Sponsored by Southeast Queens Legislators:Senator Malcolm A. SmithSenator Shirley L. HuntleyAssemblywoman Barbara ClarkAssemblywoman Vivian CookAssemblyman William ScarboroughAssemblywoman Michele TitusWe invite you to take part in an open forum to define the priorities for our community. Come share your thoughts on such issues as the State budget, neighborhood school funding, job creation and economic development.We want to hear from you before we vote!What's at risk?Education FundingHealthcare CutsMillionaire's taxpension reformSummer Youth Employment
“My heart goes out to the people of Japan and their many loved ones during this devastating natural tragedy. Currently, there are still thousands of people unaccounted for and survivors are still being pulled from the rubbish. The Japanese community is a very vibrant and important part of New York City and our State, and we will do everything possible to aid them during this painful time.”
In the wake of the tragic earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the New YorkState Senate will be providing a web page to help provide New Yorkers withdifferent ways to donate to the Red Cross.
Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D- St. Albans) was joined by Congressman Greg Meeks (D-Jamaica), Senator Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica), Executive Director and Founder of Youth and Tennis Academy Bill Briggs, Tennis Legend John McEnroe, Parks Department Queens Borough Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski, Senator Tony Avella (D-Bayside), Councilman Ruben Wills (D- Jamaica), President of Southern Queens Park Association Roger Scotland and District Leader Jackie Boyce at the Youth and Tennis Academy ribbon cutting ceremony for their new indoor junior tennis facility.
(Albany, NY)- New York State Senators Malcolm A. Smith (D- St. Albans) and Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar) were joined by the Rev. Al Sharpton to stand with community and civic leaders to announce the “Don’t Shoot New York” anti-violence march and rally to be held in New York City on February 27th.
(St. Albans, NY)- Yesterday, Florida Governor Rick Scott decided to reject $2.4 billion in federal stimulus aid for an Orlando to Tampa high speed rail route jeopardizing thousands of jobs and the opportunity to alleviate congestion on Florida’s highways.
Assemble at 2:30 PM, march begins at 3:00PM sharp. Participants will march from United nations Plaza to Times Square for rally. RALLY BEGINS at 3:30 PM - Times Square (Broadway at 42nd Street, NYC)CO-SPONSORS (list in formation):
(St. Albans, NY) - Excited community residents and civic leaders in the Addisleigh Park section of St. Albans, Queens, welcomed news today that the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate a swath of the area a Historic District.
Thank you to all of those who participated in the New York State Senate's fist ever online Town Hall. Since we're always striving to serve the people of New York better, and this was our first attempt at an event like this, we would appreciate your feedback on how we can improve the experience.