As a constituent of this Senate District, I am pleased to offer you a wide variety of publications free of charge. Review the list of brochures and e-mail me the name and number of publications you are interested in. I will be sure to send you the publications as soon as I can.
Welcome to the Kids Corner! Being a father and a grandfather, I know that explaining how our State government works can sometimes be a difficult task. This page is designed to help children better understand the New York State Senate and the role I play in New York State Government. Filled with explanations of the role of a State Senator and how a bill becomes a law, this page also contains fun New York State facts and games.
As the former Chairman of the New York State Senate Committee on Aging, I was proud to work closely with the Capital District Senior Issues Forum, the Elder Network for the Capital Region and the State Office for the Aging several years ago to create a brochure highlighting safety tips for senior citizens.
You may be entitled to some of the over $8 billion in unclaimed funds in New York State. A simple internet search is all it takes to see if you are eligible. Why does New York State have unclaimed funds?
Banks, insurance companies, utilities, investment companies and many other businesses are required by State law to turn over inactive accounts to the State. The Office of the State Comptroller then serves as the custodian of this money until it is claimed.
It’s hard to believe, but it is true. Fifty years after the 1963 Equal Pay Act was signed into law, pay discrimination in the workplace still exists in America.
In June, the Senate unanimously passed legislation to strengthen New York’s laws and ensure that women receive equal pay for equal work. However, action is still needed by the State Assembly on this bill.