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February 8, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson Joins with the Bronx AmeriCaribbean Chamber of Commerce and the Haitian Congregation of the Good Samaritan Church to Host a Townhall Meeting

As the Chairwoman of the Haiti Assistance and Relief Taskforce – H.A.R.T., Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson is sponsoring this town hall meeting to:

February 2, 2010
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February 1, 2010
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February 1, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Haiti Assistance & Relief Taskforce (HART)

As the Chairwoman of the Haiti Assistance and Relief Taskforce – H.A.R.T., Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson is sponsoring this town hall meeting to: 

January 28, 2010
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SENATE HONORS NEW YORK’S SERVICEMEMBERS

Resolution Pays Tribute to Last Year’s 59 Fallen Heroes

January 27, 2010
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SENATE ACTS TO PROTECT NURSES FROM VIOLENCE

Legislation Raises Assault Penalty to Class C or D 

January 25, 2010
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January 22, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR RUTH HASSELL-THOMPSON ON RACE TO THE TOP LEGISLATION

On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

January 21, 2010
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January 19, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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UPDATE ON HAITI

Leadership of US Efforts:   Former President Clinton, the UN Special Envoy for Haiti, traveled to Haiti on Monday, January 18th to meet with Haitians and deliver emergency relief.

January 18, 2010
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Organizations responding to the Haiti Earthquake

** Information on finding family members, and conditions on Haiti, is being provided by calling the following number at the State Department: 1 (800) 407-4747For Donations:• American Red Cross International

Donation Phone #: (800) HELP-NOW     Website: http://redcross.org 

January 15, 2010
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NYS Conference of Black Senators offer their support and prayers to the families and friends affected by this terrible natural disaster in Haiti

Members of the NYS Conference of Black Senators sent messages of prayers and support today, to families and friends that have been affected by the tragic earthquake that took place south of Port-Au Prince, Haiti yesterday. “The Haitian community is a very vibrant and important part of our districts and we will do everything possible to aid them during this painful time”, Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson of the 36th District (Westchester and Bronx), Chairwoman of the NYS Conference of Black Senators (CBS).

January 13, 2010
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Statement from Senator Hassell-Thompson Regarding the Earthquake in Haiti

“Our hearts and prayers are with the Haitians and their many loved ones during this devastating natural tragedy.  Currently, there are not a lot of concrete facts for us to report to the public who may have families affected by this earthquake.  As we receive reliable information, we will do our best to disseminate it as quickly as possible.

January 13, 2010
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