In the photo (From left) Assemblymen James Tedisco and Tim Gordon, Michael Carey and Senator Shirley L. Huntley celebrate a new law that establishes felony offenses for endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person
Legislation that establishes felony offenses for endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person was signed into law by Gov. David A. Paterson last Wednesday.
Senate Supports Families to Make Health Care Decisions
(Albany, NY) – The New York State Senate passed the Family Health Care Decisions Act (FHCDA) today by a vote of 55-3, empowering family members and others close to the patient to make medical decisions for incapacitated patients.
Location: The Robert Ross Johnson Family Life Center
172-17 Linden Boulevard, St. Albans, New York 11434
Senator Huntley and fellow community leaders held the 2010 United States Census Kick-Off at Robert Johnson Life Center. She addressed the residence as to the importance of the census giving out informative literature to provide further knowledge fo why we all need to be counted.
On Thursday, February 18, 2010, Senator Shirley L. Huntley held a luncheon at Grace Houses with the seniors to honor Black History Month, and to reflect and focus on contributions made to the community and families that have shaped and upheld the community. Senator Huntley provided lunch for 35 seniors from the community and she discussed the importance of the Census for the senior population.
The New York Charter Parents Association (NYCPA) is a non-profit organization founded by parents. We are an independent organization advocating for parent and student rights in charter schools.
We would like to see the following charter laws amended:
Equal Per Pupil Funding, Facilities Funding, Charter Contracts and By-Laws, State Receivership, Independent Parent Association, Accountability and Transparency, Parent Voice, Parent Rights, Student Rights, Co-locations and Charter Cap.
(S. 66008-Dilan/A. 40008-Weisenberg) The Child Passenger Protection Act was signed into law November 18, 2009 after both the New York State Senate and Assembly passed it unanimously during a Special Session. The bill also called Leandra's Law, was named after Leandra Rosado who died at the age of 11 as a passenger in a vehicle driven by a drunk driver. Leandra’s father, Lenny Rosado was in attendance when the bill passed the Senate and when Governor Paterson officially signed the bill.
Senator Shirley L. Huntley along with Thersesa Price, CEO of the "BLACK COLLEGE EXPO" (5th from left) presented certificates to four of her summer Interns at the Black College Expo's reception honoring our "Future Leaders". The ceremony was held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on Friday, October 23rd.