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SENATOR MARTINS VOTES TO REAPPOINT PORT WASHINGTON RESIDENT TO NEW YORK STATE COURT OF CLAIMS

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently voted to confirm Port Washington resident Alan Honorof for reappointment to the New York State Court of Claims. Judge Honorof was nominated for reappointment by Governor Andrew Cuomo and confirmed by the New York State Senate.

     Judge Honorof has been serving on the Court of Claims since 1996. Prior to his initial appointment, Judge Honorof had an over twenty year career as a litigator, both in private practice and as an Assistant District Attorney in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. Judge Honorof received his Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law. 

May 15, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Labor Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Labor  Senator Jack M. Martins, Chair  12 Noon, Monday, May 18, 2015  Room 123 CAP

Printed No.

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Boyle

An act to amend the labor law, in relation to the definition of "employment" for the purposes of unemployment insurance

May 18, 12:05 PM - 12:11 PM
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Susan Auriemma

Susan Auriemma is a devoted mother who suffered a near-tragedy, leading her to become a tireless and passionate advocate for child safety. 

Ms. Auriemma’s life was forever changed when she was backing her sport utility vehicle up a driveway and her youngest daughter ran out of the house. Ms. Auriemma was unable to see her daughter behind her, and struck her. Her daughter survived with only minor injuries, but Ms. Auriemma was so shaken that she began to immerse herself in advocacy to help save lives and protect other families. 

May 13, 2015
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From the Desk of Senator Jack M. Martins

Remember

     Exasperated is the only word that can describe how I felt as Long Island buried yet another of her heroes, New York City Police Officer Brian Moore. He was the fifth NYPD officer shot in as many months and the third to be killed since December.

May 13, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS & SENATOR AMEDORE ANNOUNCE TASK FORCE ON WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM ON MAY 13TH

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) and Senator George Amedore (R-46th Senate District), Co-Chairs of the Senate’s Task Force on Workforce Development, announced that the Task Force will hold a public forum this Wednesday, May 13th at noon in the State Legislative Office Building in Albany (Hearing Room A). The hearing will examine ways to bridge the employment gap and help connect people with in-demand jobs. 

May 12, 2015
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR JACK M. MARTINS

     “Earlier today, I joined with members of the Senate Republican Conference in electing Senator John Flanagan as the new Senate Majority Leader. Having worked closely with Senator Flanagan since entering the Senate, I am certain he will do a great job for Long Island and New York, and I offer him my congratulations.

May 11, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM IN HICKSVILLE

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District), in conjunction with NuHealth, is sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, June 4th from 9 am to 12 pm at the Hicksville Public Library (169 Jerusalem Avenue, Hicksville). 

     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. 

     NuHealth’s guidelines for the program are as follows:

May 11, 2015
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Breast Cancer Screening Program-New Hyde Park

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District), in conjunction with NuHealth, is sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Tuessday, June 16th from 8:45 am to 12 pm at the Herricks Community Center (999 Herricks Road, New Hyde Parl).

     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.

     NuHealth’s guidelines for the program are as follows:

     • The program is open to Nassau County women age 40 and over.

June 16, 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
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Breast Cancer Screening Program-Hicksville

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District), in conjunction with NuHealth, is sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, June 4th from 9 am to 12 pm at the Hicksville Public Library (169 Jerusalem Avenue, Hicksville). 

     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. 

     NuHealth’s guidelines for the program are as follows:

June 4, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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SENATOR MARTINS & NASSAU POLICE TO HOLD PROGRAM TO HELP PARENTS SPOT THE SIGNS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) and the Nassau County Police Department will be sponsoring a free program to help parents protect their children from substance abuse. The substance abuse prevention program will be held on Thursday, May 28th at 7 pm at the Hicksville Public Library (169 Jerusalem Avenue, Hicksville). 

May 7, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS, PORT WASHINGTON POLICE, & NASSAU COUNTY TRAFFIC SAFETY BOARD TO SPONSOR FREE CHILD SAFETY SEAT CHECK PROGRAM

     Senator Jack Martins (R-7th Senate District), in conjunction with the Port Washington Police District and the Nassau County Traffic Safety Board, will be sponsoring a free child safety seat check for families. The program will take place on Saturday, May 30th from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm at Atlantic Hook & Ladder Company (25 Carlton Avenue, Port Washington). 

May 7, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS NAMES MANHASSET RESIDENT SUE AURIEMMA A NEW YORK STATE SENATE WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

    Photo caption: Senator Martins congratulates Sue Auriemma on being named a New York State Senate Woman of Distinction during a Senate ceremony in Albany.

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently named Manhasset resident Sue Auriemma a New York State Senate Woman of Distinction. 

May 6, 2015
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Free Child Safety Seat Check- Port Washington

Senator Jack Martins (R-7th Senate District), in conjunction with the Port Washington Police District and the Nassau County Traffic Safety Board, will be sponsoring a free child safety seat check for families. The program will take place on Saturday, May 30th from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm at Atlantic Hook & Ladder (25 Carlton Avenue, Port Washington).

Trained officials from the Port Washington Police Department and Nassau County Traffic Safety Board will perform free safety inspections to ensure that drivers have their child safety seats properly installed and secured. Child safety seats can reduce the threat of injury or death by as much as 65 percent, but only if they are installed properly, according to the Nassau County Traffic Safety Board.

May 30, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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From the Desk of Senator Jack M. Martins

A New Direction

     It was the unflappable Winston Churchill, who said, “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.”

May 4, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS & DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES TO HOLD FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM IN HICKSVILLE

     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 Hicksville Library (169 Jerusalem Avenue, Hicksville) on Tuesday, May 19th 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 1, 2015
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Foreclosure Prevention Program-Hicksville

     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 Hicksville Library (169 Jerusalem Avenue, Hicksville) on Tuesday, May 19th 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 19, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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SENATOR MARTINS PARTICIPATES IN READ ACROSS AMERICA PROGRAM WITH PORT WASHINGTON STUDENTS

     Senator Jack Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently visited South Salem Elementary School in Port Washington to read to students as part of the Read Across America Earth Day Celebration.

     Senator Martins read The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life With the Chimps by Jeanette Winter to third grade students. The book teaches students about Jane Goodall’s life, her efforts to observe and study chimps, and her crusade to save them and their habitat from extinction.

     Senator Martins is pictured as he reads The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life With the Chimps to third grade students at South Salem Elementary School.

April 30, 2015
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Your Voice With Senator Jack Martins-4/29/15

Senator Martins talks about expanding access to jobs, protecting consumers from sub-prime auto loans, increasing penalties for driving with suspended licens, Protecting Long Island's drinking water, and his recent Shed the Meds program on this week's edition of "Your Voice." Click the video above to watch.

April 29, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS MEETS WITH MANHASSET & PORT WASHINGTON VETERANS

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently had a special meeting with members of the Manhasset American Legion and the Port Washington Marine Corps League. 

     The group was leaving for Quantico, Virginia to visit the Marine Corps base and pay tribute to their fellow American heroes. Senator Martins, along with Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Councilwoman Anna Kaplan, met with the group before they left for Quantico to help send them off and wish them well on their trip.

April 29, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS STATEMENT ON ASSEMBLY PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION ENSURING WOMEN RECEIVE EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK

     “Passing legislation to ensure women receive equal pay for equal work, as well as other important protections for women, was one of the first actions taken by the Senate this year. 105 days later, the Assembly has decided to join us in approving the pay equity legislation. As the father of four daughters and a cosponsor of these bills, I'm pleased they have finally done so.

April 28, 2015
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