A new system allows New Yorkers to sign up for alerts when moderate and high-risk sex offenders move into or out of a community.
The state Division of Criminal Justice Services system allows New Yorkers to flag communities of interest to their family and then get alerts by a phone, e-mail, text message or fax. They can sign up for notices involving three communities at once.
There are more than 30,000 registered sex offenders living in the state.
The alerts will be carried by the State Emergency Management Services system.
Summary of Upstate Senate New Jobs Now Roundtables
The Senate Majority, led by Economic Development Committee Chairman Senator William Stachowski launched and led a series of Jobs and Economic Development Roundtables across Upstate New York from Thursday, 2/18/10 – Friday 2/19/10.
(Albany, NY) Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson and Finance Committee Chairman Carl Kruger today released the Senate’s “Blue Book”— a finance staff analysis of the proposed $133.9 billion 2010-11 Executive Budget. The Legislature has an obligation to the public to enact a budget that creates jobs, controls spending, and provides relief to overburdened taxpayers.
Stachowski Reacts to Governor's Proposed 2010-2011 Executive BudgetJanuary 19, 2010 “While I fully support mandate relief to local governments and school districts, the consolidation of certain state agencies, the restructuring of the Empire Zone program, and the proposed changes to SUNY and CUNY that would give them more independence, I believe the Governor’s budget is very troubling in many areas,” said Senator William T.
In Response to numerous inquiries from residents of the 58th District, I am posting the workforce reductions taken within state ranks. This listing shows the number of employees that left state service from each agency through attrition and unfilled vacancies, and those that left state service through Governor Paterson's severance package.
The emerging life sciences economy in Western New York offers the region and its workers unprecedented opportunities. But many in Western New York mistakenly assume you have to be a scientist to work in the industry. A new University at Buffalo workforce development program, isciWNY, is reaching out to the entire community, providing skills and training that prove that the new life sciences economy benefits everyone. For more information about program, go to http://www.isciwny.com.
If your state or federal income tax returns indicate that you are going to be receiving a tax refund this year, you can check the status of your refund over the internet using a service offered by New York State and the federal government. The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) both allow individuals to track the status of their tax refunds online through their respective websites.
You may be entitled to some of the over $8 billion in unclaimed funds in New York State. A simple internet search is all it takes to see if you are eligible. Why does New York State have unclaimed funds?
Additional property tax relief totaling $1.3 billion for New York families, a consumer bill of rights for airline passengers, and legislation to improve oversight of the mortgage lending industry highlight the list of new laws scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2008.
Teachers, parents, administrators and students agree that classrooms should be safe havens, free of violence and fear. But far too often, they can resemble battlegrounds, where a small number of students seek to disrupt the learning environment with chaos and violence.
New York has led the nation in cutting taxes to provide savings to our families and stimulate our economic recovery. Once again this year, the state budget contains significant tax cuts that will benefit all New Yorkers and help our economy to continue growing strong.Highlights of the $1.3 billion tax cut plan include the reduction or elimination of the state Gross Receipts Tax on energy, a top budget priority for the Senate, an increase in the standard deduction for married couples and a first-in-the-nation full tax deduction for the cost of college tuition.