Senator is Honored by United Hebrew of New Rochelle and the NY Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
On Friday, April 30th, Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) was presented with the “Partners in Quality” Award by the New York Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (NYAHSA) and United Hebrew of New Rochelle. The award recognizes the Senator’s commitment and dedication on behalf senior citizens throughout her district and the state.
Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mammaroneck) today urged all women to give themselves the gift of peace of mind this Mother’s Day by scheduling an appointment for a mammogram. The Senator joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother’s Day mammography campaign.
Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) is pleased to announce Senate passage last week of a package of environmental reforms that promote conservation and a “green” economy. The bills were passed as part of the Senate’s commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.
New Law Provides Additional Enforcement Tools to Ensure Compliance
Senator Suzi Oppenheimer is pleased to announce that her bill to enhance judicial enforcement of the open meetings law, S. 7054, was signed into law on April 14, 2010. The legislation was part of a package of sunshine bills aimed at fostering greater openness and public participation in government decision-making.
Senator Urges Awareness and Advocacy as part of Autism Awareness Month
Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) will speak at Navigating the Spectrum’s 4th Annual Autism Information Fair on Sunday, April 18th at the Westchester County Center. The event is co-sponsored by the Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health.
In honor of Women's History Month, I was talking in Albany with our group of female senators about the important women in each of our lives and how the pioneering women who went before us years ago made it possible for us to hold office.
In an effort to more effectively advocate for the needs and concerns of their constituents, the five New York senators representing Westchester County will convene a public hearing to assess the priorities and impacts of Governor Paterson’s proposed SFY 2010-2011 budget on the residents, communities, organizations and elected officials of Westchester. Senator Suzi Oppenheimer chairs the Westchester Senate delegation, which includes Senators Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Jeff Klein, Vincent Leibell, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins.