New York State Assembly

Type: Organization
Name: New York State Assembly
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Good Life: Positive achievements for July 31

Accepting the check on behalf of Hudson Valley Hospice is Michael Murphy, executive director of Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, left. John Rizza, general manager and course superintendent for Woodstock Golf Club, is on the right. (Photo:Courtesy ph ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

That didn’t take long

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito taking credit for recent passage of a $75 billion municipal budget is nothing to be proud of.  She presented the budget to her loyal flock of members just before midnight on June 25. They only had one ... [Published Queens Courier - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Proud Of Italian Students

:00Everyone should feel proud of what took place at the Loggia 1016 on July 2.   I sure did.The work of Loggia President Joseph Gallo, the scholarship committee, and the Loggia membership made a difference in the lives of 10 remarkable students that ... [Published Glen Cove Record Pilot - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Welcome to Rikers, Please Leave Your Prints at the Door

At Rikers Island, the notorious 10-jail complex in New York City, it’s not just the inmates who get fingerprinted, but the visitors, too.The jail has been quietly collecting the fingerprints of visitors since December 2010, using a biometric-scan system ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Former head of New York City charity gets prison term

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) -- William Rapfogel, former head of the Metropolitan New York Council on Jewish Poverty, was sentenced Wednesday to more than three years in prison for fraud.Rapfogel, 59, apologized for "harming the organization that I worked ... [Published UPI - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Leandra’s Law

, also known as the Child Passenger Protection Act, is a New York State law that makes driving drunk with a child under the age of 16 an automatic felony. The bill was passed by the New York State Assembly and the New York State Senate on November 18, ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Peruvians visit Peru, N.Y.

PERU — Residents of Peru, N.Y., received a special visit Sunday from their South American counterparts.“This is a chance for us to meet, talk to (and) exchange cultures with Peruvians,” Peru Town Supervisor Peter Glushko told the crowd gathered outside ... [Published Press-Republican Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Cuomo, VT governor to participate in Adirondack Challenge

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will host the 2nd Annual Adirondack Challenge on Sunday and compete in a whitewater rafting challenge against Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin.Cuomo has been bullish on upstate tourism and the Adirondacks since taking office in 2011. He vacations ... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Speaker Silver Statement on Approval of New NY Bridge Loan Request

at 07:08 AM EDT ALBANY, N.Y., July 16 -- The New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver issued the following statement: The Tappan Zee Bridge is a critical part of the Northeast's infrastructure and a vitally important link for New York's economy ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

N.Y. Assemblymember Dan Quart, Prominent Civil Defense Litigator, Joins Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP

Assemblymember Quart is an influential member of the New York State Assembly Insurance, Judiciary and Corporations Committees and Chair of the Assembly’s Sub-committee on Home Retention. He has extensive insurance defense and other commercial litigation ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Politician to lure donors with booze, guns and cigars

With only a few weeks left before the Republican primary, an Arizona House candidate hopes he has landed on a formula to attract new donors.Andrew Walter is hosting an “Evening of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms” Friday night at a gun club in Scottsdale. ... [Published USA Today - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Longtime politician Vincent Graber passes away

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A longtime western New York politician has died. Vincent Graber served ten terms in the New York State Assembly, representing parts of Buffalo and the surrounding suburbs.His legacy lives on in things many of us do every day. In ... [Published WIVB - Jul 04 2014]

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Dr. Pat Looney, Chairman of the Sustainable Energy Technologies Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, said, "The direct use of biomass for heating applications has great potential to significantly increase the use of a low carbon, New York-grown renewable resource. It is our hope that this resource will be deployed on a wide scale, employing technologies that become increasingly clean, efficient and cost-effective as this initiative matures. The U S Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory is ready to provide any technical support needed to help New York achieve its renewable heat goals."
...The chief economist of the Heritage Foundation, Stephen Moore, who is the co-author with Arthur Laffer, Rex Sinquefield, and Travis Brown of "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States" had an article in the Kansas City Star quoting Governor Brownback explaining that when looking at the Kansas jobs numbers, you have to distinguish between...
Rapfogel, 59, apologized for "harming the organization that I worked so hard to build." But Gary Fishman, a lawyer with the state AttorneyAttorney General's office, said Rapfogel has tried to minimize his role in a long-running insurance...
...use our successful work in states to shift the way policymakers and practitioners in all states think about early learning systems," said Hibbard. "In the coming years I want to clearly define that when you invest in BUILD and high quality early learning systems, your community and state win because their youngest children will be ready for school and prepared for the future."

