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Senator Flanagan Making Residents Aware Of State Tax Program

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently received information from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance (NYSDTF) about a new program designed to help those with delinquent tax burdens to pay off their debt.  The 2010 PAID (Penalty and Interest Discount Program for tax liabilities) program will provide taxpayers who are behind in their tax bi

January 11, 2010
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Senator Flanagan Offers Safety Tips For Holiday Shoppers

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is again reminding residents to be vigilant as they shop this season.  To help consumers protect themselves, especially those who do a majority of their shopping via the Internet, Senator Flanagan has established a special section on his web site – Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips – with a variety of tips and links to help make the holiday season safer.

December 11, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Helps Kings Park Students Achieve Badge

To help the Webelos of Cub Scout Pack 379 in Kings Park achieve their Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge, Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently visited their meeting to discuss his job as a New York State Senator.  This visit, which helped the troop satisfy one of the requirements for obtaining the badge, was coordinated by Den Mom Christine Rome.

December 8, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Visits AHRC Of Suffolk

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently toured the Association for the Help of Retarded Children (AHRC) Suffolk Chapter's Work Center in Bohemia.  Senator Flanagan's was invited to the facility by AHRC vocational participant Cristen Mic

November 23, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Bringing His Office To Centereach

In an effort to make it easier for his constituents to get the assistance they deserve, Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is bringing his office and staff to Centereach as part of his Mobile Office Hours program.  The event, which will begin at 6:00 pm and last until 8:00 pm, will be held at the V.F.W. Post 4927 located at 31 Horseblock Road on Tuesday, December 1st.

November 17, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Thanks Stony Brook University For Their Efforts To Fight Prostate Cancer

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently presented a New York State Senate Proclamation to the Stony Brook University Medical Center’s Department of Urology for their dedication to helping fight prostate cancer.  He presented the honor to Dr. Howard L. Adler, who is the Medical Director of the Prostate Care Program, during a recent visit to their facility in Setauket.

November 2, 2009
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SENATOR FLANAGAN VISITS EAST SETAUKET SCHOOL

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently visited the 5th grade class of Arrowhead Elementary School to help the students prepare for their upcoming social studies test.  The visit was arranged by Ms.

October 30, 2009
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October 28, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Welcomes Artists To Huntington

Senator John Flanagan recently attended the Artist's Reception of 7 & 7 at the Huntington Arts Council to welcome the artists to the Huntington area.  The exhibit was presented in coordination with the Huntington Arts Council and included works by 14 painters and sculptors who have won numerous awards and been widely shown at exhibits, galleries and public spaces in the New York

October 28, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Appointed as a Member of the Monserrate Committee

Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos today named Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) as a member of the New York State Senate special committee that will investigate the matter regarding Senator Hiram Monserrate.  

October 22, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Joins With Small Businesses And Non-Profits to Call For Repeal Of MTA Payroll Tax

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined with his fellow Long Island Republican Senators, business owners and non-profit organization leaders to call for the repeal of the MTA Payroll Tax.  Joining together with those who will be directly impacted, Senator Flanagan, Senator Kemp Hannon, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., Senator Owen H.

October 15, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Awards Liberty Medals To Hauppauge Heroes

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) presented New York State Senate Liberty Medals to three community members who rescued a Hauppauge man from a fire last week.  The three men, Hauppauge Fire Department 1st Assistant Chief Raymond Germaine, Firefighter Thomas Kriklava, Jr.

October 13, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Joins Attorney General Cuomo To Announce Pension Reform Proposal

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo and other elected officials to announce new, bipartisan legislation that would replace the sole trustee at the New York State Common Retirement Fund with a board of trustees and eliminate pay to play in state public pension funds.

October 9, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Offers Information To Businesses Affected By The MTA Payroll Tax

In an effort to help his constituents comply with the devastating MTA Payroll tax that was passed by the Democratically-controlled Assembly and Senate and signed into law by Governor David Paterson, Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is alerting the thousands of downstate businesses, hospitals, non-profits, school districts and local governments that will be affected that their first payment is due on November 2nd. 

October 8, 2009
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Senator Flanagan: New Resource for Small Business Men and Women Very Helpful

As New York continues to recover from the current economic downturn, everyone agrees that our economic success depends on the success of our small businesses.  To assist the many men and women across our area who build these job-creating enterprises, I wanted to make sure that everyone was aware of a new resource that will assist them in their efforts.

September 25, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Honors St. James Resident As His 2009 Woman of Distinction

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently welcomed Catherine Videtto, who serves as the Nursing Coordinator for Performance Improvement at the St.

September 15, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Works To Protect Roadways By Passing Ignition Interlock Legislation

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) announced that the New York State Senate has unanimously passed legislation he sponsored that will require all convicted drunk drivers to use ignition interlocks.  Senator Flanagan sponsored the legislation, which has now been sent

September 14, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Joins With Stony Brook University To Promote Prostate Cancer Awareness

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is joining with Stony Brook University Medical Center’s Department of Urology to provide men throughout our community with free prostate screenings to commemorate Prostate Cancer Awareness week, which begins on Monday, September 21st.  The department’s Prostate Care Program, under the direction of Medical Director Howard L.

September 14, 2009
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