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SENATOR MARTINS & LEGISLATOR NICOLELLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM IN NEW HYDE PARK

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) and Legislator Richard J. Nicolello (R-9th Legislative District), in conjunction with NuHealth, are sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Tuesday, June 16th from 8:45 am to 12 pm at the Herricks Community Center (999 Herricks Road, New Hyde Park). 

     Appointments are necessary and will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. On site nurses and technicians will provide a mammography, a clinical breast examination and instructions for self examination. Patients and their physicians will be notified of the exam results. 

May 29, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor Senator Jack M. Martins, Chair 12 Noon, Monday, June 1, 2015 Room 123 CAP

June 1, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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SENATOR MARTINS & DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES TO HOLD FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM IN WESTBURY

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) is partnering with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) to provide services and assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure.

     Senator Martins has arranged to have DFS’ Mobile Command Center come to the Westbury Library (445 Jefferson Street, Westbury) on Friday, June 12th from 10 am to 6 pm.

     DFS staff members will be on hand to provide one-on-one assistance to homeowners in need. Depending on individuals' specific situations, DFS staff can help homeowners:

May 28, 2015
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Foreclosure Prevention Program-Westbury

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) is partnering with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) to provide services and assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure.

     Senator Martins has arranged to have DFS’ Mobile Command Center come to the Westbury Library (445 Jefferson Street, Westbury) on Friday, June 12th from 10 am to 6 pm.

     DFS staff members will be on hand to provide one-on-one assistance to homeowners in need. Depending on individuals' specific situations, DFS staff can help homeowners:

June 12, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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SENATE PASSES SENATOR MARTINS’ LEGISLATION HONORING FALLEN NASSAU COUNTY POLICE OFFICER

 

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) announced that the New York State Senate passed legislation he sponsored in memory of Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez, who was killed in the line of duty.

     “Arthur Lopez was a true hero who loved helping others. He died tragically while protecting our communities. Renaming this section of road in his honor is a fitting way to ensure that his heroism and memory are never forgotten. I’m hopeful that the Assembly will join the Senate in approving this legislation and paying tribute to a man who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the residents of Nassau County,” said Senator Martins.

May 28, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS TAKES PART IN VILLAGE OF STEWART MANOR’S MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently participated in the Village of Stewart Manor’s annual Memorial Day ceremony.

     Senator Martins spoke at the ceremony, where he thanked the veterans for their service and paid tribute to all the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines who gave their lives in defense of our country.

May 27, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS: STRONGER PENALTIES FOR DRIVERS WHO KILL OR INJURE SOMEONE WHILE DRIVING WITH A SUSPENDED OR REVOKED LICENSE PASSED BY SENATE

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) today announced that legislation he sponsored to strengthen penalties for individuals who kill or injure someone while driving with a suspended or revoked license has been passed by the New York State Senate. 

May 27, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS VOTES TO MAKE THE PROPERTY TAX CAP PERMANENT

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) has voted to make the property tax cap permanent. The legislation, which was passed by the Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support, prevents the planned expiration of the tax cap and continues saving property taxpayers billions of dollars each year.

     “The tax cap has been successful in controlling the growth in property taxes, a game changer for local homeowners. Despite its success, it is set to expire if the legislature doesn’t act. I urge the Assembly to join the Senate in acting on this legislation,” said Senator Martins.

May 27, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS & MINEOLA COMMUNITY PAY TRIBUTE TO AMERICA’S HEROES

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently took part in the Village of Mineola’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony to pay tribute to our veterans. The ceremony was held at Memorial Park. 

May 26, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS OBSERVES MEMORIAL DAY WITH FLORAL PARK COMMUNITY

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently joined with the Floral Park community in honoring our American heroes at the Village’s annual Memorial Day ceremony. The ceremony was sponsored by Floral Park American Legion Post 334 and the Village of Floral Park.

     Senator Martins marched in the parade with Mayor Tom Tweedy and the Village Board and served as the guest speaker at the ceremony, where he paid tribute to the over 40 million Americans who served in the military and the over 1.2 million who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation.

