Phil Boyle's Press releases

Upcoming One on One Programs with Senator Phil Boyle

Senator Phil Boyle Takes His Office to the People

Residents get one-on-one time with the Senator and assistance in researching unclaimed funds.

July 7, 2014 - Bay Shore, NY: In an effort to remain readily available to his constituents and offer valuable information and resources when they become available, Senator Phil Boyle is once again bringing his

o­ffice directly to the residents of the 4th Senate District with his “One-on-One With Your Senator” and “Unclaimed Funds” Programs.

July 7, 2014
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SENATE PASSES BILLS RECOMMENDED BY HEROIN TASK FORCE

Measures Will Help Address Growing Heroin and Opioid Use in New York        The New York State Senate today passed 23 bills to address issues

June 10, 2014
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Press Release - Senator Young and the Seneca Nation of the Indians Join Together to Fight Heroin and Opioid Addiction

SENATOR CATHY YOUNG AND THE SENECA NATION OF INDIANS JOIN TOGETHER TO FIGHT                         HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION         Forum in Irving Tackles Addiction Treatment and Prevention         IRVING - Make no mistake - the heroin and opioid epidemic has hit Western New York. Families across the state and nation have been devastated by the deadly effects of addiction, and communities in Chautauqua County, Cattaraugus County, the Seneca territories, and the entire surrounding region have not been exempt from the negative impact.

June 5, 2014
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Press Release: Senator Ranzenhofer Hosts Public Forum on Heroin and Opioid Addiction

For Immediate Release:

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Ranzenhofer to host public forum for Heroin and

Opioid Addiction Task Force in Batavia

 

June 3, 2014
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Senator Boyle to Host "Shed the Meds" Programs

Senator Phil Boyle urges residents to properly dispose of unused medications

Monday, June 2, 2014 - Bay Shore, NY - Every day in the United States  2,500 youth, ages 12 to 17, abuse a prescription pain reliever for the first time.  As the Chair of the Senate Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee, Senator Boyle believes it is imperative to bring this statistic down and stop the nation’s teens from using and exploring drugs and medications found around the home.  That is why Senator Boyle is hosting two “Shed the Meds” events on Saturday, June 7th and Saturday, July 12th.

June 3, 2014
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Veteran of Distinction Awards Celebration

Senator Boyle joined with his fellow Senators for the Veteran’s Hall of Fame Celebration. Each year in Albany legislators take time to recognize outstanding Veterans from communities across the State. This year’s honoree from the Fourth Senate District was former Navy Petty Officer Third Class Armen Enkababian who served our country from 1966 to 1970. Petty Officer Enkababian received numerous awards and citations from the United States Navy in recognition of his outstanding service. Armen continues to serve our country through community involvement. Armen is known for his honesty, integrity and loyalty. He serves as post commander of the American Legion Post 94. He is also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and Vietnam Veterans of America.

May 30, 2014
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Press Release - Senator O'Mara Hosting Heroin Task Force Forum in Elmira

O’MARA HOLDING PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON HEROIN EPIDEMIC

Senate task force hearing will help develop recommendations for enforcement, prevention and treatment

 

Elmira, N.Y., May 14—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) reminded area residents today

that he will bring the Senate Majority Coalition’s Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction to Elmira

College on Friday, May 16, 2014 for a public roundtable discussion on the growing heroin epidemic

regionally and statewide.

 

May 19, 2014
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Press Release - Senator Larkin Hosts Heroin Task Force Forum in Newburgh

SENATOR LARKIN TO HOLD FORUM ON HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION ON MAY 15th IN NEWBURGH

            Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) today announced that the Hudson Valley regional forum of the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center in Newburgh, New York. 

May 19, 2014
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Senator Boyle Honors West Islip Resident

On Tuesday, May 13th, Senator Phil Boyle honored Andrea Curran of West Islip at the New York State Senate’s 17th Annual Women of Distinction celebration in Albany. The Women of Distinction event is a time to honor outstanding women whose contributions have enriched the quality of life in communities across New York State.    

