Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau), and the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management announce free basic training classes for volunteers who want to join to the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
More than 1,000 Nassau County residents are already members of the CERT program, which educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response and recovery skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Senator Craig M. Johnson wrote the following letter to the Governor, seeking a summit with state officials, community leaders and representatives from the Shinnecock Indian Nation to discuss potential development at the Belmont Park Race Track.
Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau), Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel and North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman hosted Gov. David A. Paterson, who signed critically important legislation that will provide more than $35 billion in long-term savings to New York taxpayers over the next 30 years.
State senators grilled MTA CEO Jay Walder Thursday about his plans to modernize the transit system, indicating that the state might not shell out for nifty gizmos like countdown clocks in bus shelters.
“We’ve lived for years without the clocks,” said state Sen. Craig Johnson, (D-Port Washington), during the hearing in Manhattan. “I just don’t see how we can justify that right now.”
A plan to add a second track between the Long Island Rail Road's Farmingdale andRonkonkoma stations may be on the chopping block if the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is forced to scale back its proposed $28-billion capital plan, the LIRR's president said Thursday.
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.
MINEOLA, NY – Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Port Washington), the Senate Majority's representative to the MTA Capital Program Review Board,and Senator Charles Fuschillo, (R-Merrick) hold a public hearing on the the MTA's proposed 2010-2014 Capital Plan on Oct. 29, 2009. This clip -- Long Island Rail Road President Helena Williams.
All seniors are invited to a Medicare Forum hosted by Senator Johnsonwith the Medicare Right Center on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 9:30am-11:45amat the Herricks Senior Center located at 999 Herricks Road, New HydePark, NY 11040.The purpose of this event is to enable our constituents to getconnected to programs that pay for costs associated with Medicare and
Senator Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) and representatives from Austim Speaks addressed the Senate Standing Committee on Insurance during an Oct. 23, 2009 hearing on the insurance industry's role in the treatment of Autism. During this testimony, Senator Johnson urged the Senate Insurance Committee to pass (S.2366) legislation that would require private insurance companies to cover some of the costs associated with the treatment of Autism.