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Alessi and LaValle announce restoration of MTA service to Greenport


This afternoon, Assemblyman Marc Alessi (D-Shoreham) and state Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port

Jefferson) announced the essential restoration of LIRR (Long Island Railroad) service to the East End.

The MTA had threatened to completely cut daily service between Ronkonkoma and Greenport and

reduce weekend service from four to two eastbound and westbound trips a day, only on summer

weekends.

March 19, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE VOTES TO RESTORE STAR REBATE CHECK

Senate Republicans Will Continue Fight to Provide Greater Relief

 

March 19, 2010
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SCHOOL PROPERTY TAXES FOR SENIORS 70 AND OLDER

Unanimous Democrat Opposition Kills Opportunity to Help Seniors Afford Property Taxes, Stay in their Homes 

March 19, 2010
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SENATOR COMMENTS ON LETTER FROM LI REGIONAL STATE PARKS COMMISSION

“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.  

March 18, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SEEKS WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is seeking nominations from the First Senate District for the New York State Senate’s 13th Annual "Women of Distinction" program. The event honors exceptional achievement, personal excellence, and outstanding, courageous, or heroic actions on the part of individual women from across the state."In past years, honorees have joined me at a special reception in Albany to accept the "Women of Distinction" award," said Senator LaValle.

March 18, 2010
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March 15, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE FIGHTS FOR PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PLAN –

Initiative Calls for Return of STAR Rebate Check

March 11, 2010
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March 9, 2010
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ENERGY CONSERVATION PROJECTS AWARDED STIMULUS FUNDING

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.

March 9, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE FIGHTS TO UPDATE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY

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.

March 9, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE COMMENTS ON POSSIBLE 9/11 TRIAL REVERSAL

“I want to thank the many people who joined my on-line petition to move the 9/11 terror trials out of New York and to have the terrorists tried by a military tribunal. 

March 5, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE REMAINS FOCUSED ON TIMELY BUDGET

“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. 

March 5, 2010
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March 4, 2010
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March 3, 2010
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March 2, 2010
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LaValle Bill Provides an Outline for the Creation of the Peconic Bay Regional Transportation Authority

My bill, S6774, can be read in full by clicking here.  Place S6774 in the center box and check off status, text, summary and sponsor's memo for a complete copy of the legislation.

February 25, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE MAKES HOMEOWNERS AWARE OF NEW CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM REQUIREMENTS

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle wants New York State residents to be aware that “Amanda’s Law” became effective February 22, 2010.  The law requires all residences with appliances, devices, or systems that emit carbon monoxide to have a carbon monoxide detector installed.

February 24, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE CALLS FOR REPEAL OF MTA TAX AND SPEAKS OUT AGAINST EAST END SERVICE CUTS

“The MTA payroll tax is unfair on its face and should be repealed,” said Senator Kenneth P. LaValle.  “Simply put, the MTA’s fiscal problems cannot and should not be shouldered by suburban businesses that are already shortchanged by unfair MTA budget allocations and are struggling to keep their heads above water in a bad economy. 

February 19, 2010
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Press Conference: SENATOR LAVALLE CALLS FOR REPEAL OF MTA TAX AND PROTESTS SERVICE CUTS

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle will hold a press event Friday, February 19 at 10:30 a.m.

February 19, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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