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.
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 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: