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Senator Flanagan's Veteran's Advisory Panel Meeting

Senator Flanagan will be holding a round-table discussion with representatives from a variety of organizations throughout the community.  The meeting will include a comprehensive discussion of the issues facing veterans and is by invitation only. 

If you would like more information on this meeting or would like to submit a comment or idea, please call Robert Caroppoli of Senator Flanagan's office at 631-361-2154 or send him an e-mail at rcaroppo@senate.state.ny.us.

September 17, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Flanagan Thanks Stony Brook Intern

Emily Richey of Stony Brook recently concluded a summer-long internship with Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District).  Ms.

September 3, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Warns Long Islanders About New Motor Vehicle Costs

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is warning every New Yorker who drives a car, a truck, a motorcycle, an ATV, or a boat about new fees at the New York State Department of Motor Vehicle (NYSDMV) that went into effect on September 1.  These new costs, which were approved by the Democratically-controlled Senate and Assembly earlier this year, will increase motor vehic

September 3, 2009
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Senator Flanagan and Assemblyman Fitzpatrick Join Efforts to Help Kings Park Fire Department Expand

In a move that will enhance safety throughout the Kings Park area, Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) and Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (7th Assembly District) have announced that the state has agreed to transfer a parcel of land on the former Kings Park Psychiatric Center property to the Kings Park Fire District (KPFD).

September 1, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Supports LIPA Efforts To Help Seniors

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is joining with the Long Island Power Authority to help Long Island reduce their utility costs through a new program the organization is offering.   

September 1, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Honors Commack Resident Debbie Virga As His 2009 Woman of Distinction

               Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently honored Debbie Virga, who served as the Chairperson of Community Relations for the Commack School District, as his 2009 Woman of Distinction.  As part

August 25, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Announces New Health Care Laws

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today announced that Governor David Paterson has signed two new laws that will help make health insurance more accessible for New York residents.  Senator Flanagan supported and voted for both of these measures duri

August 6, 2009
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Senators Flanagan and Fuschillo Call For Hearings on Governor's MTA Nominee

            Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) and Charles Fuschillo (8th Senate District) today called for the Senate to conduct expedited public hearings on Jay Walder, the Governor’s nominee to chair the Metropolitan Transit Authority. 

July 28, 2009
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Emergency Preparedness Seminar

Senator Flanagan joins with representatives of the New York State Emergency Management Office, the Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management, the American Red Cross and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to provide residents with expert advice about how to prepare for and deal with an emergency.

September 16, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Emergency Preparedness Seminar

Senator Flanagan joins with representatives of the New York State Emergency Management Office, the Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management, the American Red Cross and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to provide residents with expert advice about how to prepare for and deal with an emergency.

August 26, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Emergency Preparedness Seminar

Senator Flanagan joins with representatives of the New York State Emergency Management Office, the Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management, the American Red Cross and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to provide residents with expert advice about how to prepare for and deal with an emergency.

August 19, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Senator Flanagan Announces Attorney General’s Effort To Streamline Government Is Signed Into Law

 In a move that will provide the residents of his district with a real say in how their tax dollars are

June 30, 2009
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Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps Says Thank You For a Team Effort

PHOTO CAPTION Pictured is Senator John Flanagan, Commack Fire District Commissioner John Minton, and Officers of  Commack Ambulance BOD Thomas Lowenberg, and Rich O’Brien.

June 17, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Delivers Keynote Address to Kings Park School Students

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently delivered opening remarks at the William T.

June 15, 2009
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New York State Announces Energy Efficiency Upgrades at State Office Building

New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Commissioner John C. Egan, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) President and Chief Executive Officer Francis J. Murray Jr., New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel, Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin S.

June 15, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Discusses the Issues with Local Students

            Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently visited the members of the William Sidney Mount Elementary School Student Government to discuss his role as a state senator.  The visit, which was arranged by the club’s advisors Ms. Stefanie Baldante and Ms.

June 10, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Announces Summer Reading Program

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is inviting all students in his district to participate in his Summer Reading Passport program.  Senator Flanagan is sponsoring this free program to encourage students throughout our community to continue reading over the next summer vacation.

June 3, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Denounces New June 1st Tax Increases

As a result of tax increases that were approved by Democrats in the Senate and Assembly as part of the 2009-10 state budget, New Yorkers will now be paying more for bottled water, purchases made over the Internet and auto insurance as of June 1st.  The state will also impose tax hikes on companies that transport employees in and out of New York.

May 27, 2009
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