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Statement From Senate Democratic Leader John L. Sampson On Passage Of The New York Jobs Tax Credit

We need to create good-paying jobs for the middle class. We must finally reverse the job losses that have forced generations of New Yorkers to leave our state in order to support their families.  By investing in small businesses and providing smart tax credits to spur job creation, we can create the lasting jobs and strong businesses New York needs to sustain economic growth.

January 19, 2011
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SENATOR JOHN L. SAMPSON PARTNERS WITH COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO BRING NO-COST MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS TO CANARSIE

On Thursday, October 14th, 2010, State Senator John L. Sampson (D-Brooklyn), in conjunction with the American Italian Cancer Foundation, and Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center will be offering NO-COST mammography screenings via the mobile mammography program to women 40 years of age and older.  Mammography screening will be available for women who have not had a mammogram within the past year.  This is a no-cost program, if you do not have any insurance NO PROBLEM but, if you do, all insurance plans are also accepted.

AN APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY,PLEASE CALL: 1-800-453-8378 ext. 1

October 14, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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STATEMENT FROM SENATE MAJORITY CONFERENCE LEADER JOHN L. SAMPSON

“Access to safe drinking water affects families across regions and county lines and without regard to party lines. Much of the Southern Tier, Central New York, the Hudson Valley, and New York City all draw their water from the area proposed to be explored from the Marcellus Shale. We don’t need to look any further than the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico to recognize the importance of fully understanding the impact of drilling before breaking ground. Senator Thompson’s legislation is sound policy that will keep New York’s water supply safe for all families, and I hope members from both sides of the aisle can come together to ensure any action commences according to the highest standards of accountability.”

July 20, 2010
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June 22, 2010
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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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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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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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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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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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NYS DMV Approves Online Defensive Driving Course

NYS DMV Approves Online Defensive Driving Course

The NYS DMV has approved the sponsoring agencies listed below to provide accident prevention courses that reduce points and insurance premiums. The courses include traditional classroom courses and courses delivered through the Internet or another alternate delivery method. Contact any of these course providers to get information about a course in your area and to determine the course fee.

Internet Course and Other Alternative Delivery Method Course Providers:

May 27, 2009
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Notice of Public Hearing - New York State Senate Standing Committee on Ethics

 

Notice of Public Hearing

New York State Senate Standing Committee on Ethics

May 26, 2009
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A Free Medicines Program for Newly Unemployed Americans

Pfizer Inc. announced that it will launch an innovative program to help eligible unemployed Americans and their families who have lost their health insurance maintain access to their Pfizer medicines at no cost. 

May 18, 2009
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Join In The Dutch And African Celebration Of Pinkster At The Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum!

 

COME CELEBRATE BROOKLYN'S HISTORY!

Enjoy the music of Dion Parson’s 21st century band, listen to the tales of Brooklyn’s past by the Brooklyn storytellers, explore the history of the Dutch and African-Americans in New York City and rediscover the oldest house in New York City, the Wyckoff Farmhouse museum!

May 18, 2009
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COPS Secure Our Schools (SOS)

The COPS Office is accepting applications for the 2009 COPS Secure Our Schools Program (SOS). This grant program provides funding to local governments to assist with the development of school safety resources.

May 11, 2009
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H1-N1 Virus Information - Now available in Russian

The H1-N1 Virus Information is now available in Russian. Follow the links to get current information provided by the NYC Department of Health.

May 4, 2009
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Mammography Saves Lives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        

April 29, 2009

Mammography Saves Lives

Senator John L. Sampson today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother's Day campaign to urge women to get mammograms.

April 29, 2009
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Senator Sampson Supports Student Literacy and Learning

ALBANY, NY -- Sen. John L. Sampson wants students to have fun reading and keep learning this summer with the 2009 New York Statewide Summer Reading Program “Be Creative @ Your Library.”

April 28, 2009
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