Senator Kemp Hannon, a member of the New York State Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, announces release of a new and comprehensive report, which describes steps currently being taken to address the state’s opioid crisis and the ways New York can continue to lead. The report includes a series of 11 detailed recommendations to help build upon the progress being made to save lives and rebuild families.

Senator Kemp Hannon, Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Health, is calling on Governor Cuomo to sign into law the Living Donor Protection Act (S2496B), which unanimously passed both houses of the legislature back in June of this year.

Senator Jim Tedisco today announced that he has presented the New York State Senate Liberty Medal, the Senate’s highest award for service to the Honorable Barry Kramer, upon the occasion of his retirement as Schenectady County Supreme Court Justice. 

Fall looks to finally be here, and we can turn our thoughts to football, shorter days, and crisper air. In this newsletter, you will find information on my upcoming events, legislation and helpful information.

Please read on, I would love to hear your thoughts.  If you have any questions or concerns, please send me an email: hannon@nysenate.gov.

Child Nutrition: Facts every parent should know

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Childhood is an amazing time of growth and learning. Children are forming beliefs
about what foods they like and don’t like. They notice what foods you and other role models eat. This is an important time to help kids form healthy eating habits. Healthy eating habits will help limit both obesity and diabetes later in life.

Laura Zelenka Dufresne, a Registered Dietician will share ways families can
encourage healthy eating at home, important foods for a child’s nutrition, and more.

Bully Prevention Workshop

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To help combat bullying and raise awareness about this growing problem, Senator Hannon and Child Abuse Prevention Services Long Island are holding a seminar Tuesday, November 27th from 7:00 pm to 9 pm at Levittown Library (1 Bluegrass Ln, Levittown).

This 1 1/2 hour Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) workshop will:

Medicare Part D Program

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I invite you to sit down, on-on-one with a pharmacist, to discuss your Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage and to learn the differences between the programs on Tuesday, November 13th from 10 am to 12:30 pm at Farmingdale Library (116 Merritts Road, Farmingdale).

Please bring with you your Medicare Part D card, a current list of your medications and your pharmacy information.

Reservations for this FREE event are required by calling my community office at 516-739-1700.

Medicare Part D Program

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I invite you to sit down, on-on-one with a pharmacist, to discuss your Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage and to learn the differences between the programs on Monday, November 5th from 10 am to 12:30 pm at Levittown Library (1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown).

Please bring with you your Medicare Part D card, a current list of your medications and your pharmacy information.

Reservations for this FREE event are required by calling my community office at 516-739-1700.

Tax Seminar

Are you getting enough tax exemptions?

Please join me Thursday, October 25th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at East Meadow Library (1886 Front Street, East Meadow) for a Tax Seminar.

You can find out...
If you own a home, condominium, or a cooperative apartment in Nassau County, you may qualify for hundreds of dollars in property tax savings each year. My staff will be on hand to assist taxpayers to determine which property tax exemptions you may qualify for (Veterans, Senior Citizen, Cold War Veterans, and Limited Income Disability).

Medicare Part D Program

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I invite you to sit down, on-on-one with a pharmacist, to discuss your Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage and to learn the differences between the programs on Tuesday, October 23rd from 10 am to 12:30 pm at Garden City Library (60 7th Street, Garden City).

Please bring with you your Medicare Part D card, a current list of your medications and your pharmacy information.

Reservations for this FREE event are required by calling my community office at 516-739-1700.

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