John A. DeFrancisco's Reports

NY Offers Free Prescription Drug Discount Card

With unemployment and the cost of healthcare on the rise, New Yorkers are looking for some relief.  I am pleased to inform you of a new program for lower income New York residents. The New York Prescription $aver (NYP$) is a FREE prescription discount card that will help save on the cost of prescription drugs.

May 14, 2009
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Bailing Out Downstate

The secretly-negotiated MTA bailout deal is a massive new mandate that will drive up local property taxes, increase taxes on jobs and do nothing to reform the bloated and wasteful spending by the Authority. Even worse, the plan does nothing for Upstate New York.

May 8, 2009
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Early Detection is the Best Weapon to Fight Breast Cancer

Many women let their fears of a breast cancer diagnosis keep them from getting a yearly mammogram.  The reality is that the vast majority of women do not have breast cancer.  However, for those who do have this disease, early detection with a mammogram can be a lifesaver.

The Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program has been providing professionals services to New Yorkers to address the psychosocial issues associated with breast cancer since the support program was established in 1980. 

May 1, 2009
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Preventing Animal Cruelty

During Animal Cruelty Prevention Month the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), The Humane Society of the United States and many other animal organizations are educating the public about the prevalence of animal cruelty in our country and how to help prevent it.

May 1, 2009
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