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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks  Senator Diane Savino, Chair  9:30 AM, Wednesday, June 3, 2015  Room 511 LOB

June 3, 9:30 AM - 9:33 AM
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Reverend Dr. Tony Baker, Sr.

The Reverend Dr. Tony Baker, Sr., a native of Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, joined the United States Army in June 1974. After 20 years of service to our nation, Dr. Baker retired with an Honorable Discharge in July 1995. 

During his time of service, Dr. Baker received numerous awards including the Army Commendation Medal 6th Oakley Cluster, 5 Good Conduct Medals, an Army Achievement Medal, an NCO Professional Development Ribbon, the National Defense Medal, 3 Overseas Ribbons and an Expert Marksmanship Badge. 

May 20, 2015
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Kamillah M. Hanks

Kamillah M. Hanks is a native Staten Islander, who has been a leader and advocate for smart growth and positive economic development in the North Shore of Staten Island for the past decade. Ms. Hanks is  currently the founder and president of the Historic Tappen Park Community Partnership, Inc., where she partners with civic leaders, businesses, community groups and schools to boost cultural and economic development in the Stapleton area and surrounding community. 

May 13, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks  Senator Diane Savino, Chair  9:30 AM, Wednesday, May 13, 2015  Room 511 LOB

Printed No.

Sponsor

Title

3616  Refer to Finance

Funke

An act to amend the banking law and the state finance law, in relation to credit unions

4304

May 13, 9:30 AM - 9:36 AM
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NYCHA HOUSING REPORT

The New York City Housing Authority, which operates 334 developments throughout the city and 10 on Staten Island, is an important provider of affordable housing for many Staten Islanders. We want to ensure that NYCHA is meeting your expectations and providing you with the safe, clean, and affordable housing that you need. The feedback you provide us in this survey will help us better serve you. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us!

April 24, 2015
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EARTH DAY 2015 POSTER CONTEST: DISTRICT 23

Dear Students,Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest.  This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 23rd Senatorial District. Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state.  I am proud of your work and that of your classmates, and encourage you to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is: Brittany Canete6th GradeIS 239 - Mark Twain

April 10, 2015
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Public Hearing: An Examination of Predatory Lending Practices within the sub-prime auto loan and auto title loan industry

Senate Standing Committee on Banks
Chair: Senator Diane J. Savino
Public Hearing: An Examination of Predatory Lending Practices within the sub-prime auto loan and auto title loan industry
Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor,
Albany, New York
Time: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Contact: Barbara O’Neill (518) 455-2405
Media Contact: Barbara O’Neill (518) 455-2405
ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

April 23, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Banks Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Banks Senator Diane Savino, Chair 9:30 AM, Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Room 124 CAP

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION OF COMMITTEE MEETING

March 4, 9:30 AM - 9:34 AM
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Fund North Shore Bus Rapid Transit

Petitioning Governor Andrew Cuomo 

This petition will be delivered to:

Governor Andrew Cuomo

Mayor of New York City

Bill de Blasio

Staten Island Chamber of Commerce

To sign petetion please click link below.

Tell Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to invest in better, faster and more efficient mass transit on Staten Island! Bring Bus Rapid Transit to the North Shore!

 

For years, Staten Island has been shortchanged by the MTA, leaving our neighborhoods without the mass transit they need.

January 16, 2015
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THANKSGIVING ESSAYS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

Dear Participant,

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration. We received outstanding poems, essays, and artwork that exemplify the creativity of New York State’s young people.

December 2, 2014
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SENATOR DIANE SAVINO ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF THE COMPASSIONATE CARE ACT IN THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE

SENATOR DIANE SAVINO ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF THE COMPASSIONATE CARE ACT IN THE NEW YORK STATE SENATE

 

ALBANY, NY -- Today, Senator Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn), sponsor of the Compassionate Care Act (S.7923 / A.6357), joined with members of the New York State Senate in voting overwhelmingly to establish a safe and regulated medical marijuana program in New York State. The Senate vote comes one day after a three-way agreement was struck between Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders, making New York the 23rd state in the nation that now will operate such a program.

 

June 23, 2014
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator Diane Savino, Chair Tuesday, June 3, 2014 Room 511 LOB

PLEASE NOTE LABOR WILL MEET IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING SESSION

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DATE

June 3, 11:30 AM - 11:36 AM
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Public Hearing: Review of Local Minimum Wage Proposals: S.4919, S.5914, S.6455, S.6516, S.6537 and A.8767

Senate Standing Committee on LaborChair: Senator Diane J. SavinoPublic Hearing: Review of Local Minimum Wage Proposals: S.4919, S.5914, S.6455, S.6516, S.6537 and A.8767Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New YorkTime: 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.Contact: Barbara O’Neill (518) 455-2405Media Contact: Barbara O’Neill (518) 455-2405

June 2, 10:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Mary P. LaManna

Mary is the daughter of Alexander and Sophie LaManna (nee Korniewicz). Mary is a native of Staten Island along with her twin brother Joseph, and older brother Anthony where she attended St. Adalbert School.

May 17, 2014
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Pat Singer

Pat Singer has a long and storied history of activism in the Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, community. Most importantly, it is a history of action as well. Ms. Singer was born of immigrant parents, and has shown exceptional patience and sensitivity to the unique problems of the immigrant and ethnic population of Brighton Beach – that is where her activism started.

May 13, 2014
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator Diane Savino, Chair 12 Noon, Monday, May 12, 2014 Room 511 LOB

May 12, 12:00 PM - 12:03 PM
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EARTH DAY 2014 POSTER CONTEST: DISTRICT 23

Earth Day Poster Contest. This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 23rd Senatorial District.

Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state. I am proud of your work and that of your classmates, and encourage you to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.

I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is:

Angela OrozcoGrade 6I.S. 98

 

April 17, 2014
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Attention: Homeowners who were affected by Hurricane Sandy, the deadline to file your claim for flood damage is April 28, 2014.

 Please call the number on the attached flyer to schedule an appointment time.

 

April 4, 2014
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SENATE CO-LEADER JEFF KLEIN AND INDEPENDENT DEMOCRATIC CONFERENCE DELIVER MAJOR VICTORIES FOR WORKING FAMILIES AS PART OF NEW YORK STATE BUDGET AGREEMENT

SENATE CO-LEADER JEFF KLEIN AND INDEPENDENT DEMOCRATIC CONFERENCE DELIVER MAJOR VICTORIES FOR WORKING FAMILIES AS PART OF NEW YORK STATE BUDGET AGREEMENT

Budget Package Includes Many of the IDC's Legislative Priorities Outlined in IDC’s "Affordable NY" Agenda

 

ALBANY, NY -- As part of the final 2014-2015 budget, Senate Co-Leader Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) hailed a series of major legislative accomplishments that will help make New York more affordable for working class residents. The budget framework includes many of the IDC's original proposals that were introduced as part of its "Affordable NY" agenda released earlier this year.

 

April 2, 2014
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