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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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:
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.
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Savino Hails State Budget Passage
Senator Diane J. Savino (Staten Island/Brooklyn - D, WF, I) a member of the Independent Democratic Conference, part of the Senate Majority Coalition hailed the passage of New York State’s fourth on time budget in a row. With a 5.3% increase in education spending this budget stills holds spending increases under 2%.
INDEPENDENT DEMOCRATIC CONFERENCE RELEASE EXTENSIVE REPORT HIGHLIGHTING THE RISING LIVING COSTS FACING NEW YORK SENIORS AND OUTLINES SENATE BUDGET PROPOSALS TO HELP MAKE NEW YORK MORE AFFORDABLE
Senate Budget Plan Provides Financial Relief Measures that will Expand Prescription Drug Coverage, Implement a Paid Family and Caregiver Leave Program, and Protect Seniors from Crushing Utility Rate and Rent Increases
SENATOR DIANE J. SAVINO ANNOUNCES COLLEGIATE SCHOLARSHIPS
Staten Island/Brooklyn - Senator Diane J. Savino (Democrat-District 23) announced today that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $2,000 scholarships to be awarded June 9th at their Annual Legislative Conference Day.