A Call for Tougher Laws Against Fake ID Makers
Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau), joined Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice and representatives from the New York chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Sunday to call for tougher civil penalties against fake ID makers that will make them think twice about providing minors with the means to purchase and consume alcohol.
Community Leaders: We Want VLTs
Assemblyman Tom Alfano and state Senator Dean Skelos held a press conference at Gotham Avenue Elementary School in Elmont on Friday, Oct. 19 to announce their support for the introduction of video lottery terminals (VLTs) at Belmont Park racetrack. Skelos, who serves as state Senate Deputy Majority Leader, and Alfano, ranking member of the Assembly Labor Committee, announced their key backing of VLTs as the Belmont franchising agreement is being debated heavily in committee hearings in Albany.
Village Board Notes
From the Desk of Senator Frank Padavan