Kenneth P. LaValle's Webforms

Senator LaValle’s Petition for Support of the Common Core “Truth in Testing” Legislation

Dear Governor Cuomo and Members of the Legislature;

We support Senator Ken LaValle’s “Truth In Testing” legislation for full disclosure of student exams.  The current debate on Common Core testing illustrates the need to ensure that mandated tests are fair, unbiased, grade-level appropriate and administered properly. Parents have a right to know that their children and teachers are being evaluated appropriately.

Senator LaValle’s “Truth in Testing” initiative will result in openness not currently found in the high-stakes testing dialog, but that is a necessary component to any student testing. 

We support this legislation that will require annual reports and analyses concerning:

April 25, 2014
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2014 Woman of Distinction

 

Please complete this nomination form as completely and accurately as possible.  Your nominee must reside in the 1st Senatorial District (http://www.nysenate.gov/district/01).  

(Answer areas can be expanded by grabbing the lower-right corner with your pointing device.)

March 7, 2014
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SUCCESS! "NY Jobs For Heroes" Is Now Law!

 

NOTE:  On March 24, 2014, we in the Senate approved the "NY Jobs For Heroes" legislation.  It now goes to the Assembly for consideration

January 16, 2014
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Senator LaValle's Career Fair - Employers & Business Owners

Employers/Business Owners

Please RSVP below to participate in the December 6th Career Fair hosted by Senators Ken LaValle. Phil Boyle, Lee Zeldin and John Flanagan

The Career Fair will take place from 12 pm to 3pm on Friday December 6th, 2013 at St. Joseph’s College John A. Danzi Athletic Center located at 155 West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.

MORE THAN 1,000 JOB-SEEKERS AND 75 COMPANIES ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE

October 23, 2013
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Senator LaValle's Career Fair - Job Seekers

Job-Seekers

Please RSVP below to participate in the December 6th Career Fair hosted by Senators Phil Boyle, Lee Zeldin, John Flanagan and Ken LaValle.

The Career Fair will take place from 12 pm to 3pm on Friday December 6th, 2013 at St. Joseph’s College John A. Danzi Athletic Center located at 155 West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.

OVER 1,000 JOB-SEEKERS AND 75 COMPANIES ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE

October 23, 2013
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JOIN SENATOR LAVALLE, SIGN HIS PETITION URGING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO END THE SHUTDOWN!

Please sign my petition to urge our leaders in Washington DC to end the government shutdown!

The President The White HouseWashington, DC  20500

Honorable John Boehner

Office of the SpeakerH-232 The CapitolWashington, DC 20515

October 11, 2013
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JOIN THE EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN CAMPAIGN

It’s hard to believe, but it is true. Fifty years after the 1963 Equal Pay Act was signed into law, pay discrimination in the workplace still exists in America.

October 10, 2013
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Join the Fight -- Say NO to a New $4,500 Tax Increase for New York Families!

I agree with you Senator LaValle - Enough is Enough! 

May 9, 2013
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2012 Legislative Session Survey

Dear Friend,

The 2012 New York State Legislative Session is fast approaching. Job creation and strengthening our economy remain my top priorities and there is no doubt that this will be a major focus of  our discussions and planning in Albany.

 Last year, The Senate Majority  closed a $10 billion budget deficit without raising taxes or fees and worked closely with Governor Andrew Cuomo to enact a two percent property tax cap and other economy strengthening building blocks. We need to do more in 2012.

November 17, 2011
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Share Your Ideas For A Stronger Economy

New York has clearly faced major economic challenges in recent years.  That’s why – in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo – we took decisive action during this year’s Legislative Session to help revitalize our economy and create new job opportunities.  Taken together, these changes and reforms represent one of the boldest job-creation plans New York State has enacted in decades.  That’s good news – especially in terms of our efforts to create new jobs here right in our local community.

REAL PROGRESS / FUNDAMENTAL REFORMSThe positive steps we’ve taken to create a stronger economy include the following:

September 12, 2011
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