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Senator Foley Honors Blue Point Eagle Scout

Senator Foley recently honored Vincent Licata of Blue Point, who earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest advancement awarded by the Boy Scouts of America.  Vincent is a student at Bayport Blue Point High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 329.  Vincent's project involved installing new electrical service, a new flag pole, lighted sign boards and extensive landscaping at Chamber Park in the Bayport Blue Point community.

May 24, 2010
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Senator Foley Honors Farmingville Eagle Scout

Senator Foley recently honored Erik Lindgren of Farmingville, who earned his Eagle Scout award, the highest advancement awarded by the Boy Scouts of America.  Erik is a student at Sachem East High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 80.  Erik's project involved building a pathway at the Chippewa Elementary School Memorial Garden.

May 24, 2010
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Senator Foley Holds Press Conference on Government Efficiency

Senator Foley joined Senators Klein and Savino in hosting a press conference to discuss government effiency.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Listens to Testimony on Government Efficiency

Senator Foley took part in a hearing held by the Task Force on Government Efficiency held in Albany.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Meets with Members of Local 338

Senator Foley recently met with members of Local 338 during their visit to Albany.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Lays Framework for the Future

Senator Foley was joined by Assemblyman Englebright, Assemblywoman Schimel, Gary Bixhorn of Eastern Suffolk BOCES, Wendell Chu of the Suffolk County School Superintendents Association, and members of Long Island's education community to announce groundbreaking legislation.  The legislation, known as Framework for the Future will help to reduce dependence on property taxes, enhance school efficiency, and promote fairness in the distribution of State Aid.  Senator Foley is the lead sponsor in the Senate (Senate Bill5716-A).

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Helps Dedicate Sachem North Armed Forces Memorial Garden

Senator Foley joined the Sachem North community in dedicating the Armed Forces Memorial Garden. The garden is a gift from the Class of 2013 and is meant to provide a living monument to those members of the Sachem community who have served and continue to serve in the armed forces.

Joining Senator Foley in this photo are James Nolan, Superintendent of the Sachem Schools and Sal Scarlato, a Korean War Veteran.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Helps Dedicate Sachem North Armed Forces Memorial Garden

Senator Foley joined the Sachem North community in dedicating the Armed Forces Memorial Garden.  The garden is a gift from the Class of 2013 and is meant to provide a living monument to those members of the Sachem community who have served and continue to serve in the armed forces.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Speaks at Outreach House

Senator Foley spoke to residents, employees, and supporters of Outreach House in Brentwood about their mission of assisting young adults in overcoming substance abuse problems. Senator Foley also spoke about Denise's Law, legislation he is sponsoring in Albany to help parents get treatment for their children.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Speaks at Outreach House

Senator Foley spoke to residents, employees, and supporters of Outreach House in Brentwood about their mission of assisting young adults in overcoming substance abuse problems.  Senator Foley also spoke about Denise's Law, legislation he is sponsoring in Albany to help parents get treatment for their children.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Honors Americas Heroes

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) celebrated Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 15th by visiting AmVets Post 18 in East Islip and recognizing the members for the work they do both for veterans and the community as a whole.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Attends Grand Opening of Sachem Library's InsideOut

Senator Foley and Library Director Judith Willner at the opening of Sachem Public Library's InsideOut.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Attends Grand Opening of Sachem Library's InsideOut

Senator Foley congratulates Patrick Kutch on his speech at the opening of InsideOut at Sachem Public Library.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Attends Opening of Sachem Library's Inside Out

Senator Foley helps cut the ribbon to open the new outdoor wing of Sachem Public Library.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Great Brookhaven Plant-In

Senator Foley joins volunteers at the Great Brookhaven Plant-In.

May 21, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Great Brookhaven Plant-In

Senator Foley helps Nina and Melissa Matusiak choose plants during the Great Brookhaven Plant-In.

May 21, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Room 124 CAP

May 26, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Senator Foley Helps Residents Rest Easy

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) hailed the passage in the senate of Senate Bill 7047, which would require polysomnographic technologists, who assist in the diagnosis of sleep disorders, to be licensed by the State Education Department.

May 20, 2010
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Senator Foley, Assemblyman Englebright Hail Signing of Landmark Pesticide Legislation

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) and Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D – Setauket) hailed the signing of the Child Safe Playing Fields Act by Governor Paterson. This law protects children and the environment by banning the use of harmful pesticides on school fields and playgrounds, as well as at daycare centers.

May 18, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Room 124 CAP

May 18, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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