Newsroom

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
Read more...
November 18, 11:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Read more...

American Diabetes Month

News FromNew York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyChair of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

For Immediate Release: November 13, 2009Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us | (518) 455-3531

Senator Shirley L. Huntley Announces that November isAmerican Diabetes Month

November 15, 2009
Read more...

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
Read more...

Alzheimer's Awareness Month

News From theNew York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2009

Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us | (518) 455-3531

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness MonthSenator Shirley L Huntley: Prevention and treatment are available.

November 1, 2009
Read more...

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

News From the New York StateSenator Shirley L. Huntley

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2009

Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@senate.state.ny.us| (518) 455-3531

November Is Lung Cancer Awareness MonthSenator Shirley L. Huntley: It’s time to kick the habit

Resources are available to New Yorker’s who wish to quit smoking this month, which is recognized as Lung Cancer Awareness Month, said Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica).

Lung Cancer Awareness Month is a national initiative dedicated to bringing awareness to lung cancer issues such as support for cancer patients and survivors, as well as assistance for those who would like to stop smoking.

October 31, 2009
Read more...

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 22, 2009
Read more...

Project Hope Health Fair

SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED:

Smoking Cessation
Prostate cancer Screening
HIV Screening
Eye Testing
Diabetes Testing
Mental Health
Dental Screening
Blood Pressure
Nutrition
Health Insurance Agencies
Cholesterol Testing

 

November 21, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Read more...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

For Immediate Release

OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

Senator Huntley: Say’s look out for yourself and loved ones; help is out there.

October 8, 2009
Read more...

Domestic Violence Workshop

DOMESTIC VIOLENCEFor Women, Men, Teenagers and Children

Invited Panelists:Safe HorizonQueens Child Advocacy CentersQueens Criminal and Supreme Court ProgramNew York City Family Justice Center (Queens Bureau)New York State Crime Victims Board

October 29, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Read more...

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 7, 2009
Read more...

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

For Immediate Release

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Senator Huntley: “Every person, no matter their background, can contribute to our society.”

September 30, 2009
Read more...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For Immediate Release

Senator Shirley L. Huntley Reminds New Yorkers that October is

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Early Detection is Key to Breast Cancer Survival

Recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Senator Huntley (D-Jamaica) reminded New Yorkers how important it is to take the time to schedule their annual mammogram.

September 30, 2009
Read more...

Public Hearing: Public Hearing: Health Insurance and Autism Disorders

SUBJECT: The role of health insurance in the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to (1) explore the health care needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families; (2) explore what health insurers, the federal government, state and local governments and educational institutions are doing to meet those needs; and (3) explore whether health insurers should be mandated to provide coverage for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

October 23, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Read more...

9/21/2009: Senator Huntley addresses 113th Precinct Community Council Meeting

Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) was clearly at home as she spoke in an open forum at the invitation of the community and 113th precinct located at 167-02 Baisley Boulevard. During the meeting she briefly explained her role in the New York State Senate and discussed several initiatives she has been working on. Some of the following intiatives are increasing the number of adult homes for the mentally and physically disabled and launching a "Wednesday Night Speak" where she speaks to community members about their concerns.

September 21, 2009
Read more...

NYS State Senator Shirley L. Huntley Is Pleased to Present A Series Of Workshops On How To Form A Not-For-Profit Corporation In New York State

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009HOW TO INCORPORATECHOOSING A NAMEEMPLOYERS IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AND ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009IRS FORM 1023 & FORM 990

October 27, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Read more...

NYS State Senator Shirley L. Huntley Is Pleased to Present A Series Of Workshops On How To Form A Not-For-Profit Corporation In New York State

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009HOW TO INCORPORATECHOOSING A NAMEEMPLOYERS IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AND ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009IRS FORM 1023 & FORM 990

October 20, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Read more...

NYS State Senator Shirley L. Huntley Is Pleased to Present A Series Of Workshops On How To Form A Not-For-Profit Corporation In New York State

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009HOW TO INCORPORATECHOOSING A NAMEEMPLOYERS IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AND ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009IRS FORM 1023 & FORM 990

October 13, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Read more...

NYS State Senator Shirley L. Huntley Is Pleased to Present A Series Of Workshops On How To Form A Not-For-Profit Corporation In New York State

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009HOW TO INCORPORATECHOOSING A NAMEEMPLOYERS IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009BOARDS OF DIRECTORS AND ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009IRS FORM 1023 & FORM 990

October 6, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Read more...