Joseph P. Addabbo Jr's Press releases

ADDABBO VOTES FOR BILLS TO CRACK DOWN ON IDENTITY THEFT

Two Bills Increase Penalties, Address Theft of Medical & Health Insurance Information 

 

June 19, 2012
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ADDABBO VOTES FOR “ADOPT-A-PARK” BILL ENABLING VOLUNTEERS TO HELP MAINTAIN & IMPROVE LOCAL PARKS

State Legislation Mirrors City Law Addabbo Authored as New York City Councilman 

 

June 19, 2012
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FROM ADDABBO'S CONSTITUENT FILES: TEAMWORK SAVES HOWARD BEACH RESIDENT FROM MAIL FRAUD

Sweepstakes Scheme Used Irish Postage, Los Angeles-Based Company, Phony Processing Fee Check Drawn on Oregon Bank  

 

June 12, 2012
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ADDABBO VOTES TO PASS LEGISLATION TO CRACK DOWN ON SLUMLORDS AND ILLEGAL HOUSING

Queens, NY June 4, 2012 -- In order to crack down on illegal housing arrangements that can lead to overcrowding, serious safety issues, and burdens on municipal resources, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) recently voted to support legislation (S.4285B) that would permit on-site inspections of suspicious advertised housing opportunities.  

June 5, 2012
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ADDABBO’S STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S RECENT POSITION ON THE PROPOSED RESORTS WORLD CONVENTION CENTER

Queens, NY, June 5, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach), released the following statement today regarding Governor Cuomo’s recent remarks to the press on the proposed new Resorts World Convention Center and the reported collapse of negotiations with Genting:  

June 5, 2012
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ADDABBO SUPPORTS ANTI-IDENTITY THEFT LEGISLATION

Queens, NY, June 4, 2012 --  In order to help crack down on the crime of identity theft, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) recently voted to pass legislation (S.1411) that would make it a felony to steal a debit card or credit card account number – regardless of whether the actual card is stolen as well. 

 

June 5, 2012
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Ridgewood school, PS 88, visits Senator Addabbo in Albany

Queens, NY, May 29, 2012 – Students, parents and faculty of Ridgewood's PS 88 visited Albany last week to learn about state government and enjoy the historic architecture of New York's capital city. Pictured are the visitors from PS 88 wit...h their district's State Senator Joe Addabbo (front, at left).Follow Senator Addabbo online at http://addabbo@nysenate.gov or on Facebook at 'Senator Joe Addabbo'.# # #-- Judy Close, Press SecretaryNYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.15th Senate District - Satellite Office66-85 73rd PlaceMiddle Village, NY 11379Ph: 718-497-1630

May 30, 2012
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ADDABBO, AVELLA MEET ANTI-FRACKING ACTIVIST/ACTOR MARK RUFFALO IN ALBANY

Queens, NY, May 29, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (at right), and State Senator Tony Avella (middle) share a moment with actor and activist Mark Ruf...falo (at left) to discuss the issue of hydrofracking, the controversial process of drilling for natural gas upstate using water and chemicals. All three have voiced their opposition to the process. Ruffalo currently plays the role of the Hulk in the megahit summer blockbuster movie, The Avengers. Follow Senator Addabbo online at http://addabbo@nysenate.gov or on Facebook at 'Senator Joe Addabbo'.# # #-- Judy Close, Press SecretaryNYS Senator Joseph P.

May 30, 2012
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ADDABBO INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS OF RICHMOND HILL SOUTH

Margaret Finnerty Begins 19th Year as President

May 30, 2012
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ADDABBO DEMYSTIFIES HOW LOTTERY MONEY IS USED FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION IN NEW YORK STATE

Notes that Lottery Provides Roughly 15 Percent of Annual State Aid to Public Schools in New York

May 29, 2012
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Veterans

On Monday, New Yorkers all over the State celebrated and honored our veterans. 140 years ago, on this Memorial Day, we began honoring the brave men and women who put life and limb on the line for their brothers and sisters across the country and the state.  It’s the most valiant of sacrifices. 

May 29, 2012
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ADDABBO SUPPORTS PACKAGE OF BILLS DESIGNED TO HONOR DECEASED SERVICEMEN & SERVICEWOMEN

Urges All New Yorkers to Honor Our Country’s Fallen

Servicemen and Servicewomen on Memorial Day 

 

May 23, 2012
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ADDABBO COSPONSORS LEGISLATION TO SAVE STATE TAXPAYERS HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS ANNUALLY IN OUTSIDE CONSULTANT COSTS

Queens, NY, May 21, 2012 -- New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a member of the Senate Labor and Civil Service Committees, is pushing legislation (S.3093) that could save New York State taxpayers more than $300 million a year by reducing the number of expensive outside consultants hired by state agencies and having necessary work done “in house” by state public employees. 

May 22, 2012
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ADDABBO: HEALTH CARE CONCERNS ON THE RISE

Creation of State Health Care Exchange Also Creates More Uncertainty 

 

May 21, 2012
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ADDABBO STATEMENT ON ADDITIONAL POLICE OFFICERS FOR 106TH PRECINCT IN OZONE PARK

Queens, NY, May 8, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach) released the following statement today:

 

May 8, 2012
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ADDABBO PARTICIPATES IN EARTH DAY FORUM ON HYDROFRACKING IN ALBANY

Queens, NY May 1, 2012 -- Calling it “a fitting way to recognize Earth Day and keep the health and future of our environment on the front burner,” New York State Senator Joseph P.

May 1, 2012
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SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR. STATEMENT ON GROVER CLEVELAND REMAINING OPEN AND CLOSURES OF JOHN ADAMS & RICHMOND HILL

Queens, NY, April 30, 2012 -- I truly believe that every individual associated with Grover Cleveland High School earned the right to have it remain open and be removed from the list of schools going through the “turnaround” process. All along I have stated that the Restart program that has been working there should be allowed to progress as promised, and that the school and its students should be the recipients of future educational resources.

April 30, 2012
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ADDABBO CUTS RIBBON AT NEW DANNY’S SZECHUAN GARDEN IN HOWARD BEACH

Queens, NY, April 30, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. released the following quote following the April 21 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Danny’s Szechuan Garden, 156-40B Crossbay Boulevard, some 8 blocks north of the restaurant's former longtime location at 164-14 Crossbay Boulevard.

April 30, 2012
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ADDABBO: “WE NEED TO CHANGE THE PROCESS OF ALLOCATING MEMBER ITEMS, WHEN GOVERNOR WIELDS VETO PEN”

Proposes Direct Application to State Agencies by Local Groups for New Money

 

April 23, 2012
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SENATOR ADDABBO STATEMENT ON JOHN ADAMS HS

-- In September of 2011, John Adams High School was one of a number of schools throughout the City of New York that was tapped to undergo a “transformation” – to take steps over three years to improve its operations, raise test scores, increase graduation rates, and ultimately provide our local children with the best possible education. 

April 23, 2012
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