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The Federal Government To Restore Drug Prevention Funding

I am very concerned to learn that the federal government has decided to cut a total of $18 million in federal aid aimed at creating safe, drug-free schools across New York State.

February 1, 2010
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Senate Plan would improve business climate and create new jobs


I want to take this opportunity to share with you a plan that my colleagues in the Senate Minority and I are supporting in the Senate that is designed to improve New York's business climate, reduce taxes, and create thousands of new jobs for workers across the State.

February 1, 2010
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February 24, 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
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February 17, 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
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February 10, 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
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February 8, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
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January 11, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
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January 27, 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
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January 20, 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
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January 13, 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
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January 6, 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
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February 3, 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
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Providing for the Mental Health needs of Disaster Victims and their families

Last week I was appointed by the Senate Majority to Chair the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee, a post I held previously for a number of years.  As I assume this role I am very well aware of a number of mental health priorities that need to be addressed in our state.

January 19, 2010
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Statement from Senator Morahan on the Haitian Relief Effort

“As the immediate relief efforts are underway and ongoing in Haiti, it is my understanding that the Governor has instructed New York State to work with our federal officials and local officials on the ground to identify resource needs. Even as our resources are mobilized as quickly as possible, it will take hours -- and in many cases days -- to get all of our first-responders and resources on the ground in a safe and orderly manner.

January 14, 2010
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Senate Democratic Leadership Appoints Two Republican Senators To Major Committee Chairmanships

Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson, today appointed two Republican Senators to major committee chairmanships. Senator Thomas P. Morahan (R-New City) was appointed Chairman of the Committee on Mental Health and Hygiene, and Senator George Maziarz (R-Newfane) was appointed Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Telecommunications.

January 7, 2010
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Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips

While many of us still enjoy supporting our local businesses during the holiday, shopping online has become  a very popular way to purchase gifts.

December 16, 2009
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Thoughts for Thanksgiving

Some of the country's most significant Thanksgivings have come in years when gratitude wouldn't appear to come easy. And yet perhaps because of that it acquired a depth and strength that gave it added meaning and helped Americans weather their troubles and maintain this improbable but amazingly successful Union.

November 25, 2009
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SENATOR STEPS FORWARD TO ENCOURAGE WALKERS & RUNNERS RAISE FUNDS FOR HOSPITAL

Senator Thomas P. Morahan joined several hundred enthusiastic participants at the recent Nyack Hospital 10K Run & 5K Walk, an event that raised funds for the hospital's Joint Replacement Center. "The Nyack Hospital staff, local sponsors and the community really came out in a big way to support their community hospital," said the Senator, who was invited to kick-off the event.

November 23, 2009
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Senator Morahan hosts Hudson Valley Delegation Meeting to address MTA payroll tax

Senator Morahan along with Hudson Valley Delegation Co-Chair Jeffrey Klein hosted a bipartisan meeting to address MTA regional concerns with an emphasis placed on the payroll tax.  New MTA Chairman Jay Walder joined the Senate Delegation to hear their concerns.

November 13, 2009
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