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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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May 26, 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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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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Senator Flanagan Criticizes Governor Paterson for Following Utility Tax with Consumer Outreach

         Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today criticized Governor David Paterson for announcing an outreach program for consumers who can’t pay their energy bills, just days after pushing through a massive utility tax hike that will make it even tougher for people to pay them.

April 8, 2009
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Open Letter Regarding New York State Budget from Senator John Flanagan

On Friday, the New York State Senate Majority followed the lead of the Assembly and put the final touches on the worst budget that our state has ever seen.  As the representative for the 2nd Senate District, I voted no to every component of this budget because it is bad for Long Island, bad for those who work and bad for anyone who owns a home.

April 5, 2009
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SENATOR FLANAGAN PROPOSES MANDATE RELIEF IN STATE BUDGET

During the recently concluded New York State budget negotiations, Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) introduced an amendment to the state budget that would reign in runaway school spending, increase transparency within local school districts and protect taxpayers from having to pick up the additional costs for unfunded mandates.

April 5, 2009
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