus

For Immediate Release: Friday, February 12, 2010Contact:  Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Albany, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (Parts of Erie and Niagara Counties) and Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes will hold “The Upstate Affair” awards ceremony and reception at The Crowne Plaza Capitol Room on Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

February 12, 2010
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Senator Thompson’s Green Roofs And BPA Bills Reported Out From The Senate Environmental Conservation Committee

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 3, 2010Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705Rashied McDuffie | rashied_mcduffie@yahoo.com | 518.455.3371

February 10, 2010
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Senator Thompson Hosts Black History Month Celebration

For Immediate Release: Monday, February 8, 2010Contact: Linda Walker | 716.284.5789Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Niagara Falls, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will be hosting a celebration in honor of Black History Month.  The event will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at the Doris Jones Family Resource Center at 3001 Ninth Street, Niagara Falls from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

February 9, 2010
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Senator Thompson Hosts Community Jazz Concert In Celebration Of Black History Month

For Immediate Release: Friday, January 29, 2010Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705JoAnn Cole | jcole@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705Linda Walker | 716.284.5789

January 29, 2010
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