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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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Senator Flanagan Joins Attorney General Cuomo to Unveil Government Consolidation Legislation

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo in Melville today to unveil landmark legislation, entitled the “New N.Y.

May 21, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Continues Fight for Long Island at Leaders Meeting

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) took his efforts on behalf of Long Island residents directly to Governor David Paterson and the leaders of the Assembly and the Senate when he took part in a recent Leader’s Meeting regarding property tax relief. 

May 19, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Visits Kings Park Students

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently visited the R.J.O. Intermediate School in Kings Park to speak with Ms. Katie Trachtenberg’s 4th grade class.  Senator Flanagan met with the class to discuss his role in the New York State legislative process.

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May 18, 2009
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How The Stimulus Package Will Affect Business on LI

Learn how the Stimulus Package will affect Long Island Businesses at a Legislative Breakfast with top Elected Officials from Long Island.

Event will include opening remarkds from Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and include Suffolk County Legislator John Kennedy and Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan as panelists.

May 8, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Senator Flanagan Voices His Support For Long Island

Senator John Flanagan implores Senate Democrats to vote against the MTA Bailout Bill and save Long Island Schools and Businesses from the MTA Payroll Tax - May 6, 2009

May 7, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Welcomes Hauppauge High School Student

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) announced the addition of Matthew Curran, a junior at Hauppauge High School, to his office in Smithtown.  Matt is currently volunteering his time in Senator Flanagan’s office to gain experience in government.

May 5, 2009
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SENATOR FLANAGAN LAUNCHES PETITION DRIVE TO RESTORE STAR REBATE CHECKS ELIMINATED BY DEMOCRATS

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District), along with his colleagues in the Senate Republican Conference, has launched a statewide, grass-roots petition drive to restore the STAR property tax relief rebate check program.  The program, which was very beneficial to Long Island families, was cut during the Democratically-controlled budget negotiations.  

The petition drive will attempt to pressure Democratic lawmakers to restore the rebate checks that they eliminated as part of the recently-enacted State budget.

April 30, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Seeks Accountability of State Use of Federal Stimulus Funding

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today joined with his colleague John A. DeFrancisco (50th Senate District) and Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos (9th Senate District) to propose a comprehensive reform plan that will maximize job creation and ensure greater openness, transparency and accountability with regard to the billions of dollars in federal stimulus funding New York will receive over the next two years.

April 28, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Hosts Second Annual Photography Contest

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) would like to invite all students who reside in the 2nd Senate District and who are in the eighth grade and above to take part in his 2nd Annual Community Photography contest.  This contest will focus on photographs of community-based events and will allow students to showcase their hometown or school.

April 24, 2009
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