Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsored to strengthen parents’ ability to get their children substance abuse treatment.  The legislation addresses a problem under current law in which parents are often forced to make the difficult choice to have their child arrested in order to keep them in treatment.

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) and Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-16th Assembly District) announced that they will be introducing legislation to authorize the Village of Kings Point to continue their municipal use of land that has housed their public works facilities for the past 70 years.