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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

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

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