Queens, NY (March 27, 2013): NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a staunch champion of the effort to provide promised health care benefits to retirees of the bankrupt New York City Off-Track Betting (OTB) Corporation, made the following statement on provisions included in the new 2013-2014 State Budget, approved by the Senate, to provide this long-awaited coverage:
Queens, NY, March 27, 2013 --New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) made the following statement regarding the March 27th early morning passage of the 2013-2014 New York State Budget:
Queens, NY, March 19, 2013 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach), is warning constituents who suffered damage to their homes from Hurricane Sandy that there are unscrupulous businesses and scammers who may prey on storm victims seeking to repair their homes. In fact, over recent months, the senator’s staff has heard from a number of residents who have reported such issues to his office.
Queens, NY, March 12, 2013 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a member of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force on Hurricane Sandy, has introduced new legislation (S.4053) that will provide $10,000 grants to small business owners whose storefronts were badly damaged by the catastrophic late October superstorm, Sandy.
Queens, NY, March 4, 2013 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach) today announced that the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has set up a process for homeowners disputing their insurance claims or dissatisfied
Queens, NY, February 20, 2013 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., who is the ranking Democratic member on the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security & Military Affairs Committee, paid tribute to the brave sacrifice given by American men and women in uniform by supporting school children in the district who work on a Valentine’s Day-themed project each year that applauds our heroic veterans.
Queens, NY, February 20, 2013 -- New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) recently voted in the Senate Education Committee to approve legislation (S.738) that would enable parents who are physically disabled, and whose kids live close enough to walk to school, to obtain bus service for their children if they are unable to drive them, accompany them, or otherwise ensure that students arrive safely at their classrooms.