The Democrats in the Senate minority are no truer Democrats than those in the IDC. Just because the members of the IDC have determined that it is in the best interest of their constituents (and themselves) to share power with the Republicans, does not make them any less principled or worthy of carrying their party’s standard.
State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) is opposed to the Indian Cultural and Community Center's request for a variance to build two six-story buildings for senior housing on the former site of the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center.
(Bayside, Queens) State Senator Tony Avella, who has always fought alongside the community against out of character and inappropriate commercial uses, is opposing a petition filed by a local Pizzeria to establish a Sidewalk Café.
State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) is calling for an extension to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed renters’ tax relief that would allow owners of small homes within New York City to be included in the tax credits.
(Bayside, NY) Senator Tony Avella continues to advocate for the passage of his legislation in the State Senate which would impose a crucial three year moratorium on the highly controversial implementation of Common Core standards in New York State.
(Flushing, Queens) On Sunday, February 23rd, State Senator Tony Avella was honored to present the Beijing Association of New York (BJANY) with a State Senate Proclamation for their 8th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration.
Senator Tony Avella will be hosting a Public Forum on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 10:30AM – 2:30PM in the Senate Hearing Room at 250 Broadway, New York, NY to address animal protection issues.
Avella, a long time animal protection advocate, states “This Public Forum will be an opportunity to hear from animal protection advocates about the many ways we are failing to protect animals in this state and to discuss real solutions that will result in actual changes that impact these animals’ lives.”
Avella is reaching out to numerous animal protection advocate groups as well as inviting the public at large to testify at the Public Forum.
Loretta Weiss served in the United States Army with distinction from 1942-1945 during World War II, and went back to serve in the Korean War and in Vietnam, from September 1950 until her discharge in February 1975, as a Supply Sergeant. In addition to her other duties, she performed confi dential prep clearance as well.