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Panelist:Office of the New York State Attorney GeneralCommunity Enrichment & EducationNYS Consumer Protection BoardN Y S E R D A (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority)NYC Department of Consumer Affairs

Light Refreshments will be served

For additional information, please contact Lois Menyweather or Dushan Cvetkovich at (718) 523-3069

District Office:161-10 Jamaica AvenueSuite 504Jamaica, New York 11432

September 25, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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7/18/2009: Senator Huntley awarded contest winners with New York Yankee tickets

3rd Annual Children's First Summer Festival held on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at Broad Channel Park, 17th Road & Crossbay Boulevard, Queens, New York

The tickets were compliments of THE NEW YORK YANKEES.

Photo courtesy of Lester Muse Jr.

July 18, 2009
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7/17/2009: Senator Huntley speaking on Education and Mayoral Control

Senator Huntley's remarks on the "Better Schools Act " (S. 5576 Parker) during a 2:00 am Session

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend the education law and the New York city charter, in relation to enacting the "better schools act"; expanding the duties of the city board and other officials of the city of New York, and the independent budget office; establishing procedures and policies for certain education related matters, and creating the center for parent and student service and empowerment

 

July 17, 2009
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7/16/2009: Senate Passes S. 4938 (Huntley)

S. 4938  HUNTLEY   Same as A.

July 17, 2009
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7/16/2009: Senate Passes S. 5930 (Huntley)

S. 5930-A  HUNTLEY   Same as A. 8972-A  Weisenberg  HUNTLEY Add SS16.30 & 31.32, Ment Hyg L Relates to reporting of suspected abuse of adults in certain residential care facilities licensed or operated by the state; creates a hotline for reporting of suspected abuse.

July 17, 2009
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7th Annual Seniors Appreciation Week "Oldies But Goodies" and Luncheon

For additional information, please contact Lois Menyweather or Gwendolyn Vaughn at (718) 523-3069 

September 14, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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7th Annual "Senior Appreciation Week"

Senator Huntley honors Senior Appreciation Week

September 15, 10:00 AM - September 19, 6:00 PM
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7/16/2009: Medisys Health Network

(Left) Former Senator Fred Orenstein, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky-16th SD, Senator Shirley L. Huntley-10th SD, Bruce Flanz, Medisys Executive Vice President and David Rosen, Medisys President & CEO are happy that S. 5562-B passed. This bill would allow Brookdale and Jamaica Hospital to refinance

July 16, 2009
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Senate Dems In No Rush On Mayoral Control

By Elizabeth Benjamin: The Daily Politics

We could be in for another long day here at the Capitol. Key Democratic senators told the DN's Glenn Blain they are still awaiting word from Team Bloomberg as to whether any amendments to the Assembly mayoral control bill are acceptable. It remains unclear if the measure will be voted on today.

July 16, 2009
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7/15/2009: Senate Passes S. 2653-C (Huntley)

S. 2653-C  HUNTLEY   Same as A. 6361-C  Rivera P  HUNTLEY Amd SS1676 & 1680, Pub Auth L Relates to the construction and financing of facilities by the dormitory authority for the Alliance of Long Island Agencies, Inc

July 16, 2009
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7/09/2009: Huntley on Paterson: 'He's The Ringmaster and I'm In The Damn Circus'

By Elizabeth Benjamin: The Daily Politics

The Senate Democrats are not exactly singing Kumbaya with Gov. David Paterson now that the leadership stalemate appears to have been resolved.

July 9, 2009
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August 15, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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July 18, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Open Letter To Recent Senates Events

 

Dear Constituents,

The events that have transpired in Albany since June 8th, has caused confusion, anger, and frustration among all of those who have been involved. The grab for power has caused critical legislation that would help our community as well as New York State, come to a standstill. Yet, I want to assure you that I am working in earnest to resolve this issue with my senate colleagues. For those of you who reside in my 10th Senatorial District, who may not know the full details of what occurred, I will try to convey to you what has taken place.

June 19, 2009
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Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities *** Meeting Cancelled ***

 

The Committee will consider the following nominations:

Todd L. Benham, as a Member of the Mental Health Services Council

Luis R. Marcos, MD, as a Member of the Mental Health Services Council

Alvern Gelder, as a Member of the Board of Visitors of the Broome Developmental Disabilities Services Office

James H. Bopp, as a Member of the Advisory Council to the Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

June 10, 9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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6/03/2009: Senate Passes S. 3146-A (Huntley)

S. 3146-A  HUNTLEY   Same as A. 7116-A  Rivera P  HUNTLEY, HASSELL-THOMPSON, MONSERRATE, MONTGOMERY, PERKINS, STAVISKY Amd S3, Chap 667 of 2006; add S7.43, amd S5.07, Ment Hyg L; add S483-f, Soc Serv L Amends chapter 667 of the laws of 2006 relating to providing for the establishment of a children's mental health plan, in relation to eliminating certain provisions provided therein; and amends the mental hygiene law and the social services law, in relation to implementing the children's plan. 

File: 
S. 3146A.pdf

June 4, 2009
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Senate Insurance Committee Votes to Extend COBRA Benefits

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.

June 3, 2009
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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.    

June 3, 2009
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Senate Votes To Protect Subcontractor/Supplier Rights

Law closes contingent payment clause loophole.

(Albany, NY)-Today Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) announced that the New York State Senate passed (S. 800 Breslin), legislation that will close a loophole contractors used to avoid payments to their subcontractors and material suppliers until they were paid. Under the previous law, contractors were able to avoid payments by invoking a contingent payment clause with the subcontractors and material suppliers.

June 3, 2009
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6/03/2009: PS 47Q visits Albany

Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-10th) and Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D-23rd) take a break from Session to greet and take pictures with students and faculty from Public School 47Q at the historic Million Dollar staircase (NYS Capitol)

June 3, 2009
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