Last month, Senator LaValle and his Senate Republican colleagues called for the repeal of a recent change in criminal law, dubbed “Khadafy’s Law” by the New York Daily News. The measure amended the medical parole provision, providing a loophole that allowed convicted murderers, rapists, and sex criminals to be freed from prison.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that he shares Governor Paterson’s concerns about New York State’s budget deficit that ‘we have to act now – not tomorrow, not next week, not next year.’ “This deficit is a very real problem that will only compound if we don’t deal with it now,” said Senator LaValle.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that he has written to the suburban representatives of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board asking for support in calling for the elimination of the newly instituted payroll tax.
Senator LaValle would like to remind businesses and self-employed individuals of the MTA Payroll Tax that was part of the bailout plan passed by Governor Paterson and the Democrat Senate and Assembly. While the Senate Republicans strongly opposed the measure, it was signed into law and will cost Suffolk County employers .34 per
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (at podium) commended J. Kings Food Service for its success in bringing local produce to over 300 Long Island schools and universities, and for enabling local restaurants to feature home grown produce on their menus.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (right) and Assemblyman Marc Alessi joined to pay tribute to the service of fallen soldier Sergeant Jonathan Keller. The Senator and Assemblyman presented a New York State Legislative Resolution to Linda and Martin Keller mourning the untimely death of their son, Sgt.