Queens, NY, January 29, 2013 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), today released the following statement regarding action taken on January 28 by the United States Senate to give final approval to an emergency Hurricane Sandy relief package totaling almost $51 billion:
Queens, NY, January 17, 2013 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a member of the newly formed Senate Bipartisan Task Force on Hurricane Sandy, is co-sponsoring new legislation (S.2128/A.39) that would provide needed relief from property taxes for New York City homeowners whose properties were badly damaged by the catastrophic, late-October storm.
Queens, NY, January 16, 2013 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach), today released the following statement, reacting to the U.S. House of Representatives approval for over $50 billion in Sandy aid to the Northeast:
Queens, NY, January 14, 2013 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach), today announced that FEMA representatives will continue to be located next to his district office in Howard Beach. Their office is located at 159-55 102nd Street, Howard Beach, for the foreseeable future. Their hours are Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM, and Sunday, 9 AM – 3 PM.
Queens, NY, January 11, 2013 – Pictured is NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach), as he is sworn in for a third two-year term in the State Senate chambers by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman on Thursday morning, January 10, 2013.
Queens, NY, January 9, 2013 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), released the following statement today in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2013 State of the State Message to the Legislature:
Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration. We received outstanding poems, essays, and artwork that exemplify the creativity of New York State’s young people.
The submissions received are remarkable in what they represent – showing gratitude and respect for family, friends, our troops fighting overseas, and many other important subjects and activities. I am humbled and honored to see such inspiring contributions in response to what is a deceptively difficult question: “What are you thankful for?”
NEW YORK – The deadline for Hurricane Sandy survivors in 13 designated New York counties to register for Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster assistance has been extended to January 28, 2013.The extension agreed upon by the state and FEMA is for survivors living in disaster-designated individual assistance counties: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester.Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property losses and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.Individuals can register online