(Albany, New York)- New York State Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar) is pleased to announce legislation (S5472A) which he sponsored has been signed into law by Governor Paterson. This legislation further reforms the way managed care is delivered in New York State, to bring additional parity and fairness between patients, hospitals, physicians, and health plans.
(Albany, New York)- State Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar) is pleased to announce that legislation he sponsored, Senate bill 4602A, was passed by the New York State Senate last week. This legislation will provide more affordable health insurance options to independent contractors, part-time workers, temporary workers and other individuals.
(Albany, New York) Smaller family-owned businesses, and mom-and-pop operations, received some much needed help from Albany as Senator Breslin (D-Delmar) and the Senate Majority approved a measure that will assist small businesses across New York State (known as “micro-businesses”).
(Albany, NY)- Senator Breslin (D-Delmar) is pleased to announce that Senate bill number 800 which he sponsored has passed the New York State Senate. This legislation will close a loophole contractors used to avoid payments to their subcontractors and material suppliers until they were paid. Under the previous law, contractors were able to avoid payments by invoking a contingent payment clause with the subcontractors and material suppliers.
Senate Insurance Committee Votes to Extend COBRA BenefitsExtends Health Insurance Coverage From 18 to 36 Months.
(Albany, NY)- Senator Breslin (D-Delmar) announced today that the New York State Senate passed S5471 through the Insurance Committee. This legislation will protect workers who have lost their jobs in the current economic downturn by ensuring that their health insurance coverage is extended from 18 to 36 months.
SENATOR BRESLIN ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF ‘STUDENT LOAN MARKETPLACE’ TO HELP STUDENTS FIND SMART, AFFORDABLE LOANS
Today, as students are preparing to graduate from high school and head off to college, State Senator Breslin (D-Delmar) announced the launch of the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation’s (HESC) Student Loan Marketplace, a dynamic and easy-to-use website that provides the first online information and comparison service for private student loans.
SENATOR BRESLIN HELPS PROTECT UNEMPLOYED NEW YORKERSSenate passes legislation to aid unemployed as tens of thousands face loss of benefits
Today, State Senator Breslin announced that the New York State Senate passed critical legislation (S.4110-A) that will provide an additional 13 weeks of extended benefits to nearly 120,000 currently unemployed New Yorkers.
Last week the State Senate passed bill S.738, reforming how the Governor’s records and other Executive Chamber records are to be kept. Under this legislation, the Governor will collect and maintain records which will be submitted to the office of state archives and become public information once the Governor’s term has ended. The bill, which has passed the Assembly every year but one since 1999, passed the Senate unanimously on March 10, 2009.
(Albany, NY) – The New York State Senate today passed vital legislation that will protect the health and well-being of thousands of New Yorkers who have recently lost their jobs due to the national economic downturn.
The legislation provides a 65% discount on continuing health insurance coverage for recently unemployed New Yorkers, with funding provided entirely through federal stimulus funding.