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Sen. Johnson, Suburban Senate Dems, Unveil Tax Relief Plan

For Release- April 20, 2009

Sen. Johnson, Suburban Senate Dems, Unveil Tax Relief Plan

Proposal Includes STAR Rebate Restoration, Circuit Breaker for Middle Class Homeowners

Senator Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) was joined by fellow Long Island Senator Brian X. Foley (D-Suffolk), Deputy Senate Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx), Long Island homeowners and school officials to unveil their proposal to provide real relief to middle class homeowners who are struggling under the crippling burden of property taxes.

April 20, 2009
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Craig M. Johnson

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April 16, 2009
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Senator Johnson-Sponsored Red Light Camera Bill Passes Senate

The New York State Senate last week passed legislation sponsored by Senator Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) that will authorize the installation of red-light cameras in Nassau County.

The legislation (S.3749) will enable Nassau officials to install red-light cameras at up to 50 intersections throughout the county under a five-year pilot program. These devices turn on only when a vehicle runs a red light.

April 13, 2009
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Town Hall Forum on the Federal Stimulus Package

Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith and the New York State Senate invites you to attend a Town Hall Forum on the Federal Stimulus Package.

Here's what you'll find out:• How your community can benefit from the Stimulus Package;• What projects are eligible for funding; and• Information about job creation and business opportunities.

March 14, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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FEMA Flood Mitigation Program

Thank you for interest in Flood Mitigation. I invite you to learn more by clicking the following link:

http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/floodplain/nfipkeywords/participation_nfip.shtmfor a list of participating communities, click here:  http://www.fema.gov/cis/NY.pdf

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NFI Presolution

March 31, 2009
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Senator Craig Johnson - Gas Tax Holiday Bill Comments

Senator Craig Johnson - Gas Tax Holiday Bill Comments

March 31, 2009
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Senator Craig Johnson call for restoring Breast Cancer Funding

Senator Craig Johnson call for restoring Breast Cancer Funding

March 31, 2009
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Senator Johnson, Assemblyman Alessi Push for Breast Cancer Program Restorations

Senator Craig Johnson (D-Nassau) and Assemblyman Marc Alessi (D-Wading River) last week called for funding to be restored for two vitally important breast cancer research and outreach programs.

The state legislators said the programs – The Cornell Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors Program and the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program -- offer services that are indispensable in the battle against a disease that disproportionately affects Long Islanders.

March 9, 2009
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Senator Johnson, Assemblyman Alessi Push for Breast Cancer Program Restorations

Senator Craig M. Johnson (at podium) joins fellow state legislators and representatives from The Cornell Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors Program and the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program for a March 4, 2009 press conference pushing for the programs' restoration in the 2009-2010 budget. From left, Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck), Assemblyman Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst), Assemblyman Marc Alessi (D-Wading River), Senator Johnson, Assemblywoman Pat Eddington (D-Medford) and program advocates.

March 9, 2009
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Senator Johnson's Legislation to Protect Domestic Violence Victims From Workplace Discrimination Passes Senate

The State Senate last week passed important legislation sponsored by Senator Craig M. Johnson to protect the victims of domestic violence and stalking from discrimination in the workplace.

“For many victims of domestic violence and stalking, their employment situation is their only stable environment,” Senator Johnson said. “This measure will ensure that these victims will be able to hold onto this stability and independence as they work to rebuild their lives.”

March 4, 2009
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Senator Craig Johnson Mortgage Bill

Senator Craig Johnson Mortgage Bill

February 25, 2009
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Senator Johnson on his legislation to protect domestic violence victims from workplace discrimination on Feb. 23, 2009

Senator Johnson on his legislation to protect domestic violence victims from workplace discrimination on Feb. 23, 2009

February 23, 2009
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From Washington DC Sen. Smith and Senator Johnson addresses the Federal Stimulus Package

From Washington DC Sen. Smith and Senator Johnson addresses the Federal Stimulus Package on February 12, 2009

February 12, 2009
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Senator Johnson Appointed Chairman Of Senate Investigations And Government Operations Committee

Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau), has been appointed Chairman of the powerful Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations by Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith. 

January 16, 2009
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Sen. Johnson To Host Blood Drive Jan. 29

Senator Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) will partner with the Garden City Park Fire Department,  the Garden City Park Civic Association and Long Island Blood Services to host a blood drive on Thursday, Jan. 29.  

January 15, 2009
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Third Track Suspended

Senator Craig M. Johnson commended the MTA/ LIRR for its financially prudent decision to suspend plans for the controversial Third Track Expansion Project amid a multi-million dollar budget shortfall for the agency.

July 11, 2008
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Senator Craig Johnson on NYRA

Senator Craig Johnson on NYRA

June 24, 2008
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Operation Protect Your Home Comes To Long Island

Senator Johnson, County Executive Suozzi, Host Foreclosure Relief Forum 

Long Island homeowners struggling to avoid foreclosure will be able to have their loans reviewed by bank and mortgage servicing company representatives on Saturday, June 7, during a forum hosted by Senator Craig M. Johnson and Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi.  

May 22, 2008
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Senator Craig Johnson: Third Track Costs Keep Rising

Senator Craig M. Johnson blasted the MTA/ LIRR for once again ignoring the wishes of Main Line communities by continuing to go forward with its controversial Third Track Expansion project, even as its projected costs continue to increase.

MTA officials now estimate that it would cost $1.5 billion to complete the project. As recently as March, Third Track was projected to cost $1.3 billion. Last year, it was pegged at $1 billion.

May 19, 2008
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Senator Craig M. Johnson's Response To The Final Report Of The Commission On Local Government Efficiency And Competitiveness

April 30, 2008 Hon. Stan LundineChairmanNYS Commission on Local Government Efficiency and Competitiveness30 South Pearl StreetAlbany, NY 12245 Dear Mr. Lundine: 

May 13, 2008
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