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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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Committee Meeting: Environmental Conservation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation Senator Antoine Thompson, Chair   Monday, June 14, 2010 Off the Floor

June 14, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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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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Committee Meeting: Environmental Conservation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation Senator Antoine Thompson, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 Room 901 LOB

June 8, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Matthew George Francis Ryan

Entered the US regular Army, 1988Basic Training, Ft. LeonardwoodDefense Language Institute (Germany), Monterey California 1988-1989Advanced Individual Training, Ft. Huachuca Arizona, Interrogation Prisoner of War 1989Stationed 165th MI Bn, Darmastadt, Germany 1989-1992Served in support of the Gulf War, with the British Army 1991Honorably discharged 1992Entered New York State National Guard, 1998Served with 3rd BDG, Masten Ave ArmoryServed as Security on Ground Zero, Sept 2000Commissioned 2001Served as an MP Platoon Leader Baghdad Iraq 2004-2005Served as RPAC South S-2/S-9 Khandahar, AfghanistanCurrently Commander, HHT, 2-101 CAV (NYARNG)

June 1, 2010
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