New York Senate

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Name: New York Senate
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Ideas sought at HVCC heroin forum

TROY — While heroin use is on the rise, destroying the lives of young people and their families, treatment is inconsistent and difficult to access — and there's neither a strategy nor adequate funding to address the burgeoning problem.Those were among ... [Published Times Union - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

'Eddie's Law' Could Save Lives

_ Recently, the New York State Senate passed a bill meant to address the low percentage of drivers involved in fatal crashes who are tested for drugs and alcohol. According to a 2004 federal report examining state laws and practices for blood-alcohol ... [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Heroin abuse tough to address

TROY, N.Y. — While heroin use is on the rise, destroying the lives of young people and their families, treatment is inconsistent and difficult to access — and there's neither a strategy nor adequate funding to address the burgeoning problem.Those were ... [Published NewsOK.com - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Emerson

A New York State Senate panel tasked with exploring ways to address the heroin epidemic will hold one of its 12 hearings in state Sen. Jim Sew… ... [Published Auburn Citizen - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Marchione Readies Drug Summit

Medical and mental health professionals, members of law enforcement, educators and drug rehabilitation providers will all be represented as the New York State Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opiod Addiction will hold a public forum tomorrow in the Capital ... [Published WAMC.org - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Five interesting things from Siena's poll, starting with this: NYers like the IDC-GOP Senate

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The April poll from Siena College covered a range of political topics, from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's job performance to his decision to dismantle an anti-corruption investigatory panel.Here's a look at five more things voters said in the ... [Published Syracuse Online - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dream Act Protest

Most young people dream of going to college, but the dream is not attainable for everyone.  Children of undocumented immigrants demonstrated Monday night outside a New York State Senate sponsored financial aid forum.  They are fighting for the eventual ... [Published WROC TV - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Local Protesters Rally Around "The Dream Act"

Student demonstrators made their way to the Brighton Library, where they protested outside of a New York State Senate sponsored Financial Aid Forum.  The students are children of immigrants who are fighting for the passage of the Dream Act.Senators Joe ... [Published WROC TV - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

National Popular Vote initiative captures a big prize

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law a bill adding New York, with its 31 electoral votes, to the list of states that promise to support for president whichever candidate wins the most popular votes nationwide.That brings to 165 the number ... [Published MinnPost - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

We Can Still Make Things Better For Kids With Disabilities

In the not-too-distant past, children with epilepsy, autism, Down Syndrome and other disabilities were routinely taken away from their families and institutionalized, often for life. It’s gotten better: Many individuals with disabilities now grow up with ... [Published Care2 - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New York needs Womens Equality Agenda

New York needs laws as strong as the women of our state. New Yorkers can no longer let politics stand in the way of womens lives.Our state needs a Womens Equality Agenda to update our laws to reflect the reality of womens lives today. The New York State ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rev. Al Sharpton to speak Saturday at urban summit in Asbury Park

ASBURY PARK — Rev. Al Sharpton, president and founder of the National Action Network, will deliver the keynote address Saturday during an urban empowerment summit here.The event begins at 3 p.m. at Asbury Park High School, 1003 Sunset Ave., and while ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 18 2014]

Quotes

..."I'll teach you a lesson," Rinaldi said to DeFrancisco before they stepped on the scales this morning. Fowler "told me yesterday, 'Ray, no favoritism. If he hits you, he's going to jail.'"
"If any other illness or issue was making this impact on our communities and families ... people would be screaming from the rooftops to make this stop" said Beth Schuster, executive director of Twin County Recovery Services in Hudson
...are being lost, our public healthhealth care system is being overburdened and law enforcement resources are being stretched thin," Seward said. "Heroin is infiltrating all social, economic and geographic sectors of our state and we need to take definitive action to halt this ugly trend."
"I hope this isn't one of those meetings and gatherings where nothing gets done" Almasi said. "I really hope some change comes out of this."

