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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.  Here, Senator Foley gets ready to kick off the parade with Congressman Israel, Assemblyman Ramos and Legislator Montano.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.  Here, Senator Foley poses with parade organizers, members of Adelante and fellow honorees.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in the Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Foley took part in the 44th Annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade, where he was recognized as an honoree.  Here, Senator Foley greets the 2010 King.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Fights to Protect Aid to Education

Senator Foley is joined by education and community leaders at a recent press conference.  Senator Foley called on his senate colleagues to join him in the fight for substantial reductions in the level of cuts to education funding proposed for the state budget.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Fights to Protect Aid to Education

Senator Foley speaks with a community leader at a recent press conference.  Senator Foley called on his senate colleagues to join him in the fight for substantial reductions in the level of cuts to education funding proposed for the state budget.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Fights to Protect Aid to Education

Senator Foley and NYSUT President Richard Iannuzzi speak to a Central Islip student at a recent press conference.  Senator Foley called on his senate colleagues to join him in the fight for substantial reductions in the level of cuts to education funding proposed for the state budget.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Takes Part in Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) marched today in Adelante’s annual Puerto Rican-Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood.

Hundreds braved the heat to march in the parade and thousands more lined the parade route to cheer them on. Senator Foley was recognized as a 2010 Parade Honoree for his work to support Adelante and the community as a whole.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Fights to Protect State Aid to Education

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) and the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), along with other community and school leaders hosted a press conference today to call on state lawmakers to make substantial reductions in cuts to education aid.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Helps Streamline State and Local Government

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) announced that legislation (S7909) which establishes a temporary retirement benefit incentive for certain public employees has been signed into law. The legislation, sponsored by Senator Diane Savino, will assist in streamlining the workforce and achieving cost savings.

June 4, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Brian Foley, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Room 124 CAP

June 9, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Bearing Witness to William Floyd's Fallen Sons

Despite all of the positive things we were able to accomplish by remaining in Albany for all of last week, staying up north on Thursday and Friday meant I had to miss an event I had been looking forward to attending – the dedication of the Armed Forces Memorial at William Floyd High School.

June 3, 2010
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The Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis

One of the issues that I began to see hitting a tipping point during the time I was running for the Senate two years ago was the mortgage foreclosure situation. In the time since then, it has shifted from reaching a tipping point to outright crisis. My office receives calls on a daily basis from individuals who are fighting to save their homes. Fortunately, we have been able to help many of these residents.

 

June 3, 2010
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Senator Foley Helps Protect Domestic Workers

Senator Brian X. Foley announced the passage by the New York State Senate of the historic Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. This legislation would make New York the first state in the nation to provide new standards of worker protection for more than 200,000 employees in an industry which has gone unregulated for decades.

June 3, 2010
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