ALBANY, NY—Sue Serino (R, C, I—Hyde Park) today announced that her bill aimed at raising significant awareness for elder abuse has been signed into law—a move that will help bring one of our nation’s most pervasive crimes out of the shadows and improve the health and safety of countless New York seniors.

HYDE PARK, NY—Senator Sue Serino (R, C, I—Hyde Park) today slammed the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) for failing to provide Dutchess and Putnam Counties with a chance to be heard on their proposed fare hike plan and urged them to hold a hearing locally on the issue.

The holiday shopping season is upon us.

 

In this age of modern technology, it often means we can go online and with the simple click of a button from our phone or computer place an order. Many of us will also be heading out to take to the stores looking for that holiday bargain.

 

However you choose to do your holiday shopping this year,  if you are still thinking about what to get those special people in your life, you may also consider shopping right in your own backyard at locally-owned farms and businesses.

 

UTICA – State Senator Joseph Griffo and Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi today expressed disappointment at the veto of legislation they co-sponsored that would have allowed charities to accept credit and debit card payments for raffles.

Career Fair for Business & Technical Professionals

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I am pleased to announce that I am once again partnering with Monroe Community College, The August Group, Time Warner Cable, the Veterans Outreach Center, RochesterWorks!, Angelo Planning Group and Women Investment Network to present a Career Fair and Networking Event for Business and Technical professionals. 
 
When:   This Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
 
Where:  Monroe Community College, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center - Monroe A & B Conference Rooms 
 

New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has vetoed a bill (S.7833/A.10584) proposed by Senator Rich Funke that would make more fresh food from New York farms available to those in need. Titled the Farm to Food Bank program, the legislation would create a modest tax credit for donations made to emergency food programs by New York farmers to help offset the cost of related transportation and processing.

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) announces the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision is once again in the process of recruiting correction officers.  As part of the effort, the NY State Department of Civil Service will administer a new examination for those interested in pursuing a career as a correction officer on February 11, 2017.  The filing deadline for the exam is December 20, 2016.

New York State of Health (Part II) - Sign Up For Healthcare

Do you need health insurance? Join Senator James Sanders Jr. on December 6, 2016 for a New York State of Health event. Learn how to enroll in Medicaid and Medicare, or healthcare through the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare.”

Open enrollment through the Affordable Care Act started on November 1, 2016 and will extend through December 15, 2016. You can sign up for the first time, re-enroll or change a 2017 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2017.

New York State of Health (Part I) - Sign Up For Healthcare

Do you need health insurance? Join Senator James Sanders Jr. on December 6, 2016 for a New York State of Health event. Learn how to enroll in Medicaid and Medicare, or healthcare through the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare.”

Open enrollment through the Affordable Care Act started on November 1, 2016 and will extend through December 15, 2016. You can sign up for the first time, re-enroll or change a 2017 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2017.

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