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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
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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
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ADDABBO BRINGS METROCARD BUS BACK TO HOWARD BEACH & MIDDLE VILLAGE

WHEN:                       Wednesday,  November 30, 2011

                   

October 25, 2011
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ADDABBO BRINGS FREE MAMMOGRAPHY VAN BACK TO WOODHAVEN

Urges Women: Make an Appointment During Breast Cancer Awareness Month   

 

 

October 25, 2011
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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
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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
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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
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Mobile Office Hours in Ridgewood

Queens, NY, October 17, 2011 –

Senator Joe Addabbo (right) 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. The senator is pictured on Thursday evening, October 6, in Queens Library at Ridgewood with a constituent and NYS Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan.

October 17, 2011
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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
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ADDABBO'S REACTION TO GOVERNOR’S VETO OF BILL REQUIRING STATE TO MAINTAIN HEALTH & SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFITS OF NYC OTB RETIREES

Queens, NY, October 4, 2011 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a member of the Senate's Racing, Gaming & Wagering Committee, released the following statement reacting to Governor Cuomo's recent veto of bill S.4489 that passed the legislature in June, requiring the state to maintain the health insurance and supplemental benefits received by retirees of the New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation (NYC OTB).

October 4, 2011
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SENATOR ADDABBO CO-SPONSORS ANOTHER SENIOR SUNSET SERIES WITH BRADY & MARSHAK: “HEALTH CARE PROXY FOR ALL”

Queens, NY, October 3, 2011 – On Tuesday, October 11, 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 4, 2011
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ADDABBO STATEMENT ON POLLS OF NEW YORKERS WHO SUPPORT AMENDING NYS CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW CASINO GAMBLING

Queens, NY, October 3, 2011 NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) intends to work towards beginning the process of legalizing full casino gaming at Resorts World in Queens, ‘similar to those in Atlantic City and Las Vegas’ following the release of a recent Quinnipiac University poll of New Yorkers who support full casino gaming:  56 percent vs. 37 percent of NYS and NYC voters overall support casinos; 58 percent vs.

October 4, 2011
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ADDABBO TO HOLD MOBILE OFFICE HOURS THIS FALL

Thursday Evenings in Queens Libraries at Ridgewood, Maspeth, Middle Village

 

September 28, 2011
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BILLS CO-SPONSORED BY ADDABBO TO AID MILITARY, LIBRARIES AND NEW HOMEOWNERS SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR CUOMO

Queens, NY, September 27, 2011 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) announced the passage of four key pieces of legislation co-sponsored and advocated by him in the State Senate.  Among the 93 bills signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday, September 23rd, the Legislature reconfirmed their commitment to help the prosperity of the State and will of the public, including: 

September 28, 2011
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SENATOR ADDABBO CO-SPONSORS ANOTHER SUNSET SERIES IN HOWARD BEACH WITH BRADY & MARSHAK: “HEALTH CARE PROXY FOR ALL”

Queens, NY, September 20, 2011 – On Tuesday, October 11, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., is co-sponsoring a 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.

September 21, 2011
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ADDABBO’S NO-COST OR LOW-COST MAMMOGRAPHY EVENT DRAWS 22 WOMEN FOR CANCER TESTS TO FOREST HILLS

Queens, NY, September 20, 2011 – On Thursday, September 8, NYS Senator Joseph P.

September 20, 2011
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ADDABBO’S 4th RECYCLING DAY IN DISTRICT PICKS UP TONS

Thousands of Pounds Collected for Recycling; Free Event Cosponsored with Mike Miller

 

 

September 20, 2011
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NYS SENATOR JOSEPH ADDABBO STATEMENT ON THE FEED THE CHILDREN EVENT IN QUEENS

Queens, NY, September 19, 2011 -- I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to work with Feed the Children (Wednesday, September 14, in Forest Park) in order to address the growing issue of people living in poverty. At the event, families were given boxes of food, toiletries and Avon products, all totaling approximately $160.  The long and lingering effects of the recession have caused families to struggle to put food on the table; they don’t have the purchasing power to help the economy recover.

September 19, 2011
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