New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. have contacted the State Attorney General and the State Comptroller to investigate deceptive acts and practices relating to currently enrolled students and parents, and prospective students and parents, at the Stony Brook Southampton campus (SBS).
It comes as no surprise that Long Islanders pay among the highest property taxes in the nation. Middle class families and seniors, in particular, have stretched their budgets to the limit and are finding it extremely difficult to keep pace with continuous increases in school taxes.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is infuriated that the Democrats, who control every level of government in Albany, would rather talk about what happened 40 years ago instead of accepting responsibility for what they have done today.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that he opposed the Senate Democrats’ budget resolution, which was prepared in complete secrecy, leaving no time for public review and little time for questions and debate. Even a quick assessment of their budget reveals that their priorities are wrong and their numbers don’t add up.
“The possible closing of New York State Parks is the wrong strategy at the wrong time. We are struggling through tough economic times and our local parks are often the only affordable getaway for many residents.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is pleased to announce that several organizations, hospitals, schools, and municipalities within the First Senate District have been named recipients of the second round of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds designated for energy conservation projects.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that legislation he sponsored to improve the sex offender registry has passed the Senate. The measure would include any violation of registration requirements as part of the offense description provided under Megan’s Law.
“The April 1 budget deadline is nearing at lightning speed. The need to stay focused on adopting a state budget by that time is my number one priority and should be for the entire Legislature,” said Senator Kenneth P. LaValle.