Diane J. Savino's Press releases

Savino and Klein Announce Restoration of NYS Italian Regents High School Exam

Protects Study of Italian Language in Schools

TUCKAHOE, NY – State Senator Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn), State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), and representatives from the Westchester Italian Cultural Center and the Sons of Italy announced the restoration of the NYS Italian Regents high school exam at a rally on Thursday. Last week the NYS Senate saved the exam from extinction when it passed the final piece of this year’s budget. Attendees rallied in support of this important achievement and to celebrate Italian culture.

August 12, 2010
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Garibaldi-Meucci Museum to hold 22nd Fundraiser Brunch on Sunday, August 29

On Sunday, August 29, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum will hold its 22nd Annual Fundraiser Brunch at The George Washington Manor in Roslyn, New York.

August 10, 2010
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SAVINO ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF MORATORIUM ON GAS DRILLING; PROTECTS NEW YORK’S WATER

Senate Bill Mandates Moratorium to allow for Comprehensive Study of Drilling in Marcellus Shale(Albany, NY) Putting public safety over special interests, Senator Diane J.

August 4, 2010
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Senator Savino Sponsors Free Summer Movie Event in Staten Island

(Staten Island) Senator Savino invites you to Summer at the Pier, a free movie series. For more information, please visit www.downtownsi.com

 

July 9, 2010
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MAJORITY PASSES HISTORIC WAGE THEFT PROTECTION ACT

(Albany, NY) Groundbreaking legislation ensuring all workers receive fair pay has been passed by the New York State Senate Majority. The legislation (S8380), sponsored by Senator Diane J. Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn), will enforce tough penalties for employers who fail to meet minimum wage requirements, protecting thousands of hard working men and women across New York State. Every day countless workers across the state face rampant abuse on the job.

July 2, 2010
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Senator Savino Announces Passage of ‘Dignity For All Students Act’

Landmark bill will provide all students with a safe learning environment

June 23, 2010
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Senator Savino Announces Passage of ‘Dignity For All Students Act’

Landmark bill will provide all students with a safe learning environment

June 23, 2010
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Senate Passes Legislation Ensuring Safe Child Products

Tough measures on the manufacture and sale of child products containing BPA

June 22, 2010
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Senate Majority Secures Funding for Student MetroCards

(Albany, NY) The Senate Democratic Majority has achieved a major victory for New York children and families today by securing $25 million in state funding for a reduced fare student MetroCard program.

June 18, 2010
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Senator Savino Ensures Child Care Providers Have Right to Organize

(Albany, NY)The Senate Majority passed, yesterday, legislation, introduced by Senator Diane J.

June 18, 2010
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SENIORS FIRST: SENATOR SAVINO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE FOR SENIORS

(Albany, NY) The New York State Senate passed a comprehensive package of legislation expanding services and increasing access for senior citizens, Senator Savino (D-Brooklyn/Staten Island) has announced.

June 18, 2010
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Senate Majority Brings Marriage Laws into the 21st Century

(Albany, NY) Senator Diane J. Savino, joined her colleagues in Senate Majority in passing a legislative package which fundamentally restructures matrimonial law to improve the process and outcome of divorce for all New Yorkers, particularly women and children who are often the most vulnerable when marriages are dissolved.

June 16, 2010
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Senator Savino Hosts Italian American State Legislators Conference

(Albany, NY) Senator Diane J. Savino, President of the Italian American Legislators, hosted the organization’s annual conference, this Sunday, June 13th and Monday, Junje 14th.   The two day event, attended by participants from the entire state, coincided with the 150thAnniversary of the Unification of Italy and was a celebration of Italy’s rich culture and its contributions to this country, featuring performances, panel discussions, as well as informational lectures on the unique issues that aging Italian Americans face.  Dr.

June 16, 2010
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SENATE PASSES BILL TO IMPROVE THE SEPTEMBER 11TH WORKERS PROTECTION TASK FORCE

Legislation Extends Task Force For An Additional Five Years

June 10, 2010
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Senate honors ‘Women of Distinction’ across New York Celebrates the women who make all our lives better

(Albany, NY) Each year, the New York State Senate honors a select group of outstanding women who make our world and our lives better.  Today, the 13th annual Women of Distinction celebration recognized 57 women whose contributions have enriched the quality of life in communities across New York. 

May 26, 2010
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State Senator Diane Savino Calls for Passage of the Wage Theft Prevention Act

(New York)- State Senator Diane J. Savino,  joined State Senator Peralta, State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Assembly member Jeff Aubry, Make the Road New York,  The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union,  United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500 in calling  for the passage of the The Wage Theft Prevention Act, S7050 (Savino), A10163( Heastie).

May 13, 2010
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Statement on the Staten Island Ferry Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                    Contact: Ana Tinsly

May 8, 2010
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Senator Diane J. Savino Hosts 3rd Annual Black History Month Celebration

(STATEN ISLAND) — State Senator Diane J. Savino hosted, Friday, April 30th, the 3rd Annual Black History Month Celebration, “Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things”, originally scheduled for February, but postponed due to weather conditions.  The event, co-sponsored by the College of Staten Island and Con Edison, featured keynote speaker NYC Council member Debi Rose, who is the first African American elected official in Staten Island.   Councilmember Rose screened a video her office produced, depicting both historical and everyday heroes.

May 3, 2010
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Senator Savino Kicks off National Work Zone Awareness Week

Renewed call for state legislation to criminalize work-zone incidents

April 22, 2010
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