Joseph P. Addabbo Jr

Top News

Senator Addabbo Announces Mediation Process for Disputed or Denied Insurance Claims for Hurricane Sandy Homeowners

Queens, NY, March 4, 2013NYS 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

March 5, 2013
Read more...

ADDABBO & LOCAL STUDENTS SEND VALENTINES TO OUR VETERANS

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.
 

February 20, 2013
Read more...

ADDABBO SUPPORTS BILL TO ENSURE CHILDREN WITH PHYSICALLY DISABLED PARENTS GET TO SCHOOL SAFELY

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.    

February 20, 2013
Read more...
February 14, 2013
Read more...
February 11, 2013
Read more...

Sandy Relief _ Foreclosure sales & Eviction lockouts meeting

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a not for profit that does economic development, is working on Sandy Relief.

February 11, 2013
Read more...

ADDABBO TESTIFIES BEFORE NYS ATTORNEY GENERAL REGARDING NEED FOR STRONGER REGULATION OF 501(c) (4) NOT-FOR-PROFIT GROUPS IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS

Points to Shady Election Mailers Sent into His Senate District During General Election by Mysterious “Common Sense Principles” Organization

 

 

January 31, 2013
Read more...

Queens Chronicle OpEd by NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach)

Three Months after Sandy – Some Progress, but Still So Much Work to Do       [1,001 words]

January 31, 2013
Read more...

ADDABBO TESTIFIES BEFORE NYS ATTORNEY GENERAL REGARDING NEED FOR STRONGER REGULATION OF 501(C) (4) NOT-FOR-PROFIT GROUPS IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS

Points to Shady Election Mailers Sent into His Senate District During General Election by Mysterious “Common Sense Principles” Organization 

 

January 29, 2013
Read more...

NYS SENATOR ADDABBO’S STATEMENT ON U.S. SENATE APPROVAL OF HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF

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: 

January 29, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR ADDABBO CONTINUES HOSTING A FEMA OFFICE IN HOWARD BEACH

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.

January 15, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR ADDABBO NAMES SANDEE DOREMUS TO HANDLE ROCKAWAY ISSUES

 Staffer Headed Addabbo’s Rockaway Office During His City Council Term

 

January 14, 2013
Read more...

SENATOR ADDABBO IS SWORN IN FOR A THIRD TERM REPRESENTING NEWLY REDRAWN 15th DISTRICT

 

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. 

January 11, 2013
Read more...

STATEMENT BY SENATOR ADDABBO ON GOVERNOR’S 2013 STATE OF THE STATE MESSAGE

 

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: 

January 9, 2013
Read more...

MetroCard Van in Howard Beach

Senator Addabbo is sponsoring the MetroCard Van

It will be near the Howard Beach senior center which is temporarily located in Father Dooley Hall at St. Helens. The location of the van will be 157th Ave and  84th Street.

Wednesday, January 30th 

10 AM to noon.

January 30, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read more...

EPIC lecture

A rep from NYS EPIC program will be at the Nativity/St Stans Seniors meeting

on Thursday, February 7th at 1 PM to explain the changes to EPIC in 2013.

The location is in the Nativity BVM basement

101-41 91st Street, Ozone Park

February 7, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Read more...

Thanksgiving Essays and Contributions

Dear Participant,

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?”

December 14, 2012
Read more...

Happy 1st Anniversary in Queens, RWC! by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach)

A year ago this week, the Queens community came together to welcome Resorts World Casino New York City (RWC) to the borough. One year later, we have 1,750 new jobs, $410 million in additional tax revenue, and an anchor business in Queens that is partnering with local business both in joint marketing plans and vendor agreements, helping them to thrive and grow. Resorts World has been a tremendous partner to the Queens community and the impact it’s having on our local economy will only grow in the years to come.  

October 25, 2012
Read more...
October 24, 2012
Read more...