Albany, NY - NYS Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) and the New York State Senate unanimously passed legislation that would prohibit the use of mechanical restraints including handcuffs and shackles, on any pregnant female prisoner who is about to give birth during transport from a correctional facility to a medical facility or other location for the purpose of delivering her child.
Buffalo, NY- Today, May 22, 2009, NYS Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), hosted his 3rd Annual Memorial Day Ceremony and Recognition Reception. The ceremony took place at 65 Court Street in Buffalo from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm.
This year’s ceremony honored several military veterans; Joseph Pirrone, Geraldine Ford, Honorable Judge Robert Russell, George Torres and Patrick Welch, Ph.D. They were joined by their family and friends.
Buffalo, NY- Today, May 22, 2009, NYS Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) held his 8th Annual Spring Fling Senior Breakfast from 9:00 to 11:00 am at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.
Close to four hundred and fifty seniors called to reserve a seat and join Senator Thompson for his annual breakfast. They were served a continental breakfast and were entertained by Hutchinson Central Technical High School Jazz Band.
Buffalo, NY- Today, May 22, 2009, NYS Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), sponsored his 8th Annual Employment Opportunity Fair from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Buffalo Employment and Training Center located at 77 Goodell Street.
Close to one hundred people came out to find employment opportunities or for assistance in writing resumes, dressing for success and the opportunity to sign up for technical support classes.
Today, State Senator Thompson announced that the New York State Senate passed critical legislation (S.4110-A) that will provide an additional 13 weeks of extended benefits to nearly 120,000 current or soon-to-be unemployed New Yorkers.
This legislation comes at a time when our economy is struggling, as Senator Thompson and his colleagues in the Majority are working to turn the economy around and help people find new, fair paying jobs.
Buffalo, NY - Antoine M. Thompson - New York State Senator, 60th District (D-parts of Erie and Niagara Counties) announced that he will hold his Annual Private David Evans, Jr. Courage Scholarship Awards Program Friday June 11, 2010 at 5PM at the Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Avenue in the City of Buffalo.