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A Roundtable Discussion to Address The Issue of Domestic Violence in Our Community

Senator John L. Sampson in Association with Performing Arts & Technology High School Presents

A Round Table Discussion to Address the Issue of Domestic Violence in Our Community

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Rap Artist/Author QUEEN PEN and other distinguished panelist

LEARN HOW TO IDENTIFY THE SIGNS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCELEARN HOW TO GET HELP AND WHERE LEARN HOW TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF ABUSE

April 30, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Swearing In Ceremony 2009-2010

Senator John Sampson being sworn in for 2009-2010 Legislative SessionNYS Senate Chamber

April 28, 2009
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Swine Influenza: What New Yorkers Need To Know

What is swine influenza? Swine flu is a respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses that regularly cause outbreaks in pigs. There have been reports of serious illness and deaths due to swine flu in Mexico, but the recently confirmed cases in the United States have been mild.

April 28, 2009
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Wish List

 

Hope for tomorrow

Endurance in time of sorrow

Hearts bent to a stranger’s cry

Blessings falling from the sky.

Soldiers quick and safe return,

Love a lesson all will learn,

Answered prayers - supply of needs

Peace in thoughts, words and deeds.

News of comfort, peace and joy,

Gifts for every girl and boy.

Lessons learned that make souls wise,

Long hellos - no more good-byes

Grace is planted with all things good,

Outstretched hands of brotherhood,

April 14, 2009
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March 31, 2009
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Senator Sampson Urges Participation in the Upcoming Hearing Notice on Proposed Waste Transfer Station in Canarsie

Say No to Increased Truck Traffic & Noise!

Say No to Increased Pollution and Dust!

Say No to Exposing Canarsie to Hospital, Veterinary and Doctors' Medical Waste!

We Do Not Want to be Exposed to Diseases and Illnesses Contained in Medical Waste!

Let your Voice be Heard on January 13th!!!!!

January 13, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Public Hearing: Senate Standing Committee on the Judiciary

Subject: The nomination process for Judges to the New York State Court of Appeals.

Purpose:  This hearing will examine the process by which nominees to the Court of Appeals are selected by the Commission on Judicial Nomination to be forwarded to the Governor.

Oral Testimony by Invitation Only.

January 27, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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New York State Senator John Sampson is Hosting An Emergency Community Forum

It's time to take Action!  We want the Illegal guns out of our Community.  Senator John L. Sampson is urging the community to come out in unity as he addresses the ongoing gun violence that is plaguing our neighborhood.  Let's come together and be heard.

March 30, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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We Want the Illegal Guns Out of Our Community

We Want the Illegal Guns Out of Our Community

March 27, 2009
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Senator John Sampson, Chair Of NYS Senate Judiciary Committee To Hold Hearings On Selection Process For Appointment Of Chief Judge

(Albany, NY)- Senator John Sampson, Chair of the New York State Senate Judiciary Committee, today, announced that his first order of business in convening the Judiciary Committee, prior to addressing the appointment of the new Chief Judge, is to hold hearings concerning the criteria employed by the Commission on Judicial Nomination during its selection process.

January 13, 2009
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Holiday Safety for Your Home

During the Holidays, many of us enjoy decorating our homes with lights, candles and other holiday displays. Lights and other decorations make our holidays more festive and enjoyable. They also make our community brighter and help chase the Winter blues away. While these decorations are fun and festive, please keep in mind a few home safety tips.

November 20, 2008
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Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

Personal shopping Safety

November 20, 2008
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Protecting Yourself From Identity Thieves This Holiday Season

1. Your Social Security card is one of the most valuable pieces of your identity. Never carry this card with you in your purse or wallet. Make sure to leave it at home in a secure place. Only take it with you if you need it for something specific.

November 20, 2008
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Holiday Safety For Your Home

During the Holidays, many of us enjoy decorating our homes with lights, candles and other holiday displays. Lights and other decorations make our holidays more festive and enjoyable. They also make our community brighter and help chase the Winter blues away. While these decorations are fun and festive, please keep in mind a few home safety tips.

November 20, 2008
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Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

Personal shopping Safety

November 20, 2008
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Youtube Video: Jewel Sulker Meets The Press With Senator Sampson

Brooklyn, NY - Senator John Sampson (D-Brooklyn) and Diane Brown, the mother of 10-year-old Jewel Sulker, appeal to the medical community for assistance. Jewel is in dire need of life-saving medical procedures.

July 16, 2008
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Senator Sampson Pleads To Save Sick Girl

Brooklyn mother appeals for medical community to help her 10-year-old girl

Brooklyn, NY – Senator John Sampson and Dianne Brown, the mother of 10-year-old Jewel Sulker, is pleading with doctors to step forward to save the young girl’s life.

July 15, 2008
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Senator John Sampson Makes Worldwide Plea To Save 10-year Old Girl

Senator John Sampson (D-Brooklyn) will host a news conference seeking medical attention for 10-year old Jewel Sulker, a young constituent that was born with a rare series of birth defects, a combination of which has never been seen before. Jewel is in need of multiple surgeries to make her comfortable as well as ensure she lives her life as long as humanly possible.

July 14, 2008
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