For Immediate ReleaseContact: Kelly Conboy│firstname.lastname@example.org│518.455.2225(Albany, NY)-The New York State Senate passed the historic Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, making New York the first state in the nation to provide new standards of worker protection for more than 200,000 employees in an industry which has gone unregulated for decades, Senator Breslin (D- Delmar) announced.
For Immediate Release: May 28, 2010Contact: Maureen Cetrino – 518-455-2225“I share the outrage that New Yorkers have expressed at the closing of Thacher Park. At a time when people are feeling overburdened by taxes and tough economic times, it was a slap in the face to tell them they could not even use their parks to celebrate Memorial Day.”
My resolution against Governor Paterson’s furlough plan helped a federal judge put a stop to them. I will continue to oppose furloughs and layoffs. I have attached a letter thanking me for my help from the president of the Public Employees Federation.
(Albany, NY)-Legislation (S5111), sponsored by Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar), Chair of the Insurance Committee, which recognizes and rewards men and women who volunteer in their local fire or ambulance companies by permitting any public corporation to extend health services and insurance to volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers has been signed into law by Governor Paterson.
(Albany, NY)– “Job creation is a top priority of the Democratic Majority Conference. I do not, nor have I considered or supported massive cuts to the state’s workforce.
Public employees contribute to our quality of life and provide essential services to citizens across the state. I vehemently oppose state layoffs and will continue to fight to keep New Yorkers working.”
(Albany, NY) – The New York State Senate recently passed legislation (S5111) sponsored by Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar), Chair of the Insurance Committee, which recognizes and rewards men and women who volunteer in their local fire or ambulance companies by permitting any public corporation to extend health services and insurance to volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers.
Senator Breslin was Recently Featured in Partners in Quality, the NYAHSA Newsletter:
“It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.”
NY State Senator Neil Breslin echoed those words of Hubert Humphrey on December 29 as he accepted the NYAHSA Partners in Quality Award from the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home in Albany.
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(Albany, NY) - New York State Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar) is pleased to announce that legislation, which he sponsored, passed the Senate this week. This legislation regulates the growing life settlement market in New York ensuring that, among other things, the medical and financial information of those who enter into a life settlement transaction is protected.
On December 1st, 2009, the New York State Senate Committees on Insurance, Health and Codes will be holding a public hearing on medical malpractice reform. The purpose of this hearing is to (1) identify the fundamental causes of high medical malpractice costs; (2) explore potential solutions to help create a medical malpractice system that encourages accessible, quality medical care; (3) promote patient safety; (4) treat victims of malpractice fairly; (5) sets reasonable insurance costs for health providers; and (6) promotes a healthy marketplace for medical liability insurers.
(Albany, New York)- The cold weather season is often feared by many families because of the need to heat their homes. Often times heating costs are high and become a significant financial burden to many New York residents. Senator Breslin is pleased to announce the availability of the federally funded, Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).
Senator Breslin is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Senior Citizens’ Law Day at Albany Law School on Saturday October 3rd 2009 from 9am to 3pm. This is a free community event hosted by the Government Law Center of Albany Law School which has been designed to educate senior citizens, family members, advocates, and care providers about significant aging-related legal issues through educational workshops.
On October 23, 2009, New York State Senate Committees on Insurance, Health, and Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities will hold a public hearing on the role of health insurance in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the fastest growing neurodevelopmental disabilities in America. Accord
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September 4, 2009
(Albany, New York)-The 2010 federal census gets underway in less than six months, and one of the first major planning efforts has just been completed. Hundreds of census workers have covered every street in New York, making sure the Census Bureau has the correct address for each and every household and residence in the state.
(Albany, New York)- As chair of the Insurance Committee, Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar) is pleased to announce legislation (S6030) he sponsored has been signed by Governor Paterson. This legislation improves access to affordable health insurance for young adults between the ages of 19-29.