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SENATOR LAVALLE SPONSORS LONG ISLAND CARES MOBILE OUTREACH

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (center) recently sponsored the Long Island Cares, Inc.

May 7, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SUPPORTS ANTI-BULLYING BILLS –

Package of Bills Address Bullying, Cyber-Bullying, and Hazing

May 4, 2010
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May 3, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE ENCOURAGES MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS

It is tradition in the United States to set aside the second Sunday in May in honor of mothers across the nation.  As this special day approaches, families will begin thinking about the perfect way to show appreciation for their mother’s unconditional love and understanding.  While sending mom f

April 27, 2010
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DEMOCRATS VOTE DOWN PROPERTY TAX CAP AMENDMENT

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Senate Democrats unanimously voted down an amendment he sponsored to cap property taxes at the rate of inflation.  Since the rate of inflation has been flat, the measure would have prevented school property tax increases this year.

April 27, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE APPLAUDS LOCAL EFFORTS TO GO GREEN

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is pleased that schools, libraries, and fire departments within the First Senate District have taken advantage of Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) Green Building Incentives program to help save energy, reduce costs, and protect the environment.

April 27, 2010
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April 23, 2010
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DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY STORMS

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle would like homeowners and businesses that suffered damages due to the severe storms, which occurred March 12 through 30, to be aware they may be eligible for low interest Physical Disaster and Economic Injury loans.  Application deadlines are June 18, 2010 for Physical Damage and January 19, 2011 for Economic Injury.

April 23, 2010
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April 21, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE TOURS HAMPTON GREEN ALLIANCE HOUSE

The recent unveiling of a Hampton Green Alliance (HGA) project in Southampton provided an education in sustainability for Senator Ken LaValle (center), Assemblyman Fred Thiele (left) and the many guests who shared in the tour of the  Alliance’s record breaking green home. 

April 19, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE AND ASSEMBLYMAN THIELE CALL FOR INVESTIGATION OF DECEPTIVE PRACTICES BY STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY TOWARD SOUTHAMPTON STUDENTS AND PARENTS

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).

April 13, 2010
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April 13, 2010
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April 7, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE RECAPS EFFORTS TO PROVIDE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF

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.

April 1, 2010
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EXTENSIVE FLOOD DAMAGE IN RIVERHEAD TOWN –

Senator LaValle Writes to Governor to Initiate Major Disaster Declaration

 

March 31, 2010
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March 30, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE COMMENTS ON ONE-PARTY RULE

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. 

March 25, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE COMMENTS ON BUDGET RESOLUTION

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.

March 23, 2010
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