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Making America's Healthcare System Well Again

By State Senator John L. Sampson, Majority Conference Leader

March 24, 2010
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Making America's Healthcare System Well Again

After more than seven long months of hard, sometimes hostile, political and public debate an historic reform of the United States healthcare system is now a done deal. President Barack Obama has gotten back his political mojo and helped deliver what is bound to be the most important legacy of his presidency.

March 24, 2010
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CENSUS 2010 - USEFUL INFORMATION

Senator John L. Sampson urges ALL New Yorkers to "STAND UP AND BE COUNTED" for Census 2010. You can download Census 2010 Fact Sheet, Sample Form and Questions & Answers about Census 2010.

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Census 2010 Fact Sheet

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census 2010 Sample Form

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Questions & Answers for Census 2010

March 24, 2010
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Senator Sampson Holds Successful "Homeowners' Assistance and Financial Wellness Seminar"

Brooklyn, New York: Majority Conference Leader Senator John L. Sampson (D-19th SD) recently held a very successful “Homeowners’ Assistance and Financial Wellness Seminar”at Holy Family Church in the Canarsie Section of his district.

March 10, 2010
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New York State Senate Judiciary Committee 2009 Annual Report

Please click on the PDF link below to view the 2009 Judiciary Committee Annual Report

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2009 Judiciary Committee Annual Report

February 25, 2010
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TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

First Black Woman to receive an M.D.
February 24, 1864
2/24/1864: Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. She worked from 1852-1860 as a nurse in Massachusetts.

February 24, 2010
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TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

Constance Baker Motley elected Manhattan Borough President
February 23, 1965
Constance Baker Motley elected Manhattan Borough president, the highest elective office held by a Black woman in a major American city.

February 23, 2010
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TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

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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TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

Invisible Man wins award

February 9, 1952

February 9, 2010
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TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

 

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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TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY

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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