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ADDABBO: BUDGET BREAK ON CROSS BAY BRIDGE TOLLS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION FOR RESIDENTS

Queens, NY, April 3, 2012 – At the end of State Budget negotiations, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach), announced that Governor Cuomo has included in his 2012-2013 Budget a bridge toll discount for Rockaway and Broad Channel residents who have been paying tolls to cross the bridge that connects them to the rest of Queens.

April 3, 2012
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ADDABBO AND AVELLA TEAM WITH LANZA TO RESTORE SCHOOL BUS SERVICE CUTS

Albany, NY, Friday, March 30, 2012 – Yesterday, bipartisan legislation (S.6027), supported by State Senators Joe Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) and Tony Avella (D-Bayside) successfully passed the State Senate.

March 30, 2012
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JFK not expanding into bay, boro yet

Queens legislators and some good government groups are lashing out at an agreement reached in Albany during a session that ran into the early hours last Thursday morning on a number of unrelated issues, including redistricting, pension reform and casino gambling, saying it was a “dirty” back-door deal that kicks the public in the gut.

 

To read full article click on the link below....

http://www.qchron.com/editions/queenswide/jfk-not-expanding-into-bay-boro-yet/article_a21d7936-720e-599b-b39a-210c345c291d.html

March 27, 2012
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Unions hit back on state pension vote

CSEA halts political contributions, endorsements over Tier VI outcome. To read full article click on the link below...

http://www.qchron.com/editions/queenswide/unions-hit-back-on-state-pension-vote/article_b964bbab-2308-5fb7-94e8-13a9083603d4.html

March 27, 2012
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American Legion hit with $4,900 in city fines

They paid their service to this country, but now a Queens veterans group said they are being harassed over fine print in the city’s health code. To read more click on the Daily News link below...

http://articles.nydailynews.com/2012-03-20/news/31217190_1_city-fines-american-legion-post-fine-print

March 27, 2012
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ADDABBO MEETS WITH NEW YORK AMERICAN LEGION MEMBERS, PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF VETERANS

Queens, NY March 26, 2012 -- NY State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security & Military Affairs, recently joined American Legion veterans at a meeting in Albany to review and show support for the group’s 2012 State Legislative Program. 

March 26, 2012
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ADDABBO MAKES SUPPORT FOR LIBRARIES A PRIORITY FOR 2012-2013 FINAL STATE BUDGET

Also Sponsors Bills in Senate to Assist Libraries across the State

  

March 26, 2012
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ADDABBO STATEMENT ON GAMING LEGISLATION PASSED BY STATE LEGISLATURE

Queens, NY, March 20, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P.

March 20, 2012
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SENATOR ADDABBO’S STATEMENT ON BREAKDOWN IN TRANSPARENCY AND GOOD GOVERNMENT IN SENATE LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Queens, NY, March 19, 2012NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., released the following statement following the critical Senate legislative session last week:  

March 19, 2012
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ADDABBO APPOINTED TO SERVE ON NEW YORK STATE LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Bipartisan Senate & Assembly Panel Charged With Negotiating Final Education Budget

 

 

March 19, 2012
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ADDABBO: WHAT HAPPENED TO $2.3 BILLION IN STATE AID FOR EDUCATION AWARDED BY THE COURT?

Wants State to Honor the Court Decision to Fund City Schools  

 

March 19, 2012
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Electeds HOLD FREE Tax Lien HELP on MARCH 8 IN GLENDALE

Senator Joe Addabbo, Assembly Member Mike Miller, City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley Help District Property Owners

 

March 13, 2012
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Free Veterans (and spouses) Job Fair - June 8th

Veterans (and spouses) Job Fair

sponsored by NYS Senator Joe Addabbo & NYS Assemblyman Mike Miller

Friday, June 8, 2012

10 AM to 3 PM

The Shops at Atlas Park

8000 Cooper Avenue

In the old Steinmart space. Lower level beneath the movie theatre.

Glendale, NY 11385

June 8, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Veterans (and spouses) Job Readiness Workshop April 27th

Veterans

Job Readiness Workshop

April 27, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Free Recycling Day - Sunday, April 15th

Recycling Day

Sunday, April 15th

April 15, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Free Tax Preparation for low income individuals or families

NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr.Food Bank For New York CityThe City University of New Yorkinvites you toFree Tax Preparation

Friday, March 16, 201210 AM to 4 PM

Majestic Marquise88-03 101 AvenueOzone Park, NY 11416

March 16, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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ADDABBO SPONSORS DATING VIOLENCE WORKSHOPS FOR TEENS AT TWO LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS ON MARCH 9

Queens, NY, March 12, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a member of the Senate’s Education Committee, sponsored a powerful learning experience on Friday, March 9—two Teen Dating Violence 101 interactive workshops—in the morning at John Adams H.S. in Ozone Park and in the afternoon at Martin Luther H. S. in Maspeth.

March 13, 2012
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ADDABBO INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP LOW-INCOME SENIORS AFFORD EXPENSIVE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Queens, NY, March 12, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a member of the Senate Committee on Aging, has introduced legislation (S.6417) to provide greater access to prescription drugs for low-income seniors and the disabled. 

 

“Although Medicare now provides a Part D prescription drug benefit, the fact of the matter is that out-of-pocket costs may still be too much for many seniors to afford,” said Addabbo. 

March 12, 2012
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ADDABBO PUSHES BILL TO KEEP RESIDENTS FROM FALLING VICTIM TO “GET RICH QUICK” CONSUMER FRAUDS

Queens, NY, March 12, 2012 --  “If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.”  That’s the word from NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) as he announced his co-sponsorship of Senate legislation (S.6276) that would require financial institutions to warn New Yorkers about the trap of falling for fraud schemes that require consumers to send out money as a condition of claiming their new riches. 

March 12, 2012
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ADDABBO’S STATEMENT REGARDING DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL CLOSURES

Queens, NY, March 7, 2012NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), released the following statement today, reacting to this week’s announced proposal by the NYC Department of Education to close three high schools in his district:    

March 7, 2012
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