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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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ADDABBO IS HONORED BY JAMAICA ROTARY AS ITS "MAN OF THE YEAR"

 

Queens, NY, June 19, 2012 – The Jamaica Rotary and its president, Joe Iabonni  (left), honored NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (center) and George Russo (right) for their community service at its annual dinner dance held on June 9 at Villa Russo. Earlier at the event, the senator presided for the swearing-in ceremony of the chapter’s slate of new officers.

June 19, 2012
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ADDABBO HONORS ANDREW PAWLUK FROM MASPETH’S

Queens, NY, June 12, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo presents Andrew Pawluk with a State Senate Citation acknowledging his achievement in attaining the rank of Eagle Scout at Troop 45 in Maspeth.

 

June 12, 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 & OZONE TUDOR CIVIC MARK OZONE PARK’S 130th MILESTONE

Queens, NY, June 4, 2012NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo presents Frank Dardani, President of the Ozone Tudor Civic Association, with a proclamation from the New York State Senate honoring the community of Ozone Park on its 130th Anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary, Addabbo sponsored a pizza party for the residents attending the civic meeting.

 

June 5, 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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SENATOR ADDABBO & VISITING NURSE SERVICE OF NEW YORK DRAW 125 SENIORS TO “PREVENTING FALLS” WORKSHOP IN HOWARD BEACH

Queens, NY, May 22, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. teamed up with Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) experts this morning and held “Preventing Falls Among Seniors – Tips & Techniques for Keeping Elder New Yorkers Strong on Their Feet,” a free, 60-minute VNSNY Community health turnkey presentation. Lunch, gift bags and transportation for many of the 125 members who attended from several Queens senior centers were provided by VNSNY.

May 23, 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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