Diane J. Savino's Videos

Senator Savino's Opening Remarks at Hearing on Matrimonial Laws

Senate Majority Works to Reform Antiquated Matrimonial Laws Enhance the Integrity and Efficiency of Courtrooms, Facilitate  Equitable Settlements, Reduce Acrimony and Tension between Divorcing Partners,Protect the Emotional Well-Being of Children and Improve Support for Domestic Violence Victims (Albany, NY) Yesterday, Senator Diane J. Savino joined her colleagues in the New York State Senate Majority, in a hearing on matrimonial law reform. The hearing focused on: •         No-fault divorce

May 7, 2010
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Putting Money Back In New Yorkers’ Pockets

Senator Savino and Majority Members Pass Real Property and School Tax Relief BillALBANY – State Senator Diane J. Savino joined Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein and other Senate Majority Democrats in passing Property Tax Relief legislation aimed at reversing New York’s skyrocketing property taxes. The legislation, passed Thursday in a 58-1 vote, would put more money back in the pockets of middle income families and seniors.

March 19, 2010
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Senator Diane Savino Discusses the Beverage Tax on the Curtis Sliwa show

Senator Savino discusses her opposition to the beverage tax on the Curtis Sliwa Show, first aired Wednesday, March 16.

March 18, 2010
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Senator Savino Introduces Bill To Protect Workers from Wage Theft

New York State Senator Diane Savino, New York State Assembly Member Carl Heastie, and the Coalition to Prevent Wage Theft & Protect Responsible Businesses stood in front of the SOHO location of Scoop NYC, a business that illegally withheld half a million dollars in overtime pay from workers to announce the introduction of comprehensive state legislation to reform the New York State Labor Law (S.7050/A.10163). The coalition is comprised of low-income workers, not-for-profit organizations, civic legal organizations, organized labor, and small businesses.

March 12, 2010
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Senator Savino Discusses the new Foreclosure Prevention Law on the Joe Gross Show

Senator Diane Savino discusses the new Foreclosure Prevention Bill, signed into law last session, which extends protections to homeowners and renters. 

Originally aired January, 7, 2010

March 9, 2010
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Senator Savino Urges Passage of Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Albany – Today, Senator Diane J. Savino joined domestic workers and their supporters in calling for the immediate passage of the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights [S2311A]. The bill, introduced by Senator Savino, guarantees protection from discrimination, notice of termination, paid sick days and holidays, and other basic labor protections long denied to nannies, housekeepers, and elderly caregivers employed in private homes.

January 28, 2010
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Senator Diane Savino Speaks at the Calandra Institute's 30th Anniversary

Senator Diane J. Savino spoke at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute's 30th Year Anniversary, on November 30, 2009.  

December 11, 2009
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NYS Senator Diane Savino comments on Women's History

NYS Senator Diane Savino comments on Women's History Month in Session - March 11, 2009 Albany,NY  

December 11, 2009
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NYS Senator Diane Savino speaks about Leandra's Law

This November, the State Senate passed Leandra's Law, named after 11 year old Leandra Rosado, who was killed by a drunk driver. The bill is meant to protectchildren and to hopefully prevent future tragedies.

December 11, 2009
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December 11, 2009
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Senator Savino Sponsors Back to School Blast

The “Back to School Blast” organized by Senator Diane Savino , featured  free school supplies, free health screenings, healthy snacks, face painting, giveaways, as well as school and college-related information.

December 11, 2009
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Senator Diane Savino Volunteers at MASBIA Soup Kitchen in Celebration of Rosh Hashana

Thursday, September 17, Senator Diane Savino joined Brooklyn elected officials at the MASBIA kosher soup kitchen, in serving food to the needy, as they prepared for Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year.

December 11, 2009
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Marriage Equality for New York Video

Wednesday, December 2, in a speech to legislators, Senator Diane Savino expressed her views on the significance of voting in favor of marriage equality for the state of New York.

December 11, 2009
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Senator Savino Secures Funds to Send Local Youth Football Champs to National Championships

Community joins in effort to support the Staten Island Hurricanes

 

December 4, 2009
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Senator Savino Secures Funds to Send Local Youth Football Champs to National Championships

(Staten Island)-Senator Diane J. Savino, a strong supporter of the Staten Island Hurricanes, a local youth football league, announced today, a successful fundraising drive to pay for the team's trip to the National Football Championships in Orlando, Fl. 

December 4, 2009
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September 15, 2009
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Senator Diane Savino Hosts Annual Back To School Giveaway

NY1 VIDEO: More than 500 Staten Islanders lined up in front of the Cromwell Center Wednesday for an annual back to school giveaway organized by Senator Diane Savino

September 11, 2009
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