New York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley and Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith with co-sponsor The Jamaica Neighborhood Center's Southeast Queens Lupus Connection present to you a Lupus Awareness and Education Forum.
As the H1N1 flu outbreak has developed, it has caused concern among many New Yorkers. The New York State Senate has put together this information sheet to help understand the current situation and the response on all levels. Please see the attached document for further details.
Extends Health Insurance Coverage From 18 to 36 Months.
(Albany, NY)-Today Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D- Jamaica) announced that the New York State Senate passed S.5471 through the Insurance Committee, legislation that will protect workers who have lost their jobs in today’s economic downturn by ensuring that their health insurance coverage is extended from 18 to 36 months.
On July 28, 2009 at 8:15 am in the Renaissance Ballroom, 5902 14th Avenue, Brooklyn. Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) recieved the legislative leadership award in regards to Autism Awareness and Education.
On Asthma Awareness Day it is essential that we continue to raise awareness of the adverse impacts of engine idling on those suffering from the respiratory disease," said Senator Shirley L. Huntley. "Legislation such as the city’s new School Zone Idling Law could prevent asthma attacks experienced by hundreds of students citywide. I commend the City Council for their steps to curb engine idling across the city, and urge my colleagues on all levels of government to continue the dialogue to ensure a higher quality of life for all New Yorkers."