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Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith, Senator Shirley L. Huntley & Assemblywoman Audrey L. Pheffer join Queens Elected Officials to Announce the saving of The Cross Bay bridge Rockaway/Broad Channel Resident Rebate Program

(New York, NY)- Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith, Senator Shirley L. Huntley and Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer, joined by other Queens elected officials, civic associations and community leaders will announce their successful efforts to save the Cross Bay Bridge Rockaway/Broad Channel Resident Rebate Program, preventing nearly 100,000 local residents from facing the only intra-borough toll in the state.

May 14, 2009
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May 13, 2009
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Elder Law Day

In honor of Elder Law Day, State Senator Shirley L. Huntley will host a panel forum for the community on essential resources available to senior citizens. The panel will consist of representatives from various government agencies, including the Office of the New York State Attorney General, Community Enrichment & Education, NYS Consumer Protection Board, NYS Energy Research and Development Authority, and NYC Department of Consumer Affairs.  

May 20, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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5/05/2009: Senator Huntley attends OASAS Recovery Rally (Your Story Matters)

Hosted by Karen Carpenter-Palumbo, Commissioner of NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair of Mental Health and Developmental Disablities          

Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, Chair of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

May 9, 2009
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5/09/2009: Rochdale Village 2nd Annual "Mother's Day Luncheon"

Mother's Day Flowers and Basket was presented by the Director of Rochdale Village NORC Senior Center, Ms. Shera Austin and Board Member Gwendolyn V. Vaugh to State Senator Shirley L. Huntley of the 10th Senatorial District.

May 9, 2009
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Lupus Awareness and Education Forum

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.

May 28, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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World Asthma Day 2009 “A Healthy Mind Takes An Easy Breath

New York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley and Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith presents World Asthma Day 2009.

May 5, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Senator Shirley L. Huntley’s 2009 Calendar of Events

As many of you know, January 2009 marked the first time in 43 years that the Democrats assumed the majority in the State Senate. As a result, it is my pleasure to announce that I have increased my staff and moved my District Office to a new, larger setting, where we will be better able to meet your needs.

My new offices are located at :ALBANY OFFICE DISTRICT OFFICERoom 803 LOB 161-10 Jamaica Ave.Albany, NY 12247 Suite 504(518) 455-3531 (P) Jamaica, NY 11432(518) 426-6859 (F) (718) 523-3069 (P)(718) 523-3670 (F)

File: 
Huntly_Calendar2_-09.pdf

May 5, 2009
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Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day Forum

New York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley And Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith Cosponsored by Queens Centers for Progress Present A Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day Forum.

June 13, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Statement from State Senator Shirley L. Huntley on City Zone Idling Law

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."

May 5, 2009
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Statement from Senator Shirley L. Huntley

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."

May 5, 2009
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May 4, 2009
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5/04/2009: "Your Story Matters Day" at the Well (LOB)

Senator Shirley L. Huntley presents a resolution to Karen Carpenter-Palumbo, Commissioner of OASAS (Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services)

May 4, 2009
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4/29/2009: "Your Story Matters" Resolution

Senator Shirley L. Huntley introduces a resolution in regards to recovery (SR1628)

April 29, 2009
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4/27/2009: Senator Huntley explains her vote about Immigrant Workers

S. 3357 Onorato (Requires employers to give written notice of the rate of pay and the regular pay day upon hiring, and get written acknowledgment thereof from each employee; also requires notice of the rate of overtime pay)

April 27, 2009
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4/25/2009: 2009 Scholarship Recipient of the A. Philip Randolph Institute

Senator Shirley L. Huntley is presenting Samantha Ventura, Senior at The High School of Transit Technology and 2009 Scholarship Recipient of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, New York Metro Chapter, a New York State Senate Certificate of Achievement at the 4th Annual Scholarship Luncheon.

April 25, 2009
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4/06/2009: Passed Senate, Huntley Sponsors S. 3483

S. 3483  HUNTLEY   Same as A. 7566  Rivera P  HUNTLEY, BRESLIN Rpld S29.29 sub 6, amd Ment Hyg L, generally Changes the name of the office of mental retardation and developmental disabilities to the New York state developmental disabilities services office. Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

File: 
S. 3483.pdf

April 7, 2009
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3/31/2009: NYS State Senate Honors Brooklyn Artist Lynn Nottage

On the final day of National Women’s History Month 2009, NYS Senator Velamanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) and her Senate Colleagues honored Brooklyn playwright, Lynn Nottage, for her outstanding contributions to the arts in New York.

March 31, 2009
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3/26/2009: Riverview Resolution (SR1032)

Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) and Senator Betty O'Little (R-Glen Falls) introduces a resolution in memory of Riverview IRA (Individual Residential Alternative) Group Home Tragedy in Wells, New York

March 26, 2009
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3/23/2009: Honoring Susan B. Taylor on Women's History Month

Senator Shirley L. Huntley introduces a resolution to Honor Susan B. Taylor, Founder and Editor in Chief of Essence Magazine

March 23, 2009
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