Tag Archive | "Senate"

Rand-page Ends After 13 Hours

Thursday, March 7, 2013


Led by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the filibuster stretched nearly 13 hours, — with the Senate adjourning shortly before 12:45 a.m. Thursday, the Washington Post reports. It was aimed at drawing attention to concerns about the administration’s use of unmanned aerial drones in its fight against terrorists and whether the government would ever use them in the United States.

The Business Council of New York State Endorses Senator Kemp Hannon

Friday, October 26, 2012


The Business Council of New York State, Inc. has endorsed Kemp Hannon in the Sixth Senate District race. The Business Council of New York State is the preeminent business organization in New York. The Council represents both large and small firms comprised of member companies, local chambers of commerce and professional and trade organizations. Seventy-two […]

Senator Kemp Hannon Receives Endorsement from Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York

Thursday, October 18, 2012


Senator Kemp Hannon (R, C, I – 6th Senate District) has received the endorsement of the Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York (UFA). The UFA represents firefighters throughout the New York City area. The UFA strives to protect rights of members, acquire safer working conditions and foster civic commitment in its members. “The firefighters […]

New York City SEIU Local 246 Endorses Senator Kemp Hannon

Thursday, October 11, 2012


New York City Service Employees International Union (NYCSEIU) Local 246 has officially announced their support of Senator Kemp Hannon’s (R, C, I – 6th Senate District) candidacy. Local 246 is the certified bargaining group for more than 1,600 active and 900 retired members. Local 246’s members maintain and repair more than 30,000 vehicles for New […]

Senator Hannon Opens Campaign Headquarters in Garden City

Thursday, August 30, 2012


New York State Senator Kemp Hannon (R-C-I - 6th District) will officially open his campaign headquarters Wednesday, August 29th at 5:30pm. Senator Hannon is seeking re-election for the Sixth District State Senate seat and is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Tax Revolt Party lines.

Suffolk GOP Pick Boyle for Johnson’s Seat. Party Trifecta Complete.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012


NYS Assemblyman Philip Boyle will replace retiring State Senator Owen Johnson (R-West Babylon) as the GOP candidate now giving Boyle three lines: Independence, Conservative and Republican. Last week, Owen Johnson, who is 83, announced his retirement after serving the state Senate for 40 years.  Read his retirement statement here. The question now is will Boyle […]

NY State Senator Zeldin Comes Through On Campaign Pledge. Secures Reduction in MTA Payroll Tax

Thursday, December 8, 2011


“Today is the start of the much anticipated repeal of the MTA Payroll Tax. This is a huge victory for my constituents, the taxpayers of the Third Senate District. As a result of the agreement between the Legislature and the Governor, 78.2 percent of all employers (over 700,000 taxpayers) will see a total elimination of […]

Sen. Hannon’s New Law Helps Health Care Providers Build, Expand Facilities

Saturday, October 1, 2011


Senator Hannon and Assemblywoman Gibson Hail Signing of Law to Give Primary Care Providers Greater Access to Affordable Capital Gives Primary Care Development Corporation Access to DASNY Financing for Primary Care Expansion Governor Cuomo has signed legislation that will make it easier for community-based health care providers to access capital necessary to build, expand, and […]

Hannon’s “Sexting” Legislation Signed Into Law

Thursday, September 29, 2011


Allows courts an alternative to criminal prosecution of teens engaged in “sexting” Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) announces that his legislation, the “Cyber-Crime Youth Rescue Act,” has been signed into law by Governor Cuomo. The new law will give courts an alternative to criminal prosecution of teenagers who engage in “sexting,” the practice of exchanging […]

It’s Law: Governor Cuomo Signs Bi-Partisan Carmans River Watershed Protection Act

Monday, September 26, 2011


Act Will Add 1,000 Acres to Central Pine Barrens Area. New York State Assemblyman Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) and Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (R,C,I – Port Jefferson), co-sponsors of the legislation to protect the Carmans River watershed and add approximately 1,000 acres of land to the Central Pine Barrens area, said that their legislation has been […]

Sept 30 – Senator Hannon Sponsors FREE Car Seat Safety Check

Saturday, September 17, 2011


Hannon: Is Your Child Safe in Your Car? If you or someone you know has a young child, now is the time to ensure that every child’s car seat is installed properly. Senator Kemp Hannon is sponsoring a FREE child car seat safety check on Friday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at […]

Senator Marcellino Asks You to “SHED THE MEDS”

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Senator Carl L. Marcellino is partnering with the Nassau County Police Department and the Syosset Fire Department to help residents safely dispose of their expired or unused medications. The “Shed the Meds” program will take place 10 am to 1 pm,  Saturday September 24th  in front of the Syosset Fire Department at 50 Cold Spring […]

State Senator Hannon Spells Out Relief

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


HANNON ANNOUNCES IMMEDIATE STEPS NEW SHOULD TAKE REGARDING PROPERTY LOSSES, INSURANCE CLAIMS & DISASTER RELIEF Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) announces advice and information for residents on what to do if they suffered property damage caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee. “In the wake of Tropical Storm Irene, many residents suffered a double-blow […]

Sept 13 – Senators Zeldin, McDonald, and LaValle to Hold Autism Forum on Long Island

Tuesday, September 13, 2011


WHO: Senator Lee M. Zeldin, Senator Roy J. McDonald, and Senator Kenneth P. LaValle WHERE: Touro Law Center, Faculty Conference Room, 225 Eastview Drive, Central Islip, New York 11772 WHEN: Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 4:30 P.M. Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley), Senator Roy McDonald (R- Saratoga ), Chairman of the Senate Mental Health […]

Senator Zeldin Visits East Islip High School

Monday, September 12, 2011


Islip Terrace, N.Y. – State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I – Shirley) visited East Islip High School this past Wednesday, September 7, 2011, to meet with members of the Board of Education and Administrators to discuss issues facing the School District. Senator Zeldin (3rd from right) is pictured here with (from left to […]

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