May 19, 2014
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Press Release - Senator Bonacic Hosts Heroin Task Force Forum in Monticello

Senator Bonacic To Host NYS Senate Task Force Forum on Heroin and Opioid Addiction 

Representatives from local law enforcement, health, and

treatment and recovery to participate 

May 9, 2014 at the Sullivan Government Center

May 19, 2014
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Press Release - Senator Nozzolio Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Heroin and Opioid Addiction

SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO HOLDS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION ON MAY 8th IN CAYUGA COUNTY

As Vice Co-Chairman of the Senate Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force, Senator Mike Nozzolio will be holding a roundtable discussion on Thursday, May 8th in Cayuga County to discuss the rising epidemic of heroin abuse in our local communities.  The Task Force will use the information obtained in these discussions to strengthen our criminal justice laws and develop recommendations on ways to address this critically important issue.

May 14, 2014
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PRESS RELEASE - SENATORS LANZA & SAVINO HOLD STATEN ISLAND FORUM ON HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION

 SENATORS ANDREW LANZA & DIANE SAVINO HOLD STATEN ISLAND FORUM ON HEROIN AND OPIOID ADDICTION

Senators Andrew Lanza and Diane Savino today held the Staten Island regional forum of the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction at the Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of Staten Island.

May 14, 2014
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Press Advisory - Senator Golden and Senator Felder Co-Host NYC Roundtable on Heroin and Opioid Addiction

STATE SENATE TASK FORCE SETS NYC ROUNDTABLE ON HEROIN AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE

          Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), will join Senator Simcha Felder (D-C, Brooklyn) in co-hosting a New York State Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction on Thursday, May 1, 2014 starting at 9:30 a.m. in the Senate Hearing Room on the 19th Floor at 250 Broadway, Manhattan.

May 13, 2014
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Press Advisory - Senator Seward to Hold Public Forum on Heroin Abuse

SEWARD TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM ON HEROIN ABUSE

Testimony from local stakeholders, community members will help guide state policy

ONEONTA, 04/14/14 -- State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I – Oneonta) today announced that he will be hosting the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction on Monday, April 28 in Oneonta.  The forum is one of twelve being held statewide to solicit local input on the rise in use of heroin and other opioids in New York State and develop recommendations for treating and preventing addiction.

May 12, 2014
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Press Release - Senator Ritchie Hosts Heroin Task Force Forum

STORIES OF LOSS, SOLUTIONS FOR FIGHTING BACK SHARED AT RITCHIE HEROIN ABUSE FORUM

More than a dozen individuals including reformed addicts, treatment experts and law enforcement officials from Central and Northern New York shared experiences and solutions for fighting back against heroin abuse at Senator Ritchie’s forum on heroin and opioid addiction, held Friday in Watertown.

The forum was one of 13 being held across New York by a bipartisan task force—which Senator Ritchie serves on—created to solicit input on the rise in the use of heroin and opioids, and find solutions for treating and preventing addiction and its consequences. 

May 12, 2014
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Press Release - Senator Betty Little Hosts Plattsburg Heroin Task Force Forum

SENATE TASK FORCE SEEKS ANSWERS TO ADDRESS HEROIN, OPIOID ABUSE

Senator Betty Little and Senator Phil Boyle, chair of the NYS Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, will cohost a public hearing in Plattsburgh on Friday, April 25 to solicit input from local stakeholders about effective ways to combat the growing problem of heroin and opioid abuse. 

The event is scheduled for Friday, April 25, 10 am to 12:30 pm at the Clinton County Government Center, 2nd Floor legislative chambers located at 137 Margaret Street.

May 12, 2014
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Press Release - Senator Ball's Heroin Forum and Narcan Overdose Training

NEARLY 200 ATTEND SENATOR BALL’S HEROIN ROUNDTABLE & NARCAN OVERDOSE TRAINING

Carmel, N.Y. – 04/25/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) hosted a Homeland Security Drug Crisis Roundtable in conjunction with the Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction on Thursday evening at the Paladin Center Tactical Training Facility in Carmel, NY.

May 12, 2014
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Press Release - Senator Marchione Hosts Community Forum on Heroin and Opioid Addiction

Senator Kathy Marchione hosts free community forum at Hudson Valley Community College focused on building community-based solutions to overcome heroin and opioid abuse, addiction  

Community forum drew strong attendance and featured an expert panel that represented law enforcement, addiction recovery and treatment specialists, educators, health care professionals and elected officials

May 9, 2014
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