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STATEMENT FROM NYS SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR. ON SHUT-DOWN AT ST. SAVIOUR’S SITE

Queens, NY, June 14, 2011NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., released the following statement on the shut-down at the St. Saviour’s site:  

June 14, 2011
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ADDABBO PRESENTS CITATIONS TO STUDENT-ENTRANTS IN NYS SENATE’S EARTH DAY POSTER CONTEST

Queens, NY, June 14, 2011In recent weeks, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., visited elementary students around his district, including the students pictured from St. Pancras School in Glendale, to present citations to students who took part in the NYS Senate’s Earth Day poster contest.   

June 14, 2011
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ADDABBO CO-SPONSORS BILL TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES GET VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDING

Queens, NY, June 14, 2011 – NYS Senator Joseph P.

June 14, 2011
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ADDABBO STATEMENT ON ETHICS REFORM BILL: THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY REFORM ACT OF 2011

Queens, NY, June 14, 2011 –  NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr., (D-Queens) released the following statement on the ethics reform bill passed yesterday: 

June 14, 2011
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June 14, 2011
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STATEMENT FROM NYS SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR.ON ANNOUNCEMENT OF ETHICS REFORM AGREEMENT

Queens, NY, June 8, 2011NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. released the following statement on the agreement reached between Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the NYS Legislature on ethics reform: 

June 8, 2011
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Hydraulic Fracturing statement

 I have stood against the process of hydraulic fracturing since it was brought to my attention in 2009, and remain opposed to this practice for the detrimental effects are great andnumerous in such states as Pennsylvania, which had adopted hydraulicfracturing operations several years prior. I have cosponsored S.5592,which suspends hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of natural gas oroil, and prohibits the issuance of new permits for the drilling of a wellutilizing the practice of hydraulic fracturing, until June 1, 2012.

June 8, 2011
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ADDABBO CO-SPONSORS BILL INCREASING PENALTIES FOR ANIMAL FIGHTING; VOTES IN FAVOR OF HUMANE ANIMAL BILLS

Queens, NY, June 7, 2011 –  NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr., (D-Queens) announced the passing of animal rights legislation in the Senate as part of the 1st annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day on June 1.  Among the passed bills were S.946, S.3317 and S.3237, which was co-sponsored by Senator Addabbo.  The bill was in relation to increasing the penalties for those convicted of violating the prohibition of animal fighting.  Passing this day,

June 7, 2011
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ADDABBO: LET’S MINIMIZE ELDER ABUSE BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

Bill Passes Senate; Mandates Domestic Violence Prevention Programs in Senior Centers 

 

June 7, 2011
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June 6, 2011
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STATEMENT BY NYS SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR. ON TODAY’S OPENING OF RESORTS WORLD NEW YORK JOB CENTER

Queens, NY, June 6, 2011NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), released the following statement on today’s opening of the Resorts World New York Job Center:    

June 6, 2011
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ADDABBO: A PATCH OF GREEN REPLACES UNSIGHTLY ELMHURST GAS TANKS

Queens, NY, June 6, 2011NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), released the

following statement on Mayor Bloomberg’s ribbon-cutting to be held later today, officially opening the new Elmhurst Park:    

June 6, 2011
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Tax Lien Assistance Outreach Event

Tax Lien Assistance Outreach Event

Sponsored by NYS Senator Joe Addabbo, NYS Assembly Member Mike Miller

and NYC Council Member Elizabeth Crowley.

July 6, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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ADDABBO: SENATE PASSES PRE-MEMORIAL DAY BILLS HONORING SERVICE OF VETERANS, PAST AND CURRENT

Bills Provide Additional Entitlements; Senator Reminds Residents to Be Mindful of Memorial Day 

May 27, 2011
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ADDABBO: FAMILIES NEED MORE PROTECTION FROM CRIMINALS

Queens, NY, May 26, 2011NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) helped obtain passage in the Senate of a measure that would strengthen a law designed to prevent criminals from profiting from their crimes.

May 26, 2011
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ADDABBO ANNOUNCES BILL TO INFORM RESIDENTS OF PUBLIC WORK INTERRUPTIONS

Bill Mandates Protocols Cities Must Follow  

May 26, 2011
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ADDABBO SUPPORTS CRACKING DOWN ON IRRESPONSIBLE & UNDER-AGE DRIVERS

Queens, NY, May 24, 2011 – In order to make New York State roads safer and to protect the safety of law-abiding drivers, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) introduced a bill, S.1271/A.4190, to the Senate that amends the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to increasing the penalties for driving with a suspended or revoked license. The bill is now in the Senate's Committee on Transportation; if passed, it will take effect immediately.

May 24, 2011
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ADDABBO ANNOUNCES BILL THAT ELIMINATES OFFENSIVE TERMINOLOGY FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

Awaits Governor’s Decision; Highlights Bill that Employs Individuals with Developmental Disabilities   Queens, NY, May 24, 2011 – NYS Senator Joseph P.

May 24, 2011
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Maria A. Thomson

Maria A. Thomson has been a staple in her Queens community for over 30 years. After seeing the devastating toll a ­ fire took on the local library, Ms. Thomson became very concerned about its renovation. Ultimately, the ­ re became the catalyst for her contacting the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA).

Serving as President of WRBA for the last six years, Ms. Thomson has a litany of accomplishments under her belt, including keeping a bar from re-opening on the scene of two homicides, reporting over 1,000 illegal conversions in the community, and gaining a Real Estate Non-Solicitation Order and a Cease and Desist Order for Queens. Ms. Thomson is also one of the founders of the Woodhaven Residents’ Security Patrol.

May 20, 2011
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May 17, 2011
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