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John 'Pit Bull' DeFrancisco vs 'Sugar' Ray Rina... [Published Syracuse Online - 13 hours ago]
'Eddie's Law' Could Save Lives [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - 18 hours ago]
Emerson [Published Auburn Citizen - Apr 24 2014]
Heroin abuse tough to address [Published NewsOK.com - Apr 24 2014]
Local bipartisan panel broaches U.S. heroin epi... [Published Saratogian - Apr 24 2014]
Does Albany Have the Will to Create Family Cour... [Published New York Law Journal - Apr 24 2014]
Seward, member of Senate heroin abuse task forc... [Published Auburn Citizen - Apr 23 2014]
Ideas sought at HVCC heroin forum [Published Times Union - Apr 23 2014]
Can parents save the schools? [Published Rochester City Newspaper - Apr 23 2014]
A liberal Working Families candidate would hurt... [Published Legislative Gazette - Apr 22 2014]
Marchione Readies Drug Summit [Published WAMC.org - Apr 22 2014]
Five interesting things from Siena's poll, star... [Published Syracuse Online - Apr 22 2014]
Possible Primary Mess in The Bronx [Published Gotham Gazette - Apr 22 2014]
Dream Act Protest [Published WROC TV - Apr 22 2014]
Local Protesters Rally Around "The Dream Act" [Published WROC TV - Apr 22 2014]
National Popular Vote initiative captures a big... [Published MinnPost - Apr 21 2014]
Dorothy S. Brownell [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Apr 19 2014]
Erie County cool to independent library district [Published Springville Journal - Apr 19 2014]
We Can Still Make Things Better For Kids With D... [Published Care2 - Apr 18 2014]
New York needs Womens Equality Agenda [Published Watertown Daily Times - Apr 18 2014]
Elimination diet may help you find source of pr... [Published MyFox New York - Apr 18 2014]
Rev. Al Sharpton to speak Saturday at urban sum... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 18 2014]
Conn. House: horses aren't "inherently vicious" [Published MyFox New York - Apr 18 2014]
Basil Paterson, Harlem leader and father of for... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 17 2014]
Fire in bathroom at Atlantic City's Tropicana [Published MyFox New York - Apr 17 2014]
DA: Toughen penalties for animal abusers Posted... [Published Waynepost - Apr 17 2014]
Wake-Up Call: Condoms and carriages [Published New York Daily News - Apr 16 2014]
Social worker honored for aiding veterans [Published The Daily News Online - Apr 16 2014]
Funke Aideâs Nasty Tweets [Published WOKR 13 - Apr 15 2014]
Governor Cuomo Signs National Popular Vote Bill [Published CNBC - Apr 15 2014]
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Illegal Immigrant Supporting Dream Act Fails in... [Published Politik Ditto - Mar 26 2014]
Townhall.com : A new poll shows a majority of New York voters oppose tuition assistance for illegal immigrants. The data, collected by the Siena College Research Institute, comes days after a version of the Dream Act, doing just that , failed ...
Lawmakers Accused Of Trying To 'Sneak' A Bill T... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 25 2014]
New York League of Conservation Voters President Marcia Bystryn sent an email to supporters Tuesday accusing lawmakers in the state Assembly of trying to "sneak" through a bill that would "kill the electric car by effectively shutting down Tesla."  ...
New York’s Dream Act Is Dead: No Aid for Illega... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Mar 18 2014]
New York’s Dream Act died late Monday, but it was a close call — with a 30 to 29 vote in the state Senate and all 28 Republicans present voting against it. The Act would have helped 3,500 immigrant public school graduates head for college, making ...
NY Senate Rejects Taxpayer Subsidies For Illega... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 18 2014]
 The New York Senate failed to pass a measure that would have provided tens of millions in taxpayer dollars to illegal immigrant college students who are already permitted to pay In-state tuition rates under existing law. The bill was defeated by ...
The DREAM Act Comes Up Two Votes Short In New Y... [Published The Daily Politics - NY Daily News Blogs - Mar 17 2014]
In a surprise move late Monday, the state Senate took up debate of the DREAM Act  and fell just two votes short of adopting the measure. Thirty senators – all of them Democrats – voted in favor of the bill, which would enable the children of illegal ...
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