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September 14, 2009
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Hospital Closure Planning Act

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 10, 2009

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY ANNOUNCES THE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION THAT ENACTS THE HOSPITAL CLOSURE PLANNING ACT

Legislation requires commissioner of health to hold a hearing within 30 days on the impact a hospital closure would have on its service area

September 9, 2009
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9/05/2009: 63rd Annual Shinnecock Indian Nation Powwow

Southampton - The 63rd Annual Shinnecock Powwow Gathering of Native Americans Contest Powwow and Celebration was held over Labor Day Weekend, from Sept. 4 through Sept. 7 at the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton. Over the four-day event, attendees were treated to a display of historical remembrances and traditions.

The Shinnecock Nation

September 4, 2009
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7/28/2009: Shema Kolainu"Hear Our Voices" (1 of 2)

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.

September 4, 2009
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The College Expo - "Connecting Students To College, Careers and Beyond!"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2009

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

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY WELCOMES

THE BLACK COLLEGE EXPO RETURN TO NEW YORK

Making the Dream of Going to College a Reality in a Tough Economy

September 1, 2009
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'Count Me In' - Census 2010

For Immediate Release

Contact: Patricia Savage (718) 962-5023

Neighbors Begin Census Process in Queens 10th Senatorial District

‘Count Me In’ to Make Sure Our Community Gets its Fair Share

August 31, 2009
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8/31/2009: Economic Revitalization Plan

SENATOR HUNTLEY ANNOUNCES THAT “MAIN STREET” DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM BECOMES LAW

State Senator Shirley L. Huntley announced today that a significant State Senate economic development initiative to revitalize cities, towns and villages across the state has been signed into law by Governor Paterson.

August 30, 2009
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8/25/2009: Youth Detention Facilities

 

News from...

SENATOR THOMAS K. DUANE

SENATOR VELMANETTE MONTGOMERY

SENATOR RUTH HASSELL-THOMPSON

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2009

CONTACTS:

August 24, 2009
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CO-OP FORUM

SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEYCHAIR OF MENTAL HEALTHANDDEVELOPMENTALDISABILITIES COMMITTEEPresents ACO-OP FORUM

September 30, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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3rd Annual Operation Give Back

Senator Huntley will be handing turkeys at several locations

November 20, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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8/15/2009: Senator Huntley's 3rd Annual Children's Festival

Free fun filled day of Learning, Exercise, Food, Games, Rides and other activities on Saturday, August 15, 2009 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at Baisley Park - 157th Street and 116th Avenue

August 14, 2009
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8/06/2009: Senate Passes NYC School Governance Legislation

“As a State Senator I was given a mandate from my district to ensure

their concerns are heard and they are afforded a seat at the table

when it comes to the education of the city’s 1.1 million school

children,” said Senator Shirley Huntley, School Governance Task Force

co-chair. “I am pleased key amendments included in the school

governance bill will increase the accountability and transparency of

the city’s education system, and more importantly increase parental

involvement

August 5, 2009
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8/06/2009: Special Session

Senator Shirley L. Huntley speaks on S. 5887/A. 8903 (Padavan/Silver) 

Relates to the New York City School District, Board of Education, Chancellor, community councils and community superintendents

 

BILL NUMBER: S5887

SPONSOR: PADAVAN

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend the education law, in relation to the New York city

board of education, chancellor, community councils and community super-

intendents; to amend chapter 738 of the laws of 1988, amending the

August 5, 2009
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August 6, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Shema Kolainu means "Hear Our Voices"

On July 28, 2009 in Brooklyn at 8:15 am. Senator Shirley L. Huntley recieved the legislative leadership award in regards to Autism awareness and education.

July 27, 2009
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7/28/2009: Shema Kolainu "Hear Our Voices"

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.

July 27, 2009
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7/23/2009: State Senator Shirley L. Huntley at School Governance Rally

State Senator Shirley L. Huntley and other Democratic State Senators, brought the battle over school control to Mayor Bloomberg's doorstep yesterday on the steps of City Hall.

Photo Courtesy of Lester Muse, Jr.

July 27, 2009
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Mayoral Control Deal On Tap?

By Elizabeth Benjamin: The Daily Politics

Mayor Bloomberg and Senate Democrats have reached a tentative deal to renew the expired law giving the mayor control over the school system, DN Capitol Bureau Chief Ken Lovett said.

The Democratic conference is convening right now at 250 Broadway to discuss the elements of the potential agreement.

July 23, 2009
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7/23/2009: Senator Shirley Huntley speaks on School Governance.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 @ 1:00pm, City Hall Steps: Senator Shirley L. Huntley a tireless advocate of education, speaks about her intent to ensure parents become a focal part of their child's education under Mayoral Control. She believes parents have the fundamental right to be a participant in their children's future and vocal members of the NYC Dept of Education.

July 23, 2009
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