Joseph P. Addabbo Jr's Press releases

NYS SENATOR ADDABBO'S STATEMENT ON FOLLOW-UP MEETING WITH RESORTS WORLD REGARDING JUNE 29 ROBBERY INCIDENT

Queens, NY, July 16, 2012 -- On Tuesday, July 10, I met with senior management at Resorts World as a follow-up to the robbery incident that occurred there on June 29.

July 16, 2012
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ADDABBO VOTES IN FAVOR OF LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE DESIGNED TO CRACK DOWN ON SEX OFFENDERS IN NEW YORK STATE

One Initiative Would Bar Sex Offenders on Parole or Probation from Entering Public Libraries

 

July 10, 2012
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ADDABBO APPLAUDS REPORTED AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE GREATER TAX RELIEF FOR CO-OP AND CONDOMINIUM OWNERS

Queens, NY, July 10, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), who has long sponsored legislation to provide owners of co-ops and condominiums with fairer treatment under New York City’s property tax laws, today applauded a reported agreement among the Governor, State Senate and State Assembly to provide new tax relief for these property owners. 

July 10, 2012
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ADDABBO VOTES TO APPROVE LEGISLATION TO FURTHER LIMIT UNWANTED TELEMARKETING CALLS

Queens, NY, July 2, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) recently applauded the Senate and Assembly passage of legislation (S.7567) that will further restrict unwanted telemarketing calls from companies located both inside and outside of New York and take aim at irritating, pre-recorded marketing messages. 

 

July 2, 2012
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July 2, 2012
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ADDABBO’S STATEMENT ON ROBBERY AT RESORTS WORLD CASINO

Queens, NY, July 2, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach), released the following statement following the robbery at Resorts World at Aqueduct casino:

July 2, 2012
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STATEMENT BY NYS SENATOR ADDABBO ON DISCLOSURE OF TEACHER & PRINCIPAL EVALUATION INFORMATION

Queens, NY, June 26, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), today released the following statement with regard to the Senate and Assembly approval of legislation (S.7792/A.10786) governing the disclosure of teacher and school principal evaluation information to the public and parents:           

June 26, 2012
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SENATOR ADDABBO’S STATEMENT ON OTB RETIREES AND CATSKILL OTB BILL

Queens, NY, June 26, 2012 --  NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., a member of the Senate's Racing, Gaming & Wagering Committee, has released the following statement on last Thursday's vote -- the last day of the 2012 legislative session in Albany:

 

June 26, 2012
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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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