Shirley L. Huntley's Photos

3/24/2010: New law will increase punishments for caregivers who harm disabled and incompetent persons

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.

March 23, 2010
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March 8, 2010
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2/24/2010: The Family Health Care Decisions Act

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.

February 23, 2010
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February 22, 2010
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February 22, 2010
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2/18/2010: Senator Huntley's "Count Me In" Census Kick Off

Date: February 18, 2010

Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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.

February 18, 2010
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2/18/2010: Black History Program at Grace Houses

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.

February 17, 2010
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2/13/2010: 39th Annual Caucus Weekend

New York City Comptroller John Liu visits Senator Huntley's Annual Caucus Open House

February 12, 2010
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2/09/2010: Springfield Gardens Education Complex

Senator Huntley, Kelly Urena, Coordinator of School Based Health Center and students from the district discuss 2010-11 Priorities:

Support preservationof $21.7 Million for School Based Health Centers (SBHCs)

Restore $507,000 in HCRA funds

Pass legislation (S. 6616 Montgomery/A. 9717 Gottfried) to reimburse SBHCs for CHP enrollees

February 8, 2010
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February 5, 2010
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2/02/2010: New York Charter Parents Association Lobby Day

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.

February 1, 2010
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12/16/2009: Holiday Open House

Senate Democratic Conference Leader John L. Sampson (D #19-Kings County)

Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D #10-Jamaica)

New York City Councilman Leroy G. Comrie (D-Jamaica)

December 15, 2009
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11/18/2009: Senator Huntley explains her vote on "Leandra's Law"

(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.

November 18, 2009
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11/05/2009: Career Day @ The New Preparatory Middle School (I.S. #8)

Senator Huntley visits I.S. 8 - Left to Right: Jonathan Remesson, and Kester Peters have started their school newspaper.

November 5, 2009
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10/23/2009: "Black College Expo 2009 Reception"

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Rachel Ortega / rachel@thecollegexpo.org / (877) 427-4100

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY WELCOMES

October 23, 2009
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9/25/2009: Elder Law Day "Know Your Rights"

Kew Gardens Community Center
80-02 Kew Gardens Road
Suite 202
Kew Gardens, New York 11415
Panelists:
Office of the New York State Attorney General,

October 8, 2009
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