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HAVE YOU SEEN RAT TODAY?

State Senator Bill Perkins is conducting a survey to find out whether New York Subway Riders feel there is a rat problem in the subway.

July 29, 2010
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July 28, 2010
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NYS Senate - Senator Perkins - Intern Debate - 07/26/10

NYS Senate - Senator Perkins - Intern Debate - 07/26/10

July 27, 2010
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Labor, Industry, Environmentalists Join Senator Bill Perkins for a Healthy New York

Industry, labor, environmentalists, small business and public health advocates join Senator Bill Perkins at City Hall to praise legislation signed by Governor Paterson that will dramatically reduce the deadly pollution that comes from burning home heating oil. The legislation sponsored by Senator Perkins', S.1145-C, sharply reduces the amount of sulfur allowed in home heating oil from over 2,000 parts per million to just 15 parts per million. This will reduce the air pollution that adversely affects the health of millions of New Yorkers..

July 22, 2010
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Governor signs historic clean air legislation sponsored by Sen. Perkins

For Immediate Release July 22, 2010Contact:  Cordell Cleare 212-222-7315

Oil, Environmentalists, Industry, Labor Join Senator Bill Perkins for a Healthy New York Governor signs historic clean air legislation sponsored by Sen. Perkins

July 22, 2010
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Senator Bill Perkins Advocates for the Dignity for All Students Act

On June 22, 2010 Senator Bill Perkins participated in a press conference which advocated for the passage of S. 1987-B, the dignity for all students act.  On the same day the bill passed the Senate with a vote of 58 to 3.

June 24, 2010
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June 18, 2010
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Public Hearing -- "Benefit Corporations: Expanding the Corporate Purpose"

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICENEW YORK STATE SENATEBill Perkins, ChairNew York State Senate Standing Committee onCorporations, Authorities & Commissions“Benefit Corporations: Expanding the Corporate Purpose”

June 15, 2010
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Public Hearing: Benefit Corporations: Expanding the Corporate Purpose

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICENEW YORK STATE SENATENotice of Public HearingBill Perkins, ChairNew York State Senate Standing Committee onCorporations, Authorities & Commissions“Benefit Corporations: Expanding the Corporate Purpose”

June 17, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Senator Bill Perkins, Chair 9:45 AM, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Room 816 LOB

June 16, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions  Senator Bill Perkins, Chair  10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 9, 2010  Room 816 LOB

June 9, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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June 1, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Senator Bill Perkins, Chair 10:00 AM, Thursday , June 3, 2010 Room 816 LOB

June 3, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Charters vs. public schools: Behind the numbers

May 24, 2010

The Washington Post

OTHER NEWS MEDIA REFERENCES ON CHARTER SCHOOLS

Charters vs. public schools: Behind the numbers

By Valerie Strauss

Charter school advocates often like to say that many of these schools do a better job than nearby public schools with the same population of students.

May 26, 2010
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