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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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Democratic Conference Leader John L. Sampson To Hold Press Availability

WHERE: Majority Conference Room 332, Capitol

WHEN: Tuesday, July 7, 2009 @ 12:30 PM.

July 7, 12:30 PM - 12:30 PM
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Public Schedule For Senate Majority Conference For Wednesday July 1, 2009

12:30 PM:   Legal BriefingLocation:     Majority Conference Room 332                    Capitol                    *Can be viewed at http://nysenate.gov  

July 1, 12:30 PM - 12:30 PM
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June 30, 4:45 PM - 4:45 PM
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June 30, 2009
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Senate President And Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith & Democratic Conference Leader John L. Sampson To Hold Post-session Press Availability

WHERE: Outside of Majority Conference Room 332, 3rd Floor, Capitol 

WHEN: Thursday, June 25th, immediately following session

June 25, 3:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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June 24, 2009
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Senate Passes Power For Jobs Program Provides Businesses Low Cost Power To Protect Hundreds Of Thousands Of Jobs

(Albany, NY) – Yesterday, the New York State Senate, led by President and Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith and Democratic Conference Leader John L. Sampson, passed legislation extending the Power for Jobs program which provides low cost power to businesses and non-profits across the state. If the program was not extended, New York faced the potential loss of over 250,000 jobs. 

June 24, 2009
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Happy Juneteenth

Senator John L. Sampson would like to wish you a HAPPY JUNETEENTH celebrating June 19, 1865, which marks the official end of slavery for African-Americans in the U. S., and the signing of Chap.#113 (2004) into law, which officially recognizes the oldest known African-American holiday in New York State.

June 18, 2009
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NYS Senate Honors Women of Distinction

Senator John Sampson meets with Hon. Una S.T. Clarke

June 8, 2009
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NYS Senate Ethics Committee Public Hearing

Location: Albany, NY

June 2, 2009

June 8, 2009
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NYS Senate Ethics Committee Public Hearing

Location: Buffalo NY

May 29, 2009

June 8, 2009
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NYS Senate Ethics Committee Public Hearing

Location: NYC

May28, 2009

June 8, 2009
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Senator Sampson Says June Is Time For Beaches, Barbeques – And Safety

 SENATOR SAMPSON SAYS JUNE IS TIME FOR BEACHES, BARBEQUES – AND SAFETY

COMMON SENSE SAFETY TIPS ENSURE FUN IN THE SUN THIS SUMMER

 

June means beaches, barbeques, and cool dips in the pool. June is also National Safety Month, and Senator Sampson has put together a list of sun safety tips to remember this summer.

June 6, 2009
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