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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 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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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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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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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 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 29, 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 6, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Believes Long Islanders Deserve a Better Budget

Joining voices with numerous community members who have contacted his office today, New York State Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) expressed his disappointment with the budget agreement reached by the Democratic leaders of New York State.  From increased taxes to skyrocketing spending, the deal that Governor David Paterson reached in secrecy with Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith was criticized by most who live or work on Long Island.

March 30, 2009
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Senator Flanagan and the Senate Republican Conference Propose Restoring Funds to Libraries, Non-Public Schools

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District), along with his fellow members of the Senate Republican Conference, recently proposed an amendment to deficiency budget legislation being advanced by Senate Democrats that would restore $2.7 million to libraries and $6.3 million to non-public schools. 

March 26, 2009
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