Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) served as the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Albertson Square Civic Association.

     Senator Martins updated the members about some of the issues addressed during the recently concluded state legislative session, including income tax cuts; record state education aid to local schools; workforce development; environmental protection; and recently enacted laws to combat the heroin epidemic.


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The American Heart Association (AHA) and Senator Sue Serino recently teamed up to launch a unique women’s health initiative—‘Don’t Mess With Stress’—aimed at helping women of all ages beat the stress to improve their heart health.

Thank you Chair Roberts and members of the Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) for the opportunity to submit testimony regarding the proposed guidelines for rent-stabilized apartments, lofts, and hotel units for leases renewing between 10/1/2016 and 9/30/2017. I represent New York State’s 27th Senate District, which includes the neighborhoods of Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, the Upper West Side, Midtown/East Midtown, the East Village, and Lower East Side.

I had the pleasure of helping kickoff the start of renovations on the Rundel Library in downtown Rochester. Renovations include an expanded arts and recreation section, new program and meeting rooms, and new exhibit space, all of which will help the downtown library provide improved services, amenities and programs to library patrons. We are incredibly fortunate to have a first-class library system here in Monroe County!

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New York - Today, in an op-ed published in the Albany Times Union, Sen. Krueger, Minority Leader Stewart-Cousins, and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, co-chairs of the Bipartisan Pro-Choice Legislative Caucus, called on the US Supreme Court to end state-by-state attacks on women's reproductive rights by overturning Texas' restrictive HB2. Full text of the op-ed can be read below.


Senator James Sanders, Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) is proud to announce that St. John's Episcopal Hospital will be awarded $10.15 million in state funding.

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) announced new laws to combat the heroin and opioid epidemic by focusing on addiction prevention, access to treatment and support for those in recovery.  The bills, which Senator Martins cosponsored, were passed by the Senate and Assembly last week and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo today.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

For Immediate Release

Senator Michael Venditto (R-C-I, Massapequa) was proud to join with Governor Andrew Cuomo at the bill signing of comprehensive legislation to address the Heroin & Opioid Abuse that is present here on Long Island and New York State.

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today joined Governor Andrew M. Cuomo as he signed legislation to combat the heroin and opioid crisis in New York State. The comprehensive package of bills was passed as part of the 2016 Legislative Session and marks a major step forward in the fight to increase access to treatment, expand community prevention strategies, and limit the over-prescription of opioids in New York.