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3/23/2009: Senator Shirley L. Huntley and Susan B. Taylor

Susan B. Taylor, Founder and Editor of Essence Magazine was honored during Women's History Month in March by the New York State Senate for years of distinguished service.

 

March 23, 2009
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Statement from State Senator Shirley Huntley, Chair of the Senate Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

“Today a fatal fire claimed the lives of four mentally disabled patients under the state’s care at Riverview IRA, an upstate facility in Wells, NY.

My thoughts and prayers go out to all the families affected by this tragedy. I commend the firefighters and the Riverview staff for their efforts in this heartbreaking incident.

March 21, 2009
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3/21/2009: Award for Outstanding Service

Carl Clay, CEO & Executive Director of Black Spectrum Theater presents Senator Huntley with an Award for Outstanding Service to the community.

March 21, 2009
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3/17/2009: DC 37 Rally

Senator Huntley addresses DC 37 members at their annual Lobby Day

March 17, 2009
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3/11/2009: Women's History Month

Senator Huntley speaks about Women History Month

March 11, 2009
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3/11/2009: Women's History Month

Senator Huntley speaks about Women's History Month

March 11, 2009
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3/09/2009: Passed Senate, Huntley Sponsors S. 2225

S2225  HUNTLEY   Same as A 2003  Weisenberg  HUNTLEY Amd S1750-b, SCPA Makes technical correction to provisions designating surrogate decision-making committees as guardians of mentally retarded persons when making health care decisions.

File: 
S.2225.pdf

March 10, 2009
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3/09/2009: Mental Health Press Conference

Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chairwoman and Assemblyman Peter Rivera, Chairman of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities speak about the Mental Health Budget

March 9, 2009
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3/04/09: Passed Senate, Huntley Sponsors S. 2362

S. 2362  HUNTLEY   Same as A. 6098  Rivera P. HUNTLEY Amd SS7.35, 13.35 & 19.35, Ment Hyg L Relates to the defense and indemnification of optometrists rendering certain services.

File: 
S. 2362.pdf

March 5, 2009
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3/03/2009: Kidney Awareness Day @ the Capitol

Senator Shirley L. Huntley supports Kidney Awareness Day

March 3, 2009
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February 24, 2009
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2/14/2009: NYS Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators (Caucus Weekend)

Senator Shirley L. Huntley addressing 2009 Youth Conference (Albany, New York)

February 14, 2009
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2/05/2009: NYC School Governance Hearing 2

Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Co-Chair of the New York City School Governance Task Force

Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Task Force Member

5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.Queens Borough Hall120-55 Queens BoulevardRoom 213Kew Gardens, New York 11424

February 5, 2009
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2/03/2009: Dr. Gloria Black Resolution

Senator Shirley L. Huntley introduces a resolution mourning the death of Dr. Gloria Ruby Mae Black (SR53)

February 3, 2009
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1/31/2009: Mary Immaculate Hospital Rally

Senator Huntley opposes Mary Immaculate Hospital closing

January 31, 2009
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1/29/2009: Joint Budget Hearing on Mental Health

Remarks from Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Chair (Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities)

Attendees: Diana Jones-Ritter, OMRDD Commissioner, Karen Carpenter-Palumbo, OASAS Commissioner (Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services) and Michael Hogan, Office of Mental Health Commissioner

 

January 29, 2009
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