     Senator Martins (center) is pictured marching down Tulip Avenue with Mayor Tom Tweedy and the Village Board during the Floral Park Memorial Day Parade.

May 26, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS CELEBRATES CARLE PLACE’S 100th BIRTHDAY WITH COMMUNITY GROUPS AND LOCAL RESIDENTS

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently joined with the Carle Place Civic Association, community officials, and local residents in celebrating Carle Place’s 100th birthday. Senator Martins attended the opening of the Memorial Day weekend Carnival to help commemorate the milestone. 

     The carnival is part of a yearlong series of events to celebrate Carle Place’s centennial anniversary. The carnival was held on the grounds of the Carle Place Public Schools and featured live music, fireworks, rides and activities for all ages.

May 26, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS JOINS WITH ALBERTSON COMMUNITY IN OBSERVING MEMORIAL DAY

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently joined with members of the Albertson community in honoring our American heroes at the annual Memorial Day ceremony. The ceremony was held at the Albertson Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5253.

May 26, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS MEMORIAL DAY MESSAGE

"Memorial Day is not just about backyards and barbecues. It’s about offering our collective thanks to the men and women who have served our country and paying special recognition to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in that service.

On behalf of a grateful state, I offer our veterans and their families our most sincere 'thank you!'”

May 25, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS: SENATE APPROVES CREATION OF STATEWIDE REGISTRY OF VIOLENT OFFENDERS

“The Domestic Violence Protection Act-Brittany’s Law” Would Provide Public with Access to Information About Potentially Dangerous Felons 

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) announced that the New York State Senate passed The Domestic Violence Protection Act-Brittany’s Law to increase the safety and awareness of communities by increasing access to information about convicted violent felons. The legislation (S513), of which Senator Martins is a sponsor, would create a publicly accessible registry of all individuals convicted of a violent felony and allow local law enforcement to keep track of their location.

May 21, 2015
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LOCAL STUDENTS GO “INSIDE ALBANY” WITH SENATOR MARTINS

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently welcomed local high school students Joshua Curtis (Schreiber High School-Port Washington), William McNeill (Westbury High School), and Prajanan Senthilkumar (Manhasset High School) to the State Capitol in Albany.

May 20, 2015
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Thomas Scardino and Ray Vaz

Thomas Scardino and Ray Vaz are close friends who share a love for their country, a commitment to service and a bond unlike most others.  

May 19, 2015
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Keep the Tax Cap!

Please join the fight to Keep the Property Tax Cap. 

The property tax cap was enacted in 2011 to help reduce New Yorkers’ tax burden. The cap limits the annual growth of property taxes levied by local governments and school districts to two percent or the rate of inflation, whichever is less. Since 2012, the vast majority of school districts and municipalities have kept spending increases below the cap, leading to significant property tax savings for residents and businesses.

May 19, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS CONGRATULATES HERRICKS SCOUTS ON EARNING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently congratulated Luke Cuomo (East Williston), Brendan Duggan (Williston Park), Dominick Giustino (New Hyde Park), and Charlie Mo (Albertson) for attaining the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. The four scouts are members of Troop 201 in Herricks. 

     Senator Martins presented Luke, Brendan, Dominick, and Charlie with legislative resolutions he sponsored, which were passed by the Senate, honoring them for achieving Scouting’s highest rank. With passage of the resolutions, their accomplishments will forever be part of the New York State Senate’s official record.

May 19, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS SUPPORTS DON SCOTT MEMORIAL FOUNDATION’S 5K RUN IN MANHASSET

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently visited Mary Jane Davies Park in Manhasset to support the Don Scott Memorial Foundation’s fifth annual memorial 5K run. 

May 18, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS VIEWS NEW IMPROVEMENTS AT WILLISTON PARK LIBRARY

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) recently visited the Williston Park Library to view new improvements which were made using $25,000 in state funding. Senator Martins secured the state funding for the Library. 

     Using the funds, the library upgraded technology at the service desks, thereby allowing staff to assist patrons in a more efficient manner. The library also repainted and installed new carpeting in its reading and staff areas.

     “These improvements will enhance the services the Williston Park Library provides to the community. Congratulations to the Library on a job well done,” said Senator Martins.

May 18, 2015
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