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New Fire Safety Plans for the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: June 24, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

**PRESS RELEASE**

New Fire Safety Plans for the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

June 24, 2011
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6/14/2011: Veteran's Hall of Fame Honoree Jackie L. Wilson

Sergeant Major Jackie L. Wilson Award: Veterans' Hall of Fame Year: 2011 District: District 10 Sergeant Major Jackie L. Wilson had a distinguished 24 year career in the United States Army Reserve. During his service, Mr. Jackson led his men on and off the battlefield. He served active duty in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm 1990-1991, and was also called to active duty for Freedom Iraq but was unable to be mobilized due to his health. Mr. Wilson was forced to retire due to medical reasons.During his illustrious service to the United States Army Reserve, Mr.

June 16, 2011
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6/14/2011: Supporting Rent Control

On June 14, 2011 Senator Shirley L.

June 14, 2011
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6/14/2011: Veteran's Hall of Fame Honoree Jackie L. Wilson

Sergeant Major Jackie L. Wilson had a distinguished 24 year career in the United States Army Reserve. During his service, Mr. Jackson led his men on and off the battlefield. He served active duty in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm 1990-1991, and was also called to active duty for Freedom Iraq but was unable to be mobilized due to his health. Mr. Wilson was forced to retire due to medical reasons.

June 9, 2011
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6/7/2011: Local 1199 Lobby Day

The Executive Committee of 1199 United Healthcare Workers East (George Gresham, President), New York State's largest healthcare union with 350,000 members, today lobbied state legislators in Albany to pass marriage equality by the end of the Legislative Session on June 20th.

June 7, 2011
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6/1/2011: Senator for a Day

Samantha Mohamed, 6th Grade Student Council

June 1, 2011
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5/24/2011: Janice Sara Reiff Resolution

LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION mourning the death of Janice Sara Reiff,distinguished citizen and devoted member of her community

WHEREAS, it is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute toCitizens of the State of New York whose lifework and civic endeavorserved to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the greatState of New York; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to mourn the death of JaniceSara Reiff, distinguished citizen and devoted member of her community;And

WHEREAS, Janice Sara Reiff was born in the Bronx, New York, on July 8,1949, to Lillian Boshes and William Reiff; and

May 26, 2011
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Endangering the Welfare of a Child

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: May 26, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

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Senator Huntley Acts to Protect New York’s Youth; Bill Increases Punishment for Repeat Offenders

Advocates passage of legislation making Endangering the Welfare of a Child Class E felony

May 26, 2011
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Endangering the Welfare of a Child

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: May 26, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

*PRESS RELEASE*

Senator Huntley Acts to Protect New York’s Youth; Bill Increases Punishment for Repeat Offenders

Advocates passage of legislation making Endangering the Welfare of a Child Class E felony

May 26, 2011
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5/23/2011: Session

 

S. 2322 GriffoAdd § 240.33 Penal L. Establishes the crime of aggravated harassment of a police officer or peace officer; provides for such an offense to be a class E felony:CRIMINAL SANCTION IMPACT.

A person is guilty of aggravated harassment of a police officer or peace officer when, with the intent to harass, annoy, threaten or alarm a person whom he or she knows or reasonably should know to be  a  police officer or peace officer engaged in the course of performing his or her official duties, he or she strikes, shoves, kicks or otherwise subjects such person to physical contact.

May 25, 2011
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Veterans Package

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: May 25, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

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This Memorial Day, Veterans First: Senator Huntley Supports New Programs to Benefit New York’s Servicemen and Women

Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) and the New York State Senate passed a package of nine bills today which will expand or launch new benefits programs for the brave New Yorkers who have fought for our nation’s freedom.

May 25, 2011
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5/24/2011: Janice Sara Reiff Resolution

LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION mourning the death of Janice Sara Reiff, distinguished citizen and devoted member of her community WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay  tribute  to citizens  of  the  State of New York whose lifework and civic endeavor served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great State of New York; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to mourn the death of Janice Sara Reiff,  distinguished citizen and devoted member of her community; and

WHEREAS, Janice Sara Reiff was born in the Bronx, New York, on July 8, 1949, to Lillian Boshes and William Reiff; and

May 24, 2011
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5/23/2011: Session

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: May 27, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

*PRESS RELEASE*

On May 23rd, the Republican Senate Majority passed an ill-conceived bill that will disproportionately affect minority communities. Senate bill 2322 by Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-Oneida County) seeks to establish the crime of aggravated harassment of a police officer or peace officer and make such crime a class E felony.

May 23, 2011
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5/24/2011: Women of Distinction Honoree Diane C . Ganz

Diane C. Ganz has dedicated her time to enhancing the lives of children and families. A lifelong native of Queens, she continues to serve the Forest Hills community and District #28 public schools.

In 1996, Ms. Ganz entered the New York City public school system as an educator in early childhood classes and was later reassigned to educate special needs students at Public School #174, where she had been the Parent Association President.

May 20, 2011
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5/20/2011: Pre-Memorial Remembrance Luncheon

PRE-MEMORIAL REMEMBRANCE LUNCHEON

with

May 20, 2011
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Drivers License Suspension

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: May 19, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

Senator Shirley L. Huntley Announces Passage of Bill Empowering Courts to Suspend a Driver’s Licenses’ after Failure to DWI Complete Program

Senator Huntley (D-Jamaica) and the New York State Senate passed legislation (S. 3188), which allows the New York State Court System to suspend a person’s driver’s license when an individual fails to pay a fine, complete predetermined community service or finish an alcohol awareness program.

May 19, 2011
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