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Senator Breslin speaking at SUNY Albany day.

Senator Breslin speaking at SUNY Albany day.

May 15, 2009
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Senator Breslin addressing the town hall meeting.

Senator Breslin sponsored a Town Hall Meeting in the Touhey Forum at the College of Saint Rose to discuss the local impact of the Federal Stimulus Package. The meeting was attended by almost 300 interested community members.

May 15, 2009
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The Woodland Hills school group recently took a tour of the New York State Capitol and stopped for a discussion with Senator Breslin.

The Woodland Hills school group recently took a tour of the New York State Capitol and stopped for a discussion with Senator Breslin.

May 15, 2009
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Senator Breslin sponsored a Town Hall Meeting in the Touhey Forum at the College of Saint Rose to discuss the local impact of the Federal Stimulus Package. The meeting was attended by almost 300 interested community members.

Senator Breslin sponsored a Town Hall Meeting in the Touhey Forum at the College of Saint Rose to discuss the local impact of the Federal Stimulus Package. The meeting was attended by almost 300 interested community members.

May 15, 2009
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Senator Breslin responding to a question at the Federal Stimulus Package town hall meeting.

Senator Breslin sponsored a Town Hall Meeting in the Touhey Forum at the College of Saint Rose to discuss the local impact of the Federal Stimulus Package. The meeting was attended by almost 300 interested community members.

May 15, 2009
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Senator Breslin and colleagues introducing Operation S.N.U.G.

Senator Breslin and colleagues introducing Operation S.N.U.G.

May 15, 2009
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Senator Breslin is pictured on the steps of the Capitol speaking at a rally of the New York State Building and Construction Trades.

Senator Breslin is pictured on the steps of the Capitol speaking at a rally of the New York State Building and Construction Trades.

May 15, 2009
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The Siena Saints Men's basketball team was recently honored in the Senate Chamber in recognition of their championship season and victor in the Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship.

The Siena Saints Men's basketball team was recently honored in the Senate Chamber in recognition of their championship season and victor in the Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship.

May 15, 2009
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Senator Neil Breslin (D-Albany) receiving his environmental leader award

Senator Neil Breslin (D-Albany) receiving his environmental leader award from EPL/Environmental Advocates Executive Director Robert Moore.

April 27, 2009
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Senator Breslin was presented with a personalized Albany Mens Basketball jersey by head coach Will Brown

Senator Breslin was presented with a personalized Albany Mens Basketball jersey by head coach Will Brown when the athletes, coaches and SUNY Albany president Kermit Hall visited the Capitol in May 2006

April 27, 2009
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Neil spoke with a few players outside of his office before heading downstairs for Session

Neil spoke with a few players outside of his office before heading downstairs for Session. The team's athletes, coaches and assistants were recognized by the Senator on the Senate floor and then presented with a Legislative Resolution honoring their record-breaking season.

April 27, 2009
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Letter Urging the Governor to Consider Alternatives to the Proposed Layoff of 8900 State Employees

Letter Urging the Governor to Consider Alternatives to the Proposed Layoff of 8900 State Employees

April 2, 2009
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State Senate Passes Senator Breslin's Bill Reforming the Preservation and Availability of Gubernatorial Records

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.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Breslin recently spoke at a press conference in the NYS Capitol

Calling for a ban on Tier 4 Drug Pricing. In his comments, the Senator, who is the Ranking Member on the Senate Insurance Committee, explained that Tier 4 drug pricing is a terrible concept and that singling out our sickest and vulnerable to pay more money for their health care is unforgivable

March 30, 2009
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Senate Passes COBRA Legislation Providing Affordable Access to Healthcare for Those Recently Unemployed as a Result of Economic Downturn

(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.

March 19, 2009
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Senator Breslin Calls For End To Partisan Investigation Into ‘Troopergate’

 State Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Albany) today called upon Senate Republicans to end their partisan political investigation into the so-called “Troopergate” incident and join Senate Democrats in getting back to work on the issues of concern to all New Yorkers.

 

New York’s working families and promote job growth,” Senator Breslin said.

March 16, 2009
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Senator Neil Breslin To Be Sworn In For Seventh Term

(Albany, NY) – State Senator Neil Breslin (D – Albany) will take his oath of office to the New York State Senate, 46th Senate District, next week.

Senator Breslin was first elected to the state Senate in 1996 and most recently served as the ranking Democrat on the Senate Insurance Committee. Senator Breslin serves as a member of the Executive Committee and is the former chair of the State/Federal Relations Committee of the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL).

WHEN: Tuesday, December 30, 2008            10:00 a.m.

December 22, 2008
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