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.
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.
(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.
(Albany)-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. "I hope that we are going to make that history here today. I hope that we are going to take that step forward to continue the promise of Thomas Jefferson” said Senator Savino “We have nothing to fear from love and commitment."Please click on the link for the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCFFxidhcy0&feature=player_embedded
Senator Diane J. Savino spoke at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute's 30th Year Anniversary, on November 30, 2009.
The Institute works to foster higher education among Italian-Americans. Senator Savino spoke about the importance of promoting the rich cultural and intellectual history of Italians and Italian Americans.
NEW YORK , NY – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, State Senator Diane Savino, Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny, and Councilman Domenic Recchia announced a $21 million funding commitment for critical structural repairs at the Luna Park Housing Corporation, a 48-year-old City-administered Mitchell-Lama development in Coney Island . As a condition for receiving these much-needed funds, Luna Park ’s co-op board has agreed to maintain the development’s affordability and remain in the Mitchell-Lama program for at least 20 years. This will ensu