State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) announced measures that will continue to help New Yorkers battling heroin and opioid addiction, ensure access to benefits that help veterans and infants, protect consumers, and increase government transparency are among the new laws that take effect January 2017. Other changes being enacted in the new year include several road safety measures, new and extended tax cuts, and a number of consumer assistance laws that will assist New Yorkers when they are at the grocery store, buying and insuring property, or dealing with a car accident.
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I want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
As you know, the new year will bring major changes for me personally as my tenure in the State Senate will end on December 31st.
It has been a tremendous honor to represent the people of Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Saratoga and Schenectady counties over the years.
I continue to be very blessed and humbled by all the support, kindness and assistance I’ve received from people and organizations throughout the region.
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Senator Serrano celebrated the opening of the 90th street pier on the Upper East Side. The space was previously closed off and could only be used at specific times, but now the pier will be open to the public every day. In 2014, Senator Serrano joined with Council Member Ben Kallos and Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez in a letter advocating for city agencies to reinvigorate underutilized and deteriorating portions of the East River Esplanade, in which the 90th Street Pier was identified.
Mayor Bill de Blasio launched the NYC Domestic Violence Task Force,which will develop a comprehensive citywide strategy to reduce domestic violence by intervening as early as possible, enhancing pathways to safety for survivors and ensuring swift, effective and lasting enforcement to hold abusers accountable. The Task Force, consisting of experts from inside and outside government as well as survivors, is charged with developing durable solutions to a problem that persists nationwide.