Queens, NY, July 10, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), who has long sponsored legislation to provide owners of co-ops and condominiums with fairer treatment under New York City’s property tax laws, today applauded a reported agreement among the Governor, State Senate and State Assembly to provide new tax relief for these property owners.
Queens, NY, July 2, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) recently applauded the Senate and Assembly passage of legislation (S.7567) that will further restrict unwanted telemarketing calls from companies located both inside and outside of New York and take aim at irritating, pre-recorded marketing messages.
Queens, NY, June 26, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens),today released the following statement with regard to the Senate and Assembly approval of legislation (S.7792/A.10786) governing the disclosure of teacher and school principal evaluation information to the public and parents:
Queens, NY, June 26, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., a member of the Senate's Racing, Gaming & Wagering Committee, has released the following statement on last Thursday's vote -- the last day of the 2012 legislative session in Albany:
Queens, NY, June 19, 2012 – The Jamaica Rotary and its president, Joe Iabonni (left), honored NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (center) and George Russo (right) for their community service at its annual dinner dance held on June 9 at Villa Russo. Earlier at the event, the senator presided for the swearing-in ceremony of the chapter’s slate of new officers.
Queens, NY, June 4, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo presents Frank Dardani, President of the Ozone Tudor Civic Association, with a proclamation from the New York State Senate honoring the community of Ozone Park on its 130th Anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary, Addabbo sponsored a pizza party for the residents attending the civic meeting.
Queens, NY June 4, 2012 -- In order to crack down on illegal housing arrangements that can lead to overcrowding, serious safety issues, and burdens on municipal resources, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) recently voted to support legislation (S.4285B) that would permit on-site inspections of suspicious advertised housing opportunities.
Queens, NY, June 5, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.(D-Howard Beach), released the following statement today regarding Governor Cuomo’s recent remarks to the press on the proposed new Resorts World Convention Center and the reported collapse of negotiations with Genting:
Queens, NY, June 4, 2012 -- In order to help crack down on the crime of identity theft, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) recently voted to pass legislation (S.1411) that would make it a felony to steal a debit card or credit card account number – regardless of whether the actual card is stolen as well.