The New York State Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) that would allow consumers more protections when purchasing a pet. The bill (S.3723B) would provide consumers with more information about the origins of their pet, and more protections should their pet become ill, under what is known as the “pet lemon law”.
SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae. Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, treatment will be continued on the next suitable day.
Time and date of the application: June 11, 2013, 5:00 AM- 8:00 PM
Hiking and camping provide exercise and interest for people of any age. Just getting out and walking around is a wonderful way to see nature. Since unexpected things happen, however, the best way to help guarantee a good time for all is to plan ahead carefully and follow commonsense safety precautions.
If you have any medical conditions, discuss your plans with your health care provider and get approval before departing.
Senator Trunzo was an exemplary statesman who will be sorely missed. I was fortunate to have him as a mentor, a colleague and a friend. He epitomized in every sense of the word what it meant to be a gentleman. His soft spoken demeanor belied his passionate advocacy for his constituents.
Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) announced that the New York State Senate and Assembly have passed legislation that would increase penalties for killing a police dog or police horse in the line of duty. The legislation, which Senator Flanagan sponsored, is a clear recognition of the importance of the lives of police animals and the vital role they play in crime solving as well as rescue and recover
Dennis Michael Sullivan served as an alcohol and drug counselor with the United States Army HHC Company Division Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division during the Vietnam War. His rank was E-4 and he is the recipient of the Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal.Mr. Sullivan is a Life Member and Past Post Commander of VFW Post 4927 in Centereach and also served as the Suffolk County Council Commander.
Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is calling on congressional leaders to reject the “Double-Tax Plan” included in a federal budget proposal that would end the longstanding policy allowing taxpayers to deduct their state and local tax liability, including property taxes, from their federal taxes. If approved by Congress and signed into law, this change would cost the average Long Island homeowner approximately $4,500 a year.
Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) announced that much-needed tax relief for middle-class families, help for job-creating businesses and additional funding for our school children are all included in the recently passed 2013-14 state budget. For the third consecutive year, the budget keeps spending growth below two percent, which is consistent with the local spending cap that applies to school districts and local governments.
As the publisher of the Times Beacon Record Newspapers, Ms. Dunaief has played an essential role in Suffolk County and been instrumental in expanding the dialogue in the local community. Having founded her first paper four decades ago, she has been a trailblazer and a role model for countless young female journalists.
Under her leadership, the Times Beacon Record has flourished and now delivers local news to area residents through seven weekly newspapers. The company also publishes numerous annual special editions that focus on the community.
Ms. Duniaef is also a writer, and her column, “Between You And Me,” has won numerous state and county awards over the years.