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Committee Meeting: Children and Families Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Children and Families Senator Simcha Felder, Chair 1:00 PM, Monday, April 22, 2013 Room 944 LOB

April 22, 1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
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Senator Felder's 2013 Winter Newsletter

Thank you for the opportunity to represent you in Albany. As your new Senator, I am delighted to share this newsletter containing important information. Our district offi ce is now open and conveniently located at 1412 Avenue J on the second floor.

My staff and I eagerly look forward to serving you.

 

To view the entire Newsletter, please click the link below.

April 11, 2013
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Protecting Our Children. Putting Money Back In Your Pocket.

FINALLY!

Thanks To Senator Felder's Legislation, Bus Service Will Be Available For All Students After Regular School Hours!

 

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April 11, 2013
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Senator Simcha Felder Invites Nominees for "Women of Distinction" Award

Annual Program Honors Women’s Contributions to Our Community

Senator Simcha Felder is inviting local residents to nominate friends, coworkers and neighborhood leaders whose outstanding work on behalf of their communities makes them deserving of special recognition by the State Senate as a New York “Woman of Distinction.”

March 12, 2013
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Senators Felder, Golden, Lanza & Savino Push For Lever Voting Machines For NYC Municipal Elections

Lever Machines Will Allow for Accurate and Timely Results for Primary and Run-off Elections in New York City

State Senators Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn), along with his NYC delegation colleagues, Martin J. Golden, Andrew Lanza, and Diane Savino, are calling for the passage of bill number S4088, which allows for the use of lever machines in New York City municipal elections. 

March 11, 2013
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Felder Pushes Family Tax Cuts Act

Plan Would Increase Family Tax Credits and Restore STAR Property Tax Rebate Checks 

March 7, 2013
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Senator Felder and the importance of maintaining a healthy blood pressure

Senator Felder, Ms. Nina Padmore, R.N., and Ms. Julie Winslow, M.Ed from Beth Israel Medical Center. The Senator learned about the importance of maintaining a healthy blood pressure and had his pressure taken.

March 7, 2013
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Reduced-Fare MetroCard event

Senator Felder poses with a constituent and Ms. Marilyn Ramos from the MTA at the Reduced-Fare MetroCard event held on February 21.

March 7, 2013
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Senator Felder at the rally to protest budget cuts to programs for the disabled.

Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, Senator David Carlucci, and Senator Simcha Felder at the rally to protest budget cuts to programs for the disabled.  

March 7, 2013
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Committee Meeting: Children and Families Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Children and Families Senator Simcha Felder, Chair 1:00 PM, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Room 944 LOB

February 27, 1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
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Hundreds Attend Inauguration of Senator Simcha Felder

 

Close to 400 people, including prominent community leaders and elected officials, packed into Torah Emes Hall in Flatbush on Wednesday, February 13 to attend the inauguration of Senator Simcha Felder who was elected in a decisive victory in the 17th Senate District race. 

February 15, 2013
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Felder Joins Senate GOP in Urging Removal of Taxpayer Utility Surcharge

Senator Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn) has signed onto the Senate GOP’s letter urging the removal of the proposed extension of the utility tax surcharge from the Executive Budget. In 2009, former Governor Paterson enacted a tax surcharge on electric, gas, steam and non-municipal water services that has cost taxpayers almost $2.5 billion over the last four years. The 18-a assessment – which has increased utility bills for nearly every taxpayer in the state – is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2014. 

February 12, 2013
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Felder Appointed By Senate Republican Leader Skelos To Chair Newly-Created NYC Education Sub-Committee; Will Also Serve As Chair Of The Children & Families Committee

Senator Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn) has been appointed by Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos to head the new Sub-Committee on New York City Education, as well as the Children and Families Committee. Felder has made education reform a key focus of his legislative agenda. According to the Senate rules, “any bill referenced to the Education Committee whose subject matter shall solely impact education matters in New York City” will be referred to the sub-committee.

January 31, 2013
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