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Committee Meeting: Codes Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Codes Senator Eric T. Schneiderman, Chair 10:30 AM, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Room 123 CAP

February 23, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Committee Meeting: Codes Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Codes Senator Eric T. Schneiderman, Chair 10:30 AM, Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Room 123 CAP

February 9, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Rev. Al Sharpton, Sen. Eric Schneiderman, Assm. Hakeem Jeffries Join Forces With Coalition To Announce New Statewide Campaign To End Prison-Based Gerrymandering Before 2010 Census

NEW YORK – The Rev. Al Sharpton, Senator Eric T. Schneiderman and Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries joined forces with a statewide coalition today to announce a new organizing campaign plan to end prison-based gerrymandering in New York State before the 2010 Census.

January 28, 2010
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SENATOR ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN'S STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT DECISION, CITIZENS UNITED V. FEC

SENATOR ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN'S STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT DECISION, CITIZENS UNITED V. FEC

 

January 21, 2010
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Senate Passes Sweeping Ethics And Election Law Reform Legislation

 Schneiderman bill includes stricter campaign finance rules and greater penalties for violations, increased disclosure of outside income for legislators, enhancements to the lobby law, strengthened legislative and executive oversight

January 20, 2010
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Transcripts Of The Special Committee of Inquiry To Investigate The Circumstances Surrounding The Conviction Of Hiram Monserrate

As a matter of transparency, the Special Committee of Inquiry took the extraordinary step of having a court reporter maintain a stenographic record of every meeting, including executive sessions. Transcripts are now available from these meetings for download below.

The transcripts below are available in both .txt and .pdf format.

You can also find these transcripts in other formats on our Open Legislation page here.

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Nov 9, 2009 5:06 PM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Nov 23, 2009 5:17 PM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Dec 8, 2009 3:00 PM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Dec 14, 2009 10:30 AM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Dec 29, 2009 11:35 AM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Jan 11, 2010 4:44 PM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Nov 9, 2009 5:06 PM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Nov 23, 2009 5:17 PM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Dec 8, 2009 3:00 PM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Dec 14, 2009 10:30 AM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Dec 29, 2009 11:35 AM

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Select Committee - Monserrate Investigation - Executive Session Jan 11, 2010 4:44 PM

January 19, 2010
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January 19, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Help For Haiti

The devastation in Haiti is heartbreaking beyond words. I am proud that our national government is moving quickly to provide assistance, but at a time of such incomprehensible loss we all have an individual responsibility, as well as a collective one, to contribute to the relief effort.

January 14, 2010
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Special Committee of Inquiry Releases Final Report and Recommendations

The Special Committee of Inquiry, chaired by Senator Eric T. Schneiderman, to investigate the conduct for which Senator Hiram Monserrate was convicted by the State Supreme Court of Queens County, today released its final report with recommendations.

January 14, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Codes Meeting

Standing meeting of the Codes committee.

January 12, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Sen. Schneiderman and Assm. Espaillat Crack Down on "Nutcracker"

Northern Manhattan Leaders Join Forces To Support Schneiderman-Espaillat Bill That Increases Penalties For Selling Illegal Drinks To Teens

January 10, 2010
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Home For Christmas, Exoneree Endorses “Actual Innocence Act”

Fernando Bermudez Supports Schneiderman-Espaillat Bill To Help The Wrongfully Convicted

December 22, 2009
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Landmark Senate Foreclosure Protection Bill Becomes Law

Governor Signs Schneiderman-Sponsored Bill To Protect Homeowners From Foreclosure Crisis

December 16, 2009
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Daily News: How gay unions lost -- but won

Bill HammondSupporters of same-sex marriage sadly lost the 38-to-24 vote in the state Senate last week, but they won the argument.On the merits, the debate wasn't even close.In fact, with the lonely exception of Bronx Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr., opponents literally said nothing to justify denying equal marital rights to tens of thousands of New Yorkers.The only word 37 of them spoke was "no."Their collective silence was shameful.

December 7, 2009
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Sen. Schneiderman's Statement On Marriage Equality Vote

"This is a sad day for the state of New York, and a heartbreaking defeat for equality. But this fight is far from over.

December 2, 2009
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Cleaning Up Albany

New York’s campaign finance system ranks among the nation’s worst. With gaping loopholes, sky-high contribution limits, lax enforcement, and no statewide public funding program – this failed system is in desperate need of reform.

November 30, 2009
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