Joseph P. Addabbo Jr's Press releases

ADDABBO SETS FREE EVENTS FOR JANUARY & FEBRUARY

Queens, NY, January 4, 2012NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), announced a schedule of events set for January and February around his 15th Senate District. Among the topics to be covered by the Social Security Informational lectures are:  Medicare, e-services, retirement, disability and benefits.  All are welcome to attend and admission is free:

January 4, 2012
Read more...

NYS SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR. STATEMENT ON BUDGET LEGISLATION AND MIDDLE CLASS TAX CUT

Queens, NY, December 13, 2011 -- I am thankful to have been given an opportunity to give the middle class of this state a long-overdue and certainly needed State income tax break. The restructuring of New York State’s tax code creates a fair and progressive tax system and provides equity to citizens across this city and state.

 

December 13, 2011
Read more...

NYS SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR. STATEMENT ON PENDING LEGISLATIVE ACTION IN ALBANY

Queens, NY, December 6, 2011 -- As I have been advocating for months, the State Legislature must return to Albany to address the fiscal issues facing our state for the remainder of this year and next year. It is now apparent that Governor Cuomo also deems it necessary to call for a Special Session.  

December 7, 2011
Read more...

NYS SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR. STATEMENT ON HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

Queens, NY, November 30, 2011 -- With our state on the cusp of venturing into uncharted territory with a natural gas drilling technique known as high-volume hydraulic fracturing – also commonly referred to as “hydrofracking” – Governor Andrew Cuomo, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and elected officials need to be well-versed and prepared for the serious ramifications our environment may encounter, and possible changes to our way of life, should hydrofracking fluids contaminate our water supply.  I applaud the DEC’s efforts to host and consid

November 30, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO & MENG: STATE SHOULD CONTINUE CRACKDOWNS ON ALCOHOL SALES TO MINORS FROM NYC LICENSED GROCERIES, LIQUOR STORES

Queens, NY, November 28, 2011 – After a three-day November joint undercover investigation by the NYPD and New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) which resulted in charges to 118 licensed groceries and liquor stores around New York City for the sale of alcohol to minors, NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo and NYS Assembly Member Grace Meng announced they are sponsoring a bill (S.5901/A.8524) that would essentially require community board input for these types of off-premise a

November 29, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO’S NO-COST MAMMOGRAPHY EVENT DRAWS 35 WOMEN TO WOODHAVEN FOR CANCER SCREENINGS

Queens, NY, November 21, 2011 – On Saturday, November 19, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., sponsored No Cost Mammography Screenings at the American-Italian Cancer Foundation Van parked outside the Woodhaven Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 78-15 Jamaica Avenue, Woodhaven.

November 22, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO & GLENDALE STUDENTS DELIVER FOR OUR VETERANS AT VA ST. ALBANS COMMUNITY CENTER

Queens, NY, November 15, 2011 NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), ranking member on the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security & Military Affairs Committee, notes:  “Each year, to honor the many brave men and women from Queens who have proudly served in the military and in our recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, my district offices support several youth groups to work on some great morale-boosting, holiday-themed projects designed to either applaud those now serving their country far from home, or to salute our heroic veterans housed in the VA St.

November 15, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO: CITY SHOULD AVOID COSTLY LAWSUITS AND ADDRESS STREET SAFETY

Queens, NY, November 10, 2011 – In light of a recent monetary court decision against the City, NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo wants to build awareness to the problem of dangerous conditions on streets within our communities. Before more fatalities or life-altering injuries occur, the Senator urges City agencies to reconsider their procedures when monitoring unsafe conditions on local streets and intersections when such information and requests for road signs or traffic signals are forwarded by residents.

November 10, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO TO HOLD MOBILE OFFICE HOURS AT DISTRICT LIBRARIES IN NOVEMBER, DECEMBER

Queens, NY, October 31, 2011 –  Senator Joe Addabbo is holding mobile office hours at Queens libraries in his district for the further convenience of constituents so they don’t have to make appointments to speak with him about their concerns.  

November 1, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO BRINGS NYC DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO SENIOR CENTERS IN NOVEMBER TO ADVISE HOW TO AVOID SCAMS

Queens, NY, October 31, 2011 – During November, NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (D-Queens)  is pleased to sponsor guest speaker Fred Riley, Senior Community Relations Coordinator for the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, to present his lecture at senior centers in the senator's district, advising members how to avoid scams.  Among the topics on Mr. Riley’s agenda are:

October 31, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO: WE’VE GOT TO GET BACK TO WORK IN ALBANY

Queens, NY, October 31, 2011NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), reports to his constituents that while the legislative session that ended in June was very successful, there is still much work left to be done in Albany and that is why the senator believes the state legislators should return there to finish its business.

October 31, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO REMINDS RESIDENTS OF ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AS COLD WEATHER CLOSES IN

Queens, NY, October 31, 2011 -- Before the thermometer drops and fall gives way to winter, NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (D-Queens) would like to remind New Yorkers of the federal government’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This federally funded program helps millions of low-income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of household income for energy, in paying their energy bill. 

October 31, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO’S 4th JOB FAIR DRAWS THOUSANDS TO GLENDALE MALL

Queens, NY, October 25, 2011 – At a time when the unemployment rate in Queens and statewide  is about  7.7%,  with a New York City rate that is slightly higher according to the NYS Department of Labor, NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-Queens) sponsored his 4th Job Fair on Friday, October 21, at The Shops at Atlas Park in Glendale.

October 25, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO BRINGS METROCARD BUS BACK TO HOWARD BEACH & MIDDLE VILLAGE

WHEN:                       Wednesday,  November 30, 2011

                   

October 25, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO BRINGS FREE MAMMOGRAPHY VAN BACK TO WOODHAVEN

Urges Women: Make an Appointment During Breast Cancer Awareness Month   

 

 

October 25, 2011
Read more...

SENATOR ADDABBO CO-SPONSORS ANOTHER SENIOR SUNSET SERIES WITH BRADY & MARSHAK: “HEALTH CARE PROXY FOR ALL”

Queens, NY, October 25, 2011 – On Thursday, November 3, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., is co-sponsoring a repeat of the Senior Sunset Seminar series that begins with a health care proxy/elder law seminar at Sugar Bun Bakery, 156-22 Crossbay Boulevard, Howard Beach, with Linda Marshak, elder law attorney and partner at Brady & Marshak. The event starts at 6 PM. Light refreshments will be served.

October 25, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO STATEMENT ON RECEIVING ITALIAN HERITAGE AWARD

Queens, NY, October 18, 2011NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-Queens) released the following statement on being the recipient of the Italian Heritage Award from Congressman Joe Crowley at an Italian Heritage Month celebration hosted by Crowley at F&J Pine Restaurant, 1913 Bronxdale Avenue, Bronx, NY, on Sunday evening, October 16, 2011: 

October 19, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO STATEMENT ON RESORTS WORLD OPENING AT AQUEDUCT

Queens, NY, October 18, 2011NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-Queens) released the following statement on the long-awaited opening of Resorts World New York at Aqueduct: 

October 18, 2011
Read more...

ADDABBO STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR’S SUPPORT OF DRILLING UPSTATE; POLL SHOWS NEW YORKERS ARE SPLIT

Senator Cosponsored Bill S.8129B Calling for Hydrofracking Moratorium in Upstate Watershed

October 5, 2011
Read more...
Syndicate content