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Good Life: Positive achievements for July 31 [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Jul 30 2014]
Governor Cuomo Launches Renewable Heat NY to Bu... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
Are Tax Cuts Working in Kansas? [Published REASON Online - Jul 28 2014]
That didn’t take long [Published Queens Courier - Jul 28 2014]
Too Early to Rule on Kansas Tax Cuts [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 28 2014]
How grassroots power is shaping New York’s mari... [Published RINF.com - Jul 25 2014]
Letter: Proud Of Italian Students [Published Glen Cove Record Pilot - Jul 24 2014]
Former head of New York City charity gets priso... [Published UPI - Jul 23 2014]
Leandra’s Law [Published JD Supra - Jul 23 2014]
The BUILD Initiative Taps Susan Hibbard to be N... [Published EMoneyDaily - Jul 23 2014]
Welcome to Rikers, Please Leave Your Prints at ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 23 2014]
What the Establishment Fears [Published Redstate - Jul 23 2014]
Larry Scott Blackmon Named Vice President, Comm... [Published CW Atlanta - Jul 22 2014]
Good Life: Positive achievements for July 22 [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Jul 21 2014]
New York Court of Appeals Upholds Local Frackin... [Published JD Supra - Jul 21 2014]
Peruvians visit Peru, N.Y. [Published Press-Republican Online - Jul 21 2014]
A single-issue election? [Published Watertown Daily Times - Jul 21 2014]
Cuomo, VT governor to participate in Adirondack... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Jul 18 2014]
Hobby Lobby decision spurs state, federal legis... [Published Legislative Gazette - Jul 18 2014]
Speaker Silver Statement on Approval of New NY ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 17 2014]
DiNapoli Announces State Contract & Payment Act... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 17 2014]
Speaker Silver Statement on Approval of New NY ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 17 2014]
New York Senate Rejects Fracking Ban [Published Heartlander Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
N.Y. Assemblymember Dan Quart, Prominent Civil ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 16 2014]
Israel's Bombardment of Gaza Earns Thumbs Up fr... [Published VICE - Jul 16 2014]
Microbeads from beauty products could be harmin... [Published WREG - Jul 15 2014]
Republican Rob Astorino Can Win in New York Aga... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 14 2014]
Politician to lure donors with booze, guns and ... [Published USA Today - Jul 14 2014]
Former Queens Assemblyman Vincent Nicolosi pass... [Published Queens Courier - Jul 11 2014]
Flushing Financial Corporation Reports the Deat... [Published Benzinga.com - Jul 11 2014]
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Hon. Michael A. L. Balboni Joins Rivkin Radler [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 02 2014]
Uniondale, NY, July 02, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, announced today that Hon. Michael A. L. Balboni has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Mr. Balboni will be working to further serve the firm’s clients as ...
Supreme Court Clears The Way For California Ban... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 01 2014]
Therapists who engage in the discredited practice appealed a lower court ruling upholding the state law to the Supreme Court, saying it infringes on their right to free speech. The U.S. Supreme Court denied the request on Monday without comment. ...
The New Campaign to End Gay Conversion Therapy [Published Swampland - Jun 23 2014]
Sam Brinton says that his father first tried physical abuse to rid his young son of homosexual feelings. When that didn’t work, Brinton’s parents turned to something called reparative therapy. More Survey Tackles Common Misconceptions About the LGBT ...
The New Campaign to End Gay Conversion Therapy [Published TIME.com - Jun 23 2014]
Sam Brinton says that his father first tried physical abuse to rid his young son of homosexual feelings. When that didn’t work, Brinton’s parents turned to something called reparative therapy. More Survey Tackles Common Misconceptions About the LGBT ...
New York State Assembly passes bill putting dis... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Jun 19 2014]
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York State Assembly late yesterday signed bill A.9004-C/S.6903-C (Rosenthal/Avella) into law.  Introduced by Assembly Member, Linda B. Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and initiated by the International ...
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