Statement From A.G. Schneiderman Regarding National Mortgage Settlement Monitor Report on Consumer Relief
May 21, 2013
NEW YORK –National Mortgage Settlement Monitor Joseph A. Smith, Jr. today released an update on the consumer relief activities of the five banks that are parties to the National Mortgage Settlement, as reported by the banks through March 31, 2013. According to the report, thousands of New York consumers have received over […]
One Man One March for Child Care Funding Joined by Council Candidate Kallos with Proposal for Funding
May 20, 2013
“Child care helps New York’s single parents escape poverty,” says Kallos; “City-subsidized child care pays for itself.”
(New York, NY) – Following child care funding cuts in the Final Executive Budget affecting thousands of working families, Council Candidate Ben Kallos joined Executive Director of DC 1707 Raglan George, Jr. at the “One Man One March,” […]
May 20, 2013
(Long Island, NY) 1199 Service Employees International Union, United Healthcare Workers East, North America’s largest local union, has endorsed Howard Weitzman, CPA for Nassau County Comptroller. 1199SEIU UHE represents nearly 400,000 healthcare workers, including those in the homecare, hospital, and nursing home industries as well as pharmacies, freestanding clinics, and other healthcare settings.
“I am […]
May 13, 2013
(Long Island, NY) Today, former Nassau County Comptroller Howard Weitzman announced he has received the endorsement of three critical labor unions which represent over 29,000 working men and women in New York State.
“I am proud to have the support of activists and leaders who have a long history of putting working people first and electing […]
April 30, 2013
Howard Weitzman Calls on Nassau Comptroller to Release County’s Finances
(Long Island, NY) Today, former Nassau County Comptroller Howard Weitzman called on Comptroller George Maragos to publicly release Nassau County’s year-end results, a process that is traditionally done in February or early March.
The County’s year-end results are used by bond rating agencies to evaluate the […]
College Democrats of New York Back Ban on Fracking, Support for Fair Elections and Reforms for Public Education
April 29, 2013
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(Poughkeepsie, NY)- The College Democrats of New York held their annual convention at both Marist and Vassar College’s this weekend. Over one hundred students from across New York attended workshops and heard from elected leaders from around the state.
For the first time the organization also passed a series of resolutions […]
April 4, 2013
Written by NY State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle
Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on our region, cut power to millions of homes and businesses from the Carolinas to Ohio and disrupted the presidential campaign.
The storm also ravaged trees and greenery around our homes and neighborhoods, and we’re just beginning to see the long term damage some trees […]
March 15, 2013
Experts provide perspective on potential changes and revision to current system
Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci and colleagues hear testimony during public hearing on electric-generated power on Long Island.
(Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) today joined fellow Long Island Assembly Republican Conference members to host a public hearing focused on the future of electric-generated power on Long Island.
The hearing […]
March 12, 2013
“ReThink. ReVitalize. ReBuild: A Fiscally Responsible Approach to Job Creation”
(Long Island, NY) “I join with my Senate Republican colleagues to announce a bold and sweeping job creation plan to improve New York’s business climate so it not only keeps up with other states, but surpasses them,” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). “Our plan would […]
U.S. League of Dominican-American Elected Officials Laud President Obama’s Nomination of Thomas Perez for Labor Secretar
March 11, 2013
Nation’s First Cabinet Nomination of Dominican Heritage
(Long Island, NY) The U.S. League of Dominican-American Elected Officials, led by New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat (D-Washington Heights) praised President Obama’s selection of Assistant Attorney General and Justice Department Civil Rights Division head Thomas Perez as nominee for U.S. Labor Secretary. If confirmed, Perez would be the country’s first […]