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5/20/2008: The Queens County Bar Association

Senators Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica), Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose) pose with graduates from Queens County Bar Association @ Million Dollar Straircase in the New York State Capitol

May 20, 2008
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5/07/2008: Paid Family Leave Act

Senate and Assembly Members show their support on this legislation

May 7, 2008
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4/09/2008: Senator Huntley Urges "Let's Put An End To Predatory Lending Practices"

State Senator Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) said predatory loans are causing too many residents of her district to lose their homes and action must be taken to curb the practice during a forum last week to address the issue at York College."I can tell you that in the next year more than half the houses in southeast Queens will be foreclosed if something doesn't happen," Huntley said.

April 10, 2008
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4/09/2008: Session

Senator Huntley explains her bill S. 4463 (General Contractors Bill)

See attached bill

April 9, 2008
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April 2, 2008
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A First Step

Editorial feature in The Times Ledger

The result was not a miracle. But it was an important beginning. Some day in the distant future, economists can figure out what exactly has gone wrong. To be certain, in better times many homeowners in southeast Queens were encouraged to take out adjustable-rate mortgages that soon became unaffordable. It's likely that the blame can be shared by the buyers, the banks and the brokers. But for now, the question is what can be done to help keep desperate families in their homes.

March 19, 2008
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Senator Huntley Tries Foreclosure First Hand

Editorial feature in The Queens CourierBY TERRY CHUN

March 12, 2008
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Borough's State Senators Tackle Subprime

Editorial feature in The Times LedgerBy Alex Christodoulides

March 6, 2008
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Rape Issues Cause Jamaica Anxiety

 

Editorial feature in The Queens Chronicleby Matt Hampton, Assistant Editor

February 28, 2008
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Sen. Takes Foreclosure In Own Hands

 

Editorial feature in The Queens ChronicleBy Matt Hampton, Assistant Editor

February 28, 2008
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Huntley Defaults To Spotlight Foreclosures

Editorial feature in The Times LedgerBy Ivan Pereira

February 28, 2008
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Electeds Take On Subprime Crisis

Editorial feature in The Times LedgerBy Ivan Pereira

February 14, 2008
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Officer Installation For Broad Channel Fire Department

 

Editorial feature in The Queens Courier

On Saturday February 9, The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department celebrated its annual officer installation dance and dinner at the Roma View catering hall. State Senator Shirley L. Huntley was honored for her tireless dedication to the organization. Other local politicians, including Assemblymember Audrey Pheffer, also helped to celebrate Broad Channel’s 103 years of service.

February 13, 2008
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The Civic Scene: Klein Hears Parents At St. Albans Meeting

Editorial feature in The Times LedgerBy Bob Harris

January 31, 2008
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Maltese, Padavan Gear Up To Face Challengers

Editorial feature in The Times LedgerBy Nathan Duke

State Sen. Serphin Maltese (R-Glendale) has so far raised more money to retain his seat during this year's election than either of his two Democratic challengers following a slim victory in his 2006 re-election bid, according to the latest Campaign Finance Board filings.

January 24, 2008
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Rapist Strikes In Jamaica, Fifth Time Since November

 

Editorial feature in The Queens Chronicleby Matt Hampton, Assistant Editor

January 17, 2008
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Senator Huntley Sponsors Annual Winter Coat Drive

Queens Tribune OnlineBy Ivan Pereira

January 17, 2008
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Southeast Queens Changes In 2007

Queens Tribune OnlineMatt Hampton, Assistant Editor

December 27, 2007
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Toy Drive Spreads Joy

 

State Senator Shirley Huntley was joined by an enthusiastic group of children and parents from southeast Queens for the celebration of the 3rd Annul Winter White Toy Drive. Huntley co-hosted the event together with Christina Winslow, founder of A Cause, A Concern, A Solution Network Inc.

December 27, 2007
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