SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR.PROPERTY TAX BREAKS FOR COLD WAR VETERANS BILL PASSES SENATE Measure equalizes vet tax break & extends it to co-op apartments State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) today announced the passageof legislation that will make Cold War veterans eligible for the sameproperty tax breaks as veterans of foreign wars under the legislationapproved on June 1st. “As a member of the Senate Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland
SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR.ANNOUNCES SENATE PASSAGE OF SENIOR CITIZENS RENT EXEMPTION LEGISLATION Law excludes certain medical expenses from income. State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) today announced the passageof legislation that will make more senior citizens eligible for the SeniorRent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program. “As a member of the Senate Standing Committee on Aging, I wholeheartedlysupported this legislation because I believe that it is yet another step in
State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach) today announced the distribution of funding for transportation projects in Queens County through the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). These investments will provide for essential highway and bridge repairs and other long-term improvements that will create an estimated 794 jobs.
Two weeks ago, as the Democratic Conference prepared an end-of-session push to pass vital legislation before the State Senate commences, the GOP was also busy at work -- plotting an illegal coup in an attempt to overthrow the State Senate.
They have refused to acknowledge that the current 31-31 split in our chamber requires compromise, and are intent on trying to seize power they are not entitled to, even if it means holding the residents of New York State hostage.