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Lauren's Law Passes the State Senate

(Albany, NY) The New York State Senate passed Lauren’s Law (S3885a), sponsored by Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) that will prohibit a driver's license application from being processed unless the organ donation section is filled out. Applicants would have to check a box stating “yes,” or “not at this time.” There currently is an organ donation section on the application, but it is not required to be filled out.

This change would increase organ donation in New York, which ranked last in the country for the number of new donors.

Passing Lauren’s Law today has very special meaning to heart transplant survivor Lauren Shields, the namesake of the bill as it is also her eleventh birthday.

April 13, 2011
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1st Annual Easter Egg Roll

This weekend we had our 1st Annual Easter Egg Roll.  Thanks to everyone who came out and made it such a great success!  Can't wait for the 2nd Annual Egg Roll.

April 11, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Calls for MTA Forensic Audit

(Albany, NY)Calling it the only sure way to get to the bottom of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's spending practices, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today unveiled legislation he sponsored that would commence a forensic audit of the public authority.

Under the legislation, (S.4501), the audit, which would be the first true top-to-bottom review of the MTA, would be conducted by an independent outside auditing firm and be paid for by the authority.

April 11, 2011
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April 11, 2011
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April 11, 2011
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Daisy Troop 40451

On Friday, I had the pleasure of making gift baskets for homeless children centers with Daisy Troop 40451.  My thanks go out to the girls and Troop Leaders for inviting me.  What a fun way to build strong character and a sense of community involvement for these young ladies!

April 11, 2011
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Mobile Office Hours

Senator Carlucci will be available to discuss issues important to residents during his mobile office hours this Saturday, April 9 from 12-2 at the Warwick Valley Community Center at 11 Hamilton Avenue.

April 8, 2011
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Please Join Us for 1st Annual Easter Egg Roll and Family Health Fair

Senator David Carlucci is hosting his first annual “Easter Egg Roll and Family Health Fair”.  Several area health-care agencies will be on hand to distribute health information and discuss the importance of healthy living.

Events include an Easter Egg Roll, magic show, music and an appearance by the Easter Bunny.

Children 10 and under should RSVP to enroll in the Easter Egg Roll by calling 845-623-3627 or emailing corrales@nysenate.gov.  Space is limited.

This is a free event.

Who:  Senator David Carlucci

           The Easter Bunny

Where: Peck’s Pond Park (Adjacent to West Haverstraw Village Hall)

April 7, 2011
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April 7, 2011
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Lauren's Law Passes Transportation Commitee

Senator Carlucci, Assemb. Ortiz and IDC Join 10-year-old Heart Transplant Survivor to Push for Life-Saving Legislation

'Lauren's Law' to Increase Organ Donation Passed Important Committee Vote

ALBANY, N.Y. – Senator David Carlucci and Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, (D-Brooklyn) joined 10-year-old heart transplant survivor Lauren Shields and her family in a push for life saving legislation.

The measure, “Lauren's Law,” would prohibit a driver's license application from being processed unless the organ donation section is filled out. Applicants would have to check a box stating “yes,” or “not at this time.” There currently is an organ donation section on the application, but it is not required to be filled out.

April 7, 2011
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