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FIRST WOMEN'S ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY

 

February 22, 2010
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Black History Month Extravaganza

In celebration of Black History Month Senator John L. Sampson in association with Public School 276 is proud to present a Black History Extravaganza.

Update 1: 2/24/2010 Please note: In the event that there may be a snow storm on 2/25th, the event will be rescheduled for the following week, Thursday March 4th, 2010. Please check back at 1:00PM on 2/25th to find out whether the event is still taking place. Thank you.

March 4, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Invisible Man wins award

February 9, 1952

February 9, 2010
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1st U.S. black foreign minister to Europe

 

February 5, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Judiciary Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John Sampson, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Room 124 CAP

The committee will consider the following nominations. The Honorable Mark R. Dwyer as Judge of the Court of Claims.

February 9, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Census 2010: Why It Is Important That You Participate Fully

Stand Up And Be Counted

By State Senator John L. Sampson, Democratic Majority Conference Leader

New York State Senate

 

In a little over a month the 2010 Census will swing into action. The goal is simple: to get as accurate a count as possible of all people living in the United States. This time the US Census Department has gone to great lengths to make the reporting form as simple as possible, non-invasive, and far shorter than in previous years. The census form contains only 10 relatively simple questions.

February 4, 2010
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Sampson: Take Advantage Of The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) This Tax Season

Free Tax Preparation Sites Will Help Qualified Taxpayers

February 4, 2010
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TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ROSA PARKS

February 4, 2010
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Negro Baseball League founded

 

 

February 3, 2010
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National Wear Red Day

Friday, February 5th is National Wear Red Day. Help support the fightagainst women's #1 killer - heart disease - by visiting

www.goredforwomen.org,

http://mylifecheck.heart.org/

http://www.goredforwomen.org/BetterU/index.aspx

www.heart.org/WearRedFounders

With heartfelt thanks!

February 5, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

February 2, 1995

 

February 2, 2010
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Today in Black History

Ratification of the 13th Amendment

February 1, 2010
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KIDS & FAMILIES STILL CAN’T WAIT

Senate Issues Groundbreaking Report on NY Family Court System

(Albany, NY) New York’s Family Court system is reaching a state of crisis, the State Senate Judiciary Committee finds in Kids & Families Still Can’t Wait: The Urgent Case for New Family Court Judgeships.

November 4, 2009
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Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson Announces Formation Of Special Committee Of Inquiry

(New York, NY)- Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson announced the formation of a special committee of inquiry to investigate the conduct for which Senator Hiram Monserrate was convicted by the State Supreme Court of Queens County.

October 20, 2009
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New York State Delegation of Legislators to China Announce New Business Opportunities to State

(New York, NY) Following a successful nine-day trade mission to China sponsored by the Asian American Business Development Corporation (AABDC), legislative leaders today announced several agreements reached which could result in millions of dollars in revenue to the state.

October 20, 2009
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Statement From Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson

“Accusations against public officials are of the utmost concern to everyone in a just and civil society and I take them very seriously.  A court of law has now ruled and we respect the decision rendered by the justice system.

The leaders of our conference are discussing the potential for further disciplinary action by the Senate and will comment further once a determination has been reached.

October 15, 2009
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Legislators, Business Leaders And Academics Lead "Invest In New York" Trade Mission

Senate President Pro Tem Malcolm A. Smith and Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson, in cooperation with The Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC), have organized “Invest in New York,” a trade mission to China which will visit Beijing, Nanjing, Changzhou and Shanghai, from October 9 - 18. The purpose of the trade mission is to promote inward investment in New York State, spur economic growth and create jobs.

October 9, 2009
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Public Schedule for Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson for Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Senator Sampson is in New York City and Albany and has no public schedule. Due to a scheduling conflict, the meet-and-greet with PS 13 students will be re-scheduled for a later date.

July 21, 8:15 AM - 8:15 AM
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