Shirley L. Huntley's posts related to Military Affairs

Senate Ups Property Tax Breaks For Cold War Veterans

Measure equalizes vet tax break & extends it to co-op apartments

Cold War veterans will be eligible for the same property tax breaks as veterans of foreign wars under legislation the state Senate approved Monday.

The measure, sponsored by Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-Queens), lets towns and cities offer higher property tax exemptions to Cold War veterans, bringing them in line with the tax breaks offered to other vets.  It also covers veterans in owner-occupied co-op apartments as well.    


5/22/2009: (1 of 2) "Veteran's Recognition Ceremony" held at Jamaica (Main) Post Office

Senator Huntley gave out 44 certificates to the veterans at the Jamaica Post Office (8840 164th Street, Jamaica, New York 11432)

4/28/2010: Senator Huntley supports West Point Day


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION memorializing Governor David A. Paterson to proclaim April 28, 2010, as West Point Day in New York State

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to celebrate the establishment of the United States Military Academy at West Point and to call upon Governor David A. Paterson to proclaim April 28, 2010 as West Point Day in the State of New York; and

3/14/2011: Public Hearing on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

Agenda: To understand the needs of New York State veterans as well as gauge the quality of services they are currently receiving and how we can better serve them

Veterans Package

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: May 25, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | | (518) 455-3531


This Memorial Day, Veterans First: Senator Huntley Supports New Programs to Benefit New York’s Servicemen and Women

Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) and the New York State Senate passed a package of nine bills today which will expand or launch new benefits programs for the brave New Yorkers who have fought for our nation’s freedom.


5/20/2011: Pre-Memorial Remembrance Luncheon