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Senator Craig Johnson call for restoring Breast Cancer Funding

Senator Craig Johnson call for restoring Breast Cancer Funding

Adelphi Breast Cancer Program Saved

Senator Johnson, Assemblyman Alessi, Announce Much-Needed State Funding has been secured for Important Statewide Initiative

    GARDEN CITY, N.Y. -- State funding that had been vital for the continued operation of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program has been restored under the 2009-2010 budget, Senator Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) and Assemblyman Marc Alessi (D-Wading River) announced.

Senator Johnson speaks in favor of having Autism-related medical expenses covered by insurance companies.

Senator Johnson speaks in favor of legisaltion make New York the 10th state to have Autism-related expenses covered by health insurance companies.

Senator Johnson's Sun Safety Program Ends with More Than 60,000 Sunscreen Samples Distributed


Senator Craig Johnson, (D-Nassau) announced the successful conclusion of Summer Sun Safety Program.

During the months of June, July and August, the Senator and members of his staff  visited beaches, parks and pools across the 7th Senate District to hand out free samples of sun block and other UV protection, as well as literature on the dangers of prolonged sun exposure, and detecting the early warning signs of skin cancer.  More than 60,000 free samples of sun block and sun-blocking cosmetics were handed out to residents during the program’s duration.


Senate Investigations Committee Holds Hearing on Non-Collection of Indian Cigarette Taxes (part 1)

The Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations held a hearing on the Non-Collection of taxes on tobacco products sold to non-native Americans on Indian reservations on Oct. 27, 2009.


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