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Senate Passes Historic Bill to Protect Domestic Workers

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Kelly Conboy│kconboy@senate.state.ny.us│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.

June 2, 2010
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June 1, 2010
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June 1, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Insurance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Insurance Senator Neil D. Breslin, Chair 11:00 AM, Tuesday, June 1, 2010 Room 124 CAP

June 1, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Statement From Senator Neil D. Breslin Re: Parks

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.”

May 28, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Insurance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Insurance Senator Neil D. Breslin, Chair 11:00 AM, Monday, May 24, 2010 Room 124 CAP

May 24, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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PEF Says Thank You To Senator Breslin

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.

May 20, 2010
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Senator Breslin is Credited For Introducing The Senate Resolution Which Denounced Furloughs

Albany’s Times Union article titled Cutting sting of furlough vote discusses the resolution sponsored by Senator Breslin which denounced the ill-considered proposal to furlough state workers. The resolution was used in the court’s decision to question the legality of the Governor's attempt to break a contractual agreement with state workers. To read the full article click here.

May 14, 2010
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Statement from Senator Neil D. Breslin Regarding Furloughs

For Immediate Release:  May 10, 2010 Kelly Conboy | kconboy@senate.state.ny.us | 518-455-2225

May 10, 2010
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Senator Neil Breslin Says "Furlough Provision Creates Chaos"

May 10, 2010 Senator Neil Breslin speaks out against the latest budget extender bill that includes furloughs for state workers. Senator Breslin sponsors a resolution that asks Governor Paterson for an extender bill to provide basic services without the furloughs. He lists the problems that could happen to NYS if an extender is not passed.

May 10, 2010
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Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers Now Qualify for More Affordable Health Insurance

For Immediate Release: May 7, 2010

Evan Schneider | 518.455.2225 | eschneid@senate.state.ny.us

(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.

May 7, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Insurance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Insurance Senator Neil D. Breslin, Chair 11:00 AM, Monday, May 3, 2010 Room 124 CAP

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May 3, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Senator Breslin recently honored The College of Saint Rose Women’s Soccer Team for their excellent sportsmanship and for reaching the national semifinals of the 2009 NCAA Women’s College Soccer Championships.

The College of Saint Rose Women’s Soccer Team was recently honored for their excellent sportsmanship and for reaching the national semifinals of the 2009 NCAA Women’s College Soccer Championships. The team is pictured here with Senator Breslin, President Mark Sullivan, and Head Coach Laurie Darling Gutheil.

April 27, 2010
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APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

Contact: Kate Powers │kpowers@senate.state.ny.us│518.455.2225

March 30, 2010

March 30, 2010
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NYS Senator Neil Breslin comments on budget resolution

Senator Neil Breslin comments on the budget resolution that was passed by the Senate on March 22, 2010 by a 32-30 vote.

March 24, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Insurance Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Insurance Senator Neil D. Breslin, Chair 11:00 AM, Monday, March 22, 2010 Room 124 CAP

March 